Entries for 2011 WSD Paper Competition due August 12.
Press Release Summary:
July 20, 2011 - U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day Planning Committee is reminding interested stakeholders to enter the 2011 WSD Paper Competition, which is sponsored by The Society for Standards Professionals. Theme of competition is "Advancing Safety and Sustainability Standards Worldwide." Issues of safety and sustainability are important causes for stakeholders around the world, from alternative energies and environmental protection to the safety of products, services, homes, and workplaces.
Original Press Release
One Month Remains to Enter 2011 World Standards Day Paper Competition
Press release date: July 12, 2011
Established in 1947, SES is a not-for-profit professional membership society whose mission is to provide opportunities for professional development through quality programs and services for standards users and professionals, and to promote the awareness, use, and value of standards and standardization to the private and public sectors. SES is the member body for Canada and the United States in the International Federation of Standards Users (IFAN) and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). SES members are primarily involved in the application and use of company, government, national, regional, and international standards. About the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day
Since the initial celebration in 1970, World Standards Day (WSD) is now recognized in nations around the globe. U.S. activities are organized annually by a planning committee consisting of representatives from across the standards and conformity assessment community. The event is co-chaired each year by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) will act as the administrating organization for WSD 2011. For more information or to register, please visit www.wsd-us.org.