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Metrology seminar 2016

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

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 seminar provides a unique training/networking opportunity for metrology specialists throughout the UK, including important updates from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), National Measurement and Regulation Office (NMRO) and the Local Government Metrology Expert Panel, along with opportunities for plenty of lively discussion.

Watch a brief video from the February 2015 event that highlights the importance of coming to this event.

Businesses and trade associations involved in legal metrology activity are also welcome to attend this Seminar, although these bookings will be subject to NMRO approval.

The theme for this year’s seminar is: ‘Confidence in measurement accuracy is imperative for a successful thriving economy’.

The agenda for the day is:

9:30 Coffee and registration

10:00 Welcome and update by the Chair - Chief Executive of CTSI, Leon Livermore

10:20 NMRO – update from Acting Chief Executive, Richard Sanders

10:40 BRDO – update from Deputy Director, Duncan Johnson

11:00 Local Government Metrology Expert Panel / CTSI Metrology Lead Officers – update includes progress on intelligence reporting for metrology

11:40 Tea/Coffee Break

11:55 Measurement past, present and future, Fiona Auty, National Physical Laboratory

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

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Weights and Measures from an approved verifiers perspective, Ian Burns, Fairbanks

14:30 Weights and Measures in the US, Jay Moran, Cheshire East

15:00 NMRO Projects, Christine Munteanu

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

16:15 Closing remarks by the Chair

The seminar will take place in the Westminster Conference Centre on Wednesday 23 March 2016. The cost per delegate is £60.00 plus VAT.