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ANSI Opens Registration for Virtual World Standards Week 2020

Register Now for Sessions on October 19-23


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has opened registration for World Standards Week (WSW) 2020—to be held virtually in the interest of public health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic—on October 19-23, 2020. Online sessions will include ANSI’s member forums, policy advisory groups, and the Annual Business Meeting.

A premier annual gathering, WSW brings together ANSI members and diverse private- and public-sector stakeholders from across the standards and conformity assessment communities for topical discussions and special events in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration.

The WSW 2020 highlights include:

Monday, October 19

ANSI International Policy Advisory Group [IPAG]

WebEx, [2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

Tuesday October 20

ANSI National Policy Advisory Group [NPAG]

WebEx, [11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

Wednesday, October 21

Joint Meeting: ANSI OMF and ANSI GMF

WebEx, [11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

ANSI Annual Business Meeting

WebEx, [2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

Thursday, October 22

ANSI Company Member Forum (CMF)

WebEx, [11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx 

ANSI Consumer Interest Forum (CIF)

WebEx, [11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

Friday, October 23

Intellectual Property Rights Policy Advisory Group (IPRPAG)

WebEx, [2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.] Eastern

Register via WebEx

More information about WSW 2020can be found at Further details and agendas will be posted as they are confirmed.

WSW 2021

To protect the health, safety, and well-being of ANSI’s members, constituents, attendees, and staff, ANSI’s Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony has been moved to October 27, 2021, when attendees can come together more safely in celebration.

Additionally, the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day (WSD) exhibits, reception, and dinner – co-chaired by ANSI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and traditionally scheduled during World Standards Week – will not be held in 2020. WSD 2021 will be celebrated on October 28, 2021, in Washington, DC, with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) serving as the 2021 WSD administrating organization. Additional details are available at

The full schedule of events for WSW 2021 is forthcoming.


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