Metrology Forum

4th Metrology Forum from the 28th to the 31st of October 2013, Libreville, Gabon

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After Senegal in 2007, Benin in 2009 and Ghana 2011, the African Committee of Metrology (CAFMET) is organizing the Fourth Metrology Forum in Libreville, Ghana from the 28th to the 31st of October 2013. It will be a forum for industrialists and scientists to share information, ideas and experiences, during conferences, open discussions, training courses and exhibition booths.

Our Objectives

– Promoting communication amongst industry, governmental agencies, higher education institutions and laboratories dedicated to research and development in the field of metrology

– Presenting the evolution of metrology and its impact on industry, health, environment, safety and research

– Making a progress report on both the organization techniques for the metrology function and the means of control and development in measurement and testing processes


The 4th Metrology Forum offers conferences and training courses open to everyone who wish to improve his measurement process, to increase his areas of expertise and train his staff:

Program will be only in French

Program day 1

• Organization of metrology,

• Metrology in Africa,

• Accreditation and certification,

• Education and training in metrology,

• Measurement in various fields (industry, health, environment, civil engineering, nuclear energy, renewable energy…)

• Standardization,

• Dimensional and optical measurement,

• Temperature and humidity measurement,

• Electrical and electromagnetic measurement,

• Mass, volume and pressure measurement ,

• Statistical process control,

• Estimation of measurement uncertainty,

• Interlaboratory Comparisons…


Program days 2, 3 and 4 : Training sessions

• Adjustment of gauging rods and static measures of volume

• Statistical for the measurement

• Metrology temperatures

• Accreditation of a testing laboratory

• Masses and Volumes

• Characterization of climatic chambers


Organizing Committee

ATHIARO Vincent de Paul – ANTT (Agence de Normalisation et de Transfert des Technologies) -Gabon

BAMBA Hyacinthe – Laboratoire du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics du Gabon (LBTP) – Gabon

BEKOUNG B’ELLA Christian – Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) du Gabon – Gabon

BONNIER Georges – IP – France

CHARKI Abdérafi – CAFMET / ISTIA – France

EYA OBAME Gervais – ISM Gabon – Gabon

KEBE C. M. Fadel – CIFRES UCAD – Sénégal

KOOLI Chiheb – CK-Métrologie – Tunisie

MALEM Tidzani – ANTT – Gabon

OSSENI Loukoumanou – L’Agence Béninoise de Métrologie et du Contrôle de la Qualité (ABMCQ) – Benin

URBAN Françoise – CAFMET – France


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