555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington DC, 20001
(Please use Freedom Forum Entrance on 6th Street)
Open Forum 2013: Government Reliance on Voluntary Consensus Standards and Conformance Programs is an event in ANSI's annual World Standards Week. It will begin with a keynote address offering perspectives on Incorporation by Reference (IBR) and the Pipeline Safety Bill, followed by a comprehensive program including an update on the ANSI IBR standards portal under development, a moderated discussion on issues surrounding the incorporation by reference of voluntary consensus standards into government regulation, and further discussion on how government agencies and legislators rely upon voluntary consensus standards and conformance programs to meet national needs.
Administrative Conference Attorney Advisor Emily S. Bremer will participate as a panelist in the Open Forum.
Please not that registration for the event closes on Friday, September 20, 2013.