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Dates and Location

July 5th (Wed) - July 7th (Fri), 2017

InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel

1 Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA, USA





Registration for Annual Meeting

Registration Form


now available (updated May 1)



(Tentative as of June 5)

July 5th (Wed)

18:00- 18:30  Early Registration

18:30- 20:30  Welcome Dinner 









July 6th (Thu)

MTTRF Annual Meeting 2017

07:00- 08:30  Registration

08:30- 10:00  Session1

10:30- 12:00  Session2

12:00- 13:30  Lunch

13:30- 15:00  Session3

15:30- 17:00  Session4

18:30- 20:30  Dinner Banquet



July 7th (Thu)

MTTRF Annual Meeting 2017

08:30- 10:30  Session1

iAM-CNC Annual Meeting 2017 

11:00- 12:00  Session1

12:00- 13:30  Lunch 

13:30- 14:45  Session1

15:15- 16:35  Session3

17:30- 20:00  Farewell Dinner


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Programming and Controlling the Scanning Laser Hardening Process, applied on Complex Shaped Components on a Multi-axis Machining CenterProf. Lauwers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

1. Machine-based Power Consumption Model for Machine Tools 2. Tool-Chip Interface Temperature Measurement with Thermocouple-Instrumented WC Cutting Insert 3. Metal Cutting Training and Outreach, Prof. Pfefferkorn, University of Wisconsin Madison

1. Cutting Force Prediction of Ball End Milling under Various Tool Posture Based on Fully Voxel Representation 2. Motion Analysis of S-shape Machining Test, Prof. Shirase, Kobe University

Surface Texture Control by Turn-Mill Process Using Ball Endmill, Prof. Ihara, Osaka Institute of Technology

Thin Walled Machining Optimization for Additive Manufactured Components, Prof. Campatelii, University of Firenze

High-quality End Milling of CFRP- Detection of Gas Generated in Cutting and Tensile Testing of Milled Plate-  Turning of Difficult-to-machine Materials with High Pressure Coolant, Prof. Hosokawa, Kanazawa University

Energy Saving and High Precision Control for Machine Tool Feed Drive Systems, Prof. Uchiyama, Toyohashi University of Technology

1. Recent MTTRF Machine Utilization Plan at UC Davis 2. Design and Testing of Grid Molding and Cooling Technique, Prof. Soshi, University of California Davis

Investigation of the Dynamic Behavior in Drilling with Indexable Insert Drills and Influence of the Contact Energy on Surface Modification by Machine Hammer Peening, Prof. Bleicher, Vienna University of Technology

1. Report on the Deployment of the MTTRF Award for Research and Teaching at UC Dublin. 2. An Evaluation of Feed Rate Scheduling for Milling Medical Grade Materials, Prof. Byrne, University College Dublin

A Novel Method for Internal Gear Manufacturing and High Speed Machining of Thin Walled Components, Prof. Goch, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Thermo-energetic Issues in 5-axis Machine Tools, Prof. Wegener, ETH Zurich