Today Is World Standards Day (in the USA but not elsewhere)

Today, October 11, is World Standards Day 2012 in the United States of America. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is celebrating today with a reception, exhibition, dinner and ceremony at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC, beginning at 5:30 pm.

October 14, is World Standards Day 2012 in the rest of the world (except Canada, which celebrates World Standards day this year on October 12.).

The poster shown here is the winning entry in a “competition for World Standards Day 2012 (14 October), which attracted almost 300 entries and over 4 000 votes”: