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August 9, 2012 - On August 22, ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel will host roundtable discussion, Resiliency Metrics: Standards, Test Labs and Methods, and Measuring Tools to discuss current resilience standards that cover issues of resilience in variety of relevant fields. Discussion will touch on methods of measuring resilience, as well as possibility of creating public-private cooperative groups to establish comprehensive certification and ratings system for designating resilience.

ANSI-HSSP to Host Roundtable Discussion on Resiliency Metrics


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Press release date: August 6, 2012

The American National Standards Institute Homeland Security Standards Panel (ANSI-HSSP) will host a roundtable discussion, Resiliency Metrics: Standards, Test Labs & Methods, and Measuring Tools, on August 22 to discuss current resilience standards and the possible creation of a new system for designating resilience. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in conjunction with the 61st SES Annual Conference, overseen by SES - The Society for Standards Professionals, which is scheduled to take place August 19-22 in New Orleans.

The ability to adjust effectively to changing circumstances and to respond appropriately to unexpected events is a crucial part of homeland security efforts. The roundtable will examine current standards that touch on issues of resilience in a variety of relevant fields, including transportation and information technology (IT).

In addition, the discussion will touch on methods of measuring resilience, as well as the possibility of creating public-private cooperative groups to establish a comprehensive certification and ratings system for designating resilience.

The roundtable format is intended to allow for significant attendee participation in the discussions. All ANSI and ANSI-HSSP members and other interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

The event will take place on Wednesday, August 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans (601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans). All attendees must register with Jessica Carl, ANSI program administrator, standards panels (jcarl@ansi.org; 212-642-4903), by Friday, August 17, 2012. Questions may be directed to Ms. Carl, or to Michelle Deane, ANSI director, homeland security standards (mdeane@ansi.org; 212.642.4884).
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