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2017 SA User Conference

The 2017 SA User Conference will be held on April 25-27, 2017 in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center. The conference only comes around every TWO years, so don't miss this opportunity to gain helpful hints and insight into SpatialAnalyzer (SA), plus network with fellow SA users and metrology experts from around the world. Attending the conference will help expand your skills in metrology and maximize your investment in SA. Scroll down for more information and to register for the conference.

The 2017 SA User Conference will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia on April 25-27, 2017 at the Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center.


Don't miss this unique opportunity to gain helpful hints, tips, and tricks in SpatialAnalyzer® (SA), plus visit NRK's headquarters and network with fellow SA users. Discover ways to get the very most out of your investment in SA by learning and sharing SA best practices, insights, and exciting new applications. Whether you are new to SA or a power user, you won't want to miss it.




Tuesday, April 25 - Thursday, April 27, 2017



Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia (located just two miles from NRK's home office). All official conference activities will take place at Kingsmill Resort except for the Open House at NRK's home office on Tuesday, April 25. Click here for information on booking a room at Kingsmill Resort.


New River Kinematics is located at 436 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Map)

Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center is located at 1010 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 (Map)


Why Attend?

Attending the conference will help expand your skills in metrology and SpatialAnalyzer, plus give you the opportunity to ask questions and share your feedback.


Breakout sessions and training workshops with SA experts will teach you more of what's possible with SA and give you an in-depth look at the latest updates and enhancements in SA. Hear about innovative new SA applications and expand your network with fellow SA users, the entire NRK team, and representatives from a variety of instrument manufacturers.


You'll also have the opportunity to visit NRK's home offices and lab during the extended Open House on Tuesday, April 25. The Open House is a great opportunity for attendees to get one-on-one time with NRK's AEs as well as representatives from all of our equipment manufacturers.


Need help convincing your employer to let you attend? Click here for a sample justification letter.




Tuesday, April 25


Wednesday, April 26


Thursday, April 27


*Please note that all attendees will have the opportunity to attend all breakout sessions.


Conference Registration

Click here to register for the conference.


Conference registration is $50/person.* Your registation fee covers the following:



*Please note: Your conference fee does not cover lodging, transportation to and from Kingsmill Resort, or any other travel expenses you may incur.


Guest tickets are available for $50/guest for attendees who wish to bring a spouse, significant other, or family member to the conference. Guest tickets grant access to the Tuesday evening Welcome Reception/Icebreaker and the Wednesday evening dinner. Click here for conference registration.


Lodging during the conference

NRK has a block of rooms reserved at Kingsmill Resort for conference attendees. A discounted room rate of $104/night is available to conference attendees for the nights of Tuesday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 26. We strongly encourage conference attendees to take advantage of the discounted rate and book their lodging at Kingsmill Resort by April 10. After April 10, availability of rooms can no longer be guaranteed.


To make a room reservation, call the Kingsmill Resort Reservation Department at 757-253-1703 or 1-800-832-5665. When making your reservation, you must state your affiliation with New River Kinematics in order to take advantage of the discounted rate.


Traveling to Williamsburg, VA

NRK Headquarters & Kingsmill Resort are easily accessible from the following international airports:


Click here for more information about NRK's facility. 


Things to do in Williamsburg, VA

Extend your trip and see what beautiful Williamsburg and the surrounding area has to offer. Click here for a list of activities and attractions.



Have additional questions? Click here for conference FAQs.


Please contact Jessica Ruff at jessica@kinematics.com for assistance regarding the 2017 SA User Conference.