What's New?


June 27, 2022

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Call for Nominations for 2023 ANSI Board of Directors, Policy Advisory Groups, and Committee on Education

ANSI invites its members to recommend qualified candidates for the 2023 ANSI Board of Directors, the National Policy Advisory Group, the International Policy Advisory Group, the Intellectual Property Rights Policy Advisory Group, and the Committee on Education. Nominations are due July 19.

Registration Open and Request for Information: ANSI July 27–29 Workshop on Global Supply Chain Security for Microelectronics Standardization

ANSI opened registration for its July 27-29 workshop on global supply chain security for microelectronics standardization, being held on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense. While in-person participation is strongly encouraged, remote participation is available. Advance registration is requested by July 20.

Nomination Deadline Extended to July 7: ANSI’s 2022 Leadership and Service Awards

ANSI has extended the deadline for nominations for ANSI’s 2022 Leadership and Service Awards to accommodate a number of requests from the standardization community. Nominations for 12 categories of awards will be accepted through July 7.

ANSI and CNCA Meet for Second U.S.-China Virtual Meeting on Accreditation and Certification

On June 15, ANSI hosted its second virtual meeting with the Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA). Among other topics, participants discussed potential regulatory changes in conformity assessment that may impact foreign businesses in China and products in the Chinese markets.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trail-blazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) has announced that Kelly Mariotti will be its new president and CEO.
  • SMPTE has named David Grindle as its new executive director.
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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.



ANSI Member Updates

Keep current with news bites from ANSI members (submissions are welcome!), including free resources and recent achievements of interest to the standardization community. See the newest updates from ABA, AIPMM, BIFMA, and CRRC.



Standards Spotlight

ANSI strives to increase the visibility of standards by highlighting their real-world application and impact on everyday life. Read the latest post: MIT Research Team Advances Data Visualization for Individuals With Visual Impairments. 




ANSI Public Policy

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, June 20-24, 2022

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

ANSI Publications

Standards Action, June 24, 2022

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

ANSI 2020-2021 Annual Report cover ANSI Annual Report 2020-2021

Released during World Standards Week 2021, the report details key ANSI and affiliate initiatives over the past year, as well as activities on the horizon. 

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.

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