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NAMRC/MSEC Conference 2016  - June 27 - July 1, 2016  - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, Virginia


Welcome to the 2016 International Manufacturing Research Conference!

Welcome from the conference host

Final Program: 2016namrcmsecprogram.pdf

See Conference Details for the CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


Virginia Tech welcomes you to join us for the 44th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC) and the Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) of ASME’s 11th Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2016) to be held on June 27 – July 1, 2016 in Blacksburg, Virginia at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. This conference is the premier international forum for applied research and industrial applications in manufacturing and design.

Blacksburg, Virginia is the home of the Virginia Tech campus and is one of the top 10 places to live in the country according to Outside Magazine. Blacksburg, Virginia is also home to the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center which houses over 170 research, technology and support companies. This park is over 230 acres in a mountain setting and employs over 2,700 individuals. In collaboration with Virginia Tech, the CRC advances the research, educational and technology transfer missions of the university.

The 2016 conference schedule will include keynote and technical presentations, expert panels, student poster presentations, an exhibition of industry partners, an early career forum, Virginia Tech tours, an awards banquet, luncheons and more. This conference will highlight cutting edge manufacturing research in technical paper, technical presentation, poster, and panel sessions. The deadline for submission of your abstract and technical paper is December 1, 2015. We look forward to seeing you in Blacksburg.

The official language of the conference is English.

News and Announcements

Please note: due to capacity limitations, walk-in and day-of registrations will not be available for NAMRC 44/MSEC 2016

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Promozione L@ser
Sponsor / University Partner

Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University Partner

Aerotech, Inc.
Premium Exhibitor

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Premium Exhibitor

Kistler Instrument Corp.
Premium Exhibitor

Zeiss Industrial Metrology
Premium Exhibitor

The detailed conference schedule is now available.

NSF proposal writing workshop now available.

Registration is closed

Visa and invitation letter information is available.

See the Publication Schedule for upcoming important dates.

Don't forget to put June 27 - July 1, 2016 on your calendar now to make plans to visit Blacksburg in 2016.



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