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Global Academic Competition on Standardization Challenges

Unless academic leaders reward faculty for participating in standards advocacy -- showing how their research is made practical through integration into consensus standards -- the participation of faculty in the global standards system will be sparse. Faculty participation is greater in other nations because the national standards bodies are directly supported by the national government.

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Global Academic Competition on Standardization Challenges

October 12, 2018
mike@standardsmichigan.com
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Seoul National University

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) have collaborated a Call for Papers addressing “Future challenges in standardization.”  The winners are scheduled to be announced in October during the 2018 IEC General Meeting in Busan, Korea.

This collaboration presents opportunities to faculty and staff from the fields of technology and engineering, economics, social science, policy and the law to share diverse perspectives and insights on future challenges in standardization.  Monetary prizes will be awarded to the three best submissions. LEARN MORE HERE.

Note that this opportunity is similar in its goals as ANSI’s Annual Student Paper Competition.

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) is the U.S. member body to IEC. The USNC is a totally integrated committee of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Learn more about the USNC and its work at www.ansi.org/usnc.  Feel free to click in to any of our daily teleconferences or our next monthly international standards teleconference on October 18th, 11 AM Eastern time.   We always use the login credentials available at the upper right of our home page.

Link to original ANSI announcement

Link to related post on ISO Educational organization management systems led by South Korea


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