Meetings & Conferences

A2LA Tech Forum in Baltimore MD, March 11-13, 2016
CAFMET 2016, Dakar, Senegal - March 21st-24th
CPEM 2016, Ottawa, Canada - July 10-15

Apr 12-14 Cal Lab Manager Training; Beyond 17025 – Boca Raton, FL

Hosted by WorkPlace Training. Does your lab manager have formal or recent management training or experience? This course is designed for new lab managers, and for experienced managers who would like to learn how modern labs meet the challenge of satisfying greater customer demand with ever-diminishing lab resources. Continue reading »

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Mar 1-3 Instrumentation for Test & Measurement – Las Vegas, NV

Technology Training Inc.
March 1-3, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV

Course 163 presents basic information on selection, application, calibration and usage of modern measurement systems to measure electrical, environmental and dynamic phenomena. The course emphasizes a non-mathematical approach to understanding concepts and mechanisms. A variety of measurands and transducer types is covered, as well as signal conditioning, recording and analysis. For more info >> http://www.ttiedu.com/

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Feb 11 Conducting an Effective Management Review – Webinar

NIST Office of Weights & Measures
February 11, 2016 | 02:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. ET

This 2 hour webinar introduces the Laboratory Management Review process, an important tool to foster communication between top management and laboratory personnel to improve laboratory operations to produce quality calibrations and highly satisfied customers. Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 14, 2016. Website: http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/5336.cfm

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Apr 4-8 Fundamentals of Metrology – Gaithersburg, MD

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, measurement assurance, traceability, basic statistics and how they fit into the laboratory Quality Management System. Additional topics covered will include overall Laboratory Management and Laboratory Quality Management Systems as well as specific discussions of the requirements for proficiency testing, calibration report generation, software verification and validation and management reviews. Topics will be covered using a variety of measurement disciplines and case studies so that the participants will be able to apply the concepts to any measurement discipline upon completion. Topics will be covered in a mixture of training styles including lecture, hands-on exercises, case studies and discussion. Website: http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/5380.cfm. Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Mar 3 Internal Auditing Best Practices – WEBINAR

NIST Office of Weights & Measures
March 3, 2016 | 02:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. ET

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC 17025 criteria. There are no prerequisites for this webinar. Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 4, 2016.

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Feb 22-26 Fundamentals of Metrology – Gaithersburg, MD

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, measurement assurance, traceability, basic statistics and how they fit into the laboratory Quality Management System. Additional topics covered will include overall Laboratory Management and Laboratory Quality Management Systems as well as specific discussions of the requirements for proficiency testing, calibration report generation, software verification and validation and management reviews. Topics will be covered using a variety of measurement disciplines and case studies so that the participants will be able to apply the concepts to any measurement discipline upon completion. Topics will be covered in a mixture of training styles including lecture, hands-on exercises, case studies and discussion. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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