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
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.
Published: 12 November 2015
Updated: 14 January 2016
- Information on speakers and the agenda has now been added.
- Includes a brief video from February 2015 event on the importance of the seminar.
- First published.