Original Press Release
REMINDER: ANSI's World Standards Week Less than One Month Away
Press release date: September 10, 2009
Less than one month remains until members of the standards and conformity assessment community gather for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)'s World Standards Week (WSW). The week of forums, meetings, and ceremonies will be held October 5-8, 2009, primarily at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Held annually, WSW brings all stakeholders in the standards and conformity assessment community together in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration. This year's program of events will include:
Monday, October 5
ANSI Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC) Meeting, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (to be held at the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC) Joint ANSI International Policy Committee (IPC) IPRPC Working Lunch, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. (to be held at the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC) ANSI IPC Meeting, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. (to be held at the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC)
Tuesday, October 6
ANSI Legal Issues Forum, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 2009 Open Forum for Standards Developers, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. 2009 ANSI Annual Awards Reception, Banquet Ceremony, 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. (black tie optional)
Wednesday, October 7
ANSI Organizational Member Forum, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ANSI Government Member Forum, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ANSI Consumer Interest Forum, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ANSI Company Member Forum, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ANSI Annual Business Meeting Luncheon, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2009, 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. (to be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC)
Thursday, October 8
ANSI National Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (to be held at the Consumer Electronics Association in Arlington, VA)
Registration is required for all WSW activities; click here to register. For more information on WSW 2009, including dates, times, and draft agendas for the events listed above, visit www.ansi.org/wsweek.
The Institute would like to thank the following sponsors of WSW 2009:
Diamond Sponsors: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials John Deere Kavi Corporation
Platinum Sponsor: Siemens
Gold Sponsors: American Society of Mechanical Engineers Citation Technologies, Inc. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. Microsoft
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Click here for more information on becoming a sponsor of WSW 2009.