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Young Professionals learn about international standards for artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence (AI) technologies such as machine learning have advanced, they have broadened the applicability of AI.

IEC General Secretary highlights importance of Affiliate Country Programme

General Secretary Philippe Metzger has thanked IEC Affiliate Countries for their “valuable contribution to IEC work”.

First hybrid plenary for most recent IEC Project Committee

IEC Project Committee 128 which is to issue broad specifications concerning the operation of electrical installations is having its first plenary on 20-21 October in Paris, in a hybrid fashion.

Heads of IEC, ISO and ITU-T take part in high-level panel marking World Standards Day

A high-level panel session has brought together the heads of the IEC, ISO and ITU-T to discuss the important role of standards in helping to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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