Technical Committee Update

The IAF Technical Committee met on 24 and 25 October 2018 in Singapore, with 180 participants from the Accreditation and Certification Body communities as well as stakeholders from around the world joining the meeting.


Key outcomes of the meeting included agreement to:


  • formulate a resolution for non-accredited product certification;
  • formulate a resolution for the transition arrangement for ISO 22000:2018 and ISO/IEC 2000-1:2018; and 
  • establish a Task Force to develop an IAF document dealing with fraudulent behavior by certified organizations.


The meeting also spent a half day on a number of discussion papers to improve consistency of operations among IAF members.


This was also the final meeting for Ekanit Romyanon and Trevor Nash as TC Chair and Vice-Chair respectively. Members thanked them for their service over the past 6 years.


Ekanit Romyanon and Trevor Nash