Meetings & Conferences

17th International Congress of Metrology - CIM 2015 - Paris, France - Sept 21-24
A2LA Tech Forum in Baltimore MD, March 11-13, 2016
CAFMET 2016, Dakar, Senegal - March 21st-24th

Fluke Calibration – August Webinars

Live Web Seminars on Calibration and Metrology

Real-world expertise and practical tips about electrical, flow, pressure, RF and temperature calibration. New web seminars are scheduled monthly. If you would like to be the first to know about new topics, sign up for Fluke Calibration web seminar alerts. If you can’t find the topic you are looking for, we may have already covered it. View our list of 50+ on-demand web seminars to find out.

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Sep 24 Best Practices Conference – Research Triangle Park, NC

2015 Less Risk, More Performance: Best Calibration Practices Conference

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and Beamex, the ISA Strategic Partner for Calibration, have partnered to develop the 2015 Less Risk, More Performance: Best Calibration Practices Conference. This complimentary education-based conference is taking place at ISA Headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina on Thursday, September 24th, 2015.

The 2015 conference will provide the very latest insights, trends and best practices—direct from leading industry experts—for process plants seeking to improve calibration quality, safety, accuracy, profitability, lower costs and optimize production.

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Hands-On Gage Calibration and Repair – August Classes

Hosted by IICT Enterprises Calibration & Metrology Training: This 2-day hands-on workshop offers specialized training in calibration and repair for the individual who has some knowledge of basic Metrology. Course includes hands on calibration and repairs and adjustments of micrometers, calipers, indicators height gages, etc. Course also covers NIST Traceability, Certificates of Conformance, Gage Management, Standards, etc. Each student is encouraged to participate in actual calibrations and repairs using equipment provided or gages brought by students.

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Oct 12-14 Test & Measurement Conference & Workshop – Cape Town, South Africa

Hosted by the National Laboratory Association South Africa (NLA), the Test and Measurement 2015 Conference will be held from 12th – 14th October 2015, at the Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

The Conference will have various streamed presentations, interactive discussion sessions and tutorials. The first two days will also have combined plenary sessions which will be of a general nature and should appeal to all attendees. On the last day we will be conducting a series of workshops and tutorials and will focus on either special interest groups such as Water Testing, Materials Testing for Civil Engineering, Stack Emission Testing or technical subjects including Uncertainty of Measurement, Method Validation etc. Attendees will be awarded CPD points (MetCert, SACNASP, ECSA, SARMA) for attending both the conference as well as the workshops/tutorials.
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Oct 20-21 Measurement Uncertainty (per ILAC P14 Guidelines) – Boca Raton FL

Hosted by WorkPlace Training. This 2-day workshop introduces basic measurement uncertainty and traceability concepts. The concepts taught are then put in practice by developing sample measurement uncertainty budgets. Attendees are encouraged to work their sample uncertainty budgets with instructor input. Hands-on development of the uncertainty budget helps in the comprehension process. Excel spreadsheets are utilized for developing measurement uncertainty budgets. See upcoming workshops: http://www.wptraining.com/3_workshops.html

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Oct 19-23 Assessment of Lab Competence – Albuquerque, NM

This course is a comprehensive look at the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 requirements and a detailed approach to the assessment of a laboratory’s competence. The course is applicable to all testing and calibration laboratories and it provides an understandable explanation of the international laboratory standard and how it should be applied and implemented. In this course, you will receive a detailed review of the A2LA accreditation process and you will also gain critical insight into the interpretation of the requirements of this international laboratory standard.

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Oct 4-7 Analytical Metrology Training – York, PA

J.M. Ingram & Associates will once again offer workshops on Measurement Uncertainty and other Analytical Metrology topics. The first of a series of classes will be held 4-7 October, 2015 (Mon – Thurs). Morehouse Instrument Company has generously agreed to host the workshop at their facility in York, Pennsylvania.

The first workshop on Analytical Metrology, for those with some knowledge of measurement uncertainty, will include Risk Analysis and Guard Banding in addition to Measurement Uncertainty Analysis. The workshop is designed for the engineer, journeyman technician, quality manager, technical manager or anyone needing the tools to develop their own budgets, manage their decision risks and develop mitigation strategies for measurements to meet the requirements set out in ANSI/NCSL Z540.3.

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Sep 15-16 Applied Fundamentals of Force Calibration – York, PA

Instructors Henry Zumbrun (Morehouse) and Dilip Shah (E=mc3)

This course will cover applied force calibration techniques and will include live demonstrations using secondary standards to exhibit potential errors made in everyday force measurements. The measurement errors demonstrated and discussed will include errors associated with improper alignment, use of different and/or incorrect adapter types, thread depth and thread loading. The course will cover the basics of measurement uncertainty and provide the tools for anyone to put together a CMC or uncertainty budget.

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Oct 12-16 ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor Training – Covington, KY

Hosted by ANAB. This 4.5 day course will enable attendees to develop a solid understanding of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard and be able to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 assessment. For more information, visit: http://anab.org/training/.

Oct 7-8 Measurement Uncertainty (per ILAC P14 Guidelines) – Portland OR

Hosted by WorkPlace Training. This 2-day workshop introduces basic measurement uncertainty and traceability concepts. The concepts taught are then put in practice by developing sample measurement uncertainty budgets. Attendees are encouraged to work their sample uncertainty budgets with instructor input. Hands-on development of the uncertainty budget helps in the comprehension process. Excel spreadsheets are utilized for developing measurement uncertainty budgets.

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Accredited Calibration Lab, Rental & Used Equipment Business For Sale

Owner desires to retire after 22 years in business.

Approximately $1,500,000.00 of rental test equipment, used test equipment and calibration lab standards. Many opportunities for growth are possible with additional capital investment. Serious inquiries only: Please email your resume with your financial strength and net worth information or your corporate affiliation. NDA will be sent to qualified investors as a follow-up.

Email: calibrationbroker@gmail.com

Oct 22-23 Metrology for Archaeology – Benevento, Italy

1st International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology
University of Sannio – October 22-23, 2015

 
The growing interest of archaeological sciences towards new technologies and analytical techniques, has recently improved the use of numerical approach to get more detailed archaeological purpose. In particular, the Conference will involve researchers and operators interested in the valorisation, characterisation and preservation of archaeological heritage with the main objective of focusing the discussion on the production, interpretation and reliability of the measured data. Moreover, the meeting is designed to give to the archaeologists community a complete framework of knowledge of the “measurement” of archaeological heritage, generally faced up in different conferences with restricted areas of interest. CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstract submissions due July 31st, 2015.

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Oct 26-27 Internal Auditing – Frederick, MD

This 2-day training course practices the internationally-recognized approaches of ISO 19011:2011 to conducting effective internal audits. The techniques learned promote the involvement of laboratory personnel. The course includes easy-to-implement methods for continual improvement and preparing for external assessments.

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Sep 28 ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Advanced: Beyond the Basics – Columbus, OH

This is an advanced course in the application of ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. The course will provide a brief overview of the requirements of this laboratory standard, as well as provide an understanding of how to apply specific sections of the Standard in your laboratory. Employees of accredited laboratories may benefit from this expansion on their base knowledge of the Standard.

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