Metrology Symposium 2024
Metrology Symposium 2024
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DAY 0: 2024-04-15
RADWAG bus departs from the Chopin Airport bus terminal
RADWAG bus departs from the Chopin Airport bus terminal
RADWAG bus departs from the Chopin Airport bus terminal
RADWAG bus departs from the Chopin Airport bus terminal

DAY 1: 2024-04-16
The first day of the symposium will bring together experts in mass metrology representing the world’s leading metrology institutes. In their presentations, the experts will discuss issues related to digitalization and automation in mass metrology.

8:30 – 9:00
Pick up from hotels to RADWAG headquarters
9:00 - 9:30
Registration, coffee break
09:30 – 10:00
Welcome Speeches (RADWAG headquarters)
Witold Lewandowski – RADWAG CEO, Poland:
Welcome speech, History of Radwag
Pavel Klenovský – ČMI, Czech Republic:
Welcome speech, Metrology experts presentation
Jacek Semaniak – Central Office of Measures, Poland:
Welcome speech, President of the Central Office of Measures
Radosław Witkowski – President of Radom city, Poland:
Welcome speech, President of Radom city
Roman Szewczyk – Warsaw Uniwersity of Technology:
Welcome speech, Professor of the Warsaw University of Technology

10:00 – 12:00
Session 1 (RADWAG headquarters)
Georgette Macdonald – NRC Canada, new Chair of CCM
NRC’s Mass Laboratory - Digitalization efforts (30 min.)
Leon S. Chao – NIST USA
Modernizing Mass Metrology with Tabletop Kibble Balances (30 min.)
Dorothea Knopf – PTB Germany
Mass metrology in PTB (30 min.)
Pavel Klenovský – ČMI Czech rep.
Redefinition of the unit of mass, current situation (30 min.)

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch (RADWAG canteen)
13:00 – 15:00
Session 2 - Part 1 (RADWAG headquarters)
Jaroslav Zůda – ČMI, Czech Republic
Calibration guide for dissemination of mass (25 min.)
Zoltan Zelenka – BEV Austria
Revisiting weighing designs in mass metrology (25 min.)
Bianka Mangutova Stoilkovska – BoM North Macedonia
Mass metrology needs in emerging institutes (25 min.)
Tadeusz Szumiata – Casimir Pulaski Radom University
Application of RADWAG AVK 1000.5Y vacuum mass comparator for determining
mass standards density (25 min.)
Beste Korutlu Yılmaz – UME TURKEY
Mass Metrology in TUBITAK UME, Türkiye (25 min.)
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30
Session 2 - Part 2 (RADWAG headquarters)
Włodzimierz Lewandowski – President of the Central Office of Measures from 2016 to 2018
History of the Polish Metrology Development (20 min.)
Jakob F. Skjaerlund – Techvolver Aps
Automatic Pipette Calibration – A use case (20 min.)
Martin Häfner – Häfner Gewichte GmbH
Topic related to dissemination process (20 min.)
19:00 – 21:00
Dinner – Polish folk style

DAY 2: 2024-04-17
On the second, the technical, day of the symposium, a product workshops will be held, during which we will present RADWAG’s automatic and robotic mass comparison solutions. The operation of mass comparators of our production will be demonstrated by a team of experts from RADWAG.

In the second part of the day, as a rest after a solid portion of knowledge, a trip to Sandomierz – a charming city called “little Rome” , located on seven hills – will take place.

8:00 – 8:30
Pick up from hotels to RADWAG headquarters
8:30 – 9:20
Session 3 (RADWAG headquarters)
Technical Sessions Overview – Radosław Wilk (10 min.)
System for the implementation of calibration procedures for mass standards in a measurement laboratory (RMCS Software) – Cezary Górka (10 min.)
The influence of environmental conditions and their measurement on the calibration of mass standards – Michał Solecki (30 min.)
9:30 – 12:30
1. Measuring station for comparison of mass standards at a constant atmospheric pressure or negative pressure of 10-6 mBar
- Tadeusz Szumiata & Michał Solecki
AVK 1000.5Y, RMC 1000.5Y, PMV 50.5Y, MA 50.X2, MYA 2.5Y, XA 82/220.5Y (20 min.)
2. Measuring station for testing other physical parameters of mass standards as per OIML R111 (density, volume and magnetism)
- Agnieszka Żukowska & Tomasz Jędrzejewski
AGV-1000.5Y and SM-MYA 5.5Y (20 min.)
3. The robotic measuring station for comparison of mass standards from 0.1 mg to 1 kg through dissemination
- Martin Häfner & Piotr Bobrowski
RMCM 10.5Y, RMC 1000.5Y (20 min.)
4. The influence of measuring automation on repeatability of mass comparators
- Daniel Majcher & Dominik Kowal
UMA 10.5Y, UMA 200.5Y, NANO AK-4/500.5Y, AK-4.5000.5Y (with self-centering pan),
UYA 6.5Y.KO, WAY 200.5Y.KO, WAY 1.5Y.KO (with self-centering pan),
APP 10.5Y.KO (with self-centering pan), HRP 500.1.5Y.KO (20 min.)
5. Robotic measuring station for the comparison of heavy standards from 2 kg to 50 kg
- Tomasz Zdral & Krzysztof Schabowski
RMC 10000.5Y, AKM-2/50.5Y (20 min.)
6. The station for calibration of single- and multi-channel piston pipette volumes
- Michał Staniak & Aneta Walaszczyk
AP-12.5Y, AP-12.1.5Y, SDKP (20 min.)
7. Robotic weighing systems used for weighing environmental samples
- Sławomir Janas & Artur Krystosik
MYA 5.5Y.F1, RB 2.5Y.F (20 min.)
8. Robotic mass measurement stations
- Radosław Wilk & Adrian Krzyżanowski
RW 5Y.F42, XA.210.5Y.Q, MUYA, MWMH, Robot Techvolver (20 min.)
10:50 – 11:20
Coffee Break
12:40 – 13:30
Lunch (RADWAG canteen)
13:30 – 14:00
Transfer to hotels
14:30 – 14:50
Pick-up from hotels
14:50 – 17:00
Transfer to Sandomierz
17:00 – 19:00
Tour in Sandomierz including the underground route
19:00 – 22:00
22:00 – 24:00
Transfer to Radom

DAY 3: 2024-04-18
On the last, third, day of the symposium, we have scheduled a trip to the Central Office of Measures (GUM) in Kielce. We will visit the new campus there, including the latest and most modern mass laboratories.

9:30 – 11:00
Transfer to Kielce
11:00 – 11:15
Welcome – President of Central Office of Measures (GUM)
11:15 – 11:30
The New Laboratory Campus GUM in Kielce – design, implementation, tasks
11:30 – 13:00
Visiting the Campus Laboratories
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 14:20
Janusz Gajda - AGH University of Krakow, Poland
WIM field site for testing of vehicle mass enforcement systems (20 min.)
14:20 – 15:50
Transfer to Radom
15:50 – 16:50
Summary of the Symposium
16:50 – 17:20
Transfer to Hotels

DAY 4: 2024-04-19
Transport to Warsaw Chopin Airport