April 4, 2008 -- The IEEE Standards Association's corporate advisory group announced that it will host a free one-day seminar, titled "Global Standards, Local Benefits: The IEEE Standards Association," to be held May 14, 2008 at Sony corporate headquarters in Tokyo.
The seminar will address the issues faced by today's policy makers and industry leaders, emphasizing how local entities can participate in and make use of global standards and best practices. Leaders from industry, government and standards bodies will provide interactive presentations and case studies.
The seminar will cover topics such as the IEEE-SA and global standards; the IEEE-SA Corporate Program; the Corporate Program's Intellectual Property Rights policy; and the entity standards process.
In addition, Japanese government ministries responsible for standardization will also deliver presentations. Technical topics slated to be addressed include battery standards, design automation, broadband over power lines, cognitive radio, carrier Ethernet, IEEE 802.16/WiMax, and IEEE 802.20 Mobile Broadband Wireless.
The full agenda is available online: http://standards.ieee.org/corpforum/japan/agenda.html.
Online registration ends May 5. For more information, or to register, go to: http://standards.ieee.org/corpforum/japan/index.html.