Environmental Measurement Symposium

New Orleans, LA  •  August 2018


Lunch on your Own OR Attend a sponsored luncheon seminar.

12:00-1:30You must have pre–registered for the luncheon seminars or acquire a ticket from the selected sponsor to attend.

TNI Special Session on Incorporating the 2017 Version of ISO/IEC 17025
Celestin D
1:30-5:00

Expert Panel:

Jordan Adelson, US Navy
Justin Brown, Environmental Monitoring and Technology
Carl Kircher, Florida Department of Health
Marlene Moore, Advanced Systems, Inc.
Alfredo Sotomayor, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Cathy Westerman, Virginia Department of Consolidated Services
Bob Wyeth, Independent Consultant

The 2005 version of ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, forms the basis of TNI's accreditation programs for both laboratories and Field Sampling and Measurement Organizations (FSMOs). In 2017, a new version of this standard was adopted for use internationally. This session is designed to have an open discussion on various options for how TNI will integrate the new 17025 into TNI's standards.

1:30 Overview of the New 17025
Chris Gunning, A2LA
2:00 Questions from the Quality Systems Committee
Paul Junio, Northern Lake Services
2:15 Questions from the Field Activities Committee
Shannon Swantek, Environmental Standards
2:30 Panel Discussion - Potential Removal of Language and Options from 17025 (2017)
3:00 BREAK
3:30 Panel Discussion: Potential Addition of Language from 17025 (2005)
4:00 Panel Discussion: Consideration of Sampling and Field Measurements Between the Lab and Field Standards
4:30 Wrap-up and Next Steps

Session Moderator: Jerry Parr, The NELAC Institute


12:00-1:30

Lunch on your Own OR Attend a sponsored luncheon seminar. 
You must have pre–registered for the luncheon seminars or acquire a ticket from the selected sponsor to attend.


1:30-5:00
TNI Special Session on Incorporating the 2017 Version of ISO/IEC 17025 Celestin D

Expert Panel:

Jordan Adelson, US Navy
Justin Brown, Environmental Monitoring and Technology
Carl Kircher, Florida Department of Health
Marlene Moore, Advanced Systems, Inc.
Alfredo Sotomayor, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Cathy Westerman, Virginia Department of Consolidated Services
Bob Wyeth, Independent Consultant

The 2005 version of ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, forms the basis of TNI's accreditation programs for both laboratories and Field Sampling and Measurement Organizations (FSMOs). In 2017, a new version of this standard was adopted for use internationally. This session is designed to have an open discussion on various options for how TNI will integrate the new 17025 into TNI's standards.

1:30 Overview of the New 17025
Chris Gunning, A2LA
2:00 Questions from the Quality Systems Committee
Paul Junio, Northern Lake Services
2:15 Questions from the Field Activities Committee
Shannon Swantek, Environmental Standards
2:30 Panel Discussion - Potential Removal of Language and Options from 17025 (2017)
3:00 BREAK
3:30 Panel Discussion: Potential Addition of Language from 17025 (2005)
4:00 Panel Discussion: Consideration of Sampling and Field Measurements Between the Lab and Field Standards
4:30 Wrap-up and Next Steps


Session Moderator: Jerry Parr, The NELAC Institute