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IAS Offices Closed for Thanksgiving


Nov
22

The IAS offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open at 8AM Pacific Time on Monday, November 27.

CEO Profile: Chuck Ramani – Featured in ICE Digest


Oct
17

Chuck Ramani, IAS President, reflects on his career and the increasing value of accreditation. Read the article in ICE Digest, Q3 2017, the official publication of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.  Read the article.

MSCB Customer Conclave in New Delhi, India


Sep
15

IAS is holding the MSCB Customer Conclave in New Delhi, India, 15 September. IAS accredits certification bodies to ISO/IEC Standard 17021 which specifies requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems. This accreditation demonstrates to the marketplace, stakeholders…

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NCCA and ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation Overview Workshop


Aug
10

The Institute for Credentialing Excellence is presenting this workshop Thursday, September 7 and Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, in Washington, DC.  The program will help attendees understand what it takes to gain personnel certification body accreditation…

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IAS Attends Environmental Measurement Symposium


Aug
7

 

The NELAC Institute (TNI) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) are the co-sponsors of the ninth Environmental Measurement Symposium, the largest conference focused on environmental measurements in North America.

This Forum on Environmental Accreditation brings laboratories, regulatory agencies,…

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4th APLAC/PAC Joint Annual Meetings


Jun
13

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,…

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IAF publishes June issue of the IAF Newsletter


Jun
13

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar programmes of conformity assessment. IAS is a MLA…

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“Accreditation: Delivering Confidence in Construction and the Built Environment” is the theme for World Accreditation Day


Jun
7

The International Accreditation Service (IAS) is celebrating June 9 as World Accreditation Day with the accompanying theme — Accreditation: Delivering Confidence in Construction and the Built Environment. More than 60 countries are participating in the global initiative established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International…

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World Metrology Day is May 20th


May
20

World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on May 20, 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement and in its industrial,…

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Register for ISO/IEC Standard 17021 Training Offered June 5-7


May
17

IAS is presenting this training program to provide detailed information on the critical requirements of ISO 17021-1 and recommendations for cost effective implementation. Management System Certification Bodies and other professionals will learn the details of the accreditation process and how…

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ISO/IEC Standard 17020 Training Course Offered June 1-2


May
17

IAS is offering this introduction and refresher course to the ISO/IEC 17020 standard, management system requirements, IAS assessment process, and auditing techniques. This training will help you understand what information a quality management system should contain and how to keep…

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