Recordings from UNIDO’s Special Webinar Series now available

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UNIDO’s special webinar series on Quality and Standards in the Fight against COVID-19 successfully concluded its first five events, where nine renowned international experts from a variety of prestigious international organizations shared their views and experiences on how quality and standards can help to mitigate the negative effects of the global pandemic. More than 1,400 participants from more than 70 countries attended the virtual sessions organized by the Department of Trade Investment and Innovation.

To allow a wider audience to benefit from the valuable insights and interactive discussions, the recordings of all these sessions are now made available.

STANDARDS & TESTING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Virtual panel

  • Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Director Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation, UNIDO
  • Mr. Sean MacCurtain, Director of Conformity Assessment and Consumer Affairs, ISO
  • Ms. Merih Malmqvist Nilsson, Chair, INetQI
  • Mr. Andy Henson, Director, International Liaison and Communication Department, BIPM
  • Mr. Jianhua Xiao, Chair, IAF
  • Ms. Elsie Meintjies, Chief Technical Advisor, GQSP South Africa, UNIDO (Moderation)

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ORGANIZATIONAL RESILIENCE IN TIMES OF COVID-19

Mr. Osama Elmeligy, International Expert on Standards, Conformity Assessment and Integrated Management Systems

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THE ROLE OF CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT DURING TIMES OF COVID-19 (incl. ISO/IEC 17025)

Ms. Stefanie Vehring, Expert on Conformity Assessment

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AUDITING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATION IN A COVID-19 WORLD

Mr. Nigel Croft, UNIDO Senior Advisor on Quality Management and Conformity Assessment

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HARNESSING INNOVATION & STANDARDS FOR A BETTER WORLD AFTER COVID-19

Mr. Leopoldo Colombo, Convener of ISO’s Technical Committee 279 WG 1 on Innovation Management

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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE): BRIDGING THE STANDARDIZATION GAP

  • Ms. Adriana Velazquez Berumen, Group Lead Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostics, WHO
  • Ms. Ying Ling Lin Clinical Engineer Consultant,Operations Support and Logistics, WHO
  • Dr. Mr. Ji Liu, Associate Professor, Beijing Municipal Institute of Labor Protection
  • Ms. Silvia Vaccaro, Policy Officer Standardisation, European Commission
  • Ms. Lorenza Jachia, Secretary, Working Party on Regulatory, Cooperation and Standardization Policies, UNECE
  • Mr. Marcel Gbaguidi, Director General, West African Accreditation System, SOAC
  • Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Director, Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation, UNIDO (Moderation)

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