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ANSI Announces Schedule for week of co-located April meetings.

Press Release Summary:

March 11, 2010 - ANSI posted its schedule and additional information for coordinated week of meetings, to be held April 12-16, in Washington, DC, metro area. Co-located thusly to provide convenient access for members interested in attending multiple events, lineup includes several ANSI Member Forums as well as meetings of IPC, IPRPC, RSC-AP, and U.S. TAG. Week's largest event, Joint Member Forum, will be held April 14 as Workshop on Anti-Counterfeiting Standards and Conformance Measures.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

Mark Your Calendar: ANSI Releases Schedule for April Week of Member Meetings

Press release date: March 2, 2010

Events to be co-located on consecutive days in DC area The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has posted a schedule and further information for a coordinated week of meetings to be held April 12-16, 2010, in the Washington, DC, metro area. These meetings are being co-located to provide convenient access for members interested in attending multiple events. The week's lineup includes several of the ANSI Member Forums as well as meetings of the International Policy Committee (IPC), Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC), the Regional Standing Committee - Asia Pacific (RSC-AP), and a U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG). The week's largest event - the Joint Member Forum (JMF) - will be held on April 14 as a Workshop on Anti-Counterfeiting Standards and Conformance Measures: Developing a public-private partnership for addressing gaps in the global supply chain. This special event provides an opportunity to share information about health and safety aspects of counterfeiting issues of concern to industries, companies, and consumers. The meeting will explore what is being done to address the issues and the role that standards and conformity assessment systems can play in devising solutions. The workshop is open to all ANSI members as well as technical experts on the U.S. TAG to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 247, Fraud Countermeasures and Controls, and ISO Policy Committee (PC) 246, Anti-Counterfeiting Tools. All meetings with the exception of the ANSI RSC-AP will be held at the following location: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) 1919 S. Eads Street Arlington, VA 22202 Meetings are open to all ANSI members unless otherwise noted; the schedule and event details are as follows: Monday, April 12, 2010 ANSI Regional Standing Committee - Asia Pacific (RSC-AP) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ANSI DC Headquarters 1819 L Street, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20036 To register, contact Jessica Hychalk (jhychalk@ansi.org; 202.331.3622). Tuesday, April 13, 2010 ANSI International Policy Committee (IPC) Meeting 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association, Grand Conference Room Meeting is open to IPC members only. To register, contact Steve Cornish (scornish@ansi.org; 212.642.4969). ANSI Company Member Forum 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association Wednesday, April 14, 2010 ANSI Joint Member Forum (JMF) 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Workshop on Anti-Counterfeiting Standards and Conformance Measures: Developing a public-private partnership for addressing gaps in the global supply chain Consumer Electronics Association ANSI Organization Member Forum (OMF) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association To register online, click here. US/TAG to ISO/PC 246 and ISO/TC 247 Meeting 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association Open to members of U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 247, Fraud Countermeasures and Controls, and ISO/PC 246, Anti-Counterfeiting Tools. To inquire about joining the TAG, contact Mike O'Neil at NASPO (mikeo@naspo.info). Thursday, April 15, 2010 ANSI Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association Meeting is open to IPRPC members only. To register, contact Sara Desautels (sdesaute@ansi.org; 212.642.4937). US/TAG to ISO/PC 246 and ISO/TC 247 Meeting 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association Open to members of U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 247, Fraud Countermeasures and Controls, and ISO/PC 246, Anti-Counterfeiting Tools. To inquire about joining the TAG, contact Mike O'Neil at NASPO (mikeo@naspo.info). Friday, April 16, 2010 US/TAG to ISO/PC 246 and ISO/TC 247 Meeting 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association Open to members of U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 247, Fraud Countermeasures and Controls, and ISO/PC 246, Anti-Counterfeiting Tools. To inquire about joining the TAG, contact Mike O'Neil at NASPO (mikeo@naspo.info).

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