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New Washington, DC Dates Added to ANSI Education & Training Schedule

New York, Mar 17, 2003

To better serve its members, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has scheduled additional dates for Education and Training courses and seminars at the Institute's Washington, DC headquarters. For pricing and registration information, please visit ANSI online. Added courses follow below.

Wednesday, April 9
The American National Standards Process: The American Way
Gain greater understanding and guidance on the practical application of the American National Standard (ANS) development process and procedures, and the value of ANSI accreditation. Learn why U.S. voluntary consensus standards are important, the types of accreditation, all the stages in the standards development process, and how to make the most of participation in standards development. This course is an excellent "nuts and bolts" preparation for those who are considering becoming an ANSI-accredited standards developer.

Wednesday, April 23
TAG Operations: Strengthening the U.S. Voice in International Standardization
Explore the processes and operating procedures of ANSI-accredited U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Learn about accreditation, membership, voting requirements and rules for developing positions. Find out how to be an effective international delegate at ISO committee meetings.

Thursday, April 24
Secretariat Operations: Taking the Secret Out of the Secretariat
Obtain insight and advice on every aspect of successful International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee management. Increase your understanding of the international standards development process and learn effective management techniques. Acquire knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of all committee officers. Understand ANSI's relationship to ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Learn about requirements for ISO committee meetings, and helpful hints on preparation for and conduct at meetings. Also covered are special issues for Secretariats, including a review of new ISO electronic management tools.

For a complete listing, please visit the Education and Training schedule on ANSI Online.

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