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Program Highlights

  • The focus is on Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. as an accredited standards developer in the US and Canada for products regulated by electrical, building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas codes, to include testing of systems and services, performance, environment health and sustainability.
  • Two full days of panel discussion and presentations, in addition to a tour of UL’s Northbrook headquarters. Get to know the conformity assessment and national, regional, and international standardization structure from the U.S. viewpoint.
  • Special rates and benefits for those who wish to extend their stay beyond the CANENA AGM, from February 18 to 23, 2017.

The meeting program will focus on product certification, electrical codes, and conformity assessment in the U.S. and across the globe. See the schedule below for a partial overview. Of particular interest will be the breakout session on “New Trends in Conformity Assessment in the U.S.” and panel discussion on the “Impact of changes to NAFTA on Standardization and Conformity Assessment.”

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Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 20

9:00 AM to 5:00 PMExecutive Committee (Closed)
4:00 PM to 6:00 PMEarly Registration
6:30 PM to 8 PMWelcome Reception (casual attire)

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, February 21

7:00 AM to 8:30 AMRegistration
9:00 AM to 12:30 PMMorning session
12:30 PM to 1:30 PMLunch for full meeting registrants
1:30 PM to 2:00 PMBus transport to UL
2:00 PM to 5:30 PMTour of UL Northbrook Headquarters
7:00 PM to 9:00 PMWelcome reception (casual attire)

Annual General Meeting / Council Meeting

Thursday, February 22

9:00 AM to 12:00 PMMorning session
12:00 PM to 1:00 PMLunch for full meeting registrants
1:00 PM to 2:45 PMAfternoon session
2:45 PM to 3:30 PMCouncil meeting