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Capitol Hill Event to Feature Policy and Business Leader Insights on Voluntary Standards and Conformance


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has teamed with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to co-host an exclusive Shopfloor Series event on Capitol Hill entitled “What Do Airplanes, Robots, Toys, Flat Screen TVs Amusement Parks & 3D Printing Have in Common?” The event—on December 4, 2015, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST—will feature discussions between policy and business leaders who will highlight the importance of government participation in and the reliance on voluntary standards and conformance.

The session will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building 2123 and will be co-sponsored by ASTM International and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the American Bar Association. Featured experts will include Jeff Weiss, senior advisor for standards and global regulatory policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as representatives from the Toy Industry Association (TIA), ANSI, ASTM International, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), and UL.

To view the event flyer click here. To learn more or to RSVP, contact Scott Cooper, ANSI vice president of government relations (; 202.331.3610).

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