Accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies' Council
Accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies'                                         Council


As we are keeping strong during these unprecedented times going through the COVID-19 health crisis, all ACAB Council members are still running, working safely from home and keeping busy with certifications while respecting the International Accreditation Forum requirements when managing extraordinary events or circumstance with remote audits.


Next to come

Our next ACAB'c plenary session is planned in September 2020 due to the actual health crisis.


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Looking backwards

28th and 29th of January 2020

in Cologne, Germany.

Where ACAB'c members meet again!

FESA meeting - 16 November 2019

ENISA Forum - 26 September 2019

---> More info HERE

CA DAY - 25 September 2019

ACAB'c conf-calls in-between face to face meetings

conf call 27 June 2019

conf call 28 August 2019

conf call 29 November 2019

conf call 09 January 2020

conf call 25 February 2020

conf call 26 March 2020

conf call 30 April 2020

Those remote meetings are the occasion to follow-up with the different acab'c on-going matters.

ACAB'c biannual meeting - 28th of May 2019 -  Paris - France

On this occasion, Philippe, as ACAB'c chairman, had the pleasure to welcome Clemens Wanko (TÜV AUSTRIA cert GmbH) as the official 5th ACAB'c A-member and to appoint as new Treasurer - Secretary General of ACAB'c - Mrs. Camille Gerbert (LSTI).

From left to right, Stefan (KPMG), Camille (LSTI), Christoph (TÜV IT), Philippe (LSTI), Matthias (TÜV IT) and Clemens (TÜV AUSTRIA cert GmbH)

ACAB'c biannual meeting - 4th of February 2019 -  Essen - Germany

On this occasion, Philippe, as ACAB'c chairman, had the pleasure to welcome Klaus-Werner (Datenschutz cert GmbH) as the 4th ACAB'c A-member (since October 2018) and to congratulate Clemens Wanko (TÜV AUSTRIA cert GmbH) following the positive admission vote regarding his application to become A-member.

From left to right, Eric (LSTI), KLaus-Werner (Datenschutz cert GmbH),Philippe (LSTI), Camille (LSTI), Matthias (TÜV IT), Karina (TÜV IT), Christoph (TÜV IT), Clemens (TÜV AUSTRIA cert GmbH) and Stefan (KPMG)

Philippe and Klaus-Werner, new ACAB'c A-member since October 2018

Philippe and Clemens, ACAB'c honorary member and future ACAB'c 5th A-member

Trust Services Forum 23rd of October - CA-Day 24th of October - Berlin

ENISA organised the fourth edition of the Trust Services Forum on day 1. On day 2, the Bundesdruckerei/D-TRUST, in cooperation with TÜViT held the tenth CA-Day on the subject of "TSP Compliance Info Day on eIDAS, ETSI and CA/B-Forum Requirements".

ACAB'c had a great pleasure to take part in the very captivating discussions and panels during these two days of intense information sharing.


Many thanks also to Slawek and Evgenia (ENISA) on the one hand, to Kim (D-Trust) on the other hand. See you soon!


Note: you can find the agenda of both days and the related presentations at Trust Service Forum / CA-Day 2018

From left to right, Christoph, Boryana, Klaus-Werner, Karina, Matthias and Eric

Boryana on day 1 / panel 1 : "Trust services in the proposed regulatory framework for certification"

Matthias on day 2, dealing with "the struggle of audit reporting"

In parallel to the meeting, on day 2, all A-members had approved Datenschutz cert GmbH's application to become an ACAB'c A-member. Still a few administrative steps to go and ACAB'c will have the great pleasure to welcome its 4th A-member.

Matthias Wiedenhorst (on the right), ACAB'c vice chair, congratulating Klaus-Werner Schröder (on the left), Datenschutz cert GmbH's representative, for the positive vote of all A-members on his A-membership appplication.

CA/B Forum F2F meeting - 16-18th of October 2018 - Shanghai

Clemens and Philippe

Philippe presenting ACAB'c

ACAB'c biannual meeting - Zurich, the 5th of July 2018

On this occasion, ACAB'c had the pleasure to designate Clemens Wanko (TÜV Trust IT) as its first honorary member:

Matthias Wiedenhorst (on the left), ACAB'c vice chair, congratulating Clemens Wanko (on the right), former ACAB'c vice chair and first ACAB'c honorary member.


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