Visit our Standards Industry Events Calendar

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.

Attend a Women in Standards Event!

    • 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.

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Social Events

Happy Hours, Dinners, Networking and more

Come to catch up, learn and share, and meet new people.

  • April 22, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour 
$35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

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Come to catch up, learn and share, and meet new people.

  • July 22, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour 

$35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

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Come to catch up, learn and share, and meet new people.

  • October 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour 

$35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

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Upcoming Virtual Tutorials, Workshops and Panels

February 2021

Workshop

Engaging Stakeholders, Lessons Learned from Member Onboarding and Retention

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March 2021

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March 2021 webinar on quality infrastructure

The role of Standards Development within a Quality Infrastructure Framework

Presented by Warren Merkel, Leader of the Standards Services Group, Standards Coordination Officer, NIST

Date: March 25, 2021

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Cost: $35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

April 2021

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Geopolitics of Standards, April 8th

Geopolitics in Standards

Presented by Dr. Tim Nicholas Rühlig, Research Fellow at The Swedish Institute of International Affairs

Date: April 08, 2021

Time: 10-11am EST / 4-5pm CET

Cost: $35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

May 2021

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Upcoming webinar on Codes and Standards, How Are They Different and How are Codes Developed?

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 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

August 2021

Interactive Training Session (Virtual)

Conflict Resolution

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 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members)

September 2021

Workshop Panel

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

Speakers include:

  • Women in Standards
  • Stephanie Eynon, M. Ed – Standards-Makers Engagement & Inclusion Manager, BSI & Chair, UNECE Gender Responsive Standards Initiative

*Registration to open shortly*

Cost: $35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members)

November 2021

Standards Snapshot

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: $35 (*Free for Women in Standards Pro & SDO Members.)

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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Webinars

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2020 November

How the WTO TBT and Free Trade Agreements Support Standards

Presented by Jennifer A. Stradtman and MaryAnn Hogan – click here for a written summary of the presentation.

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2020 October

Developing Standards at IEC

Presented by Jan-Henrik Tiedemann, Head of the IEC Academy – view the recording 

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2020 September

Navigating Change in Times of Uncertainty

Presented by Mary Lou Meddaugh – view the recording 

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2020 August 

Simplifying Standards Development: A Case Study of Less Lethal Impact Munition Standards

Presented by Cassandra Robinson – view the recording

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2020 May

Chairing an ISO Committee

Presented by Kate Dolan – view the recording

Virtual Panels

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2020 September

Etiquette in Standards Development, Encouraging Discussion without Disdain

Presented by 

  • Vicki Worden, President & CEO — Green Building Initiative
  • Alyson Fick, Manager, Technical Committee Operations Division, ASTM
  • Jodi Araujo, CEO –NADCA: The HVAC Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association, otherwise known as the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)

View the recording 

Happy Hours, Dinners, and More

2020 March – Women in Standards Happy Hour – Click to view photos from the event.

2020 January – Women in Standards Annual Dinner – Click to view photos from the event.