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

Young Professionals Programme

 

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Agenda

Sunday 23 October

19.30 – 21.00

Welcoming reception

Monday 24 October - Day One

8.30 – 10.15

Plenary opening, K. Wucherer
Welcome message, A. Amit
About the Young Professionals Programme, M. Bourassa
Message from the 2010 Young Professional Leaders, S. McLarty
IEC Standards in the real world, P. Lanctot
Inside stories - life in the IEC, K. Higginbottom

10.30 – 12.00

What to expect at a technical meeting, P. Lanctot
About Conformity Assessment, G. Barta
Q&A session with Technical Officers, Moderated by P. Lanctot
panellists: G.Barta, M. Bourassa, D. Chew, A. Santos

Morning wrap-up, M. Bourassa
12.00 – 13.30

Lunch with the SMB members

13.30 – 15.15

Observe the SMB meeting

15.45 – 17.30

An outline of the IEC structure and membership, A. Amit
Breakout session – Part 1
Day one wrap-up, M. Bourassa

 

IEC General Meeting Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 25 October - Day Two

9.00 – 10.15

Observe the designated technical meeting

10.30 – 12.30

Observe the CAB meeting

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch with the CAB members

14.00 – 17.30

How you can become more involved, J. Sheldon
Breakout session – Part 2
Is Conformity Assessment unfair?, G. Barta
Day two wrap-up, M. Bourassa
Plenary closing session, J. Régis

19.30

Young Professionals’ dinner

Wednesday 26 October – Day Three

9.00 – 10.30

Interactive sessions – Part 1
- All about Multimedia, T. Ezaki, Jon Fairhurst
- Conformity Assessment for explosive atmospheres, C. Agius
- The smart grid challenge, R. Schomberg
- The future of IEC IT tools, A. Maislisch

10.45 – 12.15

Interactive sessions – Part 2
- Technical meetings - preparation and participation, M. Bourassa
- The future of IEC IT tools, A. Maislisch
- The IEC standards developing process, M. Casson
- Your next steps as an IEC Young Professional, G. Barta

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 18.00

Industry visit (to be confirmed)