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Technology Standards: What They Are, Why They Matter, and What Congress Can Do




As the number of global players participating in standards processes increases, strengthening U.S. engagement in standards for advanced technologies carries strategic significance to our economic and national security.

What should Congressional staff know when drafting bills that impact standards development for critical and emerging technologies?

Congressional staff: Join us for an expert discussion on technology standards, the importance of U.S. participation in their development, and where Congressional action can bolster the underpinnings of the system.

Thursday, May 25, 2023
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325
45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515

  • Technology Standards 101, Alissa Cooper, Vice President of Ecosystem Engineering and Fellow, Cisco
  • Case Study: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Standards, Rohit Israni, Director, Cloud and AI Ecosystem Engineering, Intel, and Chair, INCITS/AI
  • Promoting U.S. Standards Leadership, Mary Saunders, Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy, ANSI
  • Q&A Session

Register at All interested Hill staff are welcome to attend this free informational briefing. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in cooperation with the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (SST).