2000
  • The National Conference of Standards Labs changes its name to "NCSL International".
  • Annual Conference held for the first time outside of the United States in Toronto, Canada.
    • Attendance is 1,120
    • from 33 countries.
    • Keynote address by Dr Arthur Carty, President of The National Research Council of Canada (NRC).
  • Ernest Garner was named winner of the 2000 Wildhack Award.
  • Biennial United States National Measurement Requirements Committee Report was published and delivered to NIST.
  • Board adds Sistema Interamericano de Metrologia (SIM) as non-voting member of the Board. First Representative is Roosevelt DaCosta.
  • Members of the Executive Committee meet with the
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST, U.S.),The Institute for National Measurement Standards (INMS, Canada), and
    • Centro Nacional de Metrologia (CENAM, Mexico).
  • Dr. Richard F. Kayser succeeds Dr. Richard H. L. Jackson as NIST Representative.
  • ANSI/NCSL Z-540 Writing Committee votes to adopt ISO/IEC 17025 jointly with ASQ and ASTM as a US National Standard while at the same time revising ANSI/NCSL Z-540-1-1994. Board votes to affirm decision.
  • Vice President of Northeast Division added to Board. Remaining VP named VP of Southeast.
  • Cover of newsletter published in color for first time.
  • Board votes to sell publications at two prices: one for Members, one for Nonmembers.
  • Board of Directors meeting special presentations:
    • Dr. Richard F. Kayser - NIST Technology Standards and Service
    • Dr. Bill Anderson - NIST Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory
    • Beth Baker - Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
    • Gary Hysert - Institute for National Measurement Standards (INMS)
  • Ken Armstrong NCSL's 1st Business Manager passes away.
2001
  • NCSL International celebrated its 40th Anniversary.
  • Dr. Andrew Wallard appointed as BIPM Representative to the Board of Directors.
  • Dr. Clark Hamilton was named recipient of the 2001 Wildhack Award.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU's) were awarded to conference and tutorial attendees for the first time in NCSLI's history.
  • Members of the Executive Committee met with the
    • Directors and senior staff at the Institute for National Measurement Standards (INMS, Canada) and
    • Centro Nacional de Metrologia (CENAM, Mexico).
  • Published a Position Paper on "Laboratory Accreditation, Registration, and Certification" and on"Appropriate Use of the NCSL International Logo and Name".
  • Published a Position Paper on the "Use of the SI System of Units".
  • NCSLI presented a commemorative plaque to Dr. Karen Brown, acting Director of NIST, recognizing NIST's century of technical and scientific accomplishments.
  • NCSLI signed reciprocal agreements with the Measurement Science Conference and the Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurement to provide complimentary booth space at each organization respective conferences.
  • NCSLI signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the Brazilian Society for Metrology.
  • NCSLI was restructured to align its Regions and Sections with Regional Metrology Organizations throughout the world and to maximize the efficiency of the Operations Vice President's.
  • Accreditation and Measurement Uncertainty workshops were held in conjunction with Region/Section meetings at numerous locations throughout the United States during the year.
  • A membership initiative was undertaken to recruit new members and retain current members.
  • An Education initiative was developed to focus on solving the ongoing education requirements of NCSLI’s member organizations.
  • Completed and signed the Constitution for the Joe B. Simmons Memorial Scholarship.
  • NCSL International celebrated its 40th Anniversary.
    • 19 Presidents attend Annual Conference in Washington, DC: Charles E. Johnson, John Van de Houten, Jerry Hayes, Frank Dyce, J. Michael Suraci, Laurel Auxier, Ron Kidd, Dean A. Brungart, Hartwell C. Keith, Ed Nemeroff, Gary M. Davidson, Del Caldwell, Bill Simmons, Graham Cameron, Anthony Anderson, Kevin M. Ruhl, William F. Quigley, Dr. Klaus Jaeger, Dave Abell and John Ragsdale.
  • 40th Anniversary Newsletter Supplement published.
  • 40th Anniversary Video Tape prepared and distributed at Annual Conference
2002
  • Dr. Howard Castrup was named recipient of the 2002 Wildhack Award.
  • Accreditation and Measurement Uncertainty workshops were held in conjunction with Region/Section meetings at numerous locations throughout the United States during the year.
  • Tony Anderson appointed as Director ILAC/NACLA to the Board of Directors.
  • Annual Conference held for the first time in San Diego, CA.
    • Attendance was 1,132
    • from 34 countries.
    • Keynote address by Dr. Andrew Wallard, Director BIPM.
    • Held 12 Tutorials.
  • Dr. Seton Bennett appointed as EUROMET Representative to the Board of Directors.
  • Joined EUROMET as a corresponding organization.
  • Z540-1-1994 was reaffirmed as Z540.1-1994 (R2002).
  • Z540-2-1997 was reaffirmed as Z540.2-1997 (R2002).
  • Brought on board a web programmer, milestones that where achieved: on-line document & membership ordering system, Directory of Standards Laboratories on-line, membership driven "Training Information Directory", training aid library on-line checkout, region/section coordinators support site.
  • Implemented new membership database management system using SQL.
  • Signed letter of intent with BIPM.
  • Collaborated with ASQ to develop the Certified Calibration Technician body of knowledge.
  • Members of the Executive Committee met with the Directors and senior staff at BIPM, NIST and NRCC.
2003
  • Peter Unger was named recipient of the 2003 Wildhack Award.
  • Annual Conference held for the first time in Tampa, FL.
    • Attendance was 1,069 from 32 countries.
    • Keynote address by Dr. Arden Bement, Director, NIST.
    • Held 14 Tutorials.
  • 1st Board of Directors meeting in Mexico at Queretaro hosted by CENAM
  • Signed contract with CAIN Travel in Boulder to book NCSLI Travel
  • Moved office to new location
  • Next President, Dave Agy, presents NCSLI Story in Japan
  • Signed an agreement with AIAG
  • Initiated a new Individual Professional Membership, Student and Educational Inst. Categories
2004
  • Tony Anderson was named recipient of the 2004 Wildhack Award.
  • Annual Conference held for the first time in Salt Lake City, UT.
    • Attendance was 1,046
    • from 24 countries.
    • Keynote address by Mr. Graeme Drake, Head of Conformity Assessment ISO Central Secretariat.
    • Held 17 Tutorials.
  • 2nd Board of Directors meeting in Ottawa, Canada
  • Grand Opening and Board meeting at the new office in April 18-21
  • The new NCSLI Training Facility hosted four member organizations training programs:
    • Fluke Corporation one, five day session
    • High Current Technologies one, three day session
    • Integrated Science Group two, four day sessions
    • NIST Time & Frequency one, four day session
  • President, Dave Agy, presents NCSLI in Japan during their October Conference
  • Published; RP-10 - Establishment & Operation of Electrical Utility Metrology Laboratory (1/04)
  • Published; Companion Volume to Guide to Achieving Laboratory Accreditation (4/04)
  • Published; COMPARISON between ANSI/NCSL Z540.1-1994 (R2002) and ANSI/ISO/IEC 17025:2000 (10/04)
  • Developed and released the "New Publications Download" site for members to get the latest publication as they're released.
  • Signed an agreement with EUROLAB
2005
  • Dr. Richard Pettit was named recipient of the 2005 Wildhack Award
  • Annual Conference held in Washington, DC.
    • Attendance was 1,042 from 21 countries.
    • Keynote address by Dr. Hratch G. Semerjian, Acting Director of NIST.
    • Held 19 Tutorials.
  • Published RP-9, RP14 and RP-15
  • Published the Comparison between 17025:2000 and 17025:2005
  • The 174 Writing Group adopted ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • Implemented a Digital Rights Management (DRM) system to control all of the NCSLI publications
2006
  • Mr. John A. Wehrmeyer was named recipient of the 2006 Wildhack Award
  • Annual Conference held for the first time in Nashville, TN.
    • Attendance was 1,081
    • from 30 countries with 122 papers.
    • Keynote address by Jim Sylvester from Verizon,
    • Held 27 Technical Tutorials.
  • NCSLI launched the new journal MEASURE to the membership as an added benefit. The first four issues had 80 pages each with ads.
  • New Membership structure; organizational members (companies), associates (individuals within the organizational membership, individual professional and student.
  • 2nd Board of Directors meeting in Mexico in Queretaro hosted by CENAM
  • The 174 Standards Writing Committee Completed Z540.3-2006. ANSI approved the document in Aug.
  • Published the first NCSLI Who's Who Volunteer directory. This document is 32 pages full color
  • Published the first NCSLI SI Units poster and sent to all member organizations.
  • Published the first Committee Chairs handbook and revised the Region Coordinators handbook.
  • NCSLI signed an agreement with CPEM to co-sponsor the 2008 conference in Boulder, CO
2007
  • Dr. Charles D. Ehrlich was named recipient of the 2007 Wildhack Award
  • Annual Conference held in Saint Paul, MN
2008
  • Mr. Harry Moody was named recipient of the 2008 Wildhack Award
  • Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL 
2009
  • Mr. Andrew Wallard was named recipient of the 2009 Wildhack Award
  • Annual Conference held in San Antonio, TX