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Larry S. Newman
Sr. Manager, EHS Asset Services
Life Sciences Solutions
Thermo Fisher Scientific
5781 Van Allen Way | Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone +1 (760) 585-6986
Larry S. Newman has been in the metrology industry, holding various technical positions, for the past 30 years. During his tenure, he spent 18 years calibrating, repairing and training other technicians and users on proper pipette use, calibration and repair. He has been a consultant to pipette manufacturers and pipette calibration system manufacturing companies. Currently, Larry is employed by Thermo Fisher Scientific as a Sr. Manager in the global EHS department supporting internal customers for all of their asset management and metrology needs. Most people find his training sessions uplifting and exciting as he places more emphasis on quality methodology in metrology when he presents on any discipline in metrology. Larry currently resides in Oceanside, CA and is married with two daughters. He has supported the MSC for 24 years in various rolls.
Workshop Developer(s) Biography:
Helga Alexander, Program Manager, Calibration Laboratories
IAS (International Accreditation Service)
562-364-8201 ext 5210
T15 (PM Only)
Tools for risk-based thinking to support technical validity of calibration results
Author/Presenter: Helga Alexander
Courtesy of: IAS (International Accreditation Service)
T01 Fully Automated ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Meter Calibrations in Metrology.NET®
Author/Presenter: Michael L. Schwartz
Courtesy of: Cal Lab Solutions
This class is a full day introduction to Automated Meter Calibrations with Measurement Uncertainty Integration. The class will cover everything from creating Test Packages and automating those using Metrology Blocks™. Then students will move on to 17025 Measurement Uncertainty budgets created in Excel and how they are loaded / used in Metrology.NET. Students well as learn how the software calculates TUR’s, Confidence and RISK, all part of the new ISO/IEC 17025:2017. This will be hands on training, everything from Creating, Editing, debugging Automation as-well-as running it both Automated & Manual calibration modes.
Kari Harper is the program manager of the Acoustical Testing Services Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) and one of the program managers for the Calibration LAP of the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). In this capacity, she oversees the accreditations to ISO/IEC 17025 of laboratories across the U.S. and around the world. She also serves as both a lead and technical assessor, participates in standards development organizations, and gives training on accreditation-related topics.
Kari has been with NIST since 1988. Prior positions and duties at NIST include bench metrologist in the area of vibration, research engineer in machine tool metrology, a detail in the NIST Director’s Program Office, service on two Advanced Technology Program Source Evaluation Boards, service as Acting NIST Quality Manager, a detail to the NIST United States Measurement System (USMS) Assessment Committee and Report Editorial Board, and service on the Assessment Review Board of the NIST Quality System.
Kari is a mechanical engineer, receiving an undergraduate degree from Drexel University and a Master’s degree from the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.