NCSLI VA Section Meeting | Nov 7, 2013 | VA Beach, VA

Mid-Atlantic Region – Virginia Section Meeting (1213)

Grand Opening of the Joint-Use Library

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NCSLI Virginia Section Meeting 1213 Thursday, November 7, 2013

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NCSLI Coordinators Name and Meeting Contact:

Richard Hogan
ACR Technical Services, Inc.
710 Industrial Park Dr.
Newport News, VA 23608

Region/Section Number and Name:
Virginia Section 1213

Meeting Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2013

 Meeting Time:
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 Cost to attend meeting:

Meeting Host:
TCC/City of Virginia Beach – Joint Use Library

Meeting Location:
1700 College Crescent
TCC Campus, Building L
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Meeting Sponsor (s):    
ACR Technical Services, Inc.
American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)
Morehouse Instrument Company, Inc.

Meeting Directions:

From Interstate 264

1. Head west on I-264 W 0.7 mi
2. Take exit 12 for Ballentine Blvd 0.2 mi
3. Turn left onto Ballentine Blvd 318 ft.
4. Turn left to merge onto I-264 E toward VA Beach 6.4 mi
5. Take exit 17A for Independence Blvd S 0.6 mi
6. Merge onto S Independence Blvd 0.5 mi
7. Slight right but stay on S Independence Blvd 2.7 mi
8. Turn left onto Buckner Blvd 0.6 mi
9. Turn right onto Student Ave 226 ft.
10. Turn left onto Michael Labouve Dr 85 ft.
11. Take the 1st right onto College Crescent
Destination will be on the right 0.2 mi
END: 1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Meeting Speaker (s):

Speakers’ Name: Phil Smith, A2LA
Topic: Calibration Services Buyers Beware
Learning Objectives:
• Why calibrate
• Calibration intervals
• How to calibrate
• Certification vs. ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
• The International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement
• Scopes of Accreditation
• Accreditation Body Endorsed Certificate of Calibration

Speakers’ Name: Sylvana Ricciarini and Phil Smith, A2LA
Topic: Top 10 Assessment Deficiencies
Learning Objectives: Most common deficiencies discovered during A2LA assessments.

Speakers’ Name: Henry Zumbrun, Morehouse Instruments

Topic: Force Measurement
Learning Objectives:
• Force – introduction
• Common types of force measuring instruments
• Types of measurement error with demonstration
• Measurement uncertainty & measurement hierarchy

Meeting Overview:
To bring local NCSL International members and non-members from Virginia together for networking,
education, and training

Meeting Schedule:

08:00 A.M.      Networking
08:30 A.M       Introduction presentation
09:00 A.M.      Force Presentation – Henry Zumbrun, Morehouse Instruments
10:30 A.M.      Discussion: Questions & Comments
11:00 A.M.      Morning Break & Networking
11:15 A.M.      Calibration Service Buyer’s Beware – Phil Smith, A2LA
12:15 P.M.      Discussion: Questions & Comments
12:30 P.M.      Lunch Break
01:30 P.M.      Networking
02:00 P.M.      Top 10 A2LA Deficiencies – Sylvana Ricciarini & Phil Smith, A2LA
03:15 P.M.      Discussion: Question & Comments
03:30 P.M.      Meeting Discussion & Closing
04:00 P.M.      Meeting End


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About the Author

Richard Hogan

Richard Hogan is the CEO of ISO Budgets, L.L.C., a U.S.-based consulting and data analysis firm. Services include measurement consulting, data analysis, uncertainty budgets, and control charts. Richard is a systems engineer who has laboratory management and quality control experience in the Metrology industry. He specializes in uncertainty analysis, industrial statistics, and process optimization. Richard holds a Masters degree in Engineering from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Connect with Richard on LinkedIn.

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