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Toward a National Standards Strategy to Meet Global Needs

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Author(s)

W G. Leight, K J. Leuteritz

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
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
104 No. 1

Keywords

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

Citation

Leight, W. and Leuteritz, K. (1999), Toward a National Standards Strategy to Meet Global Needs, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 27, 2024)

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Created January 1, 1999, Updated February 17, 2017