Demonstrating the Value and Benefits of Accreditation

All quality infrastructure (QI) organizations, whether global, regional or national, seek and publish information that demonstrates the benefits and economic impact of their services. The International Network of Quality Infrastructure (INetQI) Public Sector Assurance and Business Benefits websites serve as a central hub for case studies, research and […]

WAD 2021 Poster and Video Contests

Each year on June 9th, IAF, ILAC, their members and partners, and other organizations in the field of conformity assessment celebrate World Accreditation Day (WAD) to acknowledge the contributions of accreditation to societal well-being. The theme of WAD 2021 will be Accreditation: Supporting the Implementation of the Sustainable […]

2020, a Year of Firsts for EA

Amandine CombeCommunications and Marketing Manager, EA In 2020, we were all forced to develop new tools, many of which will become permanent solutions for the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) community to deliver sustainable professional services: online meetings, workshops and training sessions; electronic ballots; forum discussions; and virtual […]

IPC Specification on Performing Online Examinations

Online examination systems are becoming increasingly popular and widespread. Many educational institutes, examination centers and certification bodies of persons are replacing their traditional examination methods with online testing technologies. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for such credible online examination systems and verification processes. However, the introduction […]

2020: APAC Moves to the Virtual World

Aparna DhawanAPAC CPC Chair The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 saw the world exploring options to use technology to continue working and communicating effectively with colleagues. The Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) community was no exception and used virtual and online platforms to conduct international trainings, […]

ISO 14065:2020 Published

John C. Shideler, PhDPresident, Futurepast Inc. In December 2020, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published the 3rd edition of ISO 14065, a document that has been used since 2007 to establish and manage bodies performing validation and verification of greenhouse gas statements. ISO TC 207, the working […]

My Vision for INetQI

Merih Malmqvist NilssonINetQI chair 2018-2020Merih Quality Consulting AB My term as the International Network on Quality Infrastructure (INetQI) Chair has ended – a role that I thoroughly enjoyed. While I shall no longer be leading the efforts of this group, I shall continue to be involved in other […]