Special Session ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Revision Panel | MSC

The MSC is hosting a special session and panel session “THE IMPACT OF THE REVISED ISO/IEC 17025:2017 STANDARD” on Friday March 23rd in Anaheim, California. This panel is moderated by Emil Hazarian and includes industry subject matter experts well versed with this revised standard.

The Revision to the 17025 Standard is one of the major changes to our industry’s quality and standards documentation. The measurement community at large may not be aware of the changes and ramifications of how this revised standard will affect our industry.

The Measurement Science Conference community is one of the few organizations where fellow metrologist and measurement professionals can congregate and discuss the changing measurement world that we work in and depend upon for our income.

To register for this very important panel and session please visit http://annualconf.msc-conf.com/.

Abstract:
The ISO 17025:2017 panel is intended to discuss how the recent revision of this standard may impact almost every industrial and non-industrial activity. It is envisioned that this revision has already, and will have in the upcoming years, a general and significant impact on many operations including calibration laboratories, laboratory accreditation, proficiency testing, legal metrology, international metrology operations, academic, and more.

The panel moderator will be Emil Hazarian, Quality Manager at Wilmington Instrument, with 50 years span in national and global metrology. A team of experts, led by Jeff Gust, Fluke Corporate Metrologist, will present a short point of view of the 17025 revision in their professional domain of activity. The other panelists are:

  • Dr. George Anastasopoulos, IAS will present the impact on calibration laboratories accreditation with emphasis on risk based thinking.
  • Gerhard Mihm, German Armed Forces, will present the international impact on large organizations.
  • Dana Leaman, NVLAP, will present the impact on accreditation operation, guideline for transition and associated cost.
  • Charles Ellis, NAPT, will present the impact on proficiency testing operation.
  • Emil Hazarian, Wilmington Instrument and CSUDH, will present the impact on academic/instructional environment.

After these short presentation the panelists will answer questions and comments from the audience.