Women in Standards Events

Standards industry events are a great way to meet others from your industry, learn about new innovations and advancements, and continue your professional development.

To support our standards community, Women in Standards maintains a list of upcoming standards industry events. Click here to see our standards industry events calendar. Want to add your event? Reach out to Women in Standards today.

  • Meet standards people Through our standards networking opportunities.
  • Build your network through happy hours (some virtual!), annual dinners, and more.
  • Gain professional development skills through webinars and presentations on conflict management, empowering women leaders, leadership training, and more.
  • Find your next job opportunity at a virtual or in person happy hour, annual dinner, or networking event.
  • Everyone is welcome, bring a joke, a story, or a question.

Be the first to know about upcoming industry and Women in Standards events and educational opportunities. 

WiS Connect

Networking and community building.
WiS Connect, Your Source for Making Standardization Community Connections

WiS Connect is the standards industry event that connects you with fellow thought leaders in standards and standardization. Meet fellow standards and standardization volunteers and build your network with Women in Standards. Don’t miss out, join us for an upcoming event.

July 22, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm

$35 Non-members | Free for WiS Members (Login to have discount automatically applied.)

October 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm

$35 Non-members | Free for WiS Members (Login to have discount automatically applied.)

Upcoming Virtual Tutorials, Workshops and Panels

Training, events, education and more in standards development, international standardization, standardization practices and innovations in standardization. Women in Standards is your standards industry partner to explore new approaches to standardization and grow your knowledge of standards development. 

May 2021

Standards

Snapshot (Virtual)

Codes and Standards, How Are They Different and How are Codes Developed?

Presented by Sara Yerkes, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at the International Code Council

Date: May 20, 2021

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Cost: $35 non-members & Individual Members | Free for Women in Standards Pro and SDO Members (Login to have your discount automatically applied.)

May 2021

Interactive Training Session (Virtual)

In this session, Yuanyuan will tell her stories, share her coaching journey, and demonstrate helpful coaching skills. Take a dive with her.

WiS Presents – Live in Your True Color – Hands-on Coaching Event

Presented by Yuanyuan Milligan, Life and Positivity Coach. 

Date: May 27, 2021

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST

Cost: $35 Non-members | Free for WiS Members (Login to have discount automatically applied.)

June 2021

Workshop Panel (Virtual)

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Innovations in Standards – Turning Paper Documents into Vehicles for Innovation

Panel Speakers

    • Beth Ellen Dibeler, Product Manager – OnQue™, Standards & EDGE Research Reports, SAE International
    • Suzanne Daulerio, Product Manager, ASTM International
    • Vandana Sharma, Director of Business Development, InfoBeans

Date: 24 June 2021
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

Cost: $35 non-members & Individual Members | Free for Women in Standards Pro and SDO Members (Login to have your discount automatically applied.)

August 2021

Interactive Training Session (Virtual)

Virtual Workshop on Conflict Management

When Participants Can’t Agree: A Look at Conflict Resolution for Standards Development

Presented by Daniel Serwer, Director, American Foreign Policy and Conflict Management at the Johns Hopkins School

Date: August 24, 2021

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Cost: $50 non-members & Individual Members | Free for Women in Standards Pro and SDO Members (Login to have your discount automatically applied.)

September 2021

Workshop Panel (Virtual)

Event advert for WiS-SES Webinar - Seeking Inclusion and Gender-Inclusive language

Seeking Inclusion and Gender-Inclusive Language: A Year in Review

Presenters:

  • Stephanie Eynon, M. Ed – Standards-Makers Engagement & Inclusion Manager, BSI & Chair, UNECE Gender Responsive Standards Initiative
  • Karin Lindmark, Section Manager, Technical Policy and Standardization Services at SIS, Swedish Institute for Standards.
  • Alyson Fick, Manager, ASTM International. Women in Standards, Inclusiveness in Standards Committee Chair.

Date: 29 September 2021

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am EST (4pm Geneva (GMT+1))

Cost: $50 non-members | Free for WiS and SES Members (WiS members, login to have your discount automatically applied. SES members, visit ses-standards.org to register.)

November 2021

Standards Snapshot (Virtual)

WIS Appeals Tutorial

Understanding Due Process: The Modern Appeals Process for Standards Development

Presented by Lisa Spellman, MBA, AStd is the Executive Director of Exchangewell Global Digital Consortia with SAE Industry Technologies Consortia (SAE ITC®).

Date: November 18, 2021

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

Cost: $35non-members & Individual Members | Free for Women in Standards Pro and SDO Members (Login to have your discount automatically applied.)

Interested in presenting in a webinar or future panel discussion? We are seeking speakers to discuss the following topics.

    • Member engagement
    • Building consensus
    • Stakeholder outreach strategies
    • Using social media
    • Meeting facilitation
    • Or suggest a topic

To volunteer please use our Presenter Submission Form, click here.

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Past Events

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