ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 19 -- Nominations for the 2002 Automated Imaging Achievement Award are due by Dec. 21. The annual award, sponsored by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA), honors one industry leader for outstanding contributions in promoting market acceptance of industrial or scientific imaging.
"We encourage everyone involved in the industry to nominate someone who they believe has helped advance the industry," said Jeffrey A. Burnstein, AIA executive director. "The award can be presented to suppliers, users, researchers, consultants -- anyone who has helped promote market acceptance of machine vision."
Past winners include Pat Costa, president and chairman, RVSI; Stanley Karandanis, president, Datacube; Ken Levy, chairman, KLA-Tencor; Robert Shillman, chairman, Cognex; Gary Wagner, president, Imaging Technology; and Nello Zuech, president, Vision Systems International.
The 2002 award will be presented March 7, 2002 at the 10th Annual AIA Business Conference in Las Vegas. Nominations should be submitted by Dec. 21, 2001 to AIA Headquarters at P.O. Box 3724, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, by fax to (734) 994-3338, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.