UILI Newsletter December 2016
                                       
 
UILI Labmeeting 2016 New Delhi
Drs Luc H.A. Scholtis 14th UILI President chairs the 2016 Governing Board Meeting in New Delhi, India
President enrolls strategy 2016-2020 at New Delhi UILI’s Annual Meeting 2016
On 26th to 28th of October UILI celebrated its annual meeting in New Delhi, India coinciding with ILAC’s meeting. During the event, different activities took place with the participation of the members of the Board, invited authorities and representatives of the laboratory community of India.
Together with the wonderful collaboration of the NABCB, ILAC secretariat and its Laboratory Commitee and AOIL the Association of Indian Laboratories the following events took place:
  • Governing Board meeting
  • Working Group meetings (ILP, ISO 17025 and UILI-Eurolab)
  • LabTour 2016
  • LabMeeting 2016
  • ILAC-IAF Joint Annual Meetings and ILAC Laboratory Commitee Meeting
At the meetings the president focussed on the cornerstones of the UILI build
  • Strengthen membership
  • Improve quality of activities
  • Broadcast our voice
  • Build true global network organisation
  • Financial soundness
  • Partner with alies
  • Increase visability
  • Realize our mission
  • Let friendship lead
27th General Assembly scheduled in Bogota Colombia 25th of August 2017
UILI has as a major policy to approach the Board to the different countries members to know first-hand the problems of the laboratories in each region. Following this goal our association has programmed two relevant activities for the next year.
  • 27th General Assembly: On next 25th of August the UILI Board will meet in Bogota, Colombia coinciding with its 27th General Assembly.
  • LabMeeting 2017: UILI with the collaboration of ASOCOLAB (Asociación Colombiana de Laboratorios), is working in the organization of the LabMeeting 2017, a work shop event with the participation of several speakers from different countries experts in topics of current interest for laboratory business.
BUILIDING THE GLOBAL PLATFORM TO STRENGTHEN THE LABORATORY INDUSTRY
LabMeeting 2016
UILI LabMeeting 2016
Presidents - Mr. Unger
UILI President Luc Scholtis thanks the ILAC Chairman Peter Unger for his interesting speech
ILAC-IAF-Reception UILI board 1
Dr. Alvaro Silva, Eurolab president, Luc Scholtis, UILI President, Alfredo Montes Nino,Unaffiliated Ordinary Members Representative Gabriel Fonsecca, President Assocolab
ILAC-IAF-Reception UILI board 2
UILI Board attends the ILAC welcome reception
 
UILI invited the ILAC Stakeholders at its LabMeeting 2016 and focussed on the future of Accreditation
UILI with the collaboration of AOIL celebrated its annual workshop event. The opening was made by Mr. Peter Unger ILAC´s Chairman and at the event participated several speakers from different countries experts in topics of current interest for laboratory business such as:
  • Challenging opportunities to improve global accreditation
  • Accreditation stakeholders joining forces
Relevant decisions were made and it was a great occasion to share experiences among laboratory executives worldwide regarding relevant items for the sector such as 'Accreditation stakeholders joining forces in building the global platform to strengthen the laboratory industry'. Weren’t you able to join this international meeting? We can share with you information of this event of great interest for your company. Please click the link below to get it.
UILI represents IAF - ILAC 2016 ILAC Laboratory Committee Meeting, November 1, 2016
ILAC LC Chair Steve Sydney Steve Sydney, Convener ILAC Laboratory Committee
 
UILI challenges the conformity assessment industry on a non-existing level playing field
On October 31 and November 1st UILI’s representatives participated in the ILAC Laboratory committee held in New Delhi, India.
The President adressed the Laboratotory Commitee and offered UILI's kind cooperation in collecting case study material to bring to the ILAC executive the daily problems Laboratories face in the barriers accreditation creates in global trade and why accreditation does not creat a level playing field. UILI will work together in presenting the case to ILAC.
- UILI welcomes two new member associations -
Association of Colombian Laboratories ASOCOLAB
and Association of Indian Laboratories AOIL
ASOCOLAB logo
 
ASOCOLAB is welcomed as a new member
 
The Association of Colombian ASOCOLAB is welcomed as a new member association. The president of ASOCOLAB (Asociación Colombiana de Laboratorios), Dr Gabriel Fonseca was invited to attend the board meeting of UILI in New Delhi where it was presented and approved the application of ASOCOLAB to become a new member of UILI. If you want to know more about this association please click the link below.
 
LabMeeting 2017 in Colombia.
UILI's 27th General Assembly and LabMeeting 2017 will be held in Bogota, Colombia on from 24-25 August 2017.
 
www.asocolab.com
 
AOIL Logo
 
AOIL joins UILI as a member association.
 
The president of AOIL (Association of Indianl Laboratories), Dr A.K. Nehra and the chairman of this association, Dr D.S. Tewari were invited to attend the board meeting of UILI in New Delhi where they presented verbally their interest and application for AOIL to become member of UILI that was accepted by all the board. If you want to know more about this association please click the link below.
 
AOIL Dr. A.K. Nehra, President AOIL
 
www.aoilindia.org
National Laboratry South Africa NLA
Mr. J. Wilson of NLA attends the UILI Governing Board as an observer.
 
National Laboratory Association South Africa (NLA)
 
Drs Luc Scholtis, invited Mr. John Wilson, Vice-chair of NLA (National Laboratory Association South Africa) to attend the board meeting as an observer and his contribution was very much appreciated by the board. Mr. Wilson also made an interesting presentation about the current situation of laboratories in South Africa.
This was a very good opportunity to start a productive relationship between UILI and NLA. NLA logo
 
www.home.nla.org.za
 
LabTour FareLabs
The management of FARE Labs welcomes UILI's Governing Board.
 
LabTour FARE Labs Pvt. Ltd.
 
On October 27, 2016, the Indian association AOIL organized a LabTour in Guargaon, India to FARE Labs Pvt. Ltd. FARE Labs is a Food Analysis and research laboratory.
The board members of UILI had the opportunity to see first-hand the facilities and work activities of one of the most important laboratories of India.
FARE Labs Logo
LabTour FareLabs 1 LabTour FareLabs 2
LabTour FareLabs 3 LabTour FareLabs 4 LabTour FareLabs 5 LabTour FareLabs 6
 
www.farelabs.com
Eurolab logo
 
Expert Advisory groups
UILI and EUROLAB are working together in reviewing their memorandum of understanding. The aim of both organizations is to best represent the laboratory community worldwide. UILI offered Eurolab after a very positive collaboration in the ISO 17025 working group to work together in creating different expert advisory groups. UILI would therefore implement a copy as it has been implemented by Eurolab. Members wil be invited to volunteer and the mirrored goups will work closely together.
Interlaboratory Practice Brochure
Download the program Interlaboratory Practice 2017-2018
 
Logo JEMCA Logo RELACRE Logo CALIBA The providers of the ILP 2017-2018
 
Interlaboratory Practice 2017-2018
 
UILI Announces Interlaboratory Practice 2017-2018!
The organization of Interlaboratory Practices is one of the most important contributions of UILI for its members and it is open to the participation of all the laboratories world-wide.

Challenge your lab in a true global laboratory comparative study
Our 2017-2018 Interlaboratory Practice Program will focus on 8 different materials. The methods of testing for each lab are free.

Call for participants
See the attachment for more information about the Interlaboratory Practice or download this document. You can subscribe on the Interlaboratory Practice by filling in this form or e-mail to secretariat@uili.org.

Global proficiency testing schemes
The UILI ILP for 2017-2018 comprises the following eight programs...
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ISO/CASCO
The revision of ISO 17025 is well on its way.
 
ISO/CASCO meeting in Geneva and ISO 17025 the revision
UILI together with Eurolab has activily been participating in the revision of ISO 17025. The time schedule has been published.
UILI Membership and members
The Union Internationale des Laboratoires Indépendants (UILI) is an international organization representing the laboratory industry, established in 1960. The present membership represents of over a 2000 mayor laboratory associations, individual laboratories and laboratory suppliers offering a diverse range of laboratory testing and consulting services.
Ordinary members represent all over the world
Affiliated and unaffiliated ordinary members represent Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay.
Become a UILI member now
We would like to invite you, your company or your association to become a member. Please find more information below regarding membership for Ordinary Members, Member Associations or Associate Members of our global association.
UILI Membership for ordinary members
 
Ordinary members
$ 200 / yr
 
UILI membership is open to independent laboratories and scientific consultants. They can become UILI members individually as an unaffiliated ordinary member.
 
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UILI Membership for member associations
 
Member associations
$ 15 - $ 145 / member / yr
< 500 members  -  > 10 members
 
UILI membership is open to associations of laboratories. Their member laboratories and consultants become UILI ordinary members through their UILI member association.
 
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UILI Membership for associate members
 
Associate members
$ 1.340 / yr
 
Laboratory suppliers and other beneficiaries can join UILI as an associate member.
 
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Secretariate M. Fernández Valero
 
If you are not a member and you are interested in becoming part of this international net of laboratory expertise, you also have the opportunity to be a member of UILI. It can suppose many benefits for your company for a low annual fee.
May you be interested in having more information about us, please see our website 'Become UILI member' or contact our secretariat: secretariat@uili.org.
We would be very pleased to welcome you as new member!
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