Meeting of the International Committee of Legal Metrology
24-29 October 2004
Tuesday 26 October, starting at 17:30, delegates are invited to an German
Government Reception on the Mark Brandenburg Ship, aboard which dinner
will be served during a cruise.
On Wednesday 27 October from 18:00 all participants are invited to a PTB
Reception at the PTB in Charlottenburg.
On Thursday 28 October the OIML is pleased to extend an invitation to
a Reception at the Crown Estate of Bornstedt, near Potsdam.
Accompanying Persons are very welcome to attend all three receptions.
12th International Legal Metrology Conference
The Conference will approve the budget of the Organization for the four
years to come, and will make key decisions on the orientation and strategy
of the OIML over that period. More specifically, it will give consideration
to the Financial Regulations, and decide on the most appropriate structure
to take care of the needs of Developing Countries.
39th CIML Meeting
The CIML will elect a new President and First Vice-President in Berlin;
this choice will condition the future policy of the Organization. Besides
the regular business, the Committee will also take important decisions
concerning the application of the Mutual Acceptance Arrangement, and approve
a certain number of International Recommendations and Documents.
Forum: Metrology - Trade Facilitator: What is
needed, what is offered
The forum will be opened by a representative of the German Ministry for
Economic Cooperation and Development followed by oral statements on the
purpose of the event, the importance of a technical infrastructure for
economic development and trade facilitation, specific requirements with
regard to the Technical Barriers to Trade and the Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary
Agreements of the WTO and a few selected examples. Supporters will explain
how to benefit from their programs, resource persons will answer questions
and there will be a Poster Session.
The Development Council will review activities over the past year, and
the new structure for assisting Developing Countries will be established.
MAA Round Table
During the Round Table on the Mutual Acceptance Arrangement (MAA), decisions
to be submitted to the CIML for approval will be discussed - notably concerning
the application of the Arrangement.