SES announces 2009 World Standards Day Paper Competition.
Press Release Summary:
May 6, 2009 - With theme of "Standards for Environmental Stewardship", 2009 World Standards Day Paper Competition recognizes critical role of standards and conformity assessment programs in key issues that affect environment, from sustainable products and buildings to greenhouse gases and energy conservation. Competition invites papers that use specific examples to show ways that standards and conformity assessment programs are used to promote and facilitate environmentally friendly practices.
Original Press Release
Paper Competition Announced for U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2009
Press release date: April 28, 2009
Established in 1947, the Standards Engineering Society 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 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). Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will act as the administering organization for WSD 2009. For more information or to register, please visit www.wsd-us.org.