Category Archives: Announcements

WSIS Forum 2015 Highlights

By Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Technology Policy and International Affairs From 25-29 May, the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2015 took place. The week was filled with panel sessions, high-level discussions and high-level statements from high-ranking officials representing governments, the private sector, civil society and international organizations. The sessions and discussions of the […]

EuroDIG: A Regional Internet Governance Forum

IEEE is pleased to be participating in EuroDIG 2015 as part of our global efforts to connect engineers, scientists and industry leaders in an array of technology and industry domains, with policy expert

Internet of Things: The Dawn of a New Technology Era

Recognizing the value of IoT to industry and the benefits this technology innovation brings to benefit humanity, IEEE provides resources such as standards projects, events and newsletters that are directly related to creating the environment needed for a vibrant IoT network. In addition, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Young Innovators Competition is partnering with the […]

Why Open Standards Matter

Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Technology Policy and International Affairs, IEEE Standards Association OpenStand—encapsulating a time-tested and common set of values that have been successfully utilized in global, open standards development for decades—celebrated its two-year anniversary in August 2014. The global, open development community was surveyed on how open standards have changed the world over […]

National Electrical Safety Code Timeline

Today, the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) celebrates 100 years in print. One of the most widely adopted safety codes and produced exclusively by IEEE, the NESC provides best practices for safety of electric supply and communication utility systems to both public and private utilities. Every five years the NESC goes through a rigorous review […]

IEEE and DIGITALEUROPE lead efforts to keep EU MSP’s momentum

On 21 May

The ‘Connected Person’ Brings e-Health to Life

By Alpesh Shah and Bill Ash The origin of humanity is akin to that of technology: It is what we are willing to accept as truth. No matter what we choose to believe of either’s origins, what becomes evident—as the years pass and we start to look to the future—is that humanity and technology begin […]