ANSI - American National Standards Institute

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2018
(Exhibition, Reception and Dinner)

WSD 2018

Thursday, October 18

5:30 p.m., Reception and Exhibition
7:00 p.m., Dinner and Ceremony
The Fairmont Washington

2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037


The U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day, an event that recognizes the critical role of various stakeholders across the standards community, including business leaders, industry, academia, and government, will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC, on October 18, 2018.

The event will include the presentation of the 2018 Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership award, which is named after the late U.S. Secretary of Commerce and honors an individual who has effectively promoted standardization as a key tool in the elimination of global trade barriers. The winners of the 2018 World Standards Day Paper Competition will also be announced.

Please note that the annual U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day is a widely attended event that is co-sponsored and attended by federal government agencies.

World Standards Day was initially launched in 1970, and is now recognized and celebrated by nations around the globe. U.S. activities are organized annually by a planning committee consisting of representatives from the standards and conformity assessment community. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will serve as the event’s 2018 administrating organization in celebration of ANSI’s 100th anniversary. The event is co-chaired each year by ANSI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

About the 2018 Theme:

Innovation Nation

From far-reaching progress in artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), and virtual and augmented reality, to specific advancements in areas such as smart health, e-commerce and digital transactions, 3D printing, and autonomous vehicles, an ever-expanding array of technical innovations is changing the way Americans work and live every day. Voluntary standards and conformity assessment are fueling that transformation, enabling innovators across nearly every industry to build on established technologies and deploy cutting-edge advancements with safety, efficiency, and reliability.

Venues and Accommodations

The Fairmont Washington

2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037

 Directions and Parking

Registration

Register online

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Contact Information

American National Standards Institute
Susanah Doucet
e-mail: sdoucet@ansi.org

National Institute of Standards and Technology (co-chair)
Patrice Boulanger
e-mail: patrice.boulanger@nist.gov

 Homeland Defense and Security Standardization Collaborative