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REMINDER: ANSI Member Meetings to Be Held April 12-16 in DC

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) would like to remind all members of its upcoming week of meetings to be held April 12-16, 2010, in the Washington, DC, metro area. These meetings are being co-located to provide convenient access for members interested in attending multiple events. The week's lineup includes several of the ANSI Member Forums as well as meetings of the International Policy Committee (IPC), Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC), the Regional Standing Committee - Asia Pacific (RSC-AP), and a U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG).

The week's largest event - the Joint Member Forum (JMF) - will be held on April 14 as a Workshop on Anti-Counterfeiting Standards and Conformance Measures: Developing a public-private partnership for addressing gaps in the global supply chain.

The JMF will provide an opportunity to share information about health and safety aspects of counterfeiting issues of concern to industries, companies, and consumers. The meeting will explore what is being done to address the issues and the role that standards and conformity assessment systems can play in devising solutions. The workshop is open to all ANSI members as well as technical experts on the U.S. TAG to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 247, Fraud Countermeasures and Controls, and ISO Policy Committee (PC) 246, Anti-Counterfeiting Tools. For the JMF agenda, click here.

All meetings with the exception of the ANSI RSC-AP will be held at the following location:

Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
1919 S. Eads Street
Arlington, VA 22202

Meetings are open to all ANSI members unless otherwise noted; the schedule and event details are as follows:

Monday, April 12, 2010

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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