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It is of great importance for IEC, ISO, ITU and their respective members to be able to demonstrate the concrete benefits of International Standards in order to help
stakeholdersunderstand the value of both using standards and participating actively in the standards development process. <p We know that using International Standards creates value at the level of individual organizations by improving productivity and performance, and at the level of communities and countries by promoting sustainable development, fostering environmentally friendly practices and opening up markets to boost international trade.
But quantifying and demonstrating these benefits is not a simple or easy task. That’s why the 2019 edition of WSC Academic day aims to bring together academics and standards bodies working to collect and analyze empirical data on the concrete benefits of International Standards, to share their methods, results and challenge. This is an opportunity for academics to share their research with the broader standardization community, get feedback, share experiences and create new networks. Participation is free but on a first-come-first-served basis. For further details and