Tutorial Program

2018 Program

T-1 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |
Rm: D135
Course Title: ISO/IEC 17025 Changes 
Instructor: Trevor Thompson, United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
Course Description

T-2 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D136
Course Title: Decision Rules and Making Statements of Compliance with Confidence
Instructor: Jeff Gust, Fluke Calibration
Course Description

T-3 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D137
Course Title: Active Asset Management
Instructor: James (Smitty) Smith, Boeing Test & Evaluation
Course Description

T-4 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D138
Course Title: Running the Effective Laboratory Better: Data Driven Improvements That Matter
Instructor: Jesse Morse, Morse Metrology and Dr. Malcolm Smith, WesCan Calibration Services
Course Description

T-5 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D139
Course Title: Applying LEAN in a Calibration Lab Environment
Instructor: Dean S. Williams, Duke Energy
Course Description
T-6 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Canceled
Course Title: Traceability, Operations, and Good Measurement Practices for Balances in an Analytical Environment
Instructor: Mark Ruefenacht, Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Course Description

T-7 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: E141
Course Title: The Road to Accreditation:  Implementing ISO/IEC 17025:2017
and Accrediting Body Accreditation Requirements
Instructor:
Randy Long, ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board
Course Description
 
T-8 | Saturday, August 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: E142
Course Title: Microwave Network Analysis, Power Calibrations and Noise Figure
Instructor:  Bart Schrijver, Keysight Technologies
Course Description

T-9 | Sat & Sun, August 25 & 26  | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 2-Day (16 Hours) |Rm: E143
Course Title: Selection, Calibration, and Use of Contact Thermometers
Instructor: Dawn Cross, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Karen Garrity, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Course Description

T-10 | Sat & Sun, August 25 & 26  | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 2-Day (16 Hours) |Rm: E144
Course Title: The NIST Uncertainty Machine and the NIST Consensus Builder
Instructor: Antonio Possolo, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Course Description
T-11 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D135
Course Title: Risk Based Thinking In Metrology
Instructor: Andy Oldershaw, National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Course Description

T-12 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D136
Course Title: Effective Calibration Interval Analysis
Instructor: Mark Kuster, Pantex Metrology
Course Description

T-13 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: E141
Course Title: The Ins and Outs of Applying for and Maintaining ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation:  Challenges and tips for success
Instructor: Randy Long, ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board 
Course Description

T-14 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D138
Course Title: The Book on Resistance and High Current Measurements
Instructor: Mark Evans, Guildline Instruments
Course Description
T-15 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D139
Course Title: Pressure Metrology
Instructor: Michael Bair, Fluke Calibration
Course Description

T-16 | Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: D140
Course Title: Introduction to Photonics
Instructor: Zeeshan Ahmed, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Course Description

T-17 | Sunday, August 26  | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D137
Course Title: Realization and Dissemination of Mass in the New SI
Instructor: Patrick Abbott, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Course Description

T-18 | Sun & Mon, August 26 & 27  | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 2-Day (16 Hours) |Rm: E142

Course Title: Evaluating Uncertainty and Risk: A Hands-On Approach
Instructor: Dr. Dennis Jackson, and Nam Phan, NSWC Corona Division
Course Description
T-19 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D135
Course Title: Calibration Management Software: How to Select and Implement for Your Regulated Environment
Instructor: Walter Nowocin, Medtronic PLC
Course Description

T-20 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 1-Day (8 Hours) |Rm: D136
Course Title: Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty in Conformity Assessment of Measuring Instruments
Instructor: James Salsbury PhD, and Amosh Kumar, Mitutoyo America Corporation
Course Description

T-21 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: D137
Course Title: Industrial Pressure Calibration and Measurements
Instructor: Jon Sanders, Additel Corporation
Course Description

T-22 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: D138
Course Title: Vibration and Shock Sensor Theory and Calibration
Instructor: Patrick Timmons, The Modal Shop
Course Description

T-23 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: D139
Course Title: Force Calibration
Instructor: Henry Zumbrun, Morehouse Instruments
Course Description

T-24 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: D140
Course Title: Radiation Thermometry Fundamentals 
Instructor: Frank Liebmann, Fluke Calibration
Course Description
T-25 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: E141
Course Title:  Fundamentals of Humidity Measurement
Instructor: Michael Boetzkes, Metrology and Quality Consultant
Course Description
 
T-26 | Monday, August 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1/2-Day AM (4 Hours) |Rm: E143
Course Title: High Power Measurement and Wattmeter Calibration
Instructor: Adam Fleder and Greg Tolentino, Tegam Inc.
Course Description

T-27 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: D137
Course Title: Understanding Pass/Fail Measurement Decision Risk and How to Comply with ISO/IEC 17025:2017
Instructor: Bob Stern, Keysight Technologies
Course Description
T-28 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: D138
Course Title: Good Weighing Techniques
Instructor: Tony Kowalski, Sartorius
Course Description

T-29 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: D139
Course Title: Fundamentals of Torque Calibration
Instructor: Henry Zumbrun, Morehouse Instruments
Course Description

T-30 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: E141
Course Title:  Relative Humidity Generation for Calibration
Instructor: Michael Boetzkes, Metrology and Quality Consultant
Course Description
 
T-31 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: D140
Course Title: Time and Frequency Measurements Using GPS
Instructor: Michael Lombardi, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Course Description

T-32 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: E143
Course Title: Oscilloscope Calibration Uncertainties
Instructor: Randy Van Wie and Ken Futornick, Tektronix, Inc.
Course Description

T-33 | Monday, August 27 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1/2-Day PM (4 Hours) |Rm: E144
Course Title: Theory and Operation of Dry-Block Temperature Calibrators
Instructor: Jim Pronge, Ametek
Course Description