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Register Now! Seats Still Available for ANSI June Workshops on ISO Secretariats and U.S. TAGs

New York, May 12, 2010

There’s still time to register for the upcoming education and training courses on domestic and international standards activities to be held by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on June 3 and 4 in New York.

The two one-day courses are as follows:

  • Course 205, ISO Secretariat Operations: Taking the Secret out of the Secretariat
    June 3, 2010, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. [register here]

    This course will help stakeholders to obtain insight and advice on every aspect of successful International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee management. Attendees will increase their understanding of the international standards development process and alternative deliverables, and learn effective management techniques. They will also acquire knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of all committee officers; hear about ANSI's relationship to ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC); learn about requirements for ISO committee meetings; and gain 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.

    This course will also be offered on October 7, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. [register here]

  • Course 208, The Operating Procedures of U.S. TAGs to ISO: Strengthening the U.S. Voice in International Standardization
    June 4, 2010, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. [register here]

    In this course, participants will explore the processes and operating procedures of ANSI-accredited U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs) to ISO. They will also learn about accreditation, membership, voting requirements, and rules for developing positions, and find out how to be an effective international delegate at ISO committee meetings.

    This course will also be offered on October 6, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. [register here]

ANSI also offers accreditation workshops; for more information on these courses, click here or view the complete education and training schedule.

Questions about ANSI’s education and training programs can be directed to Lisa Rajchel (; 212.642.4932).

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