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DAY ONE: NEW Certified Motion Control Professional Training
DAYS TWO & THREE: Technical Conference

The demand for automation technologies is increasing at a fast pace. More and more companies are relying on motion control and motor technologies to help them reach their efficiency and productivity goals. The MCMA Technical Conference (“TechCon”) provides you with all the tools you need to keep up on technology innovations and deploy new strategies at your company. The conference features:

  • Leading industry instructors covering topics such as motor design, magnetic materials,  electrical steels, motion control technologies, drives, feedback systems, network technologies and software tools.
  • Practical, real-world solutions that you can immediately implement at your company.
  • An introduction to the latest technologies from leading experts in motion control  and motors.
  • A chance to discover new products and interact one-on-one with the industry’s top suppliers.
  • The ability to attend the Certified Motion Control Professional training at no  additional charge.
Inaugural Certified Motion Control Professional Training

Attend for FREE by Registering for TechCon 2016

Register for TechCon 2016 today and attend the Certified Motion Control Professional training on Tuesday, October 11 (the day before the start of the conference) at no additional charge.

Don’t miss this special FREE opportunity to complete your first step toward your professional certification*

*After TechCon 2016, fees will apply for Certified Motion Control Professional training courses. Don’t miss out on the savings and register for TechCon today!

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Certified Motion Control Professional Course Topics Cover:

Certified Motion Control Professional

Introduction to Motion Control Mechanisms

  • Basic Machine Design & the Physics of Motion
  • Mechanical Motion Control Components & Subsystems
  • Understanding Inertia & Reflected Inertia
  • Positioner Selection & Motor Sizing

Introduction to Motors & Amplifiers

  • Introduction to Magnetism & Motor Basics
  • Digital Servo Amplifier Basics

Introduction to Motion Control, Programming & System Design

  • Motion Controllers, Programming & System Design Basics

Exciting Breakout Technology Sessions

Technology sessions are offered on Wednesday and Thursday and attendees can attend any session offered based on your particular interests and needs. You’ll choose from topics like (partial list):

  • A Basic Guide to Industrial Networking
  • Innovations in Electric Motors
  • New Servo Drive Technology for High Performance Motion Control Applications
  • Genetic Algorithm Based Machine Design
  • Magnetic Materials Improvements for Efficient Motors
  • Designing for Extreme Environments
  • Drives Based Integrated Safety
  • Real-time PC-based Motion Control based on EtherCAT
  • Improvements in Inductive Feedback Technology
  • Alloy Developments in Soft Magnetic Electrical Steels
  • What’s New in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Software
  • Magnet Wire Current Density Limits
  • The Latest Developments in 3D Modeling Software

SEE FULL AGENDA for a complete listing.

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Who Should Attend

The 2016 MCMA Technical Conference welcomes:

  • Users of Motion Control, Motors and Related Technologies
  • Machine Builders
  • Automation and Controls System Integrators
  • Engineers: Design, Software, Systems, Applications, Sales, Product
  • Business Owners
  • Business Development Professionals
  • Consultants, Academia and Students
  • All stakeholders in the motion control and motor industries

Dive deep into motion control, motor and automation technologies with our 30+ educational sessions, where top engineering minds share best practices on everything from design to application.

Need help convincing your manager to attend? Download this customizable letter and personalize it with your details to help your manager give you the approval to go.

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Why Attend

  • Gain actionable insight, techniques and information through conference sessions and workshops on motion control, motors and more to take back to your team.
  • Hear real-world examples presented by industry leaders.
  • Get an up-close look at the newest motion control, motor and related products.
  • Network with the who’s who in the motion control industry.
  • Make valuable connections important to your business.
  • Attend MCMA’s Certified Motion Control Professional training - the first step in becoming  certified.

No need to rent a car! An easy and affordable way to enjoy beautiful New Orleans, everything is within walking distance!

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Leading Industry Exhibitors & Sponsors

Aperam Alloys USA Inc.
Bell-Everman Inc
Bison Automation
Bomatec International Corp.
Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (B&R)
Cone Drive
CW Bearing
DieQua Corporation
Electro-Matic Integrated
Electron Energy Corp.
Helwig Carbon Products Inc.
Laser Technologies
Lawkim Motors Group
Macron Dynamics
Micro-Star International Co., Ltd.
Proto Laminations, Inc.
PVS Plastics Technology Inc.
Quantum Devices, Inc.
Renesas Electronics America
Schunk Carbon Technology, LLC
Siemens Industry, Inc.
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators, Inc.
Thermik Corporation
USA Tolerance Rings
VAC Magnetics, LLC
Yeadon Energy Systems Inc.
Zero E Technologies, LLC

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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