World Accreditation Day 2011 in Korea
The leaders’ meeting was held on 8 June 2011, by inviting leaders from interested parties in conformity assessment fields to discuss plans for reinforcing the competence of accreditation bodies and conformity assessment bodies in Korea.
The commemorative seminar was attended by 400 domestic experts in conformity assessment, including corporate personnel, KOLAS-accredited laboratories, interested parties, and assessors on June 9, 2011.
An award ceremony was conducted for 3 organizations and 13 individuals who have contributed to the testing fields among KOLAS-accredited laboratories and personnel, including Korean Apparel Testing and Research Institute (KATRI) before the commemorative seminar.
The direction and importance of Korean accreditation scheme were emphasized through presentations such as “Plans for strengthening the competitiveness in the testing & certification industry in Korea”, “Competence Improvement of ISO Management System Certification”, and “Trends in the Management of the Global Accreditation System to enhance the reliability of the local accreditation scheme”.