ANSI-HSSP to host January workshop on transit security.
Press Release Summary:
December 18, 2008 - On Jan 27-28, ANSI's Homeland Security Standards Panel will address standards and conformity assessment needs for public transit security, encompassing urban, suburban, and regional commuter transportation by bus, rail, and land side of urban ferry operations. Participants will work to identify existing standards, determine technological gaps that may inhibit development of standards; and analyze operational situations that may challenge use of equipment that complies with current standards.
Original Press Release
ANSI-HSSP to Host January Workshop on Transit Security
Press release date: December 15, 2008
identify existing standards;
determine what technological gaps exist that may inhibit the development and/or harmonization of standards;
analyze operational situations that may challenge the use of equipment that complies with current standards; and
explore the critical role of the user community in guiding the development of applicable technology and the adoption of relevant (including new or modified) standards. The two-day event will be held at the Executive Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All interested parties are invited and there is no fee to participate, but advance registration is required. To register, send an email with name and contact information to HSSP@ansi.org by Monday, January 19, 2008. ANSI-HSSP is accepting sponsors for the lunch periods during both days of the workshop. Organizations interested in becoming sponsors should contact Rena Krumholz (firstname.lastname@example.org, 212.642.4915) no later than January 5, 2008. The workshop agenda will be posted to www.ansi.org/hssp as soon as it is available. Questions about the event can be directed to Jessica Carl, ANSI-HSSP program administrator (email@example.com, 212.642.4903).