CIPM meeting 2013 - Sessions I and II
: The report of Session I of the CIPM's 102nd meeting (June 2013) and the decisions from Session II (October 2013) are now available on the BIPM website.
14 November 2013
Retirement of Prof. Ian Mills and appointment of Prof. Joachim Ullrich as President of the CCU
: At the meeting of the Consultative Committee for Units (CCU) in June 2013, Professor Ian Mills FRS, President of the CCU, announced his intention to resign with effect from the end of 2013. The delegates of the CCU gave him a standing ovation and warm thanks were expressed by Dr Barry Inglis, President of the CIPM, and Dr Terry Quinn, Emeritus Director of the BIPM, for the 17 years of service he has given to the CCU.
At their meeting in October 2013, the members of the CIPM also paid tribute to the extent and quality of Prof. Mills' service. They appointed Professor Joachim Ullrich, President of the PTB and a member of the CIPM, to serve as the next President of the CCU, with effect from 1 January 2014.
Read more about the CCU
New signatory of the CIPM MRA: MASM (Mongolia)
: On behalf of MASM (Mongolian Agency for Standardization and Metrology), Galbadrakh GANTUMUR signed the CIPM MRA
on 23 October 2013.
See the updated list of participants in the CIPM MRA
New Associate of the CGPM
: As of 7 August 2013, Mongolia
is an Associate of the CGPM.
See also: How to become an Associate
Compendium of main rules and practices applicable to the BIPM
: We are pleased to announce that, as requested by the CIPM at its meeting in June 2013, the Compendium is now available on the BIPM website.