Presentation on theme: "Claire Saundry, Ph.D. Director, International and Academic Affairs National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Eighth Regular meeting of the."— Presentation transcript:
Claire Saundry, Ph.D. Director, International and Academic Affairs National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Eighth Regular meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Science and Technology Washington DC. November 14-15, 2013
Membership: National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) located in the 34 member nations of the OAS Mission: To promote and support an integrated measurement infrastructure in the Americas that ensures equity in the marketplace, improves the quality of life and facilitates international trade. International Role: Regional Metrology Organization (RMO) for the Western Hemisphere, one of 5 RMOs currently recognized within the framework of the International Committee on Weights and Measures Mutual Recognition Arrangement (CIPM MRA).
OAS/FEMCIDI - Metrology and National Measurement Standards to support Environmental Sustainability and the Enhancement of Human Health, Safety and Prosperity in the Americas ( ) US Mission to the OAS - Enhancing National Measurement Infrastructure in the Americas ( ) NIST - Advanced Internships ( ) OAS/FEMCIDI - Strengthening National Metrology Institutes in the Hemisphere: an essential element in the development of National Quality Infrastructure (September 1, August 31, 2016) US Mission to the OAS - Renewable Energy and Climate Science: Metrology and Technology Challenges in the Americas (October September 2015) NIST - SIM Metrology School (2013)
Workshop on Renewable Energy and Climate Science for the Americas: Metrology and Technology Challenges CENAM, Queretaro, Mexico October 8-9, 2013
SIM Metrology School 28 October – 1 November
Planning underway for four workshops: Training - "Calibration of Oscillation Densimeters (Bogota, Colombia December) Training - Biomedical equipment in CAMET (early 2014) Training - Statistics for Chemistry (early 2014) Training Workshop - Anti-Venom production - Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 24-26, Internships/Advanced Metrology Training
Argentina - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial Antigua and Barbuda Bureau of Standards Bahamas Ministry of Lands and Local Government Barbados National Standards Institution Belize Bureau of Standards Bolivia - Instituto Boliviano de Metrología Brazil - Instituto Nactional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia Canada – National Research Council Chile - Instituto Nacional de Normalización Colombia - Instituto Nacional de Metrología de Colombia Costa Rica Laboratorio Costarricense de Metrología Dominica Bureau of Standards Dominican Republic Dirección General de Normas y Sistemas de Calidad Ecuador - Instituto Ecuatoriano de Normalizacion El Salvador - Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología Grenada Bureau of Standards Guatemala Centro Nacional de Metrología Guyana Bureau of Standards Haiti - Ministry of Commerce and Industry Honduras - Centro Hondureño de Metrologia Jamaica Bureau of Standards Mexico - Centro Nacional de Metrologia Nicaragua - Laboratorio Nacional de Metrologia El Centro Nacional de Metrología de Panamá Paraguay Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia y Normalizacion Peru Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Proteccion de la Propiedad Intelectual Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Government of Saint Vincent Suriname Metrology Unit Trindidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards USA - National Institute of Standards and Technology Venezuela Servicio Autonomo de Normalizacion Calidad y Metrologia # Laboratorio Tecnologico del Uruguay # Inactive