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Event Schedule released for World Standards Week 2010.

Press Release Summary:

May 26, 2010 - ANSI published full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2010, which will be held September 20-24 in Arlington, VA. Annual event enables members of standards and conformity assessment community to come together in spirit of cooperation and collaboration. Notably, events include several presentations and discussions as well as receptions, banquet ceremony, luncheons, and forums. All events will be held at Crowne Plaza National Airport Hotel.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2010

Press release date: May 20, 2010

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has published the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2010. WSW, to be held September 20-24, 2010, is an annual event held by the Institute where members of the standards and conformity assessment community come together in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration. All events will be held at the Crowne Plaza National Airport Hotel in Arlington, VA, unless otherwise stated. The schedule for WSW is as follows: Monday, September 20: National Policy Committee 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association, Arlington, VA Tuesday, September 21: A Higher Standard: Advancing American Competitiveness through Conformity Assessment 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Reserve your hotel room today! ANSI has arranged a room block for WSW attendees at the Crowne Plaza National Airport Hotel, where the week's events will take place. The rooms have been reserved for the nights of September 20-23 at the rate of $229, plus tax. Please click here to make your reservation online, or call the hotel directly at 1-800-2CROWNE. In order to secure this negotiated rate, all guests must mention "ANSI World Standards Week." All reservations must be made by August 14, 2010. As this is a busy week for meetings and events in the Washington, DC, area, rooms at this and other hotels will book quickly. To assure a reservation, we suggest that you book your rooms as soon as possible. Wednesday, September 22: Crossing Borders and Sectors: Exploring Robust Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 2010 ANSI Annual Awards Reception, Banquet Ceremony 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington, VA Thursday, September 23, 2010: ANSI Organizational Member Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ANSI Consumer Interest Forum 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ANSI Company Member Forum 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ANSI Annual Business Meeting Luncheon 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2010 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC Friday, September 24, 2010: ANSI Finance Committee Meeting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ANSI Committee on Education (COE) 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Consumer Electronics Association, Arlington, VA For more information, including registration for WSW events and details on all meetings and conferences, visit www.ansi.org/wsweek.

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