PT Workshop

Prishtinë, 13/04/2017






Current Practice and Future Directions




9 – 12 October 2017





In cooperation with










Supporting organisations
















Keynote Workshop Topics


The importance of interpretative PT schemes


Changes to PTs in developing countries over the last ten years


Traditional vs virtual PT items


Implementing ISO/IEC 17043 for sampling PTs


Experience of the implementation of EA-4/18


Use and treatment of measurement uncertainty in PT schemes




Training Course Topics


Basic PT statistics


Advanced PT statistical techniques


PT language and PT reports


Graphical PT tools in ISO 13528




The workshop will be held in Portorož, Slovenia. Portorož has a sheltered position in the Piran Bay, which is protected against north winds also in winter time. As a health and climatic resort of an international reputation it was known as early as the previous century. The location of the workshop, the hotel resort Bernardin, is situated on the hilltop, where there are the ruins of a church from the 15th century. Nearby are the historic salt warehouses of Monfort, built between 1820 and 1845, now listed as a cultural and historical


heritage. Nowadays, Monfort is an exhibition gallery and is part of the coastal regional galleries for modern art.


Portorož is easy to reach from airports in Ljubljana, Trieste and Venice. The workshop will take place in Grand Hotel Bernardin.





The registration fee for participants of the workshop includes the book of abstracts, lunches, tea/coffee, welcome address and workshop dinner.


The registration fee for an accompanying person includes welcome address and workshop dinner.


The training course(s) are for the workshop participants only. Each participant can subscribe to up to four training courses. One training course takes two (2) hours.


Products and services related to PT/EQA and laboratory activities can be presented in the exhibition area.




Training course, 9 October 2017:


€ (for one training session, 2 hours)

Workshop, 10-12 October 2017


Accompanying person:





Deadline for early birds is 15th of May 2017.




Please see for details.




Scientific Committee


Brian Brookman (Chair) (LGC, UK), Ewa Bulska (University of Warsaw, Poland), Owen Buttler (HSL, UK), Laura Ciaralli (ISS, Italy), Raquel Múrtula Corbí (ielab, Spain), Michael Koch (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Mitja Kolar (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Caroline Laurent (BIPEA, France), Dragan Nikolić (Directorate of Measures and Precious Metals, Serbia), Tracey Noblett (LGC, UK), Ulf Örnemark (Emendo Dokumentgranskning, Sweden), Marina Patriarca (ISS, Italy), Kees Van Putten (DUCARES, NL), Piotr Robouch (EC JRC IRMM, Belgium) Erika Sárkány (QualiCont, Hungary), Lorens Sibbesen (LAB Quality International, Denmark), Sandor Tarjan (IAEA, Austria), Ulla Tiikkainen (Labquality, Finland)


Local Organizing Committee and Workshop Secretariat


Nineta Hrastelj (chair), Mitja Kolar, Urška Turnšek, Marjan Veber, Klavdija Zorko




Workshop Secretariat


Ms Klavdija Zorko


Phone: +386 31 784 703