August 2014| In This Issue
New Standards Available
IEEE 1484.13.3™-2014: Recommended Practice for Learning Technology - ISO 21000-2:2005 Information Technology -- Multimedia Framework (MPEG-21) -- Part 2: Digital Item Declaration Mapping to the Conceptual Model for Resource Aggregation
IEEE 1188a™-2014: Recommended Practice for Maintenance, Testing, and Replacement of Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Batteries for Stationary Applications - Amendment 1: Updated VRLA Maintenance Considerations
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IEEE 802.11af™-2013: IEEE Standard for Information technology - Telecommunications and information exchange between systems - Local and metropolitan area networks - Specific requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications Amendment 5: Television White Spaces (TVWS) Operation
Bringing Standards to Life
Celebrating 100 Years of Safety & Interoperability - For 100 years companies and workers alike have relied upon the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) to help guard the safety and efficiency of electric supply, communication lines, and related equipment. One of the oldest and most ubiquitous safety codes, the NESC has been in continuous use since August 1914.
OpenStand Celebrates 2nd Anniversary!
Two years ago, IEEE jointly affirmed the OpenStand Principles in association with IAB, IETF, ISOC and W3C. Now, we invite you to celebrate the two year anniversary of OpenStand by sharing your thoughts on the present and future state of open standards. Simply complete our 3-question survey and feel free to share it with others! Thank you for your support!
SXSW PANEL: Cast Your Vote for the IEEE Future Identity Series Today!
Our session, “A Framework for Privacy By Design” introduces a new, proactive framework that incorporates standards for privacy as an integral part and practice of development. Dr. Ann Cavoukian and WIRED journalist, Mat Honan explain how the global game of “privacy catch-up” does more to threaten privacy than we may think and issue a call-to-action for better vision and technology development practices. Like this idea? Vote for this session!
Join us at the Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop in Mountain View, CA
Participate through this open, democratic platform in discussions that center on opportunities, impacts and challenges of the convergence of technology known as the "Internet of Things." Some of the keynotes: Bruce Kraemer, IEEE Standards Association; Mahesh Chowdhary, ST Microelectronics; Shahin Sadeghi, Microsemi Voice Business Unit.
The State of Standardization in Europe
The IEEE Standards Association held a joint event in May in Brussels with DIGITALEUROPE —the European trade association representing the digital technology industry—to take stock of the work done by the Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) standardization since its creation in late 2011. More than 50 participants attended the event, including representatives from the European Commission, authorizes from various countries as well as from the ICT industry. Read on
2014 IEEE Honors Ceremony
The 2014 IEEE Medal of Honor will be presented to B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, along with 19 IEEE Medals and Awards at this year's Honors Ceremony.
The 2014 IEEE Honors Ceremony will be held on Saturday, 23 August, at the RAI Convention Center, in conjunction with IEEE Sections Congress. Read on
PES Power System Relaying Committee: Fall 2014 Meeting
8-11 September 2014
11th AR Community Meeting
12-13 September 2014
IEEE-SA/ICAP Symposium on Conformity Assessment
15 September 2014
701 Convention Plaza, Missouri
IEEE-SA Internet of Things (IoT) 2014 Workshop
18-19 September 2014
@ the Computer History Museum
PES Switchgear Committee: Fall 2014 Meeting
21-25 September 2014
Asheville, North Carolina
The Right to Be Forgotten: Privacy Savior or Unworkable Solution?
30 September 2014 @ 2pm EDT
Live Panel Discussion
Internet of Things World Forum
14-16 October 2014
PES Transformers Committee: Fall 2014 Meeting
19-23 October 2014
Washington D.C., Metro Area