IEEE and ISOC Hold Second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program
IEEE and ISOC held its second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program at the IEEE 802® Plenary session from 13-18 March 2016, in Macau. This program provides participants from emerging economies with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the open, collaborative standards development process. It also enables them to obtain a deeper understanding of the relationship between standards and their impact to industry and policy environments. The next session of the program will take place during the IETF 95 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 3-8 April 2016. For more information on the IEEE and ISOC Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program, please contact Jodi Haasz, International Affairs Senior Liaison, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn how you can get involved in IEEE 802®, visit 802world.org/plenary.
IEEE Engagement in Africa Leads to Agreements with Ghana and Zambia
As part of its ongoing global engagement activities, IEEE has been increasing its relationships on the African continent and proactively engaging national standards organizations in order to explore potential cooperation opportunities. As a result, the national standards bodies of Ghana and Zambia have each signed agreements that allow both the Ghana Standards Authority and the Zambia Bureau of Standards to adopt approved IEEE standards in their respective countries. Read more
IEEE seeks cooperation with relevant organizations and stakeholders from around the world to achieve global inclusiveness in the advancement of technology and to increase interoperability. Here is some information about specific relationships, activities, and processes.