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NI opens registrations for Technical Symposiums across Australia and New Zealand

National Instruments has announced open registrations for the 2013 NI Technical Symposiums.

The company’s free annual professional development conference series offer a platform for engineers, scientists and educators  to discuss the latest trends, technologies and innovative approaches for test, measurement and embedded control applications.

Events will be held in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland between 29 October and 7 November 2013. Globally, the Symposiums reach 33 countries and 41 cities around the world.

Each Symposium location will feature a wide variety of technology and application specific sessions on topics including RF and wireless, automated test, embedded monitoring and control, software development techniques, embedded design, signal processing and data management.

2013 NI Technical Symposium highlights include:

  • Keynote presentation – Innovating in a Platform-Based World.
  • Guest presentations from Brett Burger, Senior Product Manager for Embedded Systems at National Instruments
  • Dual tracks allowing attendees to select the session of most benefit to their projects
  • 12 technical sessions including 3 hands-on sessions
  • Live demonstrations of the latest software and hardware technologies including LabVIEW 2013, NI Vector Signal Transceivers and the CompactRIO 9068 software-designed controller
  • Free Certification exams
  • Exhibition area featuring industry partners, system integrators and student teams from the NI Autonomous Robotics Competition
  • Unique networking opportunities

“NI Technical Symposiums provide a unique opportunity for local educators, engineers, scientists and NI developers to come together and explore the latest trends and technologies, increase their proficiency with NI tools and improve productivity”, said Matej Krajnc, Regional Director of National Instruments Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

“We are also delighted to have Brett Burger, Senior Product Manager for Embedded Systems joining us for our 2013 Symposiums, providing local customers with the opportunity to build their product knowledge and provide user feedback to help drive the future direction of our embedded platforms.”

Supported by Electronics News and PACE, the NI Technical Symposiums are expected to attract a total of over 400 registrants across Australia and New Zealand. Events will feature at the following dates and locations:

  • Tuesday 29 October – Melbourne
  • Thursday 31 October – Sydney
  • Thursday 7 November – Auckland

Admission to the 2013 NI Technical Symposiums is free, but space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

Those wishing to register have several options:
– Visit or
–  Freecall 1800 300 800 (AU) or 0800 553 322 (NZ)
– Send an e-mail to or with their contact information.

For more information on the conference, including technical tracks and presentations, visit

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