On Thursday, September 20, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will host the ISO Open Session 2012. Our focus will be on how innovation is achieved through sustainable and green business strategies, and how International Standards can support the drive for innovation and sustainability.


Please click here to view the latest draft programme for the ISO General Assembly Open Session.

Media Attendance

Members of the media and other interested parties are welcome to attend the ISO Open Session. To request a pass to the event, please email, or call 1-212-642-4911 for more information.


On 17-22 September 2012, the United States will play host to the world’s standardization community as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) welcomes ISO to San Diego, California. The official venue is the San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel & Marina– a full- service hotel and meeting center located in downtown San Diego, just two miles from the San Diego International Airport.


Participation in the ISO GA 2012 is open to delegates appointed by ISO members and representatives of invited international organizations. For more information, contact your national standards body.

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