VirtMet 2021: Workshop on digital twins and virtual measurement devices

Deadline for registration: Friday, 20 August 2021


Virtual simulations, experiments, machine learning and digital twins – where a virtual representation acts as a digital counterpart of a physical object or process – are increasingly being used as new standards in many areas.

For industrial applications and research this raises questions regarding their impact on quality assurance.

  • How do we ensure confidence in simulation results?
  • How do we establish comparability of virtual and real measurements?
  • Which standards for interfaces, metadata and data formats are necessary?


These questions need addressing promptly, especially in view of rapidly advancing digitalisation.

Held and organised by Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB, Germany) in collaboration with the European Metrology Network for Mathematics and Statistics the 1st international workshop "Metrology for virtual measuring instruments" (VirtMet) will attempt to address these questions and cover topics such as:

  • Simulations, virtual experiments, digital twins in metrology, quality assurance, industrial applications
  • Example applications
  • Sensors and methods for parameterisation
  • Software architectures for digital twins
  • Validation, calibration and standardisation
  • Use of machine learning and artificial intelligence methods


For further information, agenda and conference fee, please have a look at the detailed programme >>

Please register here >>

The workshop will be carried out as an online video conference and no physical attendance is required.

For any questions, please contact the VirtMet organising team >>