WSC: The World Standards Cooperation was established in 2001 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in order to strengthen and advance the voluntary consensus-based international standards systems of, ISO, IEC and ITU.


SESSION 1: Overview of Standardization Research

Cooperation between standards bodies, academia and professionals from companies in Japan

Prof. Masami Tanaka
Vice-president of Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC) and president of the Japanese Standards Association (JSA), Japan

The education for standardization in the world

Prof. John Hill
Pennsylvania State University, USA

Overview of standardization research

Prof. Henk Vries
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Standardization research and education at CNIS

Mr. Bai Dianyi
The Representative of the President of China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), China

The role of standardization in perspective of economics

Prof. Song Mingshun
The Vice President of CJLU, China

The relationship between innovation and standardization

Prof. Chen Jin
The Vice Dean of College of Public Administration, Zhejiang University, China

The economic impacts of documentary standards: a case study of the flat panel display measurement standard (FPDM)

Mr. Erik Puskar
Global Standards & Information, Standards Services, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA

Research profiling of 'standards and innovation', is it diverging or converging?

Dr. Dong Geun Choi
Senior Researcher of Korean Standards Association (KSA), Korea

Aligning the university education about technology standards with the practical demands of companies

Prof. Hee-Dong Yang
Ewha Woman University, Korea

Empirical Study on the Implementation and Analysis of Influence Factors of Enterprise Patent ——Based on Survey of China

Prof. Wang Liying
China Jiliang University, China

Lessons from professors----What the IEEE learned from global university outreach

Prof. Bruce A. Harding
IEEE Standards Education Committee, USA


SESSION 2: Research-underpinning for Teaching Topics in Standardization

Importance of academic research in standards education for public policy

Prof. Masami Tanaka
Vice-president of Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC) and president of the Japanese Standards Association (JSA), Japan

Development of educational contents and international collaboration for standardization education in TUAT MOT School

Prof. Wataru Natsu and Prof. Hideo Kameyama
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology(TUAT), Japan

Developing graduate's competitiveness edge through standard and standardization minor competence in the engineering disciplines

Prof. Bambang Purwanggono
Diponegoro University, Indonesia

Defining “Open Standards:” A comparison of government policy and practice

Prof. Steve Mutkoski
Senior Standards Strategist, Microsoft Corporation


SESSION 3: Academic Curriculum on Standardization

Change in education and further training

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilfried Hesser
Department of Standardisation and Technical Drawing, Helmut Schmidt University, University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg

The Role of Standardization from Historical Perspective

Prof. Wang Ping
China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), China

Introduction of APEC standards education program

Dr. Dong Geun Choi
Senior Researcher of Korean Standards Association (KSA), Korea

The experience of inserting a standardization course in the university's curricula

Prof. Bambang Purwanggono
Diponegoro University, Indonesia

The common methods to determine the parameters of technical standards

Dr. Zhang Yueyi
China Jiliang University, China

The curriculum on standardization in China Jiliang University (CJLU)

Dr. Zhou Lijun
China Jiliang University, China

Core curriculum elements - what a higher education standards course needs to address

Mr. Klaus Ziegler
European Standardization Expert for China, CEN/CENELEC/ETSI

Language standards as a cornerstone for business strategies—Implications for the design of academic curricula

Ms. Kara Warburton
City University of Hong Kong & International Chair, ISO/TC 37 (Canada)


PANEL DISCUSSION: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Standards Education

Panel overview

A Business School Perspective

Stephen K. Kwan
Professor, San José State University, CA, USA

Standards Training and Education in  U.S. Government

Standards Services Group


Session 4 : Materials to Support Teaching in Standardization

Using a combination of methods and materials in standardization education

Prof. Henk J. de Vries
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasumus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Case study: how to use QFD and DOE for standard making

Junior Students of China Jiliang University, China

ICES’ international case study competition – experiences and achievements

Prof. Stephen K. Kwan
Professor of Management Information Systems, College of Business, San José State University, San José, CA, USA