Committee Member Newsletter
October 2022
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BSI Standards Conference Full Agenda!
Our Morning Panel Announced! On the 17 November at Park Plaza Victoria, we will hear from: Dr Wayne Visser, Dr John Hirst CBE, Nikki Stopford, Martin Cottam, Kennedy Mbeva on the topic of Trust & Sustainability. Unsure on the role of standards in enabling trust? Join us to ask questions and be part of the conversation.
Full Agenda & Registration here
Calling all Young Professionals!
Communicating with Impact - 10 November

Are you looking to gain insight into some of the key conversations involved in standards development? Do you want to develop skills that will help you communicate with impact and influence? We are inviting you to join the virtual audience and engage in our pilot live Young Professionals Workshop.
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Can tourism really be sustainable? 
This September’s ISO General Assembly included a session on Sustainable Tourism moderated by the UK's Consumer and Public Interest Network (CPIN) Chair, Julie Hunter. It explored issues around consumer rights and expectations when it comes to sustainable tourism as well as challenges for tourism providers and for consumers. The session also explored the role of existing and new voluntary standards.
Watch the session here
The future of medical device regulation and standards
A UCL research project funded by the PETRAS National Centre of Excellence for IoT Systems Cybersecurity has published “The Future of Medical Device Regulation and Standards: Dealing with Critical Challenges for Connected, Intelligent Medical Devices”, in partnership with BSI. The project established a unique partnership, bringing together expertise in the field of standards-making and regulation for digital technologies and healthcare.
Sign up to the PETRAS Newsletter here
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Building the groundswell of voluntary climate action into ground rules for the economy
The standards making community has been called upon in the recent Pivot Point Report, published by the UNFCCC High-Level Climate Champions, to play a role in a pivot towards more robust regulation for net zero -  ‘the harmonisation and strengthening of existing standards to resolve confusion and bring coherence to a fragmented system.’

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International and European Policy Update
Please click below to read the latest international and European standards policy updates, including information about the ISO annual meeting in Abu Dhabi and an upcoming CEN-CENELEC workshop. 
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World Standards Day 2022
To mark World Standards Day, The Standards Show looked at how the London Declaration and standards are supporting climate action and the journey to Net Zero. Hosts Matthew Chiles and Cindy Parokkil spoke to guests from the South Africa, Australia and Fiji standards bodies, plus ISO President Ulrika Francke and BSI’s Amanda Richardson and Scott Steedman.

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BSI Documents Training
Training is available for BSI Documents, the document management system for BSI committees which launched earlier this year. If you were unable to attend any of this summer’s training, a live webinar will run next month on 17 November at 14:00.
More information here
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