ICASSInternational Cooperative Administrative Support Services (US Department of State billing mechanism for embassy-provided services)
ICASSInstitut Català d'Assistència i Serveis Socials (Barcelona, Spain)
ICASSInternational Congress of Arctic Social Sciences
ICASSInternational Conference on Advances in Steel Structures
ICASSInternational Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy
ICASSInnovators Counselling and Advisory Service for Scotland (UK)
ICASSInternational Confidential Aviation Safety Systems (group)
ICASSIntegrated Computer Assisted Surveillance System
ICASSIntegrated Control for Autonomous Space Systems
ICASSInternal Continuous Assessment (South Africa)
ICASSIndian Collaborative Acute Stroke Study
ICASSIntermodal Community Air Service System
ICASSInternal Cooperative Agreement Support and Services
ICASSIntegrated Care Social Support (program)
ICASSIntegrated Communications & Administrative Support System
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Gilbert Peddie, from ICASS, told me that investors can get their own patents for a few hundred pounds, but this can rise to pounds 4000 if a solicitor is used.
Together they came up with a mechanism to tie funding together without setting up separate Alternate Service Provider accounting, so that each agency participating in ICASS could receive a single consolidated invoice.
The quality and cost of management services overseas has an enormous impact on post morale, and ambassadors and deputy chiefs of mission need a solid understanding of ICASS before they hit the ground.
An embassy community that understands ICASS is better involved in the management process and knows its voice is being heard.
ICASS is a break-even system; the charge to customer agencies equals the cost of services.
ICASS services include motor pool and vehicle maintenance, travel, reproduction, mail and messenger, information management, reception and telephone system, procurement, human resources, cashiering, vouchering, accounting, budget, nonresidential security guards, health services and building operations.
The ICASS system at post is under chief of mission authority.
ICASS also gives agencies at post a voice in the management of post resources.
Ambassadors should be aware that fundamental to ICASS operations are the principles of equity and transparency.
When I arrived at post, my management officer was impressed that I knew ICASS is not just for financial specialists.