World Metrology Day Events

Below is the list of those 2015 World Metrology Day
events we have been notified of.

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

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France - Metrodiff


Conférences : "La lumière et les lumières"

Les conférenciers Thierry Gaudin et Jean-François Magana, tous deux Ingénieurs, vont nous conter des facettes sociétales inspirées par ce mot "lumière".

2015 est "l'année internationale de la lumière". Nos deux interlocuteurs vont faire un lien entre la lumière dans la société, la connaissance, la philosophie et la lumière sous son biais utilitariste vue par les scientifiques.

Alors que la lumière est devenue le support de la diffusion de l'information, et en s'inspirant de l'histoire, de la philosophie et des sciences jusqu'à notre société mondialisée, Thierry Gaudin et Jean-François Magana nous parlent de la société qui se dessine.

Les conférences auront lieu :

  • le 27 avril à l'Ecole des Mines d'Albi Carmaux, et
  • le 19 mai au CNAM de Paris.

Les deux conférences sont gratuites et accessibles librement. Votre inscription est toutefois nécessaire.

Pour s'inscrire, cliquer ici.


Conferences: "Light and the lights"

Speakers Thierry Gaudin and Jean-Francois Magana, both engineers, will tell us about the societal aspects inspired by the word "light".

2015 is the "International Year of Light". Our two speakers will make a connection between light in society, knowledge, and philosophy and light under its bias utilitarian view by scientists.

As light became the medium of information dissemination, and building on history, philosophy and science up to our global society, Thierry Gaudin and Jean-Francois Magana will talk about the society that is emerging.

The conferences will take place:

  • on April 27 at the Ecole des Mines d'Albi Carmaux, and
  • on May 19 at the CNAM in Paris.

Both lectures are free and freely accessible, however registration is necessary.

To register, please click here.



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CENAM prepares for World Metrology Day 2015 - See the Photo Gallery from the 2014 Open Day

A review of the 2014 CENAM World Metrology Day celebration, including many pictures, is published here.



WMD 2015 in Monterrey, MEXICO

ETALONS is a commercial private Calibration Laboratory that has been providing services in Mexico since 1981. ETALONS and the Universidad Metropolitana de Monterrey are organizing a Forum on 20 May 2015 to celebrate World Metrology Day.

This Forum will include three sessions related to the science of measurement and will focus on this year´s theme Measurements and Light.

A special event web page has been created where delegates may register to attend the Forum - this web page also contains information about the program and directions get to the venue.

Please visit http://registro.etalons.com.mx/



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Saudi Arabia


WMD 2015 in Saudi Arabia

This year’s event is the sixth edition since 2010. The Saudi Quality Council, under the official sponsorship of His Excellency the Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) is organizing the Sixth Measurement Forum on 20 May, 2015, in line with this year's theme Measurements and Light.

Brief program highlights:

  • Venue: Jeddah Hilton (ALQASR)
  • Sponsor: Saudi Specialized Laboratories Co.( Motabaqah) (Diamond)
  • Keynote Speakers:
    • Dr. Kamal Hossain, Chair of the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET) and Director, Research & International at NPL, and
    • Dilip A. Shah (Fellow of the American Society for Quality - ASQ).

The program will include three sessions with three speeches in each session. The main topics will be in line with the WMD theme.

A special event web page was launched to present the WMD program. It contains various resources about the concepts and application of metrology. Please visit www.sqc.org.sa/wmd for updates.

We wish everybody a successful and happy WMD.

Eng. Waleed Al-Faris
Member of the Executive Committee of the SQC




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National Metrology Centre Plans Celebration for World Metrology Day 2015

In celebration of World Metrology Day 2015, the A*STAR National Metrology Centre (NMC) is organizing a conference on ‘Measurements and Light’ in Singapore on 20 May 2015.

Invited speakers will share how light-related measurement science supports the challenges faced by various industry sectors, which will benefit the end-users, stakeholders and regulators in related calibration, measurement and testing that are critical for global trade and industry.

Key industry players will also be sharing their insights at the Industrial Round tables focusing on measurement needs and challenges faced in the industry including aerospace technologies.

The event is targeted to attract more than 150 participants from various sectors, who use accurate and precise measurements for product design, manufacturing and engineering services for the global markets; as well as research organisations which seek higher levels of measurement accuracy for R&D and international collaborations.



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