9th Annual AOAC INTERNATIONAL Midyear Meeting and Analytical Solutions Forum
March 11-14, 2019

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AOAC/A2LA ISO/IEC 17025:2017

Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center
Maximum Attendance: 30 Participants

Registration Fee: $650.00. To register, click 

This course is a one-day overview of the changes made to ISO/IEC 17025 in its latest revision. In this course, the participant will become aware of the significant and subtle changes to existing ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory systems, as well as the necessary steps to ensure conformity to the new Standard. A copy of the NEW ALACC Guidelines are included in the registration fee.

Course Content

  • Course Introduction.
  • New and revised Quality Management Requirements.
  • New and revised Technical Requirements.
  • Identifying adjustments to your existing ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Quality Documentation.


Attendees should have at least three to four years experience with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 before attending this course.

Target Attendees

This course is intended for laboratory management and quality personnel whose organizations currently hold an accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

Presentation Style

The course materials will be presented in an interactive lecture style (70%), and application exercises (30%).


Equipment/materials: Attendees are provided a watermarked copy of 17025:2017 for training use only - not considered legal copy for ownership purposes.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the process-based approach of the Standard;

  2. Explain new concepts in 17025:2017 such as:

    a. Continual Improvement (using PDCA and KPIs);
    b. Verification and Validation;
    c. Decision Rules;
    d. Principles of Impartiality; and
    e. Risk Based Thinking

  3. Analyze scenarios to identify non-conformities, risks, and opportunities related to the new requirements in the standard;

  4. List the areas where Documents and Records are required under the new Standard.

CEUs Awarded

0.7 CEUs Awarded*

*American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.
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AOAC would like to thank the 2019 Midyear Meeting Sponsors