The Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC) is hosting the 2017 International Manufacturing Research Conference June 4 – 8, 2017.  The conference is the foremost international forum for applied research and industrial applications in manufacturing and design and will combine the following three organizations:

  • 45th North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), sponsored by the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2017)
  • Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) International Conference on Materials Processing (ICM&P 2017), sponsored by the JSME and ASME

The University of Southern California, located in the heart of Los Angeles, is one of the world’s leading private research universities.  Los Angeles is a global center for arts, technology and international business.  The greater Los Angeles area is the second-largest urban region in the United States containing about 13 million people.  The USC campus is about 1 mile from Korea town, 2 miles to Little Tokyo and Chinatown, and a quick subway ride to Santa Monica beach.  The weather in Los Angeles is mild all year and in June, the average low is 57°F and the average high is 78°F. The campus is conveniently located next to many forms of public transportation making it very easy to visit.

The conference will be held on the main campus and includes keynote and technical presentations, expert panels, student poster presentations, industry partner exhibitions, an early career forum, lab tours and a reception at The California Science Center located in Exposition Park, directly across the street from campus.

Bookmark this website for future updates as more details are confirmed.  Mark your calendar now for June 4 – 8 and start planning your visit to Los Angeles in 2017!