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Workshop to Produce IWA on impact-rated vehicle security barriers.

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September 16, 2010 - Taking place December 2-3, 2010 at British Standards Institution headquarters in London, workshop aims to develop international standard taking into account existing standards and technical documents on vehicle security barriers. International Workshop Agreement (IWA) will be produced after this event as based on discussions at meeting. Specific objectives include discussing existing standards and technical documents on vehicle security barriers as well as agreeing on terminology.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

International Workshop to Address Impact-Rated Vehicle Security Barriers

Press release date: September 10, 2010

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) would like to inform its constituents of an upcoming workshop on international impact-rated vehicle security barriers. The two-day meeting will be held in London this December. Organized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the British Standards Institution (BSI), the aim of the workshop is to develop an international standard taking into account existing standards and technical documents on vehicle security barriers. An International Workshop Agreement (IWA) will be produced after this event based on the discussions at the meeting. Objectives of the workshop include: Discuss the existing standards and technical documents (as identified by participants) on vehicle security barriers Agree on the terminology for use in the IWA Draft the structure of the IWA Begin drafting the provisions of the IWA The meeting will be held on December 2-3, 2010, at the BSI headquarters in London. Registration is free for all interested participants. Space is limited, so each organization interested in participating may register up to two participants. More may be accepted by request, if space allows. To register, complete the registration form and email it to shanti.conn@bsigroup.com by Monday, October 4, 2010. If you have any technical documents (specifications, guides, etc.) that you would like to submit for consideration in the development of this IWA, please email them to shanticonn@bsigroup.com with appropriate approval for circulation to the IWA participants of any copyrighted material by October 4.

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