Thursday, May 25, 2023  |  1:00-2:00 p.m. ET  |  Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325

All interested Hill staff are welcome to attend this free informational briefing. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in cooperation with the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (SST).


  • Technology Standards 101, Alissa Cooper, Vice President of Ecosystem Engineering and Fellow, Cisco
  • Case Study: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Standards, Rohit Israni, Director, Cloud and AI Ecosystem Engineering, Intel, and Chair, INCITS/AI
  • Promoting U.S. Standards Leadership, Mary Saunders, Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy, ANSI
  • Q&A Session

What should Congressional staff know when drafting bills that impact standards development for critical and emerging technologies?

As the number of global players participating in standards processes increases, strengthening U.S. engagement in standards for advanced technologies carries strategic significance to our economic and national security.

Join us for an expert discussion on standards, the importance of U.S. participation in their development, and where Congressional action can bolster the underpinnings of the system.

About ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system. For more than 100 years, the Institute has overseen the U.S. private-sector-led standards and conformity assessment system, working in close partnership with government, industry, and others to enhance the global competitiveness of U.S. business and quality of life. More than 240 ANSI-accredited organizations develop standards that support all industry sectors and address national and global priorities.