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19 September 2012: Informative meeting
for the sound test centres who are members of the Verband der Materialprüfungsanstalten (VMPA)
8:00–18:00. Location: PTB Braunschweig,
Lecture Hall in the Kohlrausch Building.
Contact: Marion Wittwer.
Phone: +49 (0) 531-592-1700

25.–26. April 2013: NanoScale 2013
Location: Paris, France. Contact: Katrin
Wolff. Phone: +49 (0) 531-592-5101

Anniversary events in October 2012
The 17th of October has historical significance for PTB. On this day in 1887, the Technical Department of the Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt commenced its work in the main building of today’s TU Berlin.

17 October 2012
Weltzeit, zukünftige Chip-Technologien und moderne medizinische Bildgebung (Universal Time, future chip technologies and modern medical imaging)
Lectures on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of PTB. Location: Berlin, Audimax of the Technische Universität.
13:00: Lectures (in German language)
Prof. Dr. Ernst O. Göbel (President of PTB, 1995–2011):
Über die experimentellen Herausforderungen zur Darstellung der physikalischen Einheiten (On the experimental challenges of the realization of the physical units)
Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke (Chairman of the Board of Carl Zeiss AG):
Über die Zukunftstechnologien der EUVLithografie (On future technologies of EUV lithography)
Prof. Dr. Hermann Requardt (Member of the Board of Siemens AG):
Über die faszinierenden Entwicklungen in der medizinischen Bildgebung (On the fascinating developments in medical imaging)

Afterwards: Dedication of the Observatory
Dedication of the oldest building of PTB on the original premises in Charlottenburg (with lecture and tour). The Observatory shines with renewed splendor after having undergone a complete renovation to restore its original look.