Westminster, Colorado. Attendees can expect a selection of presentations from the research portfolio of WZL including information on gear design, manufacturing, gear checking, and testing. Highlights include requirements for hard finishing, gear optimization, superfinishing, trends in gear production, Internet of production, gear hobbing, gear modifications and a workshop tour of Kapp/Niles in Boulder. For 50+ years the annual WZL Gear Conference in Aachen, Germany, has been the basis for the exchange of experiences and close cooperation between the members of the WZL Gear Research Circle. The WZL Gear Conference takes place for two days which are exclusively devoted to the latest research on gear design, manufacturing, and testing for the North American market. Register at the website below.