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The 68th Annual SES Conference
Towards a Better Quality of Life"

August 6-8, 2019
Le Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Visit the SES website to learn more.
SES Certifications 

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) congratulates the following individuals who have successfully certified or recertified themselves as AStd or CStd professionals during the 2nd Quarter of 2019:
  • Paul A. Orr, NEMA -- AStd
The Certification Committee encourages all certified professionals to recertify and for all SES members to consider joining the committee that "leaves a mark on you!"
SES Standards Engineering
Available Online
The SES May/June Journal is now available online. Articles include a review of standards and the law, the business of standards development, and the application of the standards process to music theory. 

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.
International Federation of Standards Users (IFAN) Paper Writing Competition

IFAN recently announced that they will host a standards paper writing competition this year. Information on the competition and application process can be found below:

1. Competition information - download here
2. Competition rules - download here
3. Entry form - download here
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,
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:
  • Join today, New ISO Committee Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Participate in a New TAG for ISO/TC321, E-commerce Transactions
  • From the CSA Group: The Unique Laboratory Requirements Needed to Test Battery Safety and Performance for Out-of-this-world Conditions
  • Leading experts join SCC effort to transform data governance landscape, read more here.
  • From NIST: Study Identifies Chemical Blends as Possible Alternative Refrigerants
  • The ILAC MRA has now been extended to include the accreditation of proficiency testing providers (PTP) using ISO/IEC 17043
  • Fire Up the BBQ Grill, Made Safer Thanks to Standards, an article from ANSI.

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.

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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

For more information and to purchase SES Standards and Publications, visit the SES Publications website

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