The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) will co-host the 2021 U.S.-Korea Standards Dialogue and Open Forum on December 1-2. Guest experts will share insights on standards development, technology trends, and market demands, while exploring opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and South Korea. The annual forum establishes a valuable platform for leaders and subject-matter experts from government, academia, and industries from both countries to enhance mutual understanding, exchange expertise and best practices, and develop future cooperation.
The 2021 conference—open to all ANSI members—will be held as a two-part virtual event with two sessions (please note the dates and EST and KST times):
December 1, 7:10 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. EST/ December 2, 9:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. KST
The open forum will include opening remarks, technical keynotes and presentations by government officials, subject matter scholars, and industry experts. Speakers will include S. Joe Bhatia, president and CEO of ANSI, Sanghoon Lee, KATS administrator, James Kim, chair and CEO of AMCHAM Korea, and more.
Four Parallel Technical Sessions:
December 2, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST/ December 2, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. KST
Technical sessions will include small-scale seminars/workshops for industry experts to discuss practical and technical details focusing on:
The four technical sessions will have limited space to keep the sessions small, focused, and productive. Participation in the technical sessions may be subject to approval by the co-organizers.
Registration is open via the 2021 U.S.-Korea Standards Dialogue and Open Forum event page, featuring access to the agenda, presentations, speakers, and more.