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: ISO, IEC and ITU cooperation with academic programmes covering standardization

Cooperation with academic programmes covering standardization

Daniele Gerundino
Strategic Adviser to the ISO Secretary-General

IEC Academic Programmes

Jack Sheldon
IEC Standardization Strategy Manager


SESSION 2: Building an international inventory of education modules and related materials

Educational modules on standardization and related materials worldwide (with an emphasis on the APEC-region)

Dr. Donggeun Choi
Secretariat, ICES
Project Editor, APEC SCSC Education Initiative
Chief Manager, Korean Standards Association

The Importance of Engagement for Teaching about Standardization

Newell Hampson-Jones
Education Sector Representative, BSI

Building of teaching modules and their use in cooperation with universities

Signe Annette Boegh and Katrine Bergh Andersen
DS – Denmark

Video address by Prof. Michael Zwickyi Hauschild

Professor and section manager
DTU Management Engineering
Technical University of Danemark


Session 3: Cooperation between standards bodies, academia and standards professionals from companies

Examples from the cooperation between standards organizations and the China Jiliang University in standardization

Chen Zili
Zhejiang Institute of Standardization (ZIS)

Cooperation Between Standards Body and Universities: The Indonesian Experience

Tisyo Haryono
Centre for Education and Promotion of Standardization National Standardization Agency (BSN) - Indonesia

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

Prof. Hee-Dong Yang
EWHA University, Seoul, Korea

Use, development, instruction and back again: An academic’s experiences working as a standards developer

Prof. Bruce A. Harding
Purdue University - USA
Chair, ISO/TC 10