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IEC, IEEE, and Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) Announce Global Academic Competition on Standardization


The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) announced that they will coordinate a challenge for academic papers addressing "Future challenges in standardization." The winners scheduled to be awarded and published in October 2018 in conjunction with 2018 IEC General Meeting in Busan, Korea.

The organizations seek participation from leading professors and researchers from the fields of technology and engineering, economics, social science, policy and the law to share diverse perspectives and insights on future challenges in standardization.

Monetary prizes will be awarded to the three best submissions.

See full details about how to register here.

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) is the U.S. member body to IEC. The USNC is a totally integrated committee of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Learn more about the USNC and its work at


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