Meeting Objective The purpose of the hearing is to establish or revise accreditation criteria pertaining to IAS accreditation programs and to inform the public on IAS principles and major policies. The open hearing process provides all interested parties with the opportunity to contribute ideas or voice their opinions on any item posted on the agenda. Date and Time The hearing will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Location and Travel The hearing will be held at the…
IAS will be exhibiting and presenting at the joint annual conference for the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, May 18-20, 2017, at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center. For more information.
World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement and in its industrial, commercial and societal applications. The original aim of the Metre Convention - the world-wide uniformity of measurement - remains as important today as it was in 1875. For more information.
June 9 is the World Accreditation Day (WAD), a global initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. This year's theme is Accreditation: Delivering confidence in construction and the built environment.
IAS will be participating in the 4th APLAC/PAC Joint Annual Meetings incorporating the 23rd APLAC General Assembly will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand from 16 to 24 June 2017. This event is being hosted by NSC-ONSC, BLA-DSS, DMSc-BLQS and ACFS, Thailand. IAS is an APLAC MRA signatory for testing laboratories, calibration laboratories and inspection bodies. IAS is a PAC MLA signatory for product certification and management systems.