SIRIM to host the 30th IQNet General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur

SIRIM to host the 30th IQNet General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur


Thirty-four IQNet Partners representing 32 countries are expected to arrive in Kuala Lumpur for the 30th IQNet General Assembly, which will be held from 01 to 06 July.

IQNet members are the leading certification bodies in their own country or region and through IQNet, members meet annually to update, discuss and debate, and make decisions on issues concerning the organization’s policies, membership, product and services, and harmonization issues.

The week-long activity will be comprised of committee meetings, namely the Constitution and Policy, Peer Review and Membership, Harmonization and Best Practices, and Marketing and Development.  The IQNet General Assembly is also the venue for CEOs to gather annually to share business insights and to network.

One of the highlights of the week-long meeting is the SIRIM QAS International’s Forum which will be held on 05 July at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre.  The gathering will be attended by IQNet Partners, SIRIM’s officials and clients. The topics of the presentation are Why Certification is an Asset, Current Trends in Management System Certification: Risk Based Approach and Building Capacity with SIRIM QAS International & IQNet Certification.

SIRIM first entered IQNet as an Associated Member in 2006 and was confirmed as a Full Member in 2009.  SIRIM is Malaysia’s leading certification, inspection, and testing services body with accreditation from the Department of Standards Malaysia and the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), among others.


About IQNet

IQNet – The International Certification Network has been active since 1990, with 35 Partner certification bodies and with more than 200 subsidiaries worldwide. Each of these IQNet Partners is a leader in their region, and collectively through IQNet represents the most extensive and reputable network of certification bodies.  IQNet Headquarters is based in Bern, Switzerland.


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