February 5, 2018 at Bandar Sri Begawan, Brunei
GLP Consulting had successfully conducted a half-day seminar on “An overview of new ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and its important elements” on February 5, 2018 at Bandar Seri Begawan of Brunei Darussalam. Three technical papers were presented for discussion, namely “Updating the new ISO/IEC 17025:2017”, “Introducing sampling and sampling uncertainty” and “Risk-based thinking and decision rules for conformity testing”. Some 36 participants from various government and private laboratories were present at the seminar.
May 14-15, 2018 at Dublin, Ireland
GH Yeoh attended an interesting Eurachem Scientific Workshop on “Data – Quality, Analysis and Integrity” at Dublin Castle, Ireland on May 14-15, 2018. Some 100 participants from more than 20 countries attended the Workshop which covered quite a wide ranging topics from reviewing statistical techniques to ensuring data quality, e.g., by interanl QC, to multivariate analysis, to means in ensuring LIMS data integrity, and to make risk decision on conformity testing.
The Conference dinner on Monday May 14 was arranged at the renowned Guinness Brewery, the birthplace of the Student’s t-test statistic invented by its chemist cum statistician, William Gosset. William published his famous ideas in Biometrika in 1908 using a pseudonym “A. Student” because of his company’s policy on confidentiality.