General Information

Demand identification

Activities carried out about survey identification demand (from April to October 2009)

The first activities with regards to the demand identification was the surveys.   Each Working Group prepared special surveys.  The results are documented in the Reports presented in the links below.

About the"Consultancy to clients"  Working Group : viewing reports

About the "Program training" Working Group: viewing reports

About the "Group calibration" Working Group: viewing reports

Demand identification

Three guides for identifying the demand and standardize the results of working groups have been prepared:


1.- Demand identification for Consulting services (please click here for getting the file)
2.- Demand identification for Training Programs(please click here for getting the file)
3.- Demand identification for Groups Calibration Facilitation (please click here for getting the file)

Awareness raising Seminars

With regards to the activities for the demand identification , Awareness raising Seminars were programmed .

The NMIs which carried out seminars belong to the following countries:

- Barbados (in ocassion of  "National Quality Infraestructure", july 2009)

- Guyana (which was done in collaboration with CROSQ, previously)

- Colombia (Seminar:"The metrology in the biomedicine" , september 2009)

- Uruguay (Seminario: "Demand identification- SWOT", October 2009)

- Haiti (October 2009)

- Perú (Octubre 2009)

- República Dominicana (in ocasion of  Follow-up Workshop Sto-Domingo, Junio 2010)


To consult the seminar's reports, go to the Documents web page.

Working Groups, 2nd phase

Closing Workshop Barbados 2014

Closing Workshop Barbados 2014

Venue: Savanah Hotel (Bridgetown, Barbados)

Date: March 18th-21st 2014

 

Report :

Report of Closing Workshop (PDF file)

- Annex A: Experiences with Secondary Labs in Honduras by Wendy Chinchilla (PDF file)

- Annex B: Group Calibration with support of Peru by Henry Postigo (PDF file)

- Annex C: Initiatives in the Educational Sector in Uruguay by Silvana Demicheli (PDF file) 

- Annex D: Awareness raising experiences in Haiti by Monorde Civil and Junior Doran (PDF file)

- Annex E: Experience on the Introduction of SI Law in Panama by Javier Arias and Saúl Garcìa (PDF file)

- Annex F: Intercomparisons and Proficiency Test in Costa Rica, by Jessica Chavarría (PDF file)

- Annex G: BNSI Modernization Project by Fabian Scott (PDF file)

- Annex H: Best practices on Quality Infrastructure, by Clemens Sanetra (PDF file)

- Annex I: Presentation of survey results with the Barbadian Industry by Hadyn Rhynd(PDF file)

- Annex J: Self-assessments of participants of Phase 2 (PDF file)

Follow up Workshop Brasil 2013

Follow up Workshop Brasil 2013

Venue: INMETRO (Brazil)

Date: August 27th-29th 2013

 

Report :

Report of Follow up Workshop (PDF file)

- Annex A: Presentation on INMETRO’s Strategic Planning by S. Ghelman (PDF file)

- Annex B: Presentation on Legal Metrology Structure of INMETRO by G. Jordão and R. Martins Rego (PDF file)

- Annex C: Presentations of WG- Regulators (https://www.ptb.de/lac/index.php?id=5571)

- Annex D: Presentations of WG- Secondary Labs (https://www.ptb.de/lac/index.php?id=5571)

- Annex E: Presentations of WG- Education  (https://www.ptb.de/lac/index.php?id=5571)

 - Annex F: Presentation on Group Management by S. Demicheli and M. Flores (PDF file)

Follow up Workshop Uruguay 2013

Follow up Workshop Uruguay 2013

Venue: LATU (Montevideo, Uruguay)

Date: February 26th-March 2nd 2013

 

Report :

Report of Follow up Workshop (PDF file 3.11 MB),  (PDF file 12.3 MB), (XPS file 3.58 MB)

Annex 1 'Posters presented by WG-Education' (PDF file)

Annex 2 'Posters presented by WG-Regulators' (PDF file)

Annex 3 'Posters presented by WG-Secondary Labs (PDF file)

 

Presentations (available in Spanish for now):

- Soft skills: Communication and Leadership (PDF file), Strategic Planning (PDF file)

- Monitoring projects (PDF file)

- Training workshop ISO/IEC 17043: 1st day (PDF file), 2nd day (PDF file)

Follow up Workshop Panama 2012

Follow up Workshop Panama 2012

Venue: Panama City

Date: August 8th to 10th, 2012

Agenda:

Agenda Follow up Workshop (PDF file)

 

Report:

Report of Follow up Workshop (PDF file).

Annex 1 'Posters presented by WG-Regulators' (PDF file)

Annex 2 'Posters presented by WG-Secondary Labs' (PDF file)

Annex 3 'Posters presented by WG-Education' (PDF file)

 

Kick off Workshop Mexico 2012

Kick off Workshop Mexico 2012

Venue: CENAM (Querétaro, Qro. México)

Date: January 9th to 11th, 2012

Agenda:

Agenda Kick off Workshop (PDF file)

 

Report:

Report of Kick off Workshop (PDF file)

Annex 1. S.Echeverría-Villagómez, A. Valqui., T. Lopez de Souza, C.Trejo-Morales, M. Grad (2011) A Proposal for Collaborative Knowledge Creation (CKC), Globelics, Buenos Aires (PDF file)

Annex 2. Objective and activities of the project in WG-Regulators (PPS file)

Annex 3. Objective and activities of the project in WG-Secondary Labs (PPS file)

Annex 4.  Objective and activities of the project in WG-Education (PPS file)

Annex 5. Expectations of functions of Participants, Coach and Technical Committee (PDF file)

Participants WG Regulators

Member Country NMI e.mail
Ronald Brewster Barbados Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs serengeti@caribsurf.com
Luddy Pilar Huarcacho Bolivia IBMETRO l.pilar@ibmetro.gob.bo
Mariela Trujillo Chile INN mariela.trujillo@inn.cl
Keemo Fyffe Guyana Guyana National Bureau of Standards keemofyffe@hotmail.com
Monorde Civil Haití Minsitére du commerce et de l'Industrie monordecivil@hotmail.com
Javier Arias Panama CENAMEP jarias@cenamep.org.pa
Henry Postigo Peru INDECOPI hpostigo@indecopi.gob.pe
I-Ronn Audain St. Kitts and Nevis SKNBS chemicalengineerskb@yahoo.com
Marta Airaudo Uruguay LATU MAIRAUDO@latu.org.uy

Participants WG Secondary Laboratories

Member Country NMI e.mail
Oscar Garrido Chile INN oscar.garrido@inn.cl
Jessica Chavarría Costa Rica LACOMET jchavarria@hotmail.com
Mónica Gualotuña Ecuador INEN mgualotuna@inen.gob.ec
Wendy Chinchilla Honduras CEHM wchinchilla@seplan.gob.hn
Diana Cantero Paraguay INTN dcantero@intn.gov.py
Patricia Pereyra Dom. Republic DIGENOR subdirgeneral@digenor.gob.do
Simone Fajardo Uruguay LATU sfajardo@latu.org.uy

Participants WG Education

Member Country NMI e.mail
Hadyn Rhynd Barbados Barbados National Standards Institution hrhynd@bnsi.com.bb
Jermaine Softley Guyana Guyana National Bureau of Standards jsoftley99@hotmail.com
Junior Doran Haiti Ministère du Commerce et de l'Industrie donjunior001@hotmail.com
Richard Lawrence Jamaica Bureau of Standards Jamaica RLawrence@bsj.org.jm
J.Gabriel Pérez Nicaragua LANAMET lanamet@ibw.com.ni
Saúl Garcia Panama CENAMEP sgarcia@cenamep.org.pa
Derlis Medina Paraguay INTN dmedina@intn.gov.py
José Dajes/Edwin Guillen Peru INDECOPI jdajes@indecopi.gob.pe, eguillen@indecopi.gob.pe
Theodore Reddock* Trinidad and Tobago TTBS theodore.reddock@ttbs.org.tt
      *interrupted the participation in the project, only attended to kick off workshop (México)
Silvana Demicheli Uruguay LATU sdemiche@latu.org.uy
       
       
       
       

WG Education

Country January-July 2012 August 12-January 13 March-August 2013 Sept 2013-Febr 2014
Barbados See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
Guyana See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
Haiti See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
Jamaica See page 1
See page 2
- - -
Nicaragua - - See work plan -
Panama See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
Paraguay See work plan - See work plan See work plan
Peru See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
Trinidad and Tobago See work plan interrupted participation ---- -------
Uruguay See work plan See work plan See work plan See work plan
         

Progress Reports (WG Regulators)

Country January-July 2012 August 2012-January 2013 March -August 2013 4th period
Barbados See Progress Report not submitted not submitted -
Bolivia See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation -
Chile * * See Presentation  
Guyana See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation -
Haiti See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation -
Panama See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation -
Peru See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation -
St.Kitts and Nevis See Progress Report See Progress Report See Presentation  
Uruguay * See Progress Report See Presentation  
* Chile starts the project in 01.2013 *Uruguay starts the project for 2nd period      

General materials and Quality Infraestructure

Link

Description

Languages

http://www.npl.co.uk/educate-explore/

Interesting materials available for all levels of education, including videos, posters, etc. (and they are really didactics).

 

ENGLISH

http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/standards-in-education/education_materials-list.htm?emtype=em

Interesting materials that may contribute to initiatives for education about standards

ENGLISH and some documents in another languages like SPANISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, etc.

http://www.inmetro.gov.br/infotec/outrasPub.asp#cartilha

Some brochures in easy language about several topics of the quality infrastructure: (only in Portuguese)

PORTUGUESE

http://www.ptb.de/de/org/q/q5/docs/OAS_SP07.pdf

 

Publication: “Enfrentando el desafío global de la Calidad. Una Infraestructura Nacional de Calidad.”

 

SPANISH

http://www.ptb.de/de/org/q/q5/docs/broschueren/broschuere_Guide1_Technical_regulations_e.pdf

 

Publication: “Technical regulations-Recommendations for their elaboration and reinforcement”.

ENGLISH

http://www.ptb.de/de/org/q/q5/filme/quality_esp.swf

Quality Infraestructure in about 5 minutes

SPANISH

 

 

Basic Metrology

Link

Description

Languages

http://www2.inmetro.gov.br/crianca/

Webpage with materials prepared by Inmetro for children (with videos, games and publications to help awareness raising about metrology) (only in Portuguese):

PORTUGUESE

http://www.science.oas.org/oea_gtz/libros/metrologia/metrolo.htm

 

Metrology for non-metrologists

SPANISH

http://www.science.oas.org/espanol/publica_mt.htm

Some publications of OEA about Metrology

SPANISH

http://conozcamoslasmedidas2.wordpress.com/origen-de-las-mediciones/

History on metrology origin

SPANISH

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sistema_Internacional_de_Unidades

 

Definition of International Unit System

 

SPANISH

http://www.sim-metrologia.org.br/docs/span_VIM.pdf

 

International Vocabulary of Metrology (VIM)

 

SPANISH

http://www.bipm.org

 

Web page of BIPM- Bureau International des Poids et Messures (Including links to the NMI-members of BIPM)

ENGLISH and FRENCH

http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/index.html

Information on International Unit System (uses, definitions and table of conversions)

ENGLISH

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_46-7Ryg7E&feature=related

 

Video in youtube from “Telecurso 2000” about the importance of Metrology for Mechanics.

PORTUGUESE

http://conozcamoslasmedidas2.wordpress.com/herramientas-de-medicion/

 

Multiples and submultiples. Ways to measure the time.

 

SPANISH

http://conozcamoslasmedidas2.wordpress.com/instrumentos-de-medicion2/

 

Measurments Equipments II

SPANISH

http://www.slideshare.net/eltalishare/tipos-de-errores-en-las-mediciones

Measurement  errors

SPANISH

http://www.fisica.uh.cu/bibvirtual/fisica_aplicada/fisica1y2/mediciones/mediciones.htm

 

Article: “El abc de las mediciones en el laboratorio docente” (several topics on uncertaintity)

SPANISH

http://tecnologia-jesusmolina.blogspot.com/2008/10/metrologa.html

How to use a micrometer

SPANISH

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5ioFckgHe4&feature=related

How to use a vernier

SPANISH

Materials for revision

Description: Materials of INDECOPI's conferences to Universities

Shared by: Edwing Guillen (INDECOPI)

Files:

- Part 1 (see file)

- Part 2 (see file)

- Part 3 (see file)

- Part 4 (see file)

Working Groups, 1st phase

Follow up Workshop (Sto. Domingo, Rep.Dom.; June 7th to 9th, 2010

Follow up Workshop (Sto. Domingo, Rep.Dom.; June 7th to 9th, 2010

The Report of the Follow-up Workshop, carried out in Sto. Domingo Republic Dominique, in June 7th to June 9th,  you may find clicking in the following link: Report in English , and its attachments:

Evaluation of the Workshop (Annex A)

Evaluation of the Workshop (Annex B)

Follow up Workshop (Lima Peru; October 29th, 2009

Follow up Workshop (Lima Peru; October 29th, 2009

The Report of the Follow-up Workshop, carried out in Lima Peru, on October 29th 2009,  you may consulting by clicking in the following link: Report in English , Electronic compilation of the cards on the boards (Annex B)

"NMI-Metrology user relation" Workshop (March 2009)

"NMI-Metrology user relation" Workshop (March 2009)

You may find the Work documents about Demand identification, of each Working Group, at the following links:

- WG "Consultancy to clientes": please click here, login and password are required

- WG "Programas de entreanamiento": please click here, login and password are required

- WG "Rondas de calibración": please click here, login and password are required

You may find the workshop documentation (CENAM México, March 2009)at the SIM website: http://www.sim-metrologia.org.br/nmi.php

Participants WG Consultancy

Member Country NMI e.mail
Claudia Santo Uruguay Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay csanto@latu.org.uy
Henry Postigo Perú Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual hpostigo@indecopi.gob.pe
Robert Medford Grenada Grenada Bureau of Standards gdbs@spiceisle.com
Junior Dora n Haití Minsitére du commerce et de l'Industrie donjunior001@hotmail.com
Haydn Rhynd Barbados Barbados National Satandards Institution hadynr@hotmail.com

Participants WG Training

Member Country NMI e.mail
Saúl García Panamá Centro Nacional de Metrología de Panamá AIP sgarcia@cenamep.org.pa
Hiram Williams St. Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards hw.mplbos@gmail.com
Antonio García Colombia INM-Colombia antgarcia@inm.gov.co
Silvana Demicheli Uruguay Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay SDEMICHE@latu.org.uy
Jessica Chavarría Costa Rica LACOMET jchavarria@hotmail.com

Participants WG Group Calibration

Member Country NMI e.mail
Jermaine Softley Guyana Guyana National Bureau of Standards jsoftley99@hotmail.com
Simon Nyaaba Dominica Dominica Bureau of Standards snyaaba@dominicastandards.org

WG Group Calibration

Country Nov 2009 - May 2010 July - Nov 2010 Feb - May 2011
Costa Rica Costa Rica Jan 2010 - -
Dominica Dominica Jan 2010 Dominica July 2010 Dominica Feb 2011
El Salvador El Salvador Jan 2010 - -
Guyana Guyana Jan 2010 Guyana July 2010 Guyana Feb 2010
Rep. Dominicana Rep. Dominicana Mar 2010 - -
St. Vincent and the Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines Jan 2010 - -

The Workplans of each working group during March-October 2009 are available at the SIM website:

http://www.sim-metrologia.org.br/nmi.php

Report on activities carried out from July to October 2010.

Work-plans were designed after the Follow-up Workshop held in Sto. Domingo. You can consult, in English, the activities carried out, until October, in the following file: Report until October 2010.

WG Group Calibration

Country Demand Identification Report Final Reports 2009-2011
Costa Rica - LACOMET M. Calvo 2009-09-09 (spanish)
El Salvador - LNML D. brito 2009-10-29 (spanish)
Guyana GNBS J. Softley 09-2009 GNBS J. Softley 04-2011
Dominica DBS S. Nyaaba 2009-10-23 DBS Simon A. Nyaaba 2011-04-20