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BDS hosted the 7th Balkan Standardization Conference

BDS hosted the 7th Balkan Standardization Conference

 

BDS hosted the 7th Balkan Standardization Conference

 

The 7th Balkan Standardization Conference was held on 16 and 17 May 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event was attended by representatives of AKS, ASRO, BAS, BDS, DPS, ISM, ISME, ISRM, ISS, SIST, TSE and CCMC.

The meeting began with presentation of each participant. Mr. Ivelin Burov, Chairman of BDS Governing Board welcomed the participants and the agenda was approved. Mr. Burov continued with Approval and follow-up of Draft Conclusions from 6th Balkan Conference and delivered information on the First Balkan IT Conference (BIT Con) for business platforms in standardization, held in March 2018 in Skopie, FYROM.  Mr. Ashok Ganesh (CCMC) delivered a profound presentation on “Market Perspectives & Innovations, Digital Transformation”. “Bridge the Gap between the Research, Innovation and Standardization Community (BRIDGIT 2)” project, in which ASRO and BDS are partners, was also presented.

One of the main topics of the event was the discussion of the proposed document “Rules of procedures for organizing Balkan Standardization Conference Series”.

Another important topic was “Rules, procedures, guides and quality management system documents, including self-assessment exercise combined with EN ISO 9001 certification”. The experience and good practices of Balkan NSBs CEN/CLC Members were presented by Mrs. Iren Dabizheva, BDS Managing Director, Mrs. Vesna Popovska, ISRM, Mr. Radisa Knezevic, ISS and Mr. Gheorghe Tucu, ASRO.

The work continued with focusing on the “Rules, procedures, guides and quality management system documents, challenges by CEN/CLC Internal Regulations, Part 1D”.  The practice and lessons learned of the Balkan NSBs CEN/CLC Affiliate Members were presented by Mrs. Eugenia Roman, ISM and Mrs. Kostanca Dedja, DPS.

The final topic of the event was the interaction between NSBs and universities. Mrs. Iren Dabizheva explained BDS good practices with Bulgarian universities and Prof. PhD Eng. Milka Vicheva, Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering delivered details on BDS’s good practice with Technical University, Sofia.

21 May 2018