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Metrology seminar 2015

Details on the next metrology seminar; information on speakers, venue and how to book.

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This seminar has established itself as an important vehicle for the Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) of local authority staff, which includes 3.5 CPPD hours for successful completion of the seminar. The event provides a unique training/networking opportunity for metrology specialists throughout the UK, including updates from the Trading Standards Institute (TSI), National Measurement Office (NMO) and the Local Government Metrology Focus Group, along with opportunities for plenty of lively discussion. Businesses and trade associations involved in legal metrology activity are also welcome to attend this Seminar, although these bookings will be subject to NMO approval.

The agenda for the day:

9:30 Coffee and registration

10:00 Welcome (and update from TSI) - CE of TSI, Leon Livermore

10:20 NMO - update from Acting CE, Richard Sanders

10:40 Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO) – update from CE, Graham Russell

11:00 Local Government Metrology Expert Panel - standards in approved and self verification: a guide for metrology officers

11:30 Tea and coffee break

11:45 – Market surveillance of tanker meter measuring systems in Germany - Detlef Hoffmann , Landesbetrieb Mess- und Eichwesen NRW, lbme

12:45 Questions and answers to the morning’s panel

13:00 Lunch

14:00 International work – Morayo Awosola, NMO

14:15 National projects – Deanne Hughes, NMO

14:30 Update from TSI Lead Officer for Metrology – David Templeton

15:00 Intelligence logs and completing 5x5x5s – Lucy Rhymaun, CEnTSA Regional Intelligence Analyst, Warwickshire County Council

16:00 Questions and Answers to the afternoon’s panel

16:15 Closing remarks by the Chair

The seminar will take place in Birmingham’s Austin Court on Tuesday 10 February 2015. The cost per delegate is £80.00 plus VAT.

Published 2 October 2014
Last updated 20 January 2015 + full page history
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