IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP)
Membership Information
IEEE 1588™ Power Profile Conformity Assessment Steering Committee (CASC)


To apply for membership in the IEEE 1588™ Power Profile CASC, complete the following steps:

  1. Please read this membership information and the IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) Policy. Carefully read this membership agreement. The IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC will operate under the terms & conditions of this agreement and will develop a specific policy that will define the operation of the IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC.
  2. Select the category that applies to your organization.
  3. Complete the company and contact information sections.
  4. Download, sign and return the Terms & Conditions portion of the application to
  5. Remit the membership dues that correspond to your category with the signed Terms & Conditions. In the future, if you require the issuance of an invoice, please direct your inquiry to


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Any questions concerning your membership may be directed to:

IEEE Conformity Assessment Program
Phone: +1 732 465 6421

The program development founding membership is open to any entity currently participating in the IEEE C37.238™ Working Group, stakeholders and other experts interested in supporting the development and promotion of a 1588 Power Profile Conformity Assessment Program. The period for enrollment for founding membership is open until November 1, 2017.

Membership to the IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC is differentiated by entity type: Utility, Government Agency, Vendor, Academia, Test Lab, and Other. As a member of the IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC, entities may nominate representatives to participate in the CASC.

As a member of the IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC, you join an outstanding constituency of members in the domain of timing technologies who share a common vision to accelerate adoption of the IEEE C37.238™ standard for Precision Time Protocol in Power System Applications through a conformity assessment/certification program.

The membership fee schedule from 2017-2019 is provided below:


Membership Validity

Member Category

Test Labs, Utilities, Government Agencies, Academia and Others


Membership Fee

November 1, 2017 to
October 31, 2018

$999.00 1

$7,500 2

November 1, 2018 to
October 31, 2019


$7,500 3

Table 1: Founding Member Fee Schedule

1) Includes membership for first, second and third years, 2) Includes IEEE certification of three 1588 Power Profile Compliant Devices (contingent upon one device submitted for pilot testing) tested at an IEEE Accredited Lab. An application for certification must be submitted by September 30th, 2018, 3) Includes IEEE certification of two 1588 Power Profile Compliant Device tested at an IEEE Accredited Lab within the October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 time frame

Members who enroll by November 1, 2017 receive founding member status. Founding membership fees for 2017-2019 are reflected in Table 1 above. The certification program is not anticipated to be in full operation until 2018. However, through your early participation, the following benefits will be afforded to you:

  • Input and direction of test requirements, key policies and procedures based on PTP implementation and experience
  • Participation in Pilot test event with certification of first five IEEE C37.238™ compliant devices over two years
  • Vote on the approval of the IEEE 1588 Power Profile Test Suite Specification (TSS)
  • Priority participation in IEEE 1588 Power Profile Plugfest and Interoperability Test events (additional fees may be required)
  • Access to the current, past and developing IEEE 1588 Power Profile TSS
  • Prominently featured as a founding member via issued press release and program website
  • Participation in the IEEE 1588 Power Profile CASC with full voting rights
  • Reduced membership dues through September 31, 2019
  • Participation in IEEE sponsored conferences, workshops, and outreach events
  • Attend all 1588 Power Profile CASC face-to-face meetings and teleconferences
  • Full access to members-only workspace and access to documentation
  • Ability to subscribe to member's only email lists


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