Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) Annual Meetings 2019

14 - 22 Jun, 2019
Mandarin Orchard Singapore 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867

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UL International – Singapore Ptd Ltd
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety, security and sustainability. To learn more about us, visit UL.com.


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Marchwood Laboratory Services Pte Ltd
We provide testing and consultancy services in the field of environmental testing and consultancy to petrochemical, pharmaceutical, electronics, food and oil and gas industries. We have experience in advance analytical instruments and applying international recognized test procedures such as USEPA, American Public Health Association, ISO, ASTM and British Standards. Our laboratories is UKAS and SAC-Singlas accredited to ISO 17025. We are an affiliation of Marchwood Scientific Services, UK. To learn more about us, visit MLS.sg

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TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd
TÜV SÜD PSB is headquartered in Singapore with operations in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of TÜV SÜD. Over the last 50 years, TÜV SÜD PSB is a service provider for a comprehensive and integrated suite of product testing, inspection, auditing, certification, and training services. TÜV SÜD PSB’s test reports and product certification marks are well accepted by manufacturers, third party buyers and government authorities worldwide. TÜV SÜD PSB is accredited under the Singapore Accreditation Council Singapore Laboratory Accreditation (SAC-Singlas) Scheme to ISO/IEC Guide 25 (ISO/IEC 17025) and ISO Guide 65 (ISO/IEC 17065). To learn more about us, visit our website.


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CAST Laboratories Pte Ltd
CAST Laboratories is an independent testing and quality company that provides testing, certification and inspection services to established international standards. We believe in providing independent, accurate and reliable reports and service that can help you improve your products and processes.

CAST Laboratories has a long history in testing services that dates back to 1981. From a small concrete testing facility in Singapore, it has grown to become a highly-trusted testing laboratory in the region and an accredited laboratory roundly recognised by government bodies, with offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Philippines.​ To learn more about us, visit our
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SOCOTEC Certification Singapore
SOCOTEC Certification Singapore (previously known as Certification International Singapore) has grown to be one of the major certification and auditing service providers since its inception in December 1994. Till date, we offer more than 20 different management and product certification schemes in most of the sectors including manufacturing, construction, chemical and petrol-chemical, shipbuilding, hospitality, F&B, logistics and service sectors. Besides having these certification schemes, we are also recognised for offering the mandatory WSH/NEA safety audits and training related services. SCS aims to continuously expand our business and aspire to provide full-length services to you.

SOCOTEC Certification Singapore, a subsidiary of SOCOTEC Group, a major player in TIC (testing, inspection, certification) operates in 50 countries with 5,200 staff and more than 30 subsidiaries operating in 6 business lines. We have grown to become a highly credible and dependable certification body with strong presence in Asia, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Japan and Thailand. To learn more about us, visit our 
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Singapore Tourism Board
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore. It champions the development of Singapore's tourism sector, one of the country's key service sectors and economic pillars, and undertakes the marketing and promotion of Singapore as a tourism destination. To learn more about us, visit our 
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 ABOUT
Visit our official website at APAC Annual Meetings 2019.

The inaugural Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) Annual Meetings 2019 will be hosted by Enterprise Singapore and the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC).
 
The annual meetings provide a forum for discussion among accreditation bodies in the Asia Pacific region to harmonise accreditation practices and strengthen confidence in APAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA).
 
In conjunction with the APAC meetings, SAC is organising a half-day seminar - “Accreditation – Adding Value to Supply Chains” to share with industry and stakeholders on the importance of accredited conformity assessment services and the benefits of MRAs.

 
 

PAYMENT METHODS
 

Payment MethodsDetails
Debit / Credit CardsOnly Visa and Mastercard will be accepted via eNets.
Bank / Telegraphic TransfersIt will take a minimum of 5 – 7 working days for processing.
 
Please indicate the following information when making payment:
- Order ID
- APAC 2019
- Name of Delegate/Buyer

Bank Details
Name of Beneficiary: Enterprise Singapore Board
Bank Account No: 032-0-011101
Name of Bank: DBS Bank
Address of Bank: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982
Country: Singapore 
SWIFT Code: DBSSSGSG
Bank DraftIt will take a minimum of 1 month for processing.
 
Please indicate the following information when making payment:
- Order ID
- APAC 2019
- Name of Delegate/Buyer

Bank Details
Name of Beneficiary: Enterprise Singapore Board
Bank Account No: 032-0-011101
Name of Bank: DBS Bank
Address of Bank: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982
Country: Singapore 
SWIFT Code: DBSSSGSG
ChequeThe cheque has to be issued to Enterprise Singapore.
It will take a minimum of 2 – 3 working days for the cheques to be cleared by the bank after depositing.

Please indicate the following information when making payment:
- Order ID
- APAC 2019
- Name of Delegate/Buyer

 

A confirmation email will be sent once payment has been processed.
 
 PROGRAMME

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Welcome Session & Host Economy Seminar
Accreditation – Adding Value to Supply Chains
17 June 2019, Monday, 0830hrs – 1230hrs
Grand Mandarin Ballroom, Level 6, Main Tower, Mandarin Orchard Singapore
TIMEPROGRAMME
Welcome Ceremony
08:30amRegistration & Arrival of Guests
09:00amOpening Performance – Sand Art “The Singapore Story”
09:10 amOpening Address by Guest of Honour
Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and Education
09:20 amWelcome Remarks by
Mr Renny Yeo, Chairman, Singapore Accreditation Council
09:30 amRemarks by
Ms Jennifer Evans, Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation
09:40 amAPAC Inauguration Ceremony
Host Economy Seminar
09:50 amThe Role of the Global Accreditation System in Facilitating World Trade
by Mr Xiao Jianhua, Chair, International Accreditation Forum
10:05 amPanel Discussion 1 - Accreditation as a Tool for Market Access
  • Mr Anil Jauhri, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (India)
  • Dr Llewellyn Richards, Chief Executive, International Accreditation New Zealand
  • Mr Reinaldo Figueiredo, Senior Program Director, ANSI National Accreditation Board (USA)
  • Mr Xiao Jianhua, Chief Executive, China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment
Moderator: Ms Jennifer Evans, CEO, National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia
10:40 amTea Break
11:10 amHow TIC Services Create Greater Efficiencies for Supply Chains
by Mr Anthony Tan, Vice President & Managing Director, UL (ASEAN & Australasia)
11:30 amUsing Accreditation to Manage Risks in Food Supply Chains
by Dr Tan Lee Kim, Director-General & Deputy CEO, Singapore Food Agency
11:50 amPanel Discussion 2 - Importance of Accredited Conformity Assessment Services for Supply Chains
  • Mr Anthony Tan, Vice President & Managing Director, UL (ASEAN & Australasia)
  • Dr Tan Lee Kim, Director-General & Deputy CEO, Singapore Food Agency
  • Mr Jeffrey Tan, Head (Group Corporate Development and Network & Connectivity), YCH Group
  • Mr Sze Thiam Siong, Chairman, SMF-TIC Interest Group
  • Er Thanabal Kaliannan, Group Director (Building Resilience Group) & Deputy Managing Director (Built Environment Technology Centre), Building and Construction Authority
Moderator: Ms Chang Kwei Fern, Director, SAC Secretariat
12:30 pmNetworking Lunch
1:30 pmEnd of Programme

* subject to changes
 
 
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 Mr Chee Hong Tat
Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and Education
 
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Mr Renny Yeo
Chairman, Singapore Accreditation Council

 
Ms Chang Kwei Fern
Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation
Ms Jennifer Evans 
Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation
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Mr Xiao Jianhua
Chair, International Accreditation Forum (IAF) & Chief Executive, China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS)
Mr Anil Jauhri
Chief Executive Officer,
National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), India
Mr Reinaldo Figueiredo
Senior Program Director,
ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), USA
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Dr Llwellyn Richards
Chief Executive Officer,
International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ)
Mr Anthony Tan
Vice President and Managing Director, UL (ASEAN & Australasia)
Dr Tan Lee Kim, Kim
Director-General, Food Adminstration & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Food Agency
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Er Thanabal Kaliannan
Group Director (Building Resilience) &
Deputy Managing Director (Building Environment Technology Centre),  Building and Construction Authority
Mr Sze Thiam Siong
Chairman, SMF- Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) Interest Group
Mr Jimmy Ng
Head of Cold Chain Business Unit, YCH Group
 
 
imageThe Mandarin Orchard Hotel is centrally located and easily accessible from Changi International Airport by taxi (25-minutes) or other public transport.

Address: 333 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238867
 

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