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WSC Academdia Day

2014 WSC Academic Day
Encouraging the next generation of standards experts
August 15, 2014
Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Canada

Draft Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.

Involving the next generation in standardization: the need and the challenge ISO

9:25 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Academia's contribution to the next generation of standardizers IEC

9:50 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

ITU initiatives for the next generation of standards-minded graduates ITU

10:15 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Panel: Programmes for young professionals proposed by standards bodies. Presentations from a number of NSBs and North American SDOs and discussion

12:00 p.m.


1:45 p.m.

Panel: Links between university education about standardization and initiatives to engage graduate students and young professionals as early as possible in standardization.
Panelists will discuss elements of programmes targeting graduate students and young professionals investigating, in particular, the connection between these programmes and education about standardization

3:15 p.m.


3:45 p.m.

Cooperation between standards bodies and universities: an update ISO, KATS/KSA and other NSBs will provide an update on the initiatives conducted in the past two years (2012-2013) - results achieved and lessons learned

4:30 p.m.