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July 9, 2010 - U.S. National Committee of IEC has announced winners of competition for participation in 2010 IEC Young Professionals Workshop, which will bring together professionals who are at the start of careers in electrotechnical standardization and conformance. Winners are Marcus K. Boolish, Michael S. Kurzeja, and Daniel W. O'Shea. Workshop will provide selectees with opportunity to learn more about IEC, standardization strategies, and conformity assessment, and interact with international counterparts.

USNC Names Participants for 2010 IEC Young Professionals Workshop


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Press release date: July 1, 2010

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever competition for participation in the IEC Young Professionals Workshop.

Held in conjunction with the IEC 2010 General Meeting in Seattle, the workshop will bring together professionals from around the world who are at the start of their careers in electrotechnical standardization and conformance.

The USNC received a number of applications for very well qualified candidates, making the selection committee's job difficult. The winners are:

Marcus K. Boolish
Mr. Boolish began his full time professional career with Energizer Battery Manufacturing, Inc., as a research and development engineer in the technology department. He has since progressed through a number of promotional assignments, from lithium secondary batteries to technical marketing. Mr. Boolish is currently a technology staff engineer with full managerial accountabilities in the product safety, standards, and environmental affairs department for Energizer.

Michael S. Kurzeja
As a maintenance supervisor for Exelon Nuclear, Mr. Kurzeja is responsible for the supervision of up to 25 individuals and relies heavily on conformance to multiple standards. He is also president of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA-YGN), where he manages all functions of day-to-day operations for the organization, including recruiting and retention, conference planning, intersociety relations, media relations, and public outreach.

Daniel W. O'Shea
Mr. O'Shea is a senior staff engineer for plastics at Underwriters Laboratories (UL). He works closely with UL's conformity assessment services, driving global consistency, integrity, and engineering quality in the delivery of performance testing of plastics to determine compliance with various assessment schemes. He is also a lead instructor at UL University, where he develops and delivers internal training as well as external seminars and coursework on material compliance in electronics and electrical equipment applications.

The USNC's selectees will attend the 2010 IEC Young Professionals Workshop on October 10-12, alongside other young engineers and managers selected by IEC National Committees from around the world. The dedicated workshop will provide them the opportunity to learn more about the IEC, standardization strategies, and conformity assessment, and interact with their international counterparts. They will also be invited to attend the technical meetings where standards are developed, observe a meeting of the IEC Standardization Management Board, visit to local industry, and have the guidance of a mentor, among other opportunities.

"On behalf of the USNC, I'd like to particularly congratulate our three winners, and express the wish that we could have recognized all of the candidates," said Jim Matthews of Corning Incorporated and president of the USNC. "We look forward to having these truly deserving recipients participate in the first Young Professionals Workshop as part of our hosted General Meeting in Seattle this fall."

IEC 2010 General Meeting
The Young Professionals Workshop will debut during the IEC 2010 General Meeting (GM) in Seattle, hosted by the USNC. More than 2,400 of the world's foremost electrotechnical experts are expected to attend this meeting, making it the largest GM in IEC history. Over 100 technical committees and subcommittees will meet during the GM, which will be held October 6-15, 2010.
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