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27 Oct, 2014, 14:32 ET Standards Alliance to Co-host Mexico City Conference on Regulatory Issues in December

 The Standards Alliance, a public-private partnership between the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the United States Agency for...


30 Sep, 2014, 14:33 ET Workcred Names Board of Directors

 Workcred, a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate organization focused on workforce credentialing, is pleased to announce...


23 Sep, 2014, 11:06 ET JTC 1 Announces Two Key International Standards for Cloud Computing

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will release two new International...


18 Sep, 2014, 15:26 ET Potential Legal Claims and Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity Assessment Bodies Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2014 Legal Issues Forum

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a Legal Issues Forum, addressing Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity...


15 Sep, 2014, 14:12 ET ANSI Announces 2015 Student Paper Competition on Standardization as a Driver of Innovation

As part of its continuing efforts to raise awareness among postsecondary students of the strategic significance of standards and conformance, the...


27 Aug, 2014, 13:04 ET New Mobile Compatible Version of the ANSI Webstore Launched

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that an updated version of its eStandards Store (eSS) featuring...


26 Aug, 2014, 15:36 ET ANSI Announces Winners of 2014 Student Paper Competition

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and its Committee on Education...


31 Jul, 2014, 13:43 ET ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2014 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...


14 Jul, 2014, 12:46 ET Former Michigan Governor John Engler to Deliver Keynote at ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former...


23 Jun, 2014, 15:13 ET New Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Establishes National Framework for Action

With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing...


10 Jun, 2014, 16:45 ET USNC Names Participants for 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop

 The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2014...


02 Jun, 2014, 15:33 ET 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...


27 May, 2014, 14:39 ET 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...


14 May, 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...


12 May, 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...


10 Feb, 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...


31 Jan, 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...


29 Jan, 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...


19 Dec, 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...