Twin Cities Section (1311)

Twin Cities Section Coordinator

Full NameOrganizationMailing AddressWork PhoneEmail
Cory Otto, MsEMBoston Scientific Corp.Two Scimed Place, B226 Maple Grove, MN 55311-1566 UNITED

Upcoming Meetings and Events

NCSLI Twin Cities Section Meeting (1311)

Wednesday September 13, 2017
Please Join Us!

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Meeting Overview:

The NCSL International Twin Cities Section will hold a fall meeting on September 13, 2017 at MTS Systems, Corporation in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Four metrology presentations will be given, along with a panel discussion titled “Calibration Procedures”. Please join us for this educational and informative session.

Meeting Contact Person:
Kevin Rust

Meeting Date & Time:
Wednesday September 13, 2017 
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Cost to attend meeting: 
NCSL International
Complimentary Training Session

Meeting Sponsor:

Meeting Location:

MTS Systems Corporation
14000 Technology Dr. 
Eden Prairie, MN 55344


  1. No parking in front (West) employee and visitor parking lot as shown in red box below.
  2. Only park in East side parking lot as outlined in green box below.
  3. Walk around to main front entrance as shown by green arrow below.
  4. Thank you.

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Meeting Speakers:

Topic: Host Presentation 
Speaker: Kevin Rust and Dave Kreitlow, MTS Systems

Abstract: Introduction to MTS Systems Corporation
Learning Objective: Become more familiar with MTS Systems Corporation

Topic: The Calibration Certificate 
 Gary Meyer, J & G Technology

Abstract: Provide information on the contents that should be on calibration certificates, why they are present, and how to interpret.
Learning Objective: Understand the contents on calibration certificates, why they are present, and how to interpret

Topic: Local Gravity Estimation for use with a gas-operated piston gauge, primary pressure standard 
Speaker: Isak Csargo, Medtronic, PLC

Abstract: Provide example of a real life application of estimating local gravity for use with a gas-operated piston gauge.
Learning Objective: Share information from Isak’s experiences.

Topic: Calibration procedures (Panel Discussion)
Brian Downie, Precision Repair & Calibration
Corey Garbers, 3M
Cory Otto, Boston Scientific

Abstract: Interactive panel discussion on the content typically contained within calibration procedures.
Learning Objective: Provide examples of industry calibration procedures (ISO 17025 accredited OEM and third party as well as medical device). 

Topic: Transducer calibrations – force, torque, and vibration transducers
Kevin Rust, MTS Systems

Learning Objective: Understand calibration methods for force, torque, and vibration transducers

Meeting Agenda:

7:30 AM 8:00 AM Registration/Coffee
8:00 AM 8:15 AM  Welcome, trivia, introduce new steering committee members
8:15 AM 8:30 AM Kevin Rust and Dave Kreitlow, “MTS Host Presentation”
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Speaker #1: Gary Meyer, “The Calibration Certificate”
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Break/ Networking
10:00 AM

11:00 AM 

Speaker #2: Isak Csargo from Medtronic – “Local Gravity Estimation for use with a gas-operated piston gauge, primary pressure standard”
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Speaker #3 - Cory Otto, “NCSLI update/topics”
11:30 AM 11:45 AM  Announcements  and group picture
11:45 AM 1:00 PM  Lunch
1:00 PM 1:15 PM  Door prizes
1:15 PM 2:15 PM  Speaker #4: Panel discussion – “Calibration procedures”
2:15 PM 2:30 PM Break/networking
2:30 PM 3:30 PM  Speaker #5 - Kevin Rust: MTS, “Transducer calibrations - force, torque and vibration transducers”
3:30 PM 3:45 PM  Door prizes
3:45 PM 4:00 PM  MTS Calibration lab tour (for those interested)

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Trouble registering online? Please call the business office at 303-440-3339 or email and we will register you!

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