Seminar on the OIML Certification System (OIML-CS)


The new OIML Certification System (OIML-CS) is due to become effective on 01 January 2018. The key emphasis of this seminar is to provide information on the implementation of the OIML-CS, including the steps that potential OIML Issuing Authorities, Utilizers and Associates will need to take to join the OIML-CS.

The seminar is open to representatives of OIML Member States and Corresponding Member countries, representatives from RLMOs, potential OIML Issuing Authorities, Utilizers and Associates, manufacturer representatives and others who are interested in the OIML-CS. It will take place on Monday 9 October 2017 from 08:30 to 14:30 at the Las Américas International Convention and Exhibition Center.



OIML Seminar on the OIML Certification System (OIML-CS)
Promoting Global Harmonization for Measuring Instruments

Draft Agenda




08:30 – 08:45

  • Welcome addresses and opening remarks

08:45 – 09:00

 Session 1: Introduction to the OIML

  • Role of the OIML
  • OIML Recommendations and their role in OIML Certificate Systems

09:00 – 10:00

 Session 2: Introduction and general information on the OIML-CS

  • General information about the new OIML-CS
  • Introduction to the new OIML-CS
  • Expected benefits of the new OIML-CS

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

 Session 3: Stakeholder perspectives and experience sharing

  • Industry
  • Issuing Authorities
  • Utilizers
  • Experience of OIML Certificate Systems in South America

11:30 – 12:30

 Session 4: Preparing for the new OIML-CS

  • Activities and relevant decisions of the prMC
  • What do people have to do to participate?
    • Steps to take to become an Issuing Authority, Utilizer or Associate
    • Case studies

12:30 – 13:15

Lunch break

13:15 – 14:00

 Session 5: What will happen after implementation?

  • Validity of old certificates
  • Next MC meeting
  • How to become a member of the MC
  • How to become a legal metrology expert
  • Test Laboratories Forum

14:00 – 14:30

 Session 6: Q&A



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