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Reminder: Public Forum on U.S. Standards Strategy, April 15, 2005

Comments on draft of USSS due April 18, 2005

New York, Apr 01, 2005

A public forum on the United States Standards Strategy (USSS) hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and USSS Committee will take place on Friday, April 15, 2005, 9:00a.m. – Noon at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. The public forum is meant to raise awareness of the Strategy; to engage stakeholders in a dialogue of its principles, strategic initiatives and tactics; and to invite public comment. The results of the forum discussion will be included in a compilation of submitted comments and considered in a final draft of the U.S. Standards Strategy.

There is no charge for the public forum but pre-registration is required. To register electronically, please send an e-mail message containing the attendee’s name, title, organization, telephone, telefax and e-mail address to, or call 212-642-4956.

The U.S. Standards Strategy is a revision of the National Standards Strategy for the United States (first edition, August 2000). A first draft of the second edition was released for public comment on March 7, 2005. Comments are due by 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 18, 2005. Comments should be submitted to Joseph Tretler, Jr., ANSI Staff Liaison for the U.S. Standards Strategy Committee (212.642.4977;

For more information or to download the Strategy, visit

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