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September 11, 2023

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ANSI Seeks Comments for Coordinated Response on Implementation of the U.S. Governmental National Standards Strategy for Critical Emerging Technology

ANSI strongly encourages its members and constituents to contribute to ANSI's formal response to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Request for Information on the implementation of the United States Government National Standards Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technology. To contribute to the ANSI response, submit comments through October 20.

NIST Announces SDO Grant for Forensic Science Standards; September 12 Informational Webinar to Provide More Information

Apply by September 30: NIST’s Standards Development Organization Grants for Forensic Science Standards seeks applications from eligible stakeholders for grant funding to develop, approve, disseminate, maintain, and review forensic science voluntary consensus standards and best practices that will be made available to the public free of charge. Attend NIST’s September 12 webinar to learn more prior to applying.

Tune In: Beyond the Resume Podcast on Evaluating the Value of Credentials

The latest episode of Global Opportunity Forum’s Beyond the Resume podcast explains different types of credentials, and how Workcred works with partners to improve understanding of the quality and value of various types of credentials.  

Sponsorship Opportunities Available: Join World Standards Week in October!

Various sponsorship opportunities are available for World Standards Week, to be held October 10 to 12 in Washington, DC. This year, the week’s lineup of events will include sessions on generative AI, copyright issues, SDO-consortia collaboration, and more. Access the agenda and register today.

Register Today! U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2023 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

New sponsor offerings provide an opportunity to support the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day (WSD) at a variety of levels. This year, WSD in Washington, DC, has a brand-new event format designed for greater attendee networking.

Reminder: ANSI's Company Member Forum is September 14

The agenda is available and registration is open: Join ANSI’s virtual Company Member Forum this week. Sessions will cover generative artificial intelligence; strategies for getting standards adopted and implemented; and more.

Last Chance to Reserve a Spot: Join ANAB's Credentialing Conference and Client Day September 25-28

Join the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) at the in-person Credentialing Conference. The event combines ANAB’s popular Client Day with three days of technical workshops led by qualified ANAB assessors. Hosted at George Washington University, the event will provide opportunities for continued growth and learning, as well as information sharing from experienced experts.

ISO, IEC, and ITU August 2023 Listings of Work Items Published

In an effort to increase stakeholder engagement and collaboration, and to reduce duplicative work, the International Organization for Standardization, the International Electrotechnical Commission, and the International Telecommunication Union have coordinated the publication of a monthly document that lists all work items from the three organizations, including updates on the projects and timelines for the technical committees’ work.

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This Week in Standards Development

Review the latest domestic and international standards proposals, documents for public comment, new initiatives, and other opportunities for U.S. stakeholders to get involved.



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ANSI Member Updates

Keep current with news bites on free resources, tools, and special achievements from ANSI members (submissions welcome!). This week:

Standards Spotlight

ANSI strives to increase the visibility of standards by highlighting their real-world application and impact on everyday life. In case you missed it: Can I Take Your Order, Please? Scientists Create 3D Printed Food with Software-Controlled Cooking.




ANSI Public Policy

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, September 4-8, 2023

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

ANSI Publications

Standards Action, September 8, 2023

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.


ANSI Annual Report 2021-2022

ANSI Annual Report 2021-2022: Building for the Future 

The interactive Annual Report, released during World Standards Week 2022, provides highlights of initiatives positioning ANSI, its affiliates, and the U.S. standardization community for even greater impact.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

Updated in 2020, the United States Standards Strategy provides a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system to support U.S. competitiveness, innovation, health and safety, and global trade.


United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.


Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

ANSI Membership Benefits

Take advantage of ANSI member benefits including discounts and monthly webinars – to name a few.

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Events Calendar

Visit the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for complete event information

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ANSI/NETA ATS/ ANSI/ NETA MTS - Electrical Power Equipment and Systems Set
The ANSI/NETA ATS / ANSI/NETA MTS - Electrical Power Equipment and Systems Set provides testing specifications for use by those responsible for assessing the suitability for initial energization of electrical power equipment and systems. It can also be used to assess the suitability for continued service and reliability of electrical power equipment and systems.


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