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World Metrology Day - Training Event in NZ

6 years 5 months ago #88 by Liam Shanahan (Website Admin)
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  • World Metrology Day - Training Event in NZ was created by Liam Shanahan (Website Admin)
    What: World Metrology Day - Training Event in NZ
    When: Friday 20th May 9.30am – 4.00pm
    Where: Callaghan Innovation, 69 Gracefield Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

    Join MSA members at the Measurement Standards Laboratory, New Zealand, to celebrate World Metrology Day 2016. This one day training event gives you exclusive access into the laboratories to see what it takes to be our National Metrology Institute.
    Hear from world leading expert Dr Chris Sutton as he explains the revision of the SI and participate in a number of mini-workshops and demonstrations.
    This is certainly a day worth getting out of the office for and a great opportunity to learn and network with fellow metrologists and Measurement experts.
    Non MSA members are welcome.

    9:30 am Welcome
    Morning Tea/Cake Cutting
    10:00 am MSL Laboratory Tours (Electrical, Temperature, Mass & Pressure, Length, Photometry & Radiometry)
    11:30 am Technical Presentation
    Dr Chris Sutton (MSL) presents ‘A Radical Revision of the SI - The International System of Units’
    12:15 pm Lunch
    1:00 pm Workshops/Demonstrations MSL (30mins duration each)
    1. Infrared Thermometry/Thermal Imaging
    2. Thermocouple calibration
    Photometry & Radiometry
    3. Lighting and ability to discriminate colour
    Mass & Pressure
    4. Optimizing Weight measurements
    5. Dimensional Decisions – Examples of comparing parts to drawings
    6. Modern High-Current Measurement
    3:00 pm Afternoon Tea/Networking

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