ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Biotechnology Workshop will be held October 25-26 in Geneva.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
July 28, 2011 - ISO-hosted international workshop on biotechnology will promote dialog among organizations actively involved in biotechnology standardization, enhance coordination among key players, and identify recommendations and priority action items for consideration by existing ISO technical and governance bodies. One goal will be to provide framework for analyzing and proposing mechanisms for improved coordination and harmonization of and cooperation on standardization activities in biotechnology.

ISO Workshop on Biotechnology to be Held October 25-26 in Geneva


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

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



Press release date: July 21, 2011

On October 25-26, 2011, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will host an international workshop on biotechnology in Geneva.

The workshop is intended to promote dialogue among organizations actively involved in biotechnology standardization, enhance coordination among key players, and identify recommendations and priority action items for consideration by existing ISO technical and governance bodies. A goal of the workshop will to provide a framework for analyzing and proposing mechanisms for improved coordination and harmonization of and cooperation on standardization activities in biotechnology. According to workshop organizers, the event will give particular focus to:

Terms and definitions regarding biotechnology Measurement and characterization: techniques of analysis (horizontal) Methods of analysis specific to industrial applications

Participants will identify and exchange information on existing standards and related information resources, deliverables expected in the short-term, standardization programs, and emerging needs in the fields indicated above, including pre- and co-normative research (PNR and CNR) and certified reference materials.

Expected outputs from the workshop include draft proposals concerning mechanisms and agreements supporting coordination and collaboration, a shared vision of the evolution of international standards to meet the needs and opportunities identified, and specific recommendations to ISO regarding activities and/or work items to be initiated.

Interested participants are requested to register and also indicate their intention to attend to Steven P. Cornish, ANSI senior director for international policy (isot@ansi.org).

Additional details on the event, including a background information and links to selected documents, are available here.
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Services
 More New Product News from this company:
ANSI Website offers complete SAE International standards.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
ANSI-NSP Nanotechnology Standards Database Webinar Rescheduled for December 5
U.S. and German Standardizers Meet to Advance Transatlantic Trade Objectives
Reminder: Standards Simulation Workshop to Be Held November 19 in New York City
People on the Move
People on the Move
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Trade Associations


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address