Commemorating twenty years of Tempmeko

From a Special edition of the IMEKO TC12 Newsletter

Screen Shot TC12_LogoTC12 – Temperature and Thermal Measurements

The Technical Committee 12 of IMEKO (IMEKO TC12) was established in 1979.

TEMPMEKO 2013, a major worldwide event of Technical Committee 12, was held successfully in October 2013 at Funchal/Madeira, Portugal.

Francesco Righini, the departing Chairman,?? presented?? a brief history of the birth of TC12 and developments in TEMPMEKOs, and the October 2014 TC12 Newsletter features a historic review with photos from numerous events.

Screen Shot Tempmeko 2013_logoComplete details of Tempmeko 2013 are available in a special issue of the?? “Newsletter after TEMPMEKO 2013”, that is freely available for download?? at:

During the conference dinner at TEMPMEKO 2013,??a?? semiserious presentation titled a “TEMPMEKO tale” was given by the departing Chairman (Francesco Righini), covering the birth of TC12 and developments in TEMPMEKOs.

A pdf version of that??presentation (the slides without the talking part) can be freely downloaded at the bottom of the “Documents” section, (

The??TC12 Newsletter dated October 2014??is a commemorative issue describing the development of TC12 in the last twenty years and beyond.

It includes a picture history of some TC12 events. It is downloadable at:

ABOUT TC12 of IMEKO – Temperature and Thermal Measurements and TEMPMEKO (

The TC12 provides a forum for the organization of international scientific events in temperature and thermal measurements. TC12 organizes a main symposium (TEMPMEKO) every three years and other specialist scientific events (workshops, seminars).

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Andrea Merlone, Torino, ITALY
TC12 Scientific Secretary and Information Officer

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IMEKO is a non-governmental federation of 38 Member Organizations individually concerned with the advancement of measurement technology.

Its fundamental objectives are the promotion of international interchange of scientific and technical information in the field of measurement and instrumentation and the enhancement of international co-operation among scientists and engineers from research and industry.

Founded in 1958, the Confederation has consultative status with UNESCO and UNIDO and is one of the five Sister Federations within FIACC:

Five International Associations Co-ordinating Committee, further consisting of

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