As part of its spring 2022 World Standards Week (WSW) series of events, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will host a Legal Issues Forum on the theme, Forensic Standards and Conformity Assessment. The forum will take place on May 19 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. A virtual attendance option is also available. REGISTER HERE.
The Legal Issues Forum will address the unique interplay between forensic standards, conformity assessment, and the law. The event will kick off with a keynote address by Judge Pamela King, District Court Judge, Minnesota’s 3rd Judicial District. The Hon. Pamela King is currently on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the Academy Standards Board. She was previously a Commissioner on the National Commission on Forensic Sciences, Federal Advisory Commission.
Two panels will engage legal, forensic, and accreditation professionals, focused on two issues:
Panel One: How Performance Can Be Assessed Against Forensic Standards – The Lab Perspective
Panel Two: How This Plays Out in the Courtroom
About World Standards Week
World Standards Week is an annual gathering that brings together ANSI members and private- and public-sector stakeholders from across the standards and conformity assessment communities to engage on priority issues and celebrate standardization achievements.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations.
The Institute represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide. ANSI is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). For more information, visit www.ansi.org.