The 20th International Conference on Machinery Safety Standards held in our University

October 22th, 2018

On October 18-19, the 20th Annual Meeting of the International Technical Committee on Mechanical Safety Standardization (ISO/TC199) was held at the Conference Center. Co-organized by the China Technical Committee on Mechanical Safety of Standardization Administration and Nanjing University of Science and Technology(NJUST), the Meeting attracted a wide range of national and international experts, with almost 50 participants from Germany, the United States, Britain, France, Japan, Australia, Canada, Sweden and China, etc.. Ju Likai, deputy director of the Engineering Training Center of NJUST and an ISO/TC199 Chinese registered expert, attended the meeting. Mr. Otto Görnemann, Chairman of ISO/TC199, was the host.

        During the meeting, participants visited the Education and Research Demonstration Base of the National Machinery Safety Standardization, located in the Engineering Training Center. Xu Jiancheng, director of the Center, made an introduction to the Base from its construction goals, teaching and scientific researches  fruits, etc., then guided the experts to have a visit of the Sensor-web Research Laboratory, Virtual Reality Simulation Laboratory, Omron, Pilz, Fortis, Pryteague Mechanical Safety Laboratory, etc.

        Mr. Otto Görnemann spoke highly of our introduction of mechanical safety standardization education in higher education and the efforts to promote the machinery safety concept, standards and technology being merged into college education. He held that it plays a leading role in cultivating high-quality engineering and technical personnel with standardization awareness.