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19th International Metrology Congress - Paris, 24 to 26 September 2019 Registration for CIM 2019 is now open. The congress includes a diverse conference programme whose details are available here. The programme is complemented by round table sessions and keynote talks dedicated to key societal and metrological challenges.
Early bird deadline for registration is 30 June 2019. The International System of Units - making measurements fundamentally better The 20th May 2019 marks a particularly special celebration of World Metrology Day because it is the day chosen for the implementation of the changes agreed to the definitions of the SI base units. These landmark changes were decided at the 26th meeting of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM), which took place in Versailles in November 2018. The CIPM appoints new Presidents of the CCQM and CCTF The CIPM has appointed Dr Sang-Ryoul Park as President of the CCQM and Dr Noël Dimarcq as President of the CCTF for four-year terms. "Français et Sciences 2019" competition The BIPM and the LNE are partners in support of the competition "Français et Sciences" (French Language and Sciences), which this year is dedicated to the Moon.
For more information please see: presentation | registration | rules | 2018 winners

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The BIPM's mission and role:

  • Our vision is to be universally recognized as the world focus for the international system of measurement.

  • Our mission is to work with the NMIs of our Member States, the RMOs and strategic partners world-wide and to use the BIPM's international and impartial status to promote and advance the global comparability of measurements.