2017 A2LA Technical Forum


A2LA Today l March 2017 l Number 134
By Diana Elias, A2LA Senior Director, HR

A2LA is holding its annual Technical Forum from Friday, March 31st through Sunday, April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA.  The event is open to the general public, as well as all of A2LA’s long-standing assessors, staff, accredited organizations, and other stakeholders. We welcome all companies and individuals who want to support and learn from A2LA. Please contact forum@A2LA.org for more information on how you can contribute and participate.

In the week leading up to the Technical Forum, A2LA is offering a variety of public training courses aimed at guiding organizations through the assessment and internal audit processes, understanding how quality principles apply to various organizations, and explaining specific concepts, such as root cause analysis and measurement uncertainty.  

During the three days of the Forum, A2LA technical advisory committees will meet to discuss matters and issues affecting each of the specific program areas for which A2LA accredits organizations. All stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend to lend their voices and expertise to help shape matters that may affect your organization.

Additionally, there will be a focus on several smaller, concurrent trainings on Friday that target accreditation-related topics as well as leadership, standards news, and quality management tools.  Measurement uncertainty is always an area that our stakeholders have questions on, so many of the sessions are geared toward that topic.  Please visit the forum landing page for details on the schedule: www.A2LA.org/Tech-Forum.  

We look forward to seeing everyone at the Forum this year!

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!






2017 A2LA Technical Forum

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