Open House

Thursday 6th October 2022

We’re building a metrology community to drive best practice

In celebration of all things metrology, we’re opening the doors of our state-of-the-art laboratory to the UK’s metrology community.

Date: Thursday 6th October
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: Calibration Select, Soho Foundry, Birmingham


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The agenda

Join us at our Metrology Open Day, with an agenda packed full of industry experts, hands-on demonstrations, interactive workshops and round table discussions.

Plus, your chance to win a £250 Virgin Experience Days voucher.


Networking Breakfast

Meet your peers at our networking breakfast, enjoy delicious warm pastries, granola pots, and fresh smoothies


Keynote Speaker: Paul Stennet Discusses ‘the Value Of Accreditation’

Paul Stennet, MBE, and ex-CEO of UKAS discusses the need for accurate measurement and the future of accreditation.


Round Table Discussion

Is moving towards the digitisation of asset management helping to meet sustainability targets for manufacturers?


Calibrations explained – interactive workshop

Gain the knowledge to fully understand your calibration process in this interactive workshop, with a deep dive into calibration certificates, the answers to your commonly asked questions, a chance to ask our experts in a panel Q&A session. There is no such thing as a silly question!


Lunch is served

We’re keeping you fuelled with a variety of delicious hot and cold light meals and snacks


Tour the Calibration Select laboratory

Get hands-on in our UKAS accredited metrology calibration laboratory, which includes one of only three deadweight machines in the UK


A brief history of metrology

Broadcaster Andrew Lound re-enacts the history of metrology, from the need for accurate measurement, to the standards we know today



Your chance to win a £250 Virgin Experience voucher before the event is over.

Why attend?

Be inspired by thought-leaders and metrology experts

Discover how to improve your calibration processes

Learn about the history and importance of metrology

Network with industry peers and ask the experts for their advice

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