Standards Forum - Sheffield

Free event

Date: Friday 19 June 2015 (10.00-15.30)

Location: The Hotel Novotel, Sheffield Centre, 50 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PR

Join us in Sheffield for our second regional Standards Forum of 2015. This one-day event for committee members will give you an opportunity to find out about our latest standardization work and to network with your peers.

Highlights of the day include:

  • Details of recently published research commissioned by BSI on the economic benefits of standards to UK businesses and the economy
  • An update on the world's most widely-adopted standards for quality and environmental management which are undergoing significant revisions and will publish in September 2015
  • Workshops covering nominating organizations, Committee Member Logo, and BSI's new Return on Standards Investment (ROSI) online tool

Provisional Agenda

09.30   Registration, refreshments and networking
10.00   Introduction
Jim Shuker, Head of Strategic Engagement, BSI

Welcome and keynote
Dr Scott Steedman CBE, Director of Standards, BSI

10.30   Economic benefits of standards research
Colm Sheehy, Senior Economist, Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

An overview: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 revisions
David Fatscher, Head of Market Development, BSI
Sally Swingewood, Lead Programme Manager, BSI 

11.10   Q&A panel
11.40   Tea, coffee and networking
12.00   Workshops
Committee member reward and recognition
Return on Standards Investment, ROSI online tool 
13.30   Lunch and networking
15.30   Close