Welcome to DXCT 2019

Dimensional X-ray Computed Tomography Conference
Future Metrology Hub | University of Huddersfield
25th-26th June 2019


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Welcome

 

The Dimensional X-ray Computed Tomography (dXCT) conference is an annual conference presenting and disseminating the latest developments in XCT for dimensional measurement and its industrial impact across a variety of applications. The conference is also expected to define synergies and opportunities of collaborations between different organisations and commercial representatives.

In it's fourth year, it is being hosted by the Future Metrology Hub at the University of Huddersfield.


Venue,
travel and
accomodation

 

The conference will take place in the Oastler Building, at the University of Huddersfield’s, Queensgate campus.

The event will begin and end in Huddersfield which has excellent rail links with Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.

For details of how to get to Huddersfield, please visit the University 'How to find us' page.

Transport will be provided during the conference to transport delegates between activities associated with the conference.

Overseas visitors

For overseas visitors, the most convenient point of arrival is Manchester International Airport (http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk ) which has a direct rail link to Huddersfield and is only 1 hour away by car, train or taxi.

Rail fare from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield is approximately £20 and taxi fare is approximately £70.

Accommodation options

Delegates will need to organise their own accommodation as the Secretariat are unable to make room reservations on behalf of delegates.

  • Cambridge Hotel
  • Premier Inn
  • Travel Lodge
  • Cedar Court
  • Huddersfield Central Lodge

Organisation

 

Local Organising Committe

  • Paul Bills (EPSRC Hub, U Huddersfield, Chair)
  • Rebecca Marsden (U Huddersfield, Secretary)
  • Christian Young (EPSRC Hub)
  • Mariola Pieniazek (U Huddersfield)
  • Rob Woolin (NPL North)
  • Radu Racasan (U Huddersfield)
  • Shan Lou (EPSRC Hub)
  • Andrew Townsend (EPSRC Hub)
  • Martin Turner (U. Manchester, STFC)

Scientific Committee

  • Dr Farah Ahmed (Exponent)
  • Prof Alex Attridge (WMG, University of Warwick)
  • Mr Stephen Brown (NPL, Teddington)
  • Dr Paul Gunning (Smith & Nephew)
  • Prof Richard Leach (University of Nottingham)
  • Prof Michael McCarthy (UCL)
  • Dr Wenjuan Sun (NPL, Teddington)
  • Dr Adam Thompson (University of Nottingham)
  • Dr Jay Warnett (WMG, University of Warwick)

Call for papers

 

Submitted research will be presented in oral and poster formats with prizes awarded for the best submissions.

A pre-conference day of training and tutorials focused on 3D dimensional metrology and dimensional metrology with XCT, will be provided and can be booked at an extra cost during registration. Please note that numbers for the training day may be limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Main themes:

  • Metrology for Additive Manufacturing
  • Dimensional CT for Medical/Bio Applications
  • CT in Automotive and Aerospace
  • Challenges of High Density Components
  • New developments in XCT
  • Developing Production Ready Workflows
  • Traceability and Verification

Important Dates

  • 19th of April
    abstract submission deadline

  • 26th of April
    Acceptance of abstracts

  • 17th of May
    Registration deadline

Full details can be found in the call for papers document.


Abstract Submission

 

Please use the this DXCT abstract template to format your abstract.

Title:
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Conference programme

 

The session topics for the conference will be:

  • CT for Additive Manufacturing
  • Dimensional CT for Medical/Bio Applications
  • CT in Automotive and Aerospace
  • Challenges of High Density Components
  • New developments in XCT
  • Developing Production Ready Workflows
  • Traceability and Verification

A full conference programme will be added once finalised

Social Programme

The DXCT Conference isn’t just about technical sessions and we’re preparing an exciting and full social programme.


Sponsorship

 

Opportunities are available to sponsor various aspects of the conference, for more information or to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact metrology@hud.ac.uk


Contact us

 

If you would like to get involved in the Hub or find out more information contact us:

The Future Metrology Hub

University of Huddersfield
School of Computing and Engineering
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH

metrology@hud.ac.uk

@hudmetrology

01484 473709


Location

 

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