Meetings & Conferences

CPEM 2016, Ottawa, Canada - July 10-15
AUTOTESTCON 2016, Anaheim, California - Sept 12-15
Simposio Metrologia 2016, Santiago de Querétaro, México - Sept 19-23

Aug 25 Document Control and Record Keeping – Webinar

NIST Office of Weights & Measures
August 25, 2016 | Webinar

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of Laboratory Management System Document Control and Record Keeping that are necessary to successfully implement ISO/IEC 17025. Website: Registration deadline: Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Oct 20-21 Measurement Uncertainty Advanced Topics – Frederick, MD

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
October 20-21, 2016 | Frederick, MD

The advanced course is designed to expand and extend the topics in the introductory course to include: metrology and accreditation, measurement uncertainty estimation, statistical methods for measurement uncertainty, applying the GUM, determining sensitivity and correlation coefficients , useful rules of thumb, satisfying the assessor, determining calibration intervals, guard-banding, risk, and the Z540.3 standard. For more info:

Oct 20 Fundamentals of SOP Writing – Frederick, MD

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
Oct 20, 2016 | Frederick, MD

Using the ISO/IEC accreditation standards and information provided during the class, participants will review the basic concepts of procedure structure, content, and development; will practice developing Standard Operation Procedures, both technical and administrative; and will gain an understanding of the mechanisms needed to control, review, and update procedures on a continuing basis. For more info, visit:

Nov 15-17 Priciples and Practice of Flow Measurement Training Course – East Kilbride, UK

Sponsored by NEL Flow Measurement Services
November 15-17, 2016 | East Kilbride, Scotland, UK

The course enables delegates to understand the issues surrounding flow measurement. It also provides the delegate with unbiased view of the various technologies available and the basic knowledge required to make informed choices. For more information/registration, visit:

Nov 15-17 Cal Lab Management; Beyond 17025 Training- Boca Raton, FL

WorkPlace Training
November 15-17, 2016 | Boca Raton, FL

Does your lab manager have formal management training or experience? This course is designed for new lab managers or managers who would like a refresher or different perspective.

Oct 12 Strategic Automation Leadership Conference – Research Triangle Park, NC

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and Beamex
October 12, 2016 | Research Triangle Park, NC

Industry expert will discuss ways to enhance processes to achieve operational excellence—both in terms of improved profitability and plant safety. Industry-recognized, top automation professionals, like Peter Martin with Schneider Electric will deliver compelling information to use now that can be used immediately to ensure plant stability. For registration and more information, visit:

Sep 5-7 Dimensional Measurement Training: Level 1 – Telford, UK

Hexagon Metrology, NPL Approved Training Provider
September 5-7, 2016 | Telford, United Kingdom

This course provides the underpinning knowledge and expertise for anyone who uses measurement tools or requires an appreciation of the importance of measurement and the use of dimensional measurement techniques to complete their daily tasks. For full details & registration >> Click Here.

Oct 25-28 North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop – St. Andrews, UK

34th International North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop
October 25-28, 2016 | St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK

The program for the 34th international North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop has been drawn up and promises an interesting and varied selection of presentations and other activities. This year’s Workshop, which is the premier event of its type, is being organized by NEL and will take place in St. Andrews, Scotland, between the 25 and 28 of October. Continue reading »

Sep 19-22 Comprehensive Flow Measurement – Loveland, CO

Colorado Engineering Experiment Station (CEESI)
September 19-22, 2016 | Loveland, CO

This course is applicable for senior technicians, engineers, and technical sales staff with experience using flow meters. Prerequisites: Extensive flow measurement experience or an engineering degree. A basic understanding of algebra, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics is helpful. More info can be found at:

Sep 19 Introduction to Measurement Unc Training – Kuala Lumpur

In collaboration with NEL Flow Measurement Services
Sept 19, 2016 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This course is designed to impart a basic understanding of measurement uncertainty. Delegates will learn about the impact of uncertainty in industry, to identify important sources of uncertainty in measurement systems and receive practical guidance on the design of measurement techniques to minimize uncertainty. Events/Training at

Oct 5 Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action – Frederick, MD

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
October 5, 2016 | Frederick, MD

The Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action (RCA/CA) course consists of presentations, discussions and exercises that provide participants with an in-depth understanding of how to analyze a system in order to identify the root causes of problems and to prevent them from recurring. More info: