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World Standards Day 2009 Conference: European standardisation

World Standards Day 2009 Conference: European standardisation
Published on: 01/10/2009
This year the Conference entitled "European standardisation for the next decade" will be dedicated to the consideration of the issues paper of EXPRESS. EXPRESS is the Expert Panel for the Review of the European Standardisation System which will be released by 5th October. EXPRESS was created by the European Commission to provide strategic recommendations on European standardisation with a horizon of 2020.
Event date: 14/10/2009
Location: Charlemagne Conference Centre - room ‘Alcide de Gasperi’, rue de la Loi 170 in Brussels
Organiser: The European Commission, Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry

The Conference will feature 3 panel debates open to the participants on key themes of EXPRESS (web archive) :

  • European standardisation in the changing global context
  • the needs of competitiveness and public and societal demands
  • moving towards 2020: changes in European standardisation structures and capabilities.

This World Standards Day 2009 event will bring together high-level representatives of the standardisation community, including public authorities, standardisers, industry and NGOs.

Interpretation will be provided from and into English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish.

Attendance is free of charge but the number of places is limited. Please register in good time in order to avoid disappointment.