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

IEC Young Professionals Programme



Sunday 10 October

19.30 – 21.00

Welcome gathering

Monday 11 October - Day One

8.30 – 10.15

Opening, J. Régis
Welcome message, A. Amit
The importance of International Standards for world trade, J. Hill
IEC Standards in the real world, P. Lanctot

10.30 – 12.00

The benefits of IEC International Standards and conformity assessment systems, A. Santos
The joys of developing standards, M. Bourassa

12.00 – 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 – 15.15

Observe the SMB meeting

15.45 – 17.30

What to expect in a TC/SC meeting, P. Lanctot
Q&A session with Technical Officers, Moderated by P. Lanctot,
panellists: G.Barta, D. Chew, C. Agius, M. Cocimarov


Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 12 October - Day Two

9.00 – 9.30

Briefing on day two, K. Fraga Pearson

10.00 – 12.30

Observe the designated TC/SC meeting

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch break

9.00 – 9.30

Breakout sessions, Moderated by J. Sheldon, participants: M. Bourassa, K. Higginbottom, J. Hill
Standardization: a necessary evil or a strategic tool?, J. Matthews
Closing message, J. Régis


Young Professionals’ Dinner