Forum Report 2008

The 17th NCSLI-Japan Technical Forum Report
 The 6th Joint Lecture Meeting of Calibration and Standard Forum (The 17th NCSLI-Japan Technical Forum) was held on Thurs., Nov. 21nd, 2008, at Ota-ku Industrial Plaza (PiO) in Tokyo.

 In the beginning on the day, opening remarks was given by Mr. Shigenobu Watanabe, of METI, followed by a keynote speech by Mr. Mitsuru Tanaka, of Research Coordinator, AIST, by general session. The theme of the speech was “Turning Point Metrological Traceability”, mentioned about the situation to date of the background and the supply of the metrological traceability and the current state and the futures. Then, 18 lectures were held in two conference halls including 6 sessions, also the poster sessions by NMIJ and the participation organization, and the exhibition of measurement instruments. The tutorial seminar was also held with the NMIJ metrology club. Most of participants could exchange and share information each other.

 Along with last year, this year’s over 400 participants show that a high interest to the metrology and measurement field and in this forum. The forum finished successfully this year supported by the lecturers, participants and many operational cooperators. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone concerned this event.
General sessionOpening remarks
Giving a lecture(1)Giving a lecture(2)
Giving a lecture(3)Paper presenters gathered with NCSLI-J board members
The poster sessionThe exhibition
At the receptionDoor prize