Call for papers for the virtual Conference
Global Trends in Testing, Diagnostics & Inspection for 2030
October 20-22, 2020

  • June 30: Deadline for submission of abstracts

  • July 15: Notification of authors on acceptance of abstracts

  • September 4: Deadline for submission of full paper

  • September 25: Notification on final acceptance and required corrections

  • October 5: Deadline for camera-ready papers

  • October 12: Deadline for authors' registration payment

  • October 15: Deadline for sending the presentation

       *please send your presentation to


Duration: 12min (+ 3min for Q&A)
Slides: max 6 + cover page
Font sizes: min 20, max 40
Format: .ppt converted to pdf!
Please do not include: videos, sound, flash, animations, transitions etc.

Presentations will not be recorded or published later on the conference webpages.



Technical requirements
•    It is not required to install any software in order to attend a Cisco Webex platform
•    An invitation to all participants will be sent via e-mail, containing:
a)    Link to the meeting
b)    Meeting code
C)    A second link with global call-in numbers (if attending by phone)

Please attend the meeting via your PC/notebook and a connected headset (strongly recommended!)

Make sure your internet connection speed is minimum 4/4


Detailed instructions can be downloaded here.

Authors are free to record their presentation as well and send it to as a back-up in case of technical difficulties.


“Authors are kindly asked to register at their earliest convenience, but not later than 12 October, as papers, without registred authors by date, won't be included in the Workshop programme.”


*Selected papers will be published in the ACTA IMEKO (The e-Journal of the International Measurement Confederation) and indexed in Scopus.


The International Measurement Confederation IMEKO, Technical Committee 10 on Testing, Diagnostics & Inspection and EUROLAB aisbl kindly invite you to attend the 17th IMEKO TC 10 and EUROLAB Conference: “Global trends in Testing, Diagnostics & Inspection for 2030” to be held on-line, on October 20-22, 2020. It is the second conference jointly organized by IMEKO and EUROLAB aisbl with the aim to enhance the co-operation on global level. The participants will have an excellent opportunity to meet top specialists from all over the world with professional experience in industry, universities, research & development as well as in metrology, testing, inspection, diagnostics and certification. The conference is a forum for exchanging ideas about challenges for the third decade in regard to new technologies, techniques, methods, standards, conformity assessment, quality management and their application in industrial processes and scientific community. Leading keynote speakers will present their thoughts and achievements in the main topics of the Conference.

All final papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings – ISBN: 978-92-990084-6-1.


Scientific Topics

  1. Basic principles and development trends in testing, diagnostics and inspection

  2. Condition monitoring and maintenance of industrial processes, plants and complex systems: measurements and methods

  3. Global market novelties and challenges for metrology and the TIC sector (Testing, Inspection and Certification)

  4. New regulatory framework, standards and other normative documents for safety of industrial products, food safety, health and environmental protection

  5. Competence and Quality management in the TIC sector, scientific community, industry, and accreditation

  6. Information management and privacy protection

  7. Risk management in the TIC sector

  8. Metrological traceability in testing, inspection and diagnostics

  9. Measurement uncertainty

  10. Verification and validation of methods

  11. Inter-laboratory comparisons (ILC) and Proficiency Testing (PT) Schemes

  12. Condition monitoring training as part of the university curriculum

  13. Quality assurance in condition monitoring

  14. Novelties and trends in digital transformation of processes

  15. Measurements, testing, inspection and diagnostics for industry 4.0

  16. Data Analytics, artificial intelligence techniques and machine learning for testing, diagnostics and inspection

  17. Testing, diagnostics and inspection for the improvement of quality of life and environment

  18. Technical testing, diagnostics and inspection for Cyber security

    *Expected length of the full paper is 6 pages

    To send abstracts, papers and questions regarding them please use e-mail address