Introducing The International Journal of Conformity Assessment Volume I
The International Accreditation Service (IAS) is pleased to bring to you this inaugural issue of the International Journal of Conformity Assessment (IJCA), a peer reviewed journal for conformity assessment academics and practitioners. IJCA aims to contribute to the fields of testing, inspection, certification, and accreditation by providing a high-quality medium for the dissemination of knowledge and methods associated with global conformity assessment practices and concepts. Among IJCA’s targeted audience are conformity assessment scholars, practitioners, other interested groups and individuals. The conformity assessment fields covered include testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, product certification bodies, management system certification bodies, organizations offering certification of persons, among others. You are encouraged to share the journal with your colleagues. We look forward to your constructive feedback on ways to ensure future issues of the IJCA will meet the needs of conformity assessment community and professionals.