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Apr 19, 2011, 14:07 ET

Internet Security Alliance Partners with ANSI and Shared Assessments for Launch of Project on Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information

The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) has joined the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), via its Identity Theft Prevention and Identity...

Mar 23, 2011, 12:36 ET

U.S. Executive Director of TABD to Speak at ANSI Electric Vehicles Workshop

Online Registration Open; Pre-Meeting Materials Available for Attendees In their continuing efforts to promote economic growth, business leaders...

Mar 23, 2011, 10:17 ET

ANSI and Shared Assessments Launch Initiative to Examine Financial Impact and Harm of Breached Patient Information

Healthcare organizations are struggling with two key concerns today: how to protect patient information and how to better understand the financial...

Mar 10, 2011, 11:02 ET

Are Standards Wars a Myth or Reality?

May 12th ANSI Workshop to Examine Market Forces on Standards Development and Conformance Activities Is there such a thing as too many standards?...

Mar 09, 2011, 10:37 ET

ANSI to Facilitate Development of Standardization Roadmap for Safe, Mass Deployment of Electric Vehicles in the United States

A March 4th meeting convened by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has resulted in an agreement by key stakeholders from the private...

Mar 04, 2011, 12:27 ET

Key Asia-Pacific Officials, Experts Discuss Critical Importance of Standards Education

In just a few months, millions of young adults will graduate from college and step into productive careers in the global economy. Meanwhile, those...

Mar 03, 2011, 15:09 ET

ISO Approves U.S. Proposal for International Standards on Human Resource Management

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that its proposal to create International Standards on Human Resource...

Feb 23, 2011, 15:12 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Workshop to Feature Report on European Electro-Mobility

ISO and IEC Enter into Memorandum of Understanding on Automotive Electrotechnics What standards will Europe employ to facilitate the rollout of...

Feb 23, 2011, 12:47 ET

U.S. to Celebrate World Standards Day 2011 with a Focus on Advancing Safety and Sustainability Standards Worldwide

Issues of safety and sustainability are important causes for stakeholders around the world, from alternative energies and environmental protection...

Feb 03, 2011, 10:25 ET

Newly Published Edition of United States Standards Strategy Supports U.S. Competitiveness and International Trade

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to...

Feb 01, 2011, 10:22 ET

ANSI Welcomes NFPA as Diamond Sponsor for Electric Vehicles Workshop

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to welcome the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as a Diamond Sponsor...

Jan 04, 2011, 11:02 ET

ANSI Accredits CrossFit Under Certificate Accreditation Program

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary...

Dec 09, 2010, 13:16 ET

SAVE THE DATE: ANSI Workshop on Standards and Codes for Electric Drive Vehicles April 5-6, 2011

With billions of dollars in public and private-sector investment at stake, few technological innovations have captured as much attention in recent...

Dec 06, 2010, 11:43 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2011

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors has announced its new members and officers for the term beginning January 1,...

Nov 01, 2010, 09:48 ET

ANSI Announces Availability of International Social Responsibility Standard, ISO 26000

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that ISO 26000, Guidance on social responsibility, is now available on the...

Oct 14, 2010, 16:01 ET

Farewell Dinner for 2010 IEC General Meeting to Feature Donation of Laptops, Printers, and Power Cords to Northwest Autism Center

The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce that the farewell dinner...

Oct 12, 2010, 14:04 ET

World Electrotechnical Experts to Discuss Energy Generation, Distribution, and Conservation at Open Session of IEC 2010 General Meeting

Microsoft's Dan Reed To Provide Keynote Address The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission...

Oct 07, 2010, 11:34 ET

U.S. to Host Largest-Ever Meeting of International Electrotechnology Experts

The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce that the 2010 IEC General...

Sep 17, 2010, 14:26 ET

ANSI Calls for Comments on Directory of U.S. Technical Requirements as Part of U.S.-India SCCP

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is seeking public comments on a database that will serve as a directory of technical requirements...

Sep 08, 2010, 16:56 ET

September 21 ANSI Conference to Address Advancing American Competitiveness Through Conformity Assessment

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that registration is open for its upcoming conference, Advancing American...