Category Archives: Announcements

Ethiopian Student Takes Top Prize for IEEE 802® Paper Submission

The IEEE 802® LAN/MAN Standards Committee (802 LMSC) and the IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) recently invited students from around the world to submit papers addressing the history, application, or future application of IEEE 802® standards. Papers were judged based on demonstrating three criteria: A level of refinement that is of a publishable quality Readability […]

IEEE Photo Tech Challenge

The IEEE Foundation and IEEE Standards Association are hosting the IEEE Photo Tech Challenge to encourage people to use their mobile devices to capture pictures of how technology impacts the world in three categories: 1. IEEE’s Greatest HITS (History, Innovation, Technology & Science) 2. Technology that Empowers Bright Minds 3. How Tech Helps Humanity Participants […]

Play the 2016 Open Source Trivia Contest

Try your luck at the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Open Source Trivia Contest. From 18-19 May 2016 on the IEEE-SA Twitter page, we’ll be asking 7 questions related to open source technologies and organizations. Be the first to respond with the correct answer to win a $25 USD Starbucks digital gift card. The 7 winners will […]

3D Printing: IEEE Standards to Address Counterfeiting

3D printing technologies are emerging at a rapid pace, with the research firm Canalys forecasting that the 3D printing market, which includes 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, will reach US $16.2 billion by 2018 Canalys Senior Analyst, Tim Shepherd points out, “The 3D printing market has enormous growth potential now that the main […]

IEEE and ISOC Hold Second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program

IEEE and ISOC held its second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program at the IEEE 802® Plenary session from 13-18 March 2016, in Macau. This program provides participants from emerging economies with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the open, collaborative standards development process. It also enables them to obtain a deeper understanding of the relationship between […]

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

IEEE Engagement in Africa Leads to Agreements with Ghana and Zambia

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As part of its ongoing global engagement activities, IEEE has been increasing its relationships on the African continent and proactively engaging national standards organizations in order to explore potential cooperation opportunities. As a result, the national standards bodies of Ghana and Zambia have each signed agreements that allow both the Ghana Standards Authority and the […]