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Joint ITU-IEICE-IEEE Workshop on Education about Standardization, 2 June 2014

In recognition of the fundamental role international standards play in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the resulting importance of producing standards-minded graduates, the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan (IEICE) and the  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) are organizing the Joint ITU-IEICE-IEEE Workshop on Education about Standardization to be held 2 June 2014 at the Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (SPbSUT), Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation, in conjunction with ITU Kaleidoscope 2014 "Living in a converged world - Impossible without standards?", 3-5 June.

The overarching aim of the workshop is to gather representatives of academic and research institutes, ITU Academia Members, standards developing organizations, international organizations, industry associations and governments to foster collaboration in the development of initiatives aimed at increasing the attention devoted to standardization by curricula across all academic disciplines.

The third meeting of the TSB Director’s Ad hoc Group on Education about Standardization will follow this workshop (17:00 – 19:00).

General Information

 

Organizers: ITU, IEICE, IEEE

Venue: The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (SPbSUT), Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

Practical information (including hotel accommodation, transportation and visa)

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Draft Programme

 

​12:30 - 14:00   ​Registration
​14:00 - 14:30

Opening Plenary

    • Host’s Welcoming Remarks: O. Zolotokrylin, SPbSUT vice-rector
    • Welcoming Remarks: James Irvine, IEEE Standards Education Committee
    • Welcoming Remarks: Mitsuji Matsumoto, IEICE Standard Education Committee, Japan
    • Inaugural Speech: Malcolm Johnson, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU
​14:30 - 15:45

​Session 1 -  Organizations supporting education about standardization
Session Chair: Ken Krechmer, University of Colorado, USA

    • Study on Education about Standardization by IEICE Standard Education Committee of Japan
      Hiroshi Nakanishi, IEICE Standard Education Committee, Japan [Presentation]
    • The IEEE Standards Education Initiative
      James Irvine, IEEE Standards Education Committee [Presentation]
    • Joint European Effort in Education about Standardization
      Dina Simunic, CEN/CENELEC Group for education about standardization
    • UNECE project of education on standardization
      Elena Bogdanova, UNECE STaRT-ED Group [Presentation]
    • Standardization Literacy
      Hermann Brand, Director - Innovation, ETSI- European Telecommunications Standards Institute
​15:45 - 16:45

​Session 2 - Academic activities
Session Chair: Maurizio Talamo, University of Rome Tor Vergata and Nestor Laboratory, Italy

    • The role of international telecommunication standards in an education program of the SPbSUT
      R. Kirichek, ITU-D academia member SPbSUT, Russian Federation [Presentation]
    • Activities of Academia in Waseda University
      Mitsuji Matsumoto, ITU-T academia member Waseda University, Japan [Presentation]
    • Proposal for Education about Standardization Learning Methods
      Dina Simunic, ITU-T academia member Aalborg University's Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTIF), South East Europe
    • Academic initiatives of the Russian Federation in the area of supranational standardization of education
      Elena Bogdanova, Director of the Institute of International Business and Law NRU ITMO, Russian Federation [Presentation]
​16:45 - 16:50

Closing remarks
Malcolm Johnson, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU

​16:50 - 17:00​   Coffee break
​17:00 - 19:00

3rd meeting of the TSB Director's Ad hoc Group on Education about Standardization
Session Chair: Malcolm Johnson, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU