December 2018

Tour of Zaber Technologies

Organized by the Vancouver Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please contact Tim Verigin at [email protected] with subject line "Waiting List: Tour of Zaber Technologies". Thank you.
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM–1:00 PM
Location: Zaber Technologies Inc., #2 - 605 West Kent Avenue N., Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Mike McDonald, B.ASc.
Sofia Moreno, B.ASc.
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $9.52 + GST = $10.00
Contact: For more information, please contact [email protected].
Note: There are no clothing restrictions or protection equipment required. Dress code is casual. Also, there are several friendly dogs that are often at Zaber. They will be kept close to their owners during your visit, but please feel free to approach them if you are comfortable.

Due to the limited spots available on this tour, guest registration is limited to 2 seats only. The rest of the seats are intended for members. Thank you for understanding.
Join the applications engineering team at Zaber Technologies for an introduction to the basics of precision motion control. They will illustrate important considerations in the use of positioning devices, present application examples demonstrating the control of some sample systems, and introduce their new linear motor devices. Finally, they will give a tour of the Zaber Technologies facility, where their devices are designed and built. Light refreshments will be served.

About Zaber Technologies

Zaber Technologies designs and manufactures precision motion control devices with optional integrated controllers and encoders. This workshop will be useful to engineers and scientists interested in learning more about accurate and precise motion control and to those who would like to discuss their own applications. Applications include photonics and optics, life sciences, microscopy, and industrial automation.

About the Presenters

Mike McDonald, B.ASc.

Applications Engineering team, Zaber Technologies Inc.

Mike has been doing technical support at Zaber for over 6 years. He specializes in industrial automation, robotics, and high-load applications. He has a B.A.Sc. in mechanical engineering from UBC.

Sofia Moreno, B.ASc.

Applications Engineering team, Zaber Technologies Inc.

Sofia graduated from UBC with a B.A.Sc. in engineering physics, and has been at Zaber for 5 years. Her areas of specialization include photonics and optics, imaging applications, and metrology.

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