International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
NERSA Enable interoperability -
Secure investment

Thembani Bukula
Regulator Member, NERSA
LSIS Strengthen IP - Increase revenue
Dr Ja-Kyun Koo
Goldwind Shared knowledge -
Increasing trust

Gang Wu
Chairman & CEO, Goldwind
NIST Global strategy – Superior outcomes
George W. Arnold
Director, Standards
Coordination Office, NIST
Eaton From products to solutions – Ensuring compatibility
Thomas S. Gross
Chief Operating Officer, Eaton
Boulder Wind Power Increase bankability -
build markets and industries

Sandy Butterfield, Founding CEO
and CTO Boulder Wind Power
Haier Building trust -
Opening global markets

Dr Zida Yu, Senior Vice President and Corporate Technology Officer Haier Group
AIST-JISC Accelerating innovation –
Assessing competition

Dr Tamotsu Nomakuchi, President AIST and Chair of the
Technology Council of JISC
Mitsubishi Globally engineered quality –
Locally relevant

Dr Kazuo Kyuma, Executive Vice President and Group President Semiconductor & Device, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Intertek Group Adding agility –
Reducing complexity

Wolfhart Hauser, Chief Executive Officer, Intertek Group
Hitachi Globally concerted efforts –
Developing enterprise

Dr Naoya Takahashi,
President & CEO
Hitachi Systems Ltd.
Bosch Sustainable business –
And cost optimization

Franz Fehrenbach, Chairman,
Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
Underwriters Laboratories Increased efficiency:
Global relevance

Keith Nosbusch, Chairman/CEO Rockwell Automation
Common platforms: the
basis for individual innovation

Matthias Kurth, President
Federal Network Agency
Underwriters Laboratories Green Safety:
Facilitating Global Trade

Keith E. Williams, Pres. & CEO
Underwriters Laboratories
Better Place The Energy Efficiency

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President & CEO, Schneider Electric

Accelerating innovation – Assessing competition

Dr Tamotsu Nomakuchi, President AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science) and Chair of the Technology Council of JISC (Japanese Industrial Standards Committee)



Facts & figures

AIST National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba
Ibaraki 305-8568
Tel (81) 29 861 2000


JISC Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8901
Tel (81) 33 501 9471



The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology is a public research institution funded primarily by the Japanese government. It has over 40 autonomous research units in various innovative research fields, which are located at nine research bases and several other sites all over Japan. About 2400 resident researchers and thousands of visiting scientists, post-doctoral fellows, and students from Japan and abroad are working at AIST. They are supported by over 700 permanent and temporary administrative staff.



Japanese Industrial Standards Committee is a national standardization body under the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. JISC engages in activities designed to promote both international and domestic standardization in order to enhance economic development and social welfare. More than 500 experts representing academia, manufacturers and service providers work in JISC to develop consensus based standards.