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ISO/IEC/ITU World Standards Cooperation (WSC) Workshop on Transit Security

Hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) at:
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Red Auditorium
October 4-5, 2007
Gaithersburg, MD 20899


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to host the ISO/IEC/ITU World Standards Cooperation (WSC) Workshop on Transit Security. This Workshop will be held on October 4-5, 2007 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

This international Workshop will bring together experts from around the world and from the global standards community to examine the key issues and challenges in this subject area, strategic approaches and solutions, standards currently being utilized for transit security, and investigate whether international standards need to play a more prominent role in supporting the transit security community.


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Included in the program will be sessions on:
  • Physical Security
  • Command and Control
  • Sensor Integration
  • Communications
  • Transit Security Standards Initiatives from Around the World
  • ISO/IEC/ITU-T Standards Initiatives

There is no registration fee for this Workshop, but pre-registration is required. Attendees to the meeting are requested to send an e-mail to Jessica Carl ( confirming their attendance as soon as possible, but no later than September 4, 2007. As the Workshop will be held at a government facility, foreign nationals will need to be cleared in advance of the meeting for admittance to the facility.


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Red Auditorium (located in the NIST Main Administration Building)
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

Hotel Information
By stating that you are attending a "NIST" meeting and are eligible for the “NIST negotiated rate,” you will receive a discounted rate at the Gaithersburg Hilton +1-301 977-8900. Additional area hotels are listed on the NIST hotel page.


Sponsorship opportunities are available for WSC Workshop. For further details, please contact the ANSI-HSSP Secretary.

ANSI thanks the following organizations for their sponsorship of this event:

ICx Technologies        NIST
Underwriters Laboratories          Smiths Detection

Related Events

WSC Workshop attendees are invited to attend the Sixth ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel (HSSP) Plenary meeting on October 3rd as guests of ANSI. When registering for the WSC Workshop, please indicate whether you plan to attend the October 3rd meeting as well.

A networking event will held the evening of October 3rd, beginning at 5:15 pm at the Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg hotel

Additional Information

Questions or requests for additional information can be directed to:

Matt Deane
Director, Homeland Security Standards
American National Standards Institute
25 West 43rd Street, Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 1.212-642.4992
Fax: 1.212.840.2298

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