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SOURCE American National Standards Institute
November 21 ANSI Workshop Brings Together Thought Leaders to Chart Path Forward
NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 21, leading experts from industry, government, and academia will join representatives of the standardization community for a workshop discussion of priorities in the area of smart and sustainable cities. This one-of-a-kind event will be hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. Featured speakers will include:
In addition to expert presentations, the workshop will include interactive discussions, including breakout sessions, to hone in on the key areas where standards and conformance solutions can help cities to become cleaner, greener, more sustainable, and more resilient.
"The market for smart cities technology is growing rapidly," said ANSI president and CEO S. Joe Bhatia, who will also speak at the workshop. "Many initiatives are underway where the private- and public-sectors are working collaboratively toward more efficient and more sustainable communities. ANSI is holding this workshop to raise awareness of these activities, and, more importantly, to define priority areas for standardization and to ensure that these activities proceed in a coordinated fashion with engagement from all affected stakeholders."
Advance registration for the workshop is required and includes all materials, continental breakfast, networking breaks, lunch, and an evening reception. Register today!
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide.
The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
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