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Toward a National Standards Strategy Conference Summary Report

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Author(s)

K J. Leuteritz, W G. Leight

Abstract

On September 23, 1998, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) co-hosted a summit conference, Toward a National Standards Strategy To meet Global Needs. NIST Director Ray Kammer and ANSI President Sergio Mazza co-chaired a program that featured keynote addresses by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Robert Mallet and Danna Mead, Chairman and CEO of Tenneco and World Standards Day Chairman; a luncheon address by Evangelos Vardakas, Director, Directorate B. Legislation and Standardization, Telematics Networks, Directorate General (DG)-III: Industrial Affairs, European Commission; three panels comprised of standards experts from industry and goverment; and discussions of comments and questions raised by some of the 339 registered participants. This digest of the material presented at the conference was prepared by members of the staff of the NIST Office of Standards Services based on notes taken during the presentations, material provided by speakers, and audio tapes. A more complete report, containing full texts and figures, will be published separately and made available to all participants and others interested.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6259
Report Number
6259

Keywords

National standards standards, standards, standards policy, standards strategy, standards summit

Citation

Leuteritz, K. and Leight, W. (1998), Toward a National Standards Strategy Conference Summary Report, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created October 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021