IEEE Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS)

 

Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS)

IEEE SA offers its Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) to representatives of government bodies and agencies from around the world. The program provides information and resources tailored to each member’s needs and interests, including bespoke webinars, roundtables, and bi-lateral consultations with technical and standards experts.

GEPS provides a unique opportunity to hear about future standards, interact with IEEE standards leadership and technical standards experts, and exchange experiences with fellow GEPS representatives navigating similar issues at the intersection of technology, standards, policy and regulation. Participating in IEEE GEPS is free of charge and there are no obligations associated with joining the program.

 

Through GEPS, representatives can:

Be Informed - Gain the latest information

  • Standardization activities and plans
  • New IEEE standards projects       
  • Conformity assessment and certification programs  
  • Open Source activities, and more

Learn - Access tailored information

  • Gain insight into how IEEE SA engages in the global standardization ecosystem—from working with other standards and government bodies to industry actors
  • Participate in sessions about the current and future state of technology and standards, curated for governments
  • Receive access to tailored and informative resources on emerging IT standards and issues

Connect - Build strong connections with standards experts

  • Exchange views and information with thought leaders and other government participants

  • Directly interact with IEEE SA leadership, technical experts and industry professionals

  • Receive program participation assistance from a dedicated IEEE SA contact

Influence - Inform and help shape IEEE SA’s direction and priorities

  • Be considered for membership in the IEEE SA Standards Association Standards Board and its committees, per IEEE SA Policies and Procedures

 

Participants

Ahmed Javed (primary)
Mohammad Aqeb Kohistani (alternate)

Afghanistan
Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA)
D'uva Sergio Daniel (primary)
Guillermo Montenegro (alternate)

Argentina
National Communications Agency (ENACOM)
Allan Major (primary)
Dominic Byrne (alternate)

Australia
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
Nilo Pasquali (primary)
Vinicius Oliveira Caram (alternate)

Brazil
National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL)
Ouedraogo Seneme Maimouna Lydia (primary)
Anago Richard (alternate)

Burkina Faso
Ministry of Development of the Digital Economy and Posts
Isaac Boateng (primary)
Roland Yaw Kudozia (alternate)

Ghana
National Communications Authority (NCA)
Anand Deshpande (primary)
Abhijit Mulay (alternate)

India
Automobile Research Association fo India (ARAI)
Priti Bhatnagar
India
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Ashok Rajput (primary)
Vandana Singhal (alternate)

India
Central Electricity Authority (CEA)
Hemant Darbari (primary)
Neelakantan Subramanian (alternate)

India
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Sudhir Agarwal (primary)
S. B. R. Rao (alternate)

India
POWERGRID
Sudhir Bhandari (primary)
Premjit Lal (alternate)

India
Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC)
Ehoud Peleg (primary)
Shmuel Azulay (alternate)

Israel
Israeli Ministry of Communications
Mwesigwa Felician (primary)
Beatrice Lema (alternate)

Tanzania
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
Afşin BÜYÜKBAŞ (primary)
Fazlı Kaybal (alternate)

Turkey
Information and Communication Technologies Regulatory Authority of Turkey (ICTA)
Susan Nakanwagi (primary)
George Kasangaki (alternate)

Uganda
Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Simon Hicks (primary)
François Ortolan (alternate)

United Kingdom
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)
Jason Coder (primary)
Marla Dowell (alternate)

United States
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Philip J. Mattson (primary)
Yonas Nebiyeloul-Kifle (alternate)

United States
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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