NI Week returns to Austin for a hot look at innovation
National Instruments will once again bring NIWeek 2008, its annual graphical system design conference and exhibition, back to Austin, TX. The conference will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5 through Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Austin Convention Center.
National Instruments will once again bring NIWeek 2008 , its annual graphical system design conference and exhibition, back to Austin, TX. The conference will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5 through Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Austin Convention Center.
More than 3,000 engineers, scientists, educators and NI developers from more than 50 countries are expected to attend three full days of interactive technical sessions, hands-on workshops, case study presentations, and exhibitions on the latest technologies for design, control and test applications.
The conference also delivers keynote presentations and demonstrations that highlight how to use NI graphical system design to test, measure and fix inefficient products and processes to improve everyday life. In addition, NIWeek offers more than 200 exhibition booths.
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