International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

Reference material

 

Les deux plus récents meeting reports et decision du CAB

Référence, Titre

Date de

Circulation

Download
CAB/1647/DL

[List of the decisions from CAB meeting 41, Geneva, 2017-06-13]

Titre français non disponible

2017-06-13
CAB/1580/DL

[List of the decisions from CAB meeting 40, Frankfurt, 2016-10-10 ]

Titre français non disponible

2016-10-14
Référence, Titre

Date de

Circulation

Download
CAB/1653A/RM

[Confirmed minutes of CAB meeting 41 held in Geneva (CH), on 2017-06-13]

Titre français non disponible

2017-08-18
CAB/1653/RM

[Replaced by CAB/1653A/RM]

Titre français non disponible

2017-07-07
CAB/1581A/RM

[Confirmed report of CAB meeting 40 held in Frankfurt on 2016-10-10. ]

Titre français non disponible

2016-12-09
CAB/1581/RM

[Unconfirmed report of CAB meeting 40 held in Frankfurt on 2016-10-10. (available on the Technical Server only)]

Titre français non disponible

2016-11-11
 

XLS List of all CAB Decisions

List of all CAB Decision Documents (DL) and Confirmed Reports of Meetings (RM) available for download.

CAB Decisions List (from the 2 most recent Decision Lists)

Meeting/ Decision
Date
Location
Decision
Decision List/ Report

40/1

2016-10-10 Letter Ballot

Decision 40/01 – CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security - new Convener

CAB appointed Mr Pierre Selva as the WG 17 Convener, approving his proposed support team consisting of Mr Didier Giarratano, Mr David Doggett and Mr David Hanlon (CAB Secretary), and urged this new team to quickly start to move WG 17 forward to the completion of its assigned tasks.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/2

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/02 – Approval of the agenda

The CAB approved the agenda contained in CAB/1540A/DA with the modification that items 6.4.1 and 8.1.3 were removed.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/3

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/03 – Approval of the consent agenda items

Item 4.7 was moved from the consent agenda to the main agenda then CAB, by consent, noted and approved the 16 documents listed in Annex A to this decision list as consent agenda documents and expressed appreciation to all those concerned with their creation and submission.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/4

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/04 – Joint ahg on feedback loop from CA to SD

The CAB thanked the Convener, Mr Wolfgang Niedziella, for his verbal report, and encouraged the SMB to urge the DMT to integrate the approved process into the Directives as early as possible. 

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/5

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/05 – Joint CAB/SMB ahg on CA in standards

In response to CAB Decision 39/10, the CAB appreciated the progress expressed in the verbal report from the CAB Convener for this joint ahg, Mr Gerhard Imgrund, and encouraged this group to continue to work closely with the SMB ahg to achieve the goal of submitting a proposed guidance document on CA in standards to CAB for vote by correspondence in February 2017. The CAB also welcomed three new members to this group, Mr Tim Duffy, Mr Chris Agius and Mr Kerry McManama.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/6

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/06 – YP material Task Force

The CAB thanked the Convener, Mr Ian Forte, for his verbal report, congratulated the Task Force for its good work since the June CAB meeting, and recognizing that the tasks had been completed, disbanded this Task Force.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/7

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/07 – Vademecum

The CAB thanked the Task Force for its report, CAB/1568/R, and for the two recommendations contained there-in and decided to treat each as follows:

  • A1: CAB approved in principle the draft CAB Vademecum Version 0.7 as CAB Vademecum Version 1.0 for publication after some minor modifications and subsequent voting by correspondence.
  • A2: CAB approved the continued work of the Task Force to assess gaps identified during the development of document drafts and make recommendations for the handling of such items and requested that this work be completed by the next CAB meeting in June 2017.

Additionally, CAB requested that the Task Force seek feedback from new members of CAB as to the usefulness and effectiveness of the newly published Vademecum and report this information, and any resulting recommendations, to CAB at its next meeting in June 2017.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/8

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/08 – CAB WG 10 on Policy and Strategy

The CAB thanked the WG 10 Convener, Mr Shawn Paulsen, for his verbal report and for the completed tasks since the June CAB meeting and urged him to lead this working group quickly towards the completion of the SWOT analysis and providing a final report to CAB at its June 2017 meeting, as given in CAB Decision 39/19.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/9

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/09 – CAB WG 11 on CA Systems issues

The CAB thanked the working group for its report, CAB/1570/R, and the verbal update from its Convener, Mr Tim Duffy, and endorsed the actions taken to consult with the IEC CA Systems on the draft proposal for HBR Edition 2.0. CAB was further encouraged by the stated intention of the working group to submit a draft high level document covering Peer Assessment (as required by CAB Decision 37/9) for CAB approval by the next CAB meeting in June 2017.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/10

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/10 – CAB ahg for committee rules

The CAB, in response to the recommendation in the WG 11 report, CAB/1570/R, established an ad-hoc group tasked with creating draft rules for the establishment and operation of CAB committees. Mr Simon Barrowclif was named as convener with Didier Bourgès, Byoung-Kuk Lee, Alisa Manassa, Kerry McManama, Chris Agius and David Hanlon as members. This ahg will provide its report and recommendations to CAB at its 2017 June meeting

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/11

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/11 – CAB WG 14 on Promotion

The CAB thanked the WG 14 Convener, Mr Ian Forte, for the report, CAB/1566/R, and was encouraged by the actions already completed.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/12

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/12 – CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security

The CAB thanked the new WG 17 Convener, Mr Pierre Selva, for the report, CAB/1565/R, and encouraged the new Convener to move the tasks of this working group forward quickly. 

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/13

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/13 – IECRE Annual report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1563/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECRE Executive Secretary for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/14

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/14 – IECEx Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1550A/R and thanked the IECEx Chair, Mr Thorsten Arnhold, for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/15

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/15 – IECEx Chair re-appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1550/R, accepts the nomination of Dr Thorsten Arnhold as the IECEx Chair and re-appoints him to this position for a new 3 years term from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/16

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/16 – IECEx Executive Secretary re-appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1550/R, accepts the nomination of Mr Chris Agius as the IECEx Executive Secretary and re-appoints him to this position for a new 5 years period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/17

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/17 – IECEx 2015 accounts

The CAB approves the IECEx audited accounts for 2015 contained in CAB/1548A/INF.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/18

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/18 – IECEx Basic Rules

The CAB approves the amendments to the IECEx Basic Rules, IECEx 01 as indicated in the document CAB/1549A/DV.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/19

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/19 – IECQ Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1553/R and thanked the IECQ Chair, Ms Marie-Elisabeth d'Ornano, for her additional verbal report.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/20

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/20 – IECQ 2015 accounts

The CAB approves the IECQ audited accounts for 2015 contained in CAB/1552/INF.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/21

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/21 – IECEE Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1554A/R and thanked the IECEE Chair, Mr Wolfgang Niedziella, for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/22

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/22 – IECEE 2015 accounts

The CAB approves the IECEE audited accounts for 2015 contained in CAB/1555/INF.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/23

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/23 – IECEE Basic Rules

The CAB approves the revised IECEE 01 Basic Rules as indicated in the document CAB/1556/DV.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/24

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/24 – Code of ethics, code of conduct

The CAB, in reference to point 1.3 of document CAB/1554A/R, established an ahg tasking it with creating a comparison document of the existing documents concerning code of ethics and code of conduct from the IEC CA Systems, the SD side of the IEC and other appropriate sources (eg; examples from ISO) and to provide this document to WG 10 by end January 2017. Mr Andy Evans was named as convener with Marty Cole, Trond Sollie, Weijun Liu, Kerry McManama, Chris Agius and David Hanlon as members.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/25

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/25 – Gratitude to Affiliate Country Leadership

The CAB expressed its gratitude to the Affiliate Leader, Mrs Rosario Uria, for her presentation to the CAB, CAB/1544/INF, and report, CAB/1543/R. The CAB recognized the growth of the Affiliate programme with, today, 85 countries of which 51 of those with NECs. The CAB also appreciated the value and the efforts of the ACAS programme and was encouraged by its 2 years growth to currently 14 countries, with the first e-learning "recognition of achievement" being delivered to Ecuador.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/26

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/26 – Gratitude to INEN presenter from Ecuador

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr César Díaz Guevara, CEO of INEN, for his presentation, CAB/1574/INF, and was encouraged to learn how the ACAS programme has been adopted as an important element of the Ecuadorian strategy for improving national production. The CAB also congratulated Mr Guevara for being the first to receive an e-learning "recognition of achievement", and appreciated both the structured e-learning training programme that has been initiated in Ecuador, and feedback and suggested extensions to the e-learning material.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/27

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/27 – Gratitude to ISO/CASCO presenter

The CAB regretted the unavoidable absence of the new ISO/CASCO Chair, Mr Frank Makamo, but expressed its appreciation to Mr Sean MacCurtain, the ISO/CASCO Secretary, for his presence and his presentation, CAB/1547/INF. The CAB recognized the importance of the ISO/IEC 17000 series of conformity assessment standards as a mainstay of world CA activities, including its own IEC CA activities, and as a consequence regards and treats its relationship with ISO/CASCO as a strong and essential partnership.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/28

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/28 – IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs

The CAB, noting document CAB/1578/INF, thanked the IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs for their important contribution to the representation of IEC in these working group meetings and their reporting to the CAB. In particular the CAB thanks Mr Heribert Schorn, Mr Robert Sitzmann, Mr Chris Agius and Mr David Hanlon, and strongly encourages them to continue in this important work. The CAB also welcomed Mr Steve Margis as an IEC representative to CASCO WG 46 on Validation and Verification.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/29

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/29 – Consolidated CABPUB process document

The CAB approved the modifications, given in Annex A of CAB/1546/DV, and to the consolidation, into a single document, of the processes given in CAB/462/INF (modifications included), CABPUB/83/INF and Annex A of CAB/1545/DV after modification and approval by correspondence, and agreed that this new consolidated document should be available on the IEC website.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/30

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/30 – Gratitude to ILAC-IAF presenter

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr Xiao Jianhua, the IAF Chair, for his presence at this meeting and for his presentation, CAB/1572/INF, and recognized that ILAC and IAF were important international organizations working towards the objective of an internationally harmonized approach for accreditation practices. 

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/31

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/31 – Gratitude to UNECE presenter

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Ms Marion Stoldt, the UNECE WP 6 Chair, for her presentation, CAB/1571/INF, and further expressed its support for the UNECE WP 6 activities. The goal of achieving regulatory cooperation and harmonized international conformity assessment is a noble and worthwhile objective to which the IEC CA activities can and already do contribute. The CAB appreciates its very constructive relationship with UNECE WP 6, and expressed its commitment to continued cooperation in events and joint documents such as the UN Common Regulatory Framework for Explosive Atmospheres. 

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/32

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/32 – Gratitude to OIML presenter

The CAB expressed its condolences for the passing of Mr Willem Kool, but welcomed Mr Paul Dixon and expressed its gratitude for his presence and his presentation, CAB/1573/INF. The CAB recognized the importance of OIML work for international legal metrology and reconfirmed its openness, to a desire expressed by Mr Kool some years earlier, to provide cooperation and support, on a management and/or operational level, to any global conformity assessment scheme(s) that the OIML may create. 

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/33

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/33 – Gratitude to IRENA presenter

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr Francisco Boshell for his presentation, CAB/1576/INF, and for his consistent and loyal participation at this, his third consecutive, CAB meeting at the IEC GM. The CAB recognized the complementarity between IRENA and IECRE; IRENA with its government policy setting assistance, and the IECRE with its policy realisation assistance.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

40/34

2016-10-10 Frankfurt

Decision 40/34 – Gratitude to IFIA presenter

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Ms Hanane Taidi, the IFIA Director, for her presentation, CAB/1575/INF. IFIA is the global trade association for 3rd party conformity assessment bodies that provide testing, inspection and certification services primarily in the mining, metals and petroleum sectors, the food and agriculture sector and consumer products. IFIA also conducts checks on supplier's declaration of conformity. The CAB confirmed its interest in a continuing dialogue with IFIA.

CAB/1580/DL
CAB/1581A/RM

39/1

2016-06-13 Letter
Ballot

Decision 39/01 – CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security  - new scope

CAB agreed to the following new scope for WG 17:

  • To investigate the market need and timeframe for CA services (global certification schemes) for products, services, personnel and integrated systems in the domain of cyber security.
    • Excluding the scope of Industrial Automation Applications covered by IECEE PSC WG 3 Task Force on Cyber Security.
  • To communicate to other industry sectors the generic Cyber Security approach taken by IECEE PSC WG 3 Task Force on Cyber Security and how this may apply to those other sectors.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/2

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/02 – CAB WG 11 – CA Systems - new scope

WG 11 has the responsibility to undertake the following activities and make related recommendations for CAB approval on an ongoing basis:

  • Develop the modifications to the Harmonized Basic Rules (HBR) necessary to ensure consistency among the Systems and with the IEC Statutes and Rules of Procedure and IEC CAB Policy.
  • Review IEC CA Systems Supplements to the HBR.
  • Identify opportunities for harmonization of documents and programs at the System level.
  • Oversee the development of Harmonized Rules of Procedure and principles for standalone schemes.
  • Considers issues associated with System membership of suspended IEC NCs.
  • To consider the use by the IEC Systems of non-ISO and non-IEC documents.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/3

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/03 – Approval of Harmonized Basic Rules (HBR)

CAB approves the HBR as given in Annex B of CAB/1490/DV and encourages the CA Systems to work quickly on their respective supplements in respect of the implementation timeline given in CAB/1476A/DC.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/4

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/04 – IECQ Budget 2017 (approved by correspondence)

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1496A/RV, the CAB approved the IECQ budget for 2017 contained in CAB/1496/DV.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/5

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/05 – IECEE Budget 2017 (approved by correspondence)

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1497A/RV, the CAB approved the IECEE budget for 2017 contained in CAB/1497/DV.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/6

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/06 – IECRE Budget 2017 (approved by correspondence)

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1498A/RV, the CAB approved the IECRE budget for 2017 contained in CAB/1498/DV.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/7

2016-06-13 Letter Ballot

Decision 39/07 – IECEx Budget 2017 (approved by correspondence)

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1499A/RV, the CAB approved the IECEx budget for 2017 contained in CAB/1499/DV.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/8

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/08 – Approval of the agenda

The CAB approved the agenda contained in CAB/1500B/DA with one additional item added to item 10 - Any other business.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/9

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/09 – Approval of the consent agenda items

Item 9.1.2 and document CAB/1512/R, were moved from the consent agenda to the main agenda then CAB, by consent, noted and approved the 34 documents listed in Annex A to this decision list as consent agenda documents and expressed appreciation to all those concerned with their creation and submission.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/10

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/10 – Guidance document on CA in standards

The CAB, noting the status of CAB Decision 34/25 in the follow-up document CAB/1473A/R, asked the CAB Chair to request SMB to collaborate with CAB in forming a joint ahg to review existing guidance material for IEC standards writers including at least ISO/IEC 17007, the Directives Part 2 6.7 and related clauses and the guidance document on CA in standards currently used by the IEC editing department. The joint ahg shall then make recommendations about how existing material should be combined, modified, transformed, etc, for e-learning, training and guidance use by TC/SC Chairs, Secretaries and experts, and shall report back to CAB at its next meeting. CA members of this ahg are, Pierre Selva, Mack Hirata, Nickolay Fayzrakhmanov and David Hanlon with Gerhard Imgrund as the ahg convener.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/11

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/11 – CAB WG membership

The CAB noted documents CAB/1472/INF and CAB/1472A/INF and appointed the new members identified therein to the respective working groups. Both Nickolay Fayzrakhmanov and Gerhard Imgrund volunteered to join WG 11 and were both approved by the working group Convener and CAB.

The CAB also noted document CAB/1526/INF and recognizing that Mr James Galloway had stepped down as the CAB liaison to SG 8 thanked him for his service in this role and appointed Mr Bert Nagtegaal as the new liaison to SG 8 (or any future group).

The CAB further noted that Mr Joe Gryn had stepped down as an IEC representative to the IEC/ILAC/IAF Steering Committee, thanked him for his service in this role and appointed Mr Shawn Paulsen as a new IEC representative.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/12

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/12 – Gratitude to IEC Head of Communications

The CAB expresses its gratitude to Mrs Gabriela Ehrlich for her presentation and explanations to the CAB concerning the new IEC website and the IEC Ambassador programme.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/13

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/13 – Obtaining more Young Professionals (YPs) with CA experience

The CAB noting document CAB/1493/DV and the importance of increasing the number of nominees with CA experience and interest to the IEC Young Professionals Programme, encourages the CA Systems Secretariats to work closely with the IEC YP Programme Secretariat to ensure that the annual call for YP nominations is communicated as far down into the IEC CA Systems' hierarchy as possible, in a timely manner.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/14

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/14 – creation of a taskforce for YP material (YPTF)

The CAB noting document CAB/1493/DV and the importance of creating greater awareness of, interest in and enthusiasm for conformity assessment by participants of the IEC YP Programme, established a taskforce to create material for use by the YP Programme at the IEC General Meeting (GM) in Frankfurt in October 2016. (It is also intended that this material could be used at subsequent GMs.) Members of this taskforce are Gerhard Imgrund, Pierre Selva, Marty Cole, Faudzi Yasir, Roy Lee, Mark Amos and David Hanlon with Ian Forte as the TF leader.

The specific tasks of the YPTF are as follows:

  • to invent a few "provocative" statements concerning CA and standardization
  • create a list of significant CA questions for a 70 mins breakout session
  • review, improve and complete a role-play scenario and accompanying material.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/15

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/15 – creation of a BizL ad-hoc group

The CAB noting document CAB/1501/DV created an ad-hoc group to establish an initial future-business master watch-list (BizL). Members to this ahg are Mack Hirata, Shawn Paulsen, Steve Margis, Roy Lee, Weijun Liu, David Hanlon, Ian Forte and Pierre Selva, with Uwe Kampet as Convener with close cooperation with SMB, MSB and the CA Systems.

The specific tasks of the BizL ahg are as follows:

  • to establish a list of currently known sectors/applications that will need global CA services now or sometime in the future,
  • estimate the types of services that will be required for those sectors/applications,
  • prioritize the list (heat map) and
  • provide a completed initial BizL to CAB for review at its June 2017 meeting.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/16

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/16 – Vademecum

The CAB thanked Steve Margis for his verbal report and requested this taskforce to submit a final first version document to the October 2016 CAB meeting in Frankfurt.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/17

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/17 – Ahg on ITU collaboration

The CAB thanked Mr Chris Agius for his report, CAB/1492/R, agreed to the proposal that the conformity assessment requirements of the ITU would be best served under the management of the IECEE CB-Scheme, and requested that the IECEE Chair and Executive Secretary quickly establish a dialogue with ITU with the goal of exploring collaboration in an effort to evaluate possible mutual CA solutions. CAB noted IECEE CMC decision to set up a joint Task Force "ITU requirements", to be composed of IECEE and ITU members:

  • To develop a proposal for the CAB, based on the CB Scheme, regarding potential acceptance of inclusion of ITU recommendations under the IECEE scope, by 2016-12-31.
  • To take into account the IECEE Secretariat ITU specification inquiry results.
  • The IECEE Chair and Executive Secretary were further requested to report back progress on this subject to CAB at its next meeting. The CAB disbanded the ahg.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/18

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/18 – CAB WG 10 on Policy and Strategy

The CAB thanked WG 10 for its report, CAB/1505/R, and for the 6 recommendations contained there-in and decided to treat each as follows:

  • Recommendation A.1: CAB approved the proposed text for clause 4.2, including the modifications proposed in the comment from Germany.
  • Recommendation A.2: CAB approved the addition of clause 5.6.
  • Recommendation A.3: CAB approved the proposed website location and document format and the need for a document issuing date.
  • Recommendation A.4: CAB approved the proposed path forward for Annexes B and C of CAB/1315/DV.
  • Recommendation A.5: CAB approved the proposed new format for the CAB Policy document.
  • Recommendation A.6: CAB agreed to the value of a SWOT analysis.

CAB tasked the CAB Secretariat with completing the recommendations A.1 to A.5, took a separate decision concerning recommendation A.6 (see Decision 39/19).

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/19

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/19 – WG 10 tasked with creation of a SWOT analysis

CAB, following the report given in CAB/1505/R, tasked WG 10 with forming an ad-hoc group to perform a SWOT analysis on both the CAB and IEC CA Systems. This ahg is encouraged to consider the information given in Part B of CAB/1505/R which was created during an informal SWOT brainstorming session. WG 10 is requested to provide a final SWOT analysis report to CAB at its June 2017 meeting. 

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/20

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/20 – CAB WG 11 on CA Systems issues

The CAB thanked WG 11 for its report, CAB/1507/R, and for the 9 recommendations contained there-in and decided to treat each as follows:

  • A.1: CAB approved the recommendation recognizing that it was aligned with the task of Decision 34/10.
  • A.2: CAB approved the proposed ToR including the German comments, the removal of the text "on an ongoing basis", the addition of "when appropriate" in bullet 3 and the addition of "and act as the coordinator of the Subject Matter Experts from the Systems in an effort to harmonize or align aspects" in bullet point 4.
  • A.3: CAB approved the timeline given in CAB/1476/DC.
  • A.4: CAB approved the proposed formatting of the HBR. CA Systems are requested to work in this direction.
  • A.5: CAB agreed that operational information concerning subgroups to the CA Systems' Management Committees should be covered in the respective 02 Rules of Procedure documents.
  • A.6: CAB agreed that WG 11 should pursue the notion of Voting and Non-Voting status for Member Bodies, with the CA Systems.
  • A.7: CAB agreed that WG 11 should discuss a harmonised document distribution timeline with the CA Systems for inclusion in the HBR.
  • A.8: Given the task of Decision 34/10, CAB approved as priorities the three areas of work indicated, namely Personnel Competencies, Peer Assessment, and Testing at Customer Facilities.
  • A.9: Given the outstanding task of Decision 37/9, CAB requested WG 11 give priority to Peer Assessment and Personnel Competencies.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/21

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/21 – CAB WG 14 on Promotion

The CAB thanked the WG 14 Convener, Mr Ian Forte, for the report, CAB/1506/R, and for the 3 recommendations contained there-in and decided to treat each as follows:

  • A.1:
    1. The Promotional Matrix shall be edited into a separate brochure-type document and made accessible on the IEC website.
    2. The IEC Communications department has agreed to report annually.
    3. CAB modified the proposed CA Vision and Mission statements into a "statement of strategic direction", approved them and requested that they be added to the CAB Policy document.
    4. The CAB Secretariat shall create a library of promotional material.
    5. The IEC Communications department has agreed to ensure that CA promotion is prominent in the new IEC and CA Systems' website.
    6. The IEC Style Guide issue is tasked to the CAB Secretariat.
    7. The IEC Communications department has agreed focus E-tech articles about CA in general at TC/SCs.
    8. The CAB Secretariat shall coordinate the promotion of CA to YPs with the YP Programme Coordinator.
    9. The CAB Secretariat and IEC Communications department will collaborate to create the required brochure.
    10. CA promotional opportunities will be sought on an ongoing task by all, including coordinated campaigns.
  • A.2: The IEC CA Systems shall use the Promotional Matrix as a guide for promotional messages to the identified target audiences, and shall report annually to the CAB on any promotional activities. The IEC Communications department shall use the Promotional Matrix as a guide for CA promotional messages to the identified target audiences, and shall report annually to the CAB on any promotional activities (as agreed in Recommendation A.1: 2), above).
  • A.3: CAB tasked WG 14 with ensuring that points A.1 1, 3, 4, 6 and 9 are completed by the June 2017 meeting and monitoring and providing recommendations to the assigned parties on the remaining points.
CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/22

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/22 – Social Media Risk Management Grid (RMG)

The CAB thanked WG 14 for the document CAB/1525/INF describing the current IEC social media activities including a proposed social media RMG and agreed that this RMG should be added to the CAB RMG by WG 10.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/23

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/23 – CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security

The CAB thanked WG 17 for its report, CAB/1504A/R, and the CAB Secretary, Mr David Hanlon, for his role as interim Convener and accepted the offer by Pierre Selva to send a proposal for how to manage the convenership. CAB also urged the WG to move forward quickly on its outstanding actions, and approved a modification to the current scope replacing "IECEE PSC WG 3 Task Force on Cyber Security" with simply "IECEE CMC WG cybersecurity".

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/24

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/24 – CAB WG 17 liaison to SMB ACSEC

The CAB noting document CAB/1504A/R, approves Mr Ken Modeste as the liaison officer between CAB WG 17 and SMB ACSEC.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/25

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/25 –feedback loop from CA to SD

The CAB, noting document CAB/1508/R, approved the text given in Appendix A, requested the CA Systems to adopt the best practices indicated in section (4) and recommends to SMB, firstly, that the procedure indicated in section (3) of the text be integrated into the IEC Directives, secondly, that the best practices indicated in section (4) be adopted by the TC/SCs concerned and, lastly, that SMB should inform CAB of its actions in this respect and indicate a timeline where appropriate.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/26

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/26 – IECRE report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1503/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECRE Chair for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/27

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/27 – IECEx report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1521/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECEx Executive Secretary who gave an additional verbal report on behalf of the IECEx Chair, who could not be present.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/28

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/28 – IECQ report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1515/R, thanked the Chair for this report noting IECQ's consideration of a Mark and coverage of non-electrical components, and treated the two matters for action by CAB, being the re-appointments of the Chair and Vice-Chair, in two separate decisions. 

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/29

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/29 – IECQ Chair re-appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1515/R, accepts the nomination of Ms Marie-Elisabeth d'Ornano as the IECQ Chair and re-appoints her to this position for a new 3 years term from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/30

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/30 – IECQ Vice-Chair re-appointment

The CAB, noting document CAB/1515/R, accepts the nomination of Dr Young-kwon Chang as the IECQ Vice-Chair and re-appoints him to this position for a new 3 years term from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/31

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/31 – IECEE report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1502/R in which no matters for discussion or action by CAB were indicated, and recognizing that IECEE CMC meeting had been held only two weeks before this CAB meeting, thanked the IECEE Chair for this additional verbal report.

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM

39/39

2016-06-13 Geneva

Decision 39/32 – IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs

The CAB, noting document CAB/1524A/INF, thanked the IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs for their important contribution to the representation of IEC in these working group meetings and their reporting to the CAB. In particular the CAB thanks Mr Heribert Schorn, Mr Robert Sitzmann, Mr Chris Agius and Mr David Hanlon, and strongly encourages them to continue in this important work. 

CAB/1530/DL
CAB/1531A/RM