9th International Workshop - PTS

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 14:45

ielab, as a member of Eurachem-PT WG Group, participated in the 9th International Workshop - Proficiency Testing in Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine that took place in Portorož, Slovenia, last 9th - 12th October 2017, organized by the Eurachem Proficiency Testing Working Group in association with EQALM and CITAC. The event counted on the participation of 200 delegates, coming from 53 countries.

Important topics were discussed during the workshop, such as the changes to PT/EQA schemes in developing countries over the last ten years, the importance of interpretative PT/EQA schemes, the implementation of ISO/IEC 17043 standard for sampling PT/EQA schemes, the experience of the implementation of EA-4/18 and the use and treatment of measurement uncertainty in PT/EQA schemes.

ielab took part in the workshop with two lectures about the importance of interpretative PT/EQA schemes and the calculation of the standard deviation for proficiency assessment (SDPA).