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Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science

PGI Conference 2021

Tackling Global Challenge through Measurement Science

The Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science is holding its Sixth Annual Conference virtually on the 19-20 October 2021, and would like to invite you to take part in celebrating the impact of research of doctoral students collaborating with NPL and other partners.

This free two-day conference will bring together delegates from industry, academia and policy making, to discuss current and future global challenges.  The conference will explore advancement in three key areas, around economy, communities and wellbeing.

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Programme Highlights

Tuesday 19 October, 09:30-16:30 BST
•    Introductions by Professor Sir Jim McDonald (University of Strathclyde) and Professor Paul Monks (BEIS)
•    Measurement Science Talks and Posters by Postgraduate Researchers
     Theme 1: Creating a Science Based Economy
      Keynote: Dr Alessandro Rossi (NPL and University of Strathclyde)
     Theme 2: Linking Research Excellence through Communities
     Keynote: Dr Thierry Stora (CERN) 
•    Social Event hosted on Gather.Town

Wednesday 20 October, 09:30-16:30 BST
•    Introductions by Professor David Sampson (University of Surrey)
•    Measurement Science Talks and Posters by Postgraduate Researchers
     Theme 3: Creating a Science Based Economy
Keynote: Aliza Ayaz (United Nations Goodwill Ambassador)
•    Careers Session for PGRs to explore post-PhD career options  
      Industry vs. Academia debate: Professor Scott Heath (University of Manchester) and Rowena Innocent (Spectris plc) Careers Panel with various academic and industry professionals (including some PGI Alumni)
•    Motivational Talk by Dr Jess Wade (Imperial College London)
•    Awards Ceremony


If you have any questions please contact the PGI Conference Team.

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Bringing together experts and practitioners of measurement science

The annual Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science (PGI) conference brings together experts and practitioners in the field. The conference celebrates the success of its unique strategic partnership with the University of Surrey and University of Strathclyde.  

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.

Read reports from previous PGI conference.

PGI Conference 2019

PGI Conference 2020

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