VITA Standards Meetings
VITA members meet every two months to discuss, plan, and develop standards to support the members' interests. Observers are welcome. A meeting registration fee may be charged for attendees.Future meetings and to register
Meeting agendas and minutes of each VITA meeting are available to VITA members.
Access the VITA Workspace to review.
The VITA Standards meetings are chaired by a representative elected by the VITA membership. See VITA Contacts for the current chair.
Accredited as an American National Standards developer and a submitter of Industry Technical Agreements to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), VITA provides its members with the ability to develop and to promote open technology standards. Standards development takes place in working groups and study groups. VITA has created dozens of standards over the years that promote open technology systems.
The VITA Policies and Procedures describe the general operating policies and rules for VITA Standards meetings, with the goal of serving both VITA members and VITA technology users.
VITA was accredited as an American National Standards developer in June 1993, and follows a process described in "Procedures for the Development of American National Standards within VITA."
The Industry Technical Agreement (ITA) is an IEC program that allows industry groups to develop specifications and receive recognition from the IEC. VITA received recognition as an ITA submitter in May of 2001. See the IEC website for more information.
VITA STandards Working Groups
VITA uses a standards development collaboration tool we call VITA Workspace. To access this tool, you must be a registered member of VITA and active in VITA working groups. Access to individual working group pages requires a VITA Workspace member login. Request access from VITA if needed.