On May 19, 2021, on the eve of the World Metrology Day, Russian and foreign experts - metrologists, doctors, representatives of the pharmaceutical industry will share their experience of successful cooperation in protecting society from COVID-19 and the experience of effectively restoring POST-COVID life.
In 2020, the rate of spread of the new coronavirus infection and the dangerous impact of the virus on human health forced the existing global scientific potential to be reoriented in a short period of time. The metrological community got involved in solving these problems at the national and global levels, successfully participated in the development and testing of new ventilators for hospitals; provided identification and counting of virus molecules in test samples; measured the effectiveness of vaccine doses.
The topics of discussion were identified in the address of the Directors of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) Martin Milton and the Director of the International Bureau of Legal Metrology (OIML) Anthony Donnellan:
- Metrological experience in solving problems in the field of healthcare;
- Development of international standards for metrological support of measurements in health care;
- Metrological support of traceability of measurement results in lavatory medicine;
- Developing a reference base for new areas of healthcare measurement that improve the quality of healthcare.
Speakers and participants - representatives of international metrological organizations - BIPM, OIML; Joint Committee on Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM); heads and researchers of the national metrological institutes of the PRC (NIM), Germany (PTB), the USA (NIST), national scientific centers, industry technical committees in the field of standardization, heads and experts of the metrological institutes of Rosstandart VNIIM D. Mendeleeva, VNIIMS, VNIIOFI, VNIIFTRI, research medical organizations, the Association of Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, representatives of the pharmaceutical industry.
The list of speakers and topics of speeches will be published and updated until May 12, 2021 on the websites of Rosstandart and the Expert North-West business publication.
The event will take place on May 19, at 14:00 Moscow time (UTC +3) in a hybrid discussion format, moderated by Kristina Muravyova, General Director of the leading Russian business publication Expert North-West. The meeting point for scientific experts and representatives of the media sphere will be the Boiling Point site (St. Petersburg, State University of Aerospace Instrumentation,) and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Moscow) site with the organization of Internet broadcasting on the YouTube channel of Rosstandart and information partners.