World Metrology Day Events

Below is the list of those 2014 World Metrology Day
events we have been notified of.

To view last year's events, please click here.

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please e-mail us a brief summary in Word,
and (optionally) a logo and web site link.


World Metrology Day - May 20: HOW WILL YOU CELEBRATE?

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5th Braunschweig QI Days

"Braunschweig QI Days" is the central event of PTB's Technical Cooperation Department when it comes to issues relating to development policy. "QI" (short for "Quality Infrastructure") is the core subject of PTB's technical assistance on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and other international donors.

"Braunschweig QI Days" will present the concept of "planetary boundaries" and look for its implications for a quality infrastructure in developing countries and countries in transition. For more information, download the PDF file or visit the PTB website.





CENAM Open Day

On the occasion of World Metrology Day 2014, in conjunction with its twentieth anniversary, CENAM will be offering visits to laboratories, talks on metrology, video projections, a check on the tree of Newton, display of measurement standards and access to the CENAM Library.

CENAM invites educational establishments, industry and the public to participate free of charge in this event to mark the theme of "Measurements and global energy challenge". For more information, download the PDF file in Spanish and the PDF file in English


Russian Federation


10th Anniversary: Moscow International Forum

In conjunction with World Metrology Day (20-22 May 2014), the 10th Anniversary of the Moscow International Forum is being celebrated.

The theme is "Precise measurements - the basis of the quality and safety", in support of the state policy in the field of modernization and technological development of the Russian economy. For more information, please visit the event website.


United Kingdom


NPL Open House

NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute and is one of the UK's leading science and research facilities. On 20 May 2014, NPL Open House will give people the chance to explore much of the science that goes on at NPL and the facilities that are used to do it, marking World Metrology Day. Find out much more at www.npl.co.uk/open-house.