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The second 2020 issue of Acta IMEKO is published

"Distinguished Readers, this current number of Acta IMEKO is mainly connected with the 23rd Symposium on Measurement of Electrical Quantities which has been held in the city of Xi’an, People's Republic of China on September 2019"
(From the editorial by Alexandru Salceanu, Romania)

"the ... issue of Acta IMEKO includes a first selection of scientific contributions that have been presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry held in Portici, Naples on October 2019."
(From the editorial by Mauro D’Arco, Oscar Tamburis, Italy)

The Table of Content can be found on the ACTA IMEKO page.
The full papers are available for free from the website of Acta IMEKO. Enjoy reading.



Our Summer 2020 newsletter is available

Please read the latest news and get the newest dates and information in our newsletter.

IMEKO events and the Corona virus

Dear friends of IMEKO, dear colleagues,
The spread of the corona virus and the measures taken in different countries forced the organizers of some of the events either to cancel the event or to postpone it. Please check the latest information on our Coming events page.

World Metrology Day (WMD) 2020

The theme for the World Metrology Day (WMD) 2020 - as always on 20 May - is in this year: Measurements for global trade. From the website of the WMD: "This theme was chosen to create awareness of the important role measurement plays in facilitating fair global trade, ensuring products meet standards and regulations, and satisfying customer quality expectations." Read more on

NEWS from the General Council and related boards meetings in September 2019 in Berlin

We welcome back SWEDEN in the IMEKO community. The Swedish member organisation is RISE, the Research Institutes of Sweden.
Some other important decisions:
- the XXIV IMEKO World Congress 2024 will take place in Hamburg, GERMANY
- some TC officers (Chairpersons, Vice Chairpersons, Scientific Secretaries) have changed in the following TCs: TC3, TC4, TC5, TC8, TC9, TC16, TC20, TC22.
- for young scientists attending IMEKO World Congresses: the funding of the György Striker Junior Paper Award will be continued by IMEKO.

Save the date for the XXIIIrd IMEKO World Congress in Yokohama in 2021

Preliminary information can be found on the web site of the IMEKO XXIII World Congress 2021.

EUROLAB has published cookbooks on the new ISO/IEC 17025

What are cookbooks? From EUROLAB's website: "EUROLAB cookbooks are short documents on quality issues to help laboratories comply with ISO/IEC 17025." Please visit the EUROLAB website and read or download these documents.