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Reminder: Free Webinar on American National Standards on September 17

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) would like to remind interested individuals that registration is now open for its free webinar, What is an American National Standard, anyway? This event will take place on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. eastern.

The webinar will provide an entry-level overview of the American National Standards (ANS) process, the ANSI Essential Requirements (, the role of ANSI and the 234 current ANSI-accredited standards developers (ASDs), as well as information for stakeholders interested in participating in the ANS voluntary consensus standards development process.

The webinar is open to all interested parties, including representatives of standards developing organizations (SDOs), government agencies, academia, industry, consumers, and others. All those seeking to learn more about American National Standards and the ANS development process are strongly encouraged to take part. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions before, during, and after the webinar.

Advance registration is required; to register, visit the webinar's online registration page. For more information, email


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist