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Over 40 years of IEC maritime standards for safer seas

In 2021 it seems hard to fathom travelling without modern communication, but that was the case for many on the Titanic.

Digital grid transformation boosted by pandemic

Organized by the Smart Grid Forums conference team, IEC 61850 Week took place from 18 October to 22 October online. Around 150 experts discussed the digital transformation of the grid.
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IEC and ISO artificial intelligence plenary begins

Keynote speakers from the European Commission and IEC SMB open session

Interview with Sonya Bird on diversity and gender responsive standards

Sonya Bird, member of several IEC CB Taskforces, explains why gender should be considered when developing standards.
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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.

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In this section you are able to download brochures that give you a succinct overview of the IEC, its role and structure, how it impacts global trade and supports industry. You will find an outline of the IEC organizational strategy and a summary of IEC work in individual technology sectors.

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