IEEE Standards Workshop in Bangalore
The IEEE Bangalore Standards Special Interest Group (SIG), a joint initiative between the IEEE Standards Association and IEEE Bangalore Section, hosted an IEEE Standards workshop in Bangalore on 23 June 2016, targeted towards industry and technology leaders from the key ICT, energy, and medical sectors. The workshop shared information on developing standards within IEEE, with a focus on verticals for Smart Cities, and shared use-case studies where experts presented their work based on IEEE 802.15.4™ (Zigbee), IEEE 802.11s™ (WiFi), and IEEE 1901™ (PLC) to over 125 attendees. Learn more about IEEE Standards Activities for Smart Cities.
Strategic Standardization taught at the Technical University of Berlin
Over 20 master’s-degree students learned more about IEEE and its standardization processes this past June as part of their lecture course on “Strategic Standardization” at TU Berlin. IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Managing Director Konstantinos Karachalios discussed the power of technology standards to transform the world; the global impact of IEEE standards; the importance of standardization for trade; the geopolitical impact of standardization; and the ecosystem of IEEE standards. The lecture was offered through IEEE’s Standards Education program, which educates students about standards and standardization, including their critical role in the workforce and society and as part of the IEEE-SA Standards Board outreach activities in Berlin. Learn more about IEEE Standards Education.
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.