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Introduction to: Proceedings of ILAC 2000 Technical Conference for Laboratory Professionals



Belinda L. Collins


The biennial meeting of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, the ILAC 2000 Technical Conference, in Washington, DC, is co-hosted by NIST and various public and private sector organizations. The Proceedings include speakers' papers and overview comments of panelists. The topics of the Conference include the revised criteria for recognizing laboratory competence under ISO/IEC 17025; how laboratory accreditation serves users of testing laboratories; comparison of data generated by laboratories; interpretations of uncertainty and traceability; a tutorial on uncertainty; the effect of accreditation on international trade; and guidance for developing economies planning to establish accreditation systems.
Proceedings Title
ILAC 2000 Technical Conference
Conference Dates
October 29-November 4, 2000
Conference Title
International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation


ILAC 2000, laboratory accreditation, technical conference proceedings


Collins, B. (2000), Introduction to: Proceedings of ILAC 2000 Technical Conference for Laboratory Professionals, ILAC 2000 Technical Conference, [online], (Accessed July 23, 2024)


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Created November 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017