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The 68th Annual SES Conference
August 6-9, 2019
Le Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Upcoming SES Webinars
Wednesday October 17, 2018
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
Register today!

The Intersection of Research and Standards
The development of performance-based safety standards has been the focus and Mission of UL since its’ inception in 1894. This presentation will provide an overview of how UL leverages safety science research in the Standards Development process and illustrate the discussion with key projects and the outcome that was achieved.
Wednesday November 7th, 2018
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Time
Register today!
Artificial Intelligence and the Impact on Standards
With the involvement of artificial intelligence (AI) into many of the devices we use and the places we travel, how does standardization play a role?  This diverse panel will take a closer look at the standardization of AI as it relates to their current work in their respective fields.
 Congratulations are Due!

SES Newly Issued Certifications:

AStd Certification:
Patricia Garca
Duane Brown
SES Standards Engineering
The September/October issue of Standards Engineering is the conference issue. Included you'll find a summary of what happened, information on awards recipients and their activities, and the president’s State of the Society address.

This year there is additional information on the adjunct events, both the NIST workshop on conformity assessment and the interactive session on workforce development. There are also short pieces on journalism standards and remote meetings, as well as our normal news columns, new members and milestones, and the thinking of the SES executive director and president. 

If you are an SES Member, log into the SES portal to open your free copy, to review and purchase a copy of Standards Engineering, visit the SES Shop.
SES Member Spotlight

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) is seeking SES Member volunteers to discuss how they became a member, what standards development means to them, and how the SES has contributed or played a part in their professional development. Volunteers will be asked to complete a short one page survey and if chosen, will be included in a future SES News posting.

To request a copy of the Member Spotlight Survey, Contract Mike Morrell, SES Executive Director,
The SES Standards Committee is developing a revision to the SES 2 standard which provides guidance to standards development organizations, trade associations, government agencies, companies and any others involved in the development of standards. It addresses the essential due process requirements for the development, revision, reaffirmation and withdrawal of standards in the form of a model procedures guide. To find out more, contact SES Executive Director Mike Morrell at
Would you like to get more involved with SES?

SES is looking for new volunteers! The benefits of volunteering with SES include additional networking opportunities, points toward your CStd, and leadership opportunities.

Awards Committee
Certification Committee
Conference Program Committee (CPC)
Education Committee
Marketing Committee
Membership Committee
Publications Committee
Standards Committee

For more information or to sign up, see the SES Committee webpage or contact SES Executive Director, Mike Morrell at
Keeping You Informed:
Update from ASTM
ASTM is gathering applications for project grants for the 2018-19 school year. They offer up to five $500 grants to individuals/teams who plan to incorporate ASTM standards into their capstone/senior design projects.

Deadline is Oct 31st, 2018.
Link for more info, papers from previous winners, criteria, and the application form:

SES Refer A Friend (RAF) Program

Refer business associates or friends who you think can benefit from a SES membership, and be rewarded. Through the SES Refer a Friend (RAF) Program, SES rewards your efforts to promote SES and recruit new Members. Entering is easy. Complete the “Refer a Friend” section on the SES Website under My Profile and we’ll take care of the rest. The SES website will track the members who have joined via your invitation. Click here for program details.

Now Available!! SES 3: 2016, Recommended Practice for Joint Standards Development

This recommended practice provides guidance to Standards Development Organizations for the development of Joint Standards by outlining the key components of a Joint Standards Agreement and a recommended process for managing the development of Joint Standards. Click here for more information on SES 3 and to purchase your copy!
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The following standards and publications are available for purchase from SES:

SES 1:2017, Recommended Practice for Designation and Organization of Standards

SES 2:2011, Model Procedure for the Development of Standards

SES 3:2016, Recommended Practice for Joint Standards Development

Standards Engineering - The bimonthly journal of SES

A Guide To Standards

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