2017 SES Conference: “Building Alliances in Standards and Conformity Assessment”



Registration is open for the 66th Annual Conference of SES – The Society for Standards Professionals, August 7 - 10, 2017,in Chicago, Illinois. This year's Keynote speaker will be Jim Shannon, president of the International Electrotechnical Conference.

This year’s sessions are:

  • From Discord to Accord: Getting to Harmonization
  • Conformity Assessment – Perspectives on Reducing the Regulatory Burden
  • Case Study: Standards Success through Alliances 
  • Balancing of Innovation and Standardization 
  • Reassessing and Balancing the Impact of Standards Vs Regulations
  • Contextualizing Standards to Increase Understanding
  • Sustaining Engagement – Keeping the Flow Going

SES is partnering with two international groups,  hte International Cooperation for Education about Standardization and International Federation of Standards Users (IFAN), on the second day of the conference.