World Metrology Day is 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. This treaty provides the basis for a coherent measurement system worldwide that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of life and the protection of the global environment.
IAS recognizes the important contributions made by professionals who work in the field of metrology and is proud to offer accreditation to calibration laboratories. To learn more about World Metrology Day, visit http://www.worldmetrologyday.org/ .