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February 25, 2011 - ANSI announced its full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2011, which will be held October 11-14 for global members of standards and conformity assessment community. Events, which will take place in Washington, DC at Newseum, include meetings of ANSI and European Standards Organizations (ESO); ANSI Company Member, Consumer Interest, and Government/Organizational Member forums; as well as World Standards Day Hill Outreach function.

ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2011

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American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
11 West 42nd St., 13th Flr.
New York, NY, 10036

Press release date: February 22, 2011

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day to be Held in Conjunction with WSW

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2011.

WSW, to be held October 11-14, 2011, is an annual event where members of the standards and conformity assessment community come together in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration. In addition to the U.S.-oriented ANSI member meetings, this year's events will include special guests from the European Union in discussions focused on the topic of transatlantic partnerships.

All events will be held at the Newseum in Washington, DC, unless otherwise stated. The schedule for WSW 2011 is as follows:

Tuesday, October 11:

ANSI-European Standards Organizations (ESO) Joint Presidents Group (JPG) Meeting 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC Note: Attendance at this meeting is by invitation only

Wednesday, October 12:

ANSI-ESO Conference 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hall of Flags, Washington, DC Open to all interested stakeholders

2011 ANSI Annual Awards Reception, Banquet Ceremony 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 13:

ANSI Company Member Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

ANSI Consumer Interest Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

ANSI Government Member Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

ANSI Organizational Member Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Annual Business Meeting Luncheon 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

ANSI Legal Issues Forum 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2011: Exhibit, Reception and Dinner 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Fairmont Hotel, Washington, DC

Friday, October 14:

World Standards Day Hill Outreach Event 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cannon House Office Building Caucus Room, Washington, DC

For more information, including registration for WSW events and details on all meetings and conferences, visit

Reserve your hotel room today! ANSI has arranged a room block for WSW attendees at The Quincy Hotel in Washington, DC.

Rooms have been reserved for the nights of Monday, October 10 - Wednesday, October 12 for $239/night, plus tax. To make your reservation, please call the hotel directly at (202) 833-7050, ext 7050 or email In order to secure this negotiated rate, all guests must mention "ANSI World Standards Week." All reservations must be made by September 7, 2011.

Please note that this is a very busy week for meetings and events in the Washington, DC, area, and rooms at this and other hotels will book quickly. To assure a reservation, we suggest that you book your room as soon as possible

Gain exposure for your organization Sponsorship opportunities are now available for WSW 2011! Help to make this exciting program of events and informative meetings a success by pledging your support before September 9, 2011.

Depending on the sponsorship level, benefits include complimentary admission to WSW events, distribution of your promotional material to attendees, color print and web advertising, and premiere signage.
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