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7th Spanish metrology congress

14 Oct, 2021 | Metrología-en

“Metrology in the era of digitization and sustainability”

The Spanish Metrology Center in collaboration with the Junta de Castilla y León, promotes the celebration of the 7th Spanish Metrology Congress. The congress will take place at the Lienzo Norte Congress and Exhibition Center, Ávila, on September 27, 28 and 29, 2022 , with a prior informative session on Monday September 26 .

The congress will be held in a hybrid format: PRESENTIAL / VIRTUAL ON-LINE, with plenary sessions, parallel thematic sessions, round tables, poster sessions and an exhibition of instrumentation and applications. A virtual access will be available for people who want to attend and cannot do it in person.

Últimas noticias

The fundamental objective of the Spanish Metrology Congresses, which are held every four years, is to generate meeting spaces and promote exchanges of scientific and technical information in the field of measurements and instrumentation, as well as the intensification of cooperation among experts from institutions, industries, universities and administrations.

At a time of great technological changes and opportunities, the congress provides an excellent opportunity to catch up on the latest developments in measurement techniques and the incorporation of new technologies into metrology, as well as current metrological regulations or in development.


Plenary sessions

Parallel sessions

The presentations may deal, among others, on the following topics:

Advanced metrology

  • New technologies,
  • smart sensors,
  • internet of things (IoT),
  • quantum technologies,
  • photonics,
  • nanotechnologies,
  • big data,
  • artificial intelligence,
  • cybersecurity,
  • digital services,
  • digital certificate,
  • blockchain,
  • digital twins,….

Metrology at the service of industry and citizen protection

  • Green deal (green deal),
  • clean energy,
  • energy efficiency,
  • electromobility,
  • smart cities,
  • environment,
  • cheers,….

Metrology at the service of industry and citizen protection

  • Industrial applications,
  • industry 4.0,
  • dynamic measurements, and their traceability,
  • measures in process,
  • normalization. Normative and regulatory developments,
  • consumer protection,
  • market surveillance,
  • control and supervision tools,
  • metrological traceability,
  • uncertainty,….
  • accreditation. Network of accredited calibration laboratories,
  • metrology in the accreditations of conformity assessors,
  • quality in digital transformation,
  • training and dissemination of metrology,….

Metrological developments

  • Techniques and developments in measurements of physical, chemical and biological quantities,
  • development of the SI and physical constants,
  • results of R&D projects,
  • new measurement standards,….

Round tables

  • Challenges of legal metrology.
  • Metrology in health and medical diagnostics.
  • Digital services in metrology.
  • Metrology and road safety.
  • Quality infrastructure.


Presentations and posters on the topics to be discussed at the congress may be presented. The specifications for the presentation of papers and posters can be consulted at: and

Relevant dates

  • The summary of the presentation or poster will be sent before January 15, 2022. Acceptance of the same before February 20, 2022.
  • Full papers, once accepted, must be submitted before May 30, 2022.


  • An exhibition area on instruments and applications related to metrology will be set up in a meeting space adjacent to the poster and coffee area. Exhibitors will have access to the virtual channel and a space during the congress to exhibit their products. More information at: and www.cem. is

Metrology dissemination activities

  • On the afternoon of the 26th there will be a dissemination activity and a reception for the participants and authorities.

Technical visit

  • To be confirmed. During congress hours, prior registration.

Cultural visits

  • Visits to the wall, the city center, the cathedral, or any other proposal considered will be offered together with the Ávila City Council.

Congress dinner

  • Wednesday, September 28 at 9:00 p.m.

Organizing Committee

  • Spanish Metrology Center (CEM)
  • Junta de Castilla y León
  • National Accreditation Entity (ENAC)
  • Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE)
  • Iberdrola
  • Canal de Isabel II
  • Spanish Federation of Laboratories (FELAB)
  • Institute of Optics-CSIC
  • University of Valladolid. School of Industrial Engineering (EII-UVA)
  • Spanish Institute of Engineering (IIE)
  • Metrology Committee

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