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June 12-13 — Electromate, Woodbridge, Ont., Canada, is hosting a half-day seminar, “Dc Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy: A Practical ½-Day Course.” The seminar will be presented by Dr. Urs Kafader from maxon motor ag, Sachseln, Switzerland, and author of “The Selection of High-Precision Microdrives.”

The course provides information users need to select the right dc motor for an application. Attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Kafader’s book or a voucher to be used towards an order from maxon; MSP motor-sizing software and first-step exercises; E-Learning software tutorial on a USB stick; and a maxon catalog.

The June 12 event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport and the June 13 at the Radisson Plaza Mississauga–Toronto Airport. For more information or to register, go to

Oct. 29-Nov. 1 — Geared towards mechanical, electrical, and fluid-power transmission and control in Asia, PTC ASIA 2012 is expected to have around 1,500 exhibitors and over 57,000 visitors from 80 countries. The U.S. Dept. of Commerce has granted PTC ASIA 2012 Trade Fair Certification status, establishing a U.ŸS. Pavilion, which will be hosted by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) to welcome U.ŸS. firms within the fluid-power industry.

For more information, contact Aryan Zandieh, Director, PTC ASIA Worldwide Events, Hannover†Fairs USA Inc., 35 E. Wacker Dr., Floor 9, Chicago, IL 60601, (312) 924-1688, Fax: (312) 262-3412, [email protected].

Juy 16-20 — Twenty-seven technical presentations are scheduled for the annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) to be held at The Roosevelt Hotel, in New Orleans. Registration for the five-day event, sponsored by the Coordinate Metrology Society, is now open at CMSC Registration,

Presentations will cover 3D metrology trends, techniques, and technology. Presentation topics range from “Curing Cancer with Metrology” to “Optical Metrology Guidance for Precision Robotic Machining of Composites”.

The conference lineup includes a new measurement study, valuable workshops, networking events, and a packed Exhibition Hall featuring portable-measurement systems (PCMMs), software, accessories, peripherals, and service providers servicing the needs of the industrial measurement marketplace.

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