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ANSI and ISO Offer Joint Training Course: Using the ISOSTD Template

New York, Oct 02, 2006

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) are partnering to offer an interactive training course guiding the use of the ISO Standards Template (ISOSTD Template), November 16-17 in Washington DC. The ISOSTD Template is an electronic tool that helps to simplify and facilitate the sometimes complex process of creating draft International Standards for review and approval by ISO member bodies.

Designed for ISO technical committee secretaries, working group conveners, and project leaders, Using the ISOSTD Template will provide comprehensive training on how to prepare ISO standards and similar publications. The two-day session will be led by an instructor from the ISO Central Secretariat and conducted in a computer-equipped classroom to allow for hands-on use and instruction.

“The course is offered as a resource for project leaders and committee administrators so that they can do their jobs better and more efficiently,” explained Caroline Holley, ANSI’s education and training administrator. More than 200 ISO project leaders are from the United States.

“By working together with organizations such as ISO, we can increase awareness of the importance of the voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment system both nationally and internationally. Education and training are vital components in this endeavor.”

The course will be held November 16-17 at the MicroTek training facility, located at 1101 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 300, in Washington DC. Early registration is encouraged due to limited capacity and the popularity of the course. The fee for the course is $595 for ANSI members and $645 for non-ANSI members. Organizations registering more than one person will receive a 10% discount.

To register, please submit the registration form to:

Education and Training Administrator
American National Standards Institute
25 West 43rd St., Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 642-4976 - Fax: (212) 398-0023 - E-mail:

For additional information, or to browse a complete listing of available ANSI Education and Training offerings, visit

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