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2018 SES Conference “Dynamic Diversity: Expanding the Future of Standardization”

August 6 - 9, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Keynote Speaker: Katharine E. Morgan, President of ASTM International
SES March Webinar
Wednesday 21 March 2018
1-2:30 EST
Register Here
The Regulators Role in Improving Standards to Support International Harmonization – International Medical Devices Regulators Forum [IMDRF] Standards Working Group
Standards offer important technical tools to assess medical devices. They can streamline the device review process, improve the efficiency of regulations and establish productive dialogue among regulators, manufacturers, clinicians and the public.
This presentation will outline the efforts members of the IMDRF Standards Working Group are taking to improve standards for regulatory purposes.
New 2018 SES Student Scholarship Program!

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) has two Student Scholarships for 2018. Both Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) are sponsoring the scholarship for $1,000 each in 2018.  
The SES welcomes applications from students who:
  • Are full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any academic discipline; (Students must indicate that they would be enrolled as a student through Spring of the next academic year (Fall to Spring of one academic year commitment);
  • Are enrolled in University or College; and
  • Use Standards in their school curriculum.
For details about the student scholarship and application form, please refer to the following Link:
The Application Deadline is April 2, 2018, please help us get the word out but sharing with students and colleagues.
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

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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Keeping You Informed:
Have you downloaded the SES E-Reader APP?

SES - The Society for Standards Professionals has released a Mobile App developed to digitally distribute the Society’s content directly to your device as soon as it is available. The Mobile App is available for Android, Apple, and Windows devices via their respective application stores. The free-of-charge Mobile App hosts complimentary content including a summary of SES activities, the SES monthly member e-newsletter and the SES Annual Conference Program. Additionally, log in to your SES Member account to access to the members-only content and seamless access to SES’ Journal Standards Engineering, and other member content.

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The following standards and publications are available for purchase from SES:

SES 1:2013, 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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