The Standards Engineering Society(SES) presented several awards at its 53rd Annual Conference held in Ottawa, Canada in August. James A. Thomas, president, ASTM International, received the society's highest award, the Leo B. Moore Medal, in recognition of his outstanding leadership in promoting the use of standards and standardization.Nicholas J. Carinowas awarded the SES/ASTM Robert J. Painter Memorial Award for special service in the field of standardization.