2021 World Metrology Day

What is it and why is it important?

This free 90-minute webinar introduces the attendee to the basic principles of metrology, the science of measurement.
It will provide a brief history of metrology and its importance for science and engineering as well as global trade. Basic metrological concepts such as calibration, measurement uncertainty and metrological traceability will be explained. The webinar will also discuss how accreditation to international standards ensures high confidence in the validity of test and calibration results.

Your Instructor

Helga Alexander
Helga Alexander

Helga is the Calibration Program Manager for IAS. Her experience includes 13 years at the Keithley Instrument Calibration Lab, leading to her management of their primary standards lab. She first became involved in accreditation in 2008 and became a calibration laboratory assessor in 2013.

Prior to assuming responsibility for the IAS Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Program, she spend four years with Southern Research Institute as their Quality Manager.

Today, Helga represents IAS at NCSLI and is the Convenor of the APAC Calibration Sub Committee of the APAC Technical Committee

Course Curriculum

  IAS World Metrology Day: What is it and Why is it Important?
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