TEMPMEKO 2013 Madeira Portugal

TEMPMEKO 2013 will take place in Funchal, located in South Coast of Madeira Island, Portugal.

CS Madeira Congress Centre

The organization of this event by SPMet, The Portuguese Society of Metrology and RELACRE, The Portuguese Network of Accredited Laboratories Association has the support of IMEKO Technical Committee 12 – TC12,?? the Madeira Autonomous Regional Authorities and of IPQ, Portuguese Institute for Quality, the Portuguese NMI.

The TEMPMEKO 2013 website is available at www.tempmeko2013.pt and there you will find useful details concerning the important dates for the conference along with information about the accommodation and transportation arrangements.

This website is the principal communication channel for the conference, visit it often.

The International Program Committee and the National Organizing Committee will do their best to provide a Symposium at least as successful as the previous ones, namely TEMPMEKO 2007 in Lake Louise, Canada and TEMPMEKO-ISHM 2010 in Portoroz, Slovenia.

Special attention will be given to the peer review process in order to maintain and possibly increase the quality of the accepted papers and the scientific level of the Symposium. The Committee Chair hope that such goals will contribute to the continued effort toward excellence in TEMPMEKO events.


First call for papers: 18th October 2012
Abstracts due: 31st January 2013
Notification of acceptance: 31st April 2013
Submission of papers: 30th June 2013
Start of registration: 31st January 2013
Conference start: 14th October 2013

Organizing Committees

IMEKO TC12 Chairman: Francesco Righini, INRIM, IT

National Organizing Committee Chairperson: Eduarda Filipe, SPMet, PT

International Program Committee Chairman: Rod White, MSL, NZ

National Committee:

SPMet: Eduarda Filipe, ??lvaro Ribeiro, Pedro Gir??o, Isabel Godinho, Frederica Carvalho
RELACRE: Jos?? Carlos Roseiro, Elsa Sales, Cl??udia Almeida, Ana Maria Duarte

National Committee ??? Madeira:

Jo??o Sousa, Laura Teixeira, Victor Prior, Isabel Delgado

Secretariat and Support:

Carla Estevens, Maria Isabel Pedro, Maria Jo??o Concei????o


The conference will be held at the Congress Centre of Madeira Atlantic Resort & Sea SPA hotel which offers the Conference Center facilities and accommodation. There is also a large exhibition space, which will enable all the interested exhibitors from the relevant fields to present their products.

During the conference, most of the attendees will be housed at the same hotel complex, on-site with the meeting facilities. There are also several other possibilities for more economical accommodation at walking distance.

The venue offers many possibilities for interesting cultural guided visits to most beautiful places available to accompanying persons.


The TEMPMEKO Symposia have been held regularly since 1981, every three years. Over the past thirty one years, attendance has grown appreciably, and the Symposium now attracts in excess of 200 delegates from more than 35 countries. It is sponsored and organized by a Steering Committee, an International Program Committee and a National Committee. The venue is in a different country and locale each meeting. The subject matter always relates to Temperature and its measurement, practices and standards. However, the 2012 meeting was held jointly with the International Symposium of Humidity Measurement -ISHM.

The history of the meetings is presently shown on the TEMPMEKO.ORG website and repeated below, since some of the past websites and their information have been discontinued:

History of TEMPMEKO Symposia

2010 – Portoroz, Slovenia (TEMPMEKO & ISHM)
2007 – Lake Louise, Canada
2004 – Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia
2001 – Berlin, Germany
1999 – Delft, The Netherlands
1996 – Torino, Italy
1993 – Prague, Czech Republic
1990 – Helsinki, Finland
1987 – Sheffield, United Kingdom
1984 – Suhl, East Germany (GDR)
1981 – Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia