The U.S. Public-Private Standardization System: A Critical Tool for a Strong Economy and Nation

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The U.S. Public-Private Standardization System: A Critical Tool for a Strong Economy and Nation
  • June 7, 2013 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm EDT
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U.S. House of Representatives
Room 2226, Rayburn House Office Building
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The Host Organizations of the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2013 present "The U.S. Public-Private Standardization System: A Critical Tool for a Strong Economy and Nation."  

Join us for a dialogue on the benefits of the U.S. public-private standardization system and how the consensus process can help in the development of solutions to public policy issues before Congress.

Topics will include: 

  • Incorporation by Reference
  • Third-Party Global Supply Chain
  • Cybersecurity Authentication
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Smart Grid

The speakers will be:

  • Paul R. Verkuil, Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS)
  • S. Joe Bhatia, President and CEO, American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • George Arnold, Director, Standards Coordination Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

A question-and-answer period will follow.  A brown bag lunch will be provided.

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June 7, 2013 - 11:30 am EDT

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Incorporation by reference allows agencies to fulfill their legal obligation to publish rules in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) by referring to standards or other materials that have been published elsewhere.  For example, when an agency adopts a standard created by a private standard-setting organization as a mandatory regulation, it typically publishes the standard by incorporating it by reference into the CFR.  Such incorporation by...

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