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Jun 02, 2014, 15:33 ET
Joseph Tretler Jr. was recently named ANSI's vice president, international policy. (PRNewsFoto/ANSI)

ANSI Names Joseph Tretler Jr. as Vice President, International Policy

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is pleased to announce the...

May 27, 2014, 14:39 ET
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities (ANSSC). (PRNewsFoto/ANSI)

ANSI Establishes Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities...

May 14, 2014, 13:01 ET

ANSI Chosen to Serve a Second Term as ONC-Approved Accreditor for the ONC Health Information Technology Certification Program

 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently...

May 12, 2014, 15:39 ET

ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to Host Free Webinar in Celebration of World Accreditation Day 2014

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board will hold a free webinar to mark World Accreditation...

Apr 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

ANSI Introduces Students to Standards at the 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival

In an effort to inspire and help nurture future generations of engineers and standardization professionals, the American National Standards...

Mar 20, 2014, 11:36 ET

U.S. to Celebrate World Standards Day 2014 with a Focus on the Ways Standards Level the International Playing Field

  Standardization has long been an important engine for innovation and economic growth. But as the world transitions to a truly global...

Mar 17, 2014, 10:58 ET

ANSI Opens Nominations for 2014 Leadership and Service Awards

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. The...

Mar 06, 2014, 13:26 ET

ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2014

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, which will be held...

Feb 10, 2014, 13:30 ET
Feb 10, 2014, 13:21 ET

ANSI Launches New Pilot Accreditation Program to Determine Eligibility of a Type I Environmental Labeling Certification Scheme, and to Assess Competence of Eco-labeling Certification Bodies for Accreditation

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has created a new pilot program to...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:57 ET

Young U.S. Electrotechnology Professionals Sought for Prominent International Standardization Program

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is currently seeking nominations of young...

Jan 29, 2014, 14:08 ET

Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Draft Open for Public Comment until March 15, 2014

Roadmap outlines 116 recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment  The American National Standards Institute...

Jan 22, 2014, 15:35 ET

ANSI and European Standards Organizations Convene in Brussels

Talks Focused on Efforts to Advance Standards-Related Cooperation  Representatives from the European Committee for Standardization (CEN),...

Dec 19, 2013, 15:18 ET

ANSI to Continue Discussion on Arbitration of RAND Disputes at Free Workshop on January 21

 Standards developing organizations (SDOs) typically require that patent holders license Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) on reasonable and...

Dec 11, 2013, 14:54 ET

Standardization Priorities for Smart and Sustainable Cities Discussed at ANSI Workshop

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) convened a workshop on November 21, 2013, in Washington, DC, to examine the role of...

Oct 28, 2013, 13:12 ET

ANSI Launches Online Portal for Standards Incorporated by Reference

Website Provides Free, Read-Only Access to Private-Sector Documents That Have Been Incorporated into U.S. Government Regulations The American...

Oct 14, 2013, 10:23 ET

Experts to Discuss Standardization Priorities for Smart and Sustainable Cities

November 21 ANSI Workshop Brings Together Thought Leaders to Chart Path Forward On November 21, leading experts from industry, government, and...

Oct 11, 2013, 11:21 ET

ANSI Supports Continued Dialogue on Standards for EU-U.S. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

 As discussions surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continue, the American National Standards Institute...

Sep 18, 2013, 15:54 ET

ANSI to Hold Workshop on Standards for Smart and Sustainable Cities

November 21 Event Will Explore Coordination of International Activities and Initiatives The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will...

Sep 16, 2013, 17:00 ET

Standards Alliance Inaugural U.S. Event to be Held September 26

Event to Include High-Level Representatives of ANSI, USAID, USTR, and the Department of Commerce  The United States Agency for...