Thomas A. Edison Award
Recognizes exceptional current achievements of TC/SC and Conformity Assessment officers
Created in 2010, the Thomas A. Edison Award recognizes exceptional achievement (within the past five years), dedicated service and significant contributions to the IEC through the effective management of their committees of currently active TC/SC officers (Chairman, Secretary or Assistant Secretary of a Technical Committee or Subcommittee) and officers of the IEC Conformity Assessment Systems and their subsidiary bodies.
A maximum of nine Awards per year may be granted by the management bodies –Standardization Management Board (SMB) and Conformity Assessment Board (CAB) – of which up to seven shall be reserved for TC/SC officers and up to two for officers in the conformity assessment bodies.
The award is in honour of the renowned US electrical engineer Thomas A. Edison