Register now for the 64th Annual SES Conference!
August 10 – 13, 2015, Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland
The 64th Annual Conference, Partnering in Innovation through Standards and Conformity Assessment, will start on Monday, August 10 with a welcome reception, followed by two days of technical sessions. The registration fee includes: a welcome reception; keynote address by Joe Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI); seven sessions covering the spectrum of private industry, government agencies, and standard developing organizations (SDOs) among U.S., Canadian, and international interests; expert panels of speakers will cover a number of topics; and breakfast, lunch, morning, and afternoon refreshment breaks included on both days. Click here for more information and to register.
Exhibit Space and Sponsorships Still Available for the Annual Conference
Would your organization like to help support the Annual SES Conference? There are options of different sponsorship, exhibit, and advertiser levels to choose from, visit the Conference Sponsorships page for more information and to see the current sponsors. To get the full benefit from your sponsorship or exhibit, return the Sponsor Form to SES by Friday, June 26.
Great opportunities for professional development through courses offered at the 64th Annual SES Conference
While you’re at the conference this summer, make an investment in your own professional development by registering for the exceptional courses being offered this year:
Fundamentals of Standards and Conformity Assessment: Basic Knowledge and Tools for Today’s Professional – Monday, August 10, 2015
Business Simulation Workshop – Thursday, August 13, 2015
For more information about the courses, click here.
Upcoming Webinars - Free for Members - Sponsored by Techstreet
The next SES webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 1:00 to 2:30pm - Standards and Trade, presented by Eileen Hill, Team Lead, Standards at International Trade Administration (ITA). Click here for more information and to register.
For a list of more upcoming webinars, click here.
Paper Competition Announced for U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2015
World Standards Day is celebrated annually around the world to increase awareness of the role that standards play in the global economy. The World Standards Day Paper Competition is co-sponsored by SES - The Society for Standards Professionals and the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day Planning Committee in an effort to celebrate the global importance of standards and to honor selected individuals in the U.S. standards community. The 2015 paper competition winners will be announced and given their awards at the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day, which will be held this year on October 1, 2015, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. Click here to view the full News Release.
The bi-monthly journal of SES, Standards Engineering brings together, in one place, an easy-to-read accumulation of timely articles, best practices, advice on processes, and new technology innovations, and a series of feature columns by some of the profession's best thinkers and active participants. The journal can be viewed in multiple e-pub formats, log in to the Member's Only area of this site to view the current and historical editions of Standards Engineering.
2014 SES Awards
The 2014 SES awards were presented at the 63rd Annual SES Conference in Ottawa, Ontario on August 12, 2014. View the Press Release for more information on the Awards and the Award Recipients.
SES and IP-Shield Announce the IP Alliance
SDOs lose revenue via unintentional and sometimes illegal distribution of their standards. While we may never be able to police the infringement from unauthorized sales, we CAN support the SDOs by calling attention to common misuses in the workplace. SES and IP-Shield bring you the IP Alliance, which believes education is the key to stopping copyright infringement. By joining the alliance we provide you with resources including a short video to post on your website to help your users mitigate risk. For more information visit: IP Alliance.
SES Sponsored Training
In partnership with IP-Shield, SES offers Standards Aware™, a collection of 8 IACET approved courses designed for anyone who develops, uses, references, or distributes standards. From new hires and recent college graduates, to seasoned engineers and professionals across industries, this collection offers something for everyone. Users can take individual courses relevant to their needs, or the entire series. Curious to learn more, take a sneak peak here:
Learn more about modules and pricing!
SES Online Store
Click here to visit the SES Online Store for standards-related publications and professional development courses.
Interested in learning more about the benefits of individual or organizational membership in SES? Go to membership to find out how to join and why standards professionals choose to belong to SES.
United States Standards Strategy (USSS) - Third Edition
The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework that can be used by all interested parties to further advance trade issues, and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy. To access the Strategy click here.
Canadian Standards Strategy
The purpose of the Canadian Standards Strategy (CSS) is to provide direction and leadership on how to best use standardization to advance the social and economic well-being of Canadians in a global economy. A key priority is balancing health, safety and environmental concerns with trade, innovation and economic competitiveness. To view the Canadian Standards Strategy 2009-2012 click here.
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