U.S. National Committee to IEC seeks workshop participants.
Press Release Summary:
February 17, 2011 - Nominations for 3 U.S. participants are being sought by U.S. National Committee to IEC, for Young Professionals 2011 Workshop, to be held in conjunction with 75th IEC General Meeting in Melbourne, Australia, on October 24-28, 2011. In its 2nd year, workshop will enable professionals to learn more about IEC, attend technical meetings, and observe meeting of IEC Standardization Management Board. Nominations must be submitted electronically by April 29 and winners will be notified in July.
Original Press Release
USNC Seeks Nominations for IEC Young Professionals 2011 Workshop
Press release date: February 8, 2011
What the 2010 Young Professionals are saying: "A huge opportunity to understand how the IEC works and operates."
- Malaysia "Everybody's voice is important, we had the opportunity to give our opinions."
- Mexico A highlight was: "being treated as valuable sources of information, rather than just young people [there] to learn."
- Canada U.S. stakeholders are encouraged to nominate young professionals who work for industry, the government, academia, consumer organizations, or any entity within the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment community. Candidates should be involved with standardization or conformance from a technical or managerial perspective within their organization. This program is targeted towards individuals who are in the early years of their professional career, post university. Nominations must be submitted electronically to Charlie Zegers, general secretary of the USNC (firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 29, 2011. The selection process is based on the nominee's demonstrated leadership and dedication, vision of the strategic or commercial impact of standards and conformance, and significant accomplishments in their chosen field of activity. Candidates will be assessed by a selection panel comprised of USNC Officers, standing committee officers, and a pool of USNC Honorary Life Members. The three winners will be notified in July 2011.