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Standards in Trade: Building and Construction Workshop
Hanoi, Vietnam
July 19-21, 2000
AGENDA


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WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2000

8:15-9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks

Mr. Michael Frisbee, Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Embassy in Hanoi

Dr. Nguyen Huu Thien, Director General
Directorate for Standards and Quality (STAMEQ)
Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Van Lien, Vice Minister of Construction
Vietnam

Dr. Pham The Vinh, Senior Officer, AFTA Bureau
ASEAN Secretariat

Christine DeVaux, Asia-Pacific Standards Specialist
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Overview of U.S. Building Regulatory System

Presentation by Walter Rossiter, Jr., Research Chemist
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

10:00 - 10:15 AM
Morning Break

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Building Regulatory System in Vietnam

Professor Nguyen Tien Dich, Director
Institute of Building Science and Technology (IBST)

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Building Regulatory System in the Philippines

Emmanuel Cuntapay, Deputy Executive Director
National Building Code Development Office

11:15 - 12:00 PM
U.S. Model Building and Fire Codes Organizations

Presentation by Richard Kuchnicki, Executive Vice President
International Code Council (ICC)

12:00 - 1:30 PM LUNCH

1:30 - 2:15 PM
U.S. Model Building and Fire Codes Organizations (continued)

Presentation by Russ Chaney, Executive Director
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)

Presentation by Jeff Godfredson, Regional Manager for Asia and Pacific
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

2:15 - 3:15 PM
Standards Referenced in Building Codes in the United States

Presentation by Christine DeVaux

3:15 - 3:30 PM BREAK

3:30 - 4:00 PM
Standards Referenced in Building Codes in Brunei Darussalam

Presentation by Pengiran Haji Kawlon Bin Pengiran Muhammad, Engineer
Public Works Department

4:00 - 4:30 PM
Standards Referenced in Building Codes in Malaysia

Presentation by Zainora Zainal, Manager, Standards and Quality Unit
Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)

4:30 - 5:00 PM
Standards Referenced in Building Codes in Indonesia

Presentation by Yunius Hutabarat, Fourth Deputy for Construction
State Minister of Public Works Office

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2000

8:30 - 10:00 AM
U.S. Standards Developing Organizations

Presentation by Christine DeVaux, NIST
Presentation by Robert Pollock, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
Presentation by Jeff Godfredson, NFPA

10:00 - 10:15 AM BREAK

10:15 - 10:45 PM
Standards Development in Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Huu Thien, Director General
Directorate for Standards and Quality (STAMEQ)

10:45 - 11:15 PM
Standards Development in Singapore

Presentation by Mr. Lau Keong Ong
Productivity and Standards Board (PSB)

11:15 - 11:45 PM
Standards Development in Indonesia

Presentation by Herudi Kartowisastro, Director General
National Standardization Agency

11:45 - 12:15 PM
Standards Development in the Philippines

Presentation by Francisco Barranta, Division Chief, Standards Promotion Division
Bureau of Product Standards

12:15 - 1:30 PM LUNCH

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Building Design and Regulatory Interface in the United States

Presentation by Walter Rossiter, NIST

2:30 - 3:30 PM
Code Review and Permitting Process in the United States

Presentation by Richard Kuchnicki, ICC

3:30 - 3:45 PM BREAK

3:45 - 4:15 PM
Building Design and Regulatory Interface in Indonesia

Presentation by Mohammad Danisworo, Chairman

Architectural Review Board

4:15 - 4:45 PM
Code Review and Permitting Process in Thailand

Presentation by Chalit Homhaul, Standards Officer 9
Thai Industrial Standards Institute

4:45 5:15 PM
Code Review and Permitting Process in the Philippines

Presentation by Angel Lazaro, Jr., Chairman of the Board
National Building Board of Consultants

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2000

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Building Product Testing and Evaluation Process in the United States

Presentation by Richard Kuchnicki, National Evaluation Service (NES)
Presentation by Russ Chaney, IAPMO

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Building Product Testing and Evaluation Process in Thailand

Presentation by Charoon Leemingsawat, Standards Officer 8 Thai Industrial Standards Institute

10:30 11:00 AM
Standards Development in Malaysia

Presentation by Aminudin Abdullah Aziz, Standard Executive
SIRIM Berhad

11:00 - 11:30 AM BREAK

11:30 - 12:30 PM
Market Access in the United States for Building Products and Materials

Presentation by Robert Pollock, UL
Presentation by Christine DeVaux, NIST

12:30 - 2:00 PM LUNCH

2:00 - 2:30 PM
Overview of Market Access in the ASEAN Region for Building Products and Materials

Dr. Pham The Vinh, ASEAN Secretariat

2:30 2:45 PM BREAK

2:45 - 4:00 PM
Dialogue on Future Cooperation


Contact:  christine.devaux@nist.gov



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