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A unique collaboration between industry and research

We would like to invite you to take part in the Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science fourth Annual Conference taking place on 6–7 November 2019.

Over the past four years, we have been working to achieve our vision to become the number one institute for research and training in measurement science. We have been collaborating with ever-increasing number of industrial organisations and universities, performing cutting-edge science and engineering research.

The two-day event will illustrate how the work we do can impact on our future prosperity and quality of life. You will also get a chance to hear from some of our partners and funders on how measurement science is making a difference in industries and more broadly on society.

We have adopted three themes to demonstrate the breadth of what we do:

  • Creating impact on health - Display how your research contributes to providing effective diagnosis and therapy with common or novel health-based practices
  • Sustaining our environment - Illustrate how your research approaches and combats current global environmental and energy challenges
  • Making a difference to society - Show how your research can impact day-to-day living by improving or monitoring communications, economic performance and general quality of life

Registration links

PGI registration

 Student and supervisor registration

Student registration

 (non-PGI): £40 early-bird until 31 August

General registration

 (non-PGI): £90 early-bird until 31 August 

Exhibitor packages

Abstract submission

To submit an abstract for a poster or oral presentation, please download and complete the form, and return to pgiconference@npl.co.uk by 31 July.

Photo competition

This year we will be holding a photo competition to represent your research in an image. The aim of each image is to engage, inform and intrigue a non-specialist audience; to show the impact of your research or simply to highlight a single aspect of it.

To enter, submit your photo by email along with a brief explanation of the image to pgiconference@npl.co.uk by 31 July, one entry per person. Judging of the images will be over to you; the submitted photos will be on display at the conference and attendees will have their vote on the most creative and engaging images. A prize will be awarded to the winner.

About the PGI Conference

The Postgraduate Institute for measurement science (PGI) conference brings together experts and practitioners in the field. Now in its fourth year, the PGI celebrates the success of its unique strategic partnership with the University of Surrey and University of Strathclyde. Students, scientists, academics, industry and others will present their latest advances in science and the impact it is creating on health, the environment and society.

Download conference poster and flyer

Support the event

Measurement science is transforming businesses, increasing productivity and providing confidence by promoting accuracy and reducing business risk. We aim to broker connections by bringing together a community of users and fostering new collaborations between academia, research institutes and industry, including SMEs and start-ups

The conference offers sponsors unique recruitment opportunities, our postgraduate cohort is looking for their next challenge. You will have the opportunity to highlight your job vacancies during the conference to our cohort of industry-focused postgraduate researchers. You can also use promotional space in our marketplace to showcase your organisation and services to 150 industry, academic and NPL delegates. You will be able to network with measurement experts and discuss your measurement challenges.

The conference is:

  • A great opportunity to engage with a diverse community and build potential new clients
  • A unique way to market your company to highly-qualified future employees
  • Your chance to make a difference and demonstrate how science and industry work together

Please contact us to discuss the event support packages: 

Contact us

Please contact our PGI Conference 2019 Organising Committee: 

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Read the reports from our previous conferences

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