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Additional Events and Further Details Announced for World Standards Week 2012


Register Now and Secure Discount Hotel Rate for the October Celebration in Washington

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced updated details for a number of events of World Standards Week (WSW) 2012. To be held October 9-12, 2012, WSW is an annual event where members of the standards and conformity assessment community come together in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration.

Updated information is now available for this year's Open Forum, Legal Issues Forum, and Networking Breakfast and Student Workshop. In addition, a New Member Orientation has been added to the lineup on Wednesday, October 10. Pre-registration is required for all events and is available on the World Standards Week website.

All events will be held at the Newseum in Washington, DC, unless otherwise noted. Detailed venue and accommodation information is posted here.

A room block is available at the Hotel Monaco for Monday, October 8, through Thursday, October 11, for a discounted rate of $309/night, plus tax. Please note that this rate includes complimentary in-room wireless Internet. To make your reservation, please call central reservations at 1-877-202-5411. Please be sure to mention "American National Standards Institute" to obtain the discounted rate. All reservations must be made by Wednesday, September 5. Availability and rate are not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.

The updated schedule for WSW 2012 is as follows:

Tuesday, October 9:

Wednesday, October 10:

Thursday, October 11:

Friday, October 12:

For more information, including registration for WSW events and details on all meetings and conferences, visit Registration ends September 28, 2012.


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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