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26-01-2017 - European Standards for the 21st Century

IMCO 01-02-2017 - 16:13
Poster for the public hearing on European Standards for the 21st century

IMCO held a public hearing on European Standards for the 21st Century. The hearing consisted of two panels. Panel one was focus on innovative, interconnected and interoperable standards for the future and panel two wasl focus on how to make standards serve a modern inclusive society. Members had the opportunity to discuss this issue with experts present at the hearing.

Location : Altiero Spinelli (ASP) building, room 3G3

    Draft programme
    Vademecum of speakers

Powerpoint presentations

      S. Toffaletti (Digital SME)
      J. Friedrich (OpenForum Europe / IBM)
      R. Pocknell (Fair Standards Alliance)
      B. Thies (CEN-CENELEC)
      C. Giovannini (ANEC)
      C. Winterhalter (German Institute for Standardisation)