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    Exchange of theories and practices in testing and certification

    Our everyday life is closely linked to the field of testing and certification. Electrical safety, toy testing and food testing, to name but a few, all have a direct impact on our daily health and safety. The Testing and Certification Conference 2014 was held on the OUHK Jockey Club Campus on 12-14 November, with the aim of bringing together leading engineers, scientists, researchers and academics to discuss novel theories, technologies and applications in this important area. Organized by the School of Science and Technology, the event attracted more than 350 participants from the United States, Australia, Switzerland, mainland China and Hong Kong.

    The three-day conference kicked off with an opening ceremony with Prof. Ching Pak-chung, Chairman of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification and Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong, OUHK President officiating. Over the first two days, prominent local and overseas speakers gave keynote speeches. Mr Peter Unger, Chairman of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, and Mr Richard W O’Brien, Director of the Office of International Programs and Intergovernmental Affairs, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, delivered insightful presentations on the topics of ‘Testing and Certification --- Global Opportunities and Challenges’ and ‘The Indispensable Culture and Safety as an Element of Quality’ respectively. Other eminent experts in the field including Mr Daren Slee, Mr Mark Montrose, Dr Lore Kiefert, Prof. Kwan Hoi-shan and Mr Dennis W K Lee, gave inspiring speeches on various topics such as failure mode and effects analysis, food and product safety, gemstone testing, metrology and more. Jubilee College’s new anechoic chamber for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing was also opened for participants to visit.

    Following this, on the last day of the conference, several technical visits showcasing local developments in the industry were arranged. Participants were invited to join tours to the Standards and Calibration Laboratory of the Innovation and Technology Commission, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks and Hong Kong Productivity Council.

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