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ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2014

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American

National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of

events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, which will be held October

20-24 in Washington, DC. WSW is an annual event where members of the

standards and conformity assessment community come together in the

spirit of cooperation and collaboration.

The schedule for WSW 2014 is as follows:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014

-- Joint Meeting: ANSI National Policy Committee / Conformity

Assessment Policy Committee Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: ANSI

Headquarters, 1899 L Street NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC

-- ANSI Consumer Interest Forum Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location:

King & Spalding, 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 10th Floor, Washington,

DC

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

-- ANSI Company Member Forum Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: ANSI

Headquarters

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

-- ANSI Legal Issues Forum Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Location: FHI

Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor, Washington,

DC

-- Joint Meeting: ANSI Government Member Forum / Interagency Committee

on Standards Policy Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: FHI Conference

Center

-- 2014 ANSI Annual Awards Reception, Banquet, and Ceremony Time: 6:00

pm - 9:00 pm Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade

Center, Pavilion Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

-- ANSI Annual Business Meeting Breakfast Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Location: FHI Conference Center

-- ANSI Organizational Member Forum Time: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm Location:

FHI Conference Center

-- U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2014 Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00

pm Location: The Fairmont Washington, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014

-- ANSI International Policy Committee Meeting Time: 10:00 am - 4:00

pm Location: ANSI Headquarters

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels for

companies and organizations wishing to show their valuable support for

the voluntary standardization community.

To register for WSW events, or for more information on all meetings

and sponsorship options, visit www.ansi.org/wsweek. Registration ends

Friday, October 10, 2014.

About ANSI The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a

private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S.

global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting,

facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary

standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is

made up of businesses, professional societies and trade associations,

standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor

organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more

than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals

worldwide.

The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International

Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National

Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

SOURCE American National Standards Institute

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/CONTACT: Elizabeth Neiman, (212) 642-4911, eneiman@ansi.org

/Web Site: http://www.ansi.org/

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