Government Engagement

Working at the intersection of public policy, government affairs and standards development, we help Policymakers and Government Officials connect with standardization developments within IEEE while working with them to facilitate access to the latest emerging technical information.

Global Progress through Technology, Standards, and Policy

We are committed to building bridges between the worlds of technology, standards and policy making. We do this by participating in policy fora, making contributions to the global dialogue on critical issues and engaging with global leaders to help promote innovation, enable the creation and expansion of international markets and protect health and public safety.

Enhancing Standardization through Global Collaboration

We collaborate with various bodies and organizations from around the world to help improve understanding of standardization at the intersection of policy and regulation, increase coordination on standards issues and strengthen the use of impactful consensus-based standards and identify opportunities to advance our respective and collective missions.


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The Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) is a tailored program for government officials from around the world where they gain strategic insights into IEEE standardization and contribute to discussions at the intersection of technology, standards and policy.

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Standards Fellowship

A capacity building program for individuals from National Standards Bodies and Government Bodies where they strengthen their knowledge about IEEE standards development through informative workshops and ongoing information exchange.

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Standards Adoption

Voluntary technical standards have a significant role in international exchange of products and services. They are used for safety and reliability, to support technical regulations, to ensure interoperability, to grow markets, to address fast-moving and converging technologies, and more.


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A collection of resources and information curated for government officials, policymakers, and regulators, covering standardization topics, including policy briefs, statements and contributions.

  • IEEE GET Program
    A subsidized program that provides free access to a select collection of IEEE.
  • IEEE Reading Room
    Providing read-only access to IEEE standards incorporated by reference in legislation.
  • Beyond Standards Blog
    Providing insights, sharing information and exchanging opinions on standards and their use and impact.
  • All IEEE SA events
    A comprehensive calendar of all IEEE SA events.

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