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Webinar – NFV Tutorial on VNF Package specification

On 12 JULY 2017 at ETSI BRIGHTTALK CHANNEL

This Webinar will provide a high level overview of ETSI activities on the development of REST APIs for NFV Management and Orchestration, followed by a tutorial on the VNF Package specification that has reached WG Approval milestone.

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1st F-Interop 6TiSCH Interoperability Event

From 14-15 July 2017 at PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

ETSI, together with LIST, organizes the first F-Interop 6TiSCH Interoperability event, in the framework of the SORT project, funded by the H2020 F-Interop open call. The event will use the the F-Interop platform for the testing, with technical support from Inria and OpenMote.

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Annexes ZA/ZZ to CEN/CENELEC harmonized Standards

On 8 September 2017

Since the introduction of the EC ‘Vademecum on Standardisation’ in the frame of Regulation (EU) 1025/2012, the ‘informative Annex ZA/ZZ’ has become a hot topic. Building on the experience gained in different sectors this Webinar will give a state of play on the different ways to successfully identify the link between the Essential Requirements in legislation and the clauses of a standard: accepted templates, right granularity, link to risk assessment, etc.

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ETSI / IQC Quantum Safe Workshop

From 13-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

As we increasingly rely on cyber technologies, we are ever more vulnerable to cyber-attacks. The cybersecurity tools at the centre of protecting our business functions and information assets from cyber threats rely on cryptographic tools and standards that will be broken by emerging quantum technologies.

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New regulations on medical devices and related standards: ensuring a successful transition

On 21 September 2017 at Brussels – CEN-CENELEC Management Centre

Contribute to an intensive one day event with keynotes and panel discussions bringing around the table all relevant stakeholders whose role and cooperation will be crucial for ensuring a successful transition under the new Regulations.

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1st MCPTT PLUGTEST

From 19-23 JUNE 2017 at ETSI, SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

ETSI TC TCCE, in partnership with the TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) and with the support of the European Commission, is pleased to invite you to participate in the 1st MCPTT Plugtests™ event taking place from 19 to 23 June 2017 in the ETSI premises, in Sophia-Antipolis, France.

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13th CEN and CENELEC Annual Meeting

From 20-22 june 2017 at Edinburgh

Standards Matter – an innovative, exciting day of debates, workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions
around major themes:

  • How can standards equip innovators in the digital economy?>/li>
  • How will standards empower smart citizens and support a sustainable society?
  • How will the creation of standards evolve to meet future challenges?
  • How can standards further support global economic growth?

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The ETSI Seminar

From 22-23 JUNE 2017 at SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

The ETSI Seminar is run twice a year (June and December), to provide an intensive course on ETSI, its organization, structure, ways of working and related subjects. It is targeted at those who are new to ETSI or those who need to develop a deeper understanding of how to work effectively in ETSI.

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oneM2M Interop 4

From 16-19 MAY 2017 at TAIPEI, TAIWAN

TTA and ETSI, 2 of the founding Partners of oneM2M Partnership Project, and the Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan, are pleased to organize the 4th oneM2M Interop event taking place from 16 to 19 May 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Editing and procedures at the Enquiry and Formal Vote stages

On 19 May 2017

In this webinar, we will guide you step by step through all the procedures related to the Enquiry and Formal Vote stages.

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Workshop “Making Smart Cities Sustainable”

From 7-8 JUNE 2017 at BORDEAUX, FRANCE

In cooperation with the European Commission and Eurocities, ETSI is pleased to announce the ETSI workshop “Making Smart Cities Sustainable” from large scale pilots to real-life deployment”, taking place on 7-8 June 2017, hosted by Bordeaux Metropole and the City of Bordeaux in the premises of the Hotel de Bordeaux Metropole.

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” INDIA-EU ICT STANDARDISATION COLLABORATION ”

From 8-9 JUNE 2017 in New Delhi, India

The project is pleased to invite you to participate in a oneM2M Developers Event at C-DOT Campus on 8 and 9 June 2017 in New Delhi, India. The event is co-organized by ETSI, TSDSI, and C-DOT. ETSI and TSDSI, both oneM2M partner type 1, collaborate more and more extensively on a series of standardization subjects and especially in the domain of M2M/IoT. This collaboration is facilitated by the SESEI project and the EU-India cooperation project on ICT-related standardisation (EU financed).

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Standardization contribution to EU trade policies – Coordination and synergies

On 9 June 2017

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Security Week 2017

From 12-16 JUNE 2017

This year’s event will address key cybersecurity standardization challenges in the short, medium and longer term. The event will look at the different aspects of cybersecurity underpinning our digital world.

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Drafting a Standard

on 28 April 2017

In this webinar, we will cover the main aspects of how to draft a Standard, including, amongst others, how to use the template, what structure your deliverable may follow, when it is recommended to insert drawings or tables.

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CEN-CENELEC Processes & Procedures – From NWI to PUB

On 10 May 2017

This Webinar will present the several steps in the development of a European deliverable, from its registration as New Work Item until its publication.

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Workshop on Multimedia Quality in Virtual, Augmented or other Realities

From 10 – 11 MAY 2017

The workshop aims at covering all aspects of multimedia quality in different environments. We would like to cover the latest developments in this area especially under QoS and QoE aspects. ETSI is interested in fruitful discussion between researchers, implementers, operators, users and standardization bodies.

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Smart Cities India Awards 2017

On 12 May, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Smart Cities India Awards is an annual event designed to felicitate, recognize and encourage individuals, policy makers, companies, government bodies and associations working behind the successful execution of the mammoth dream of developing 100 smart cities and rejuvenation of 500 cities in India. The award recognizes pioneering projects that aim to make cities more liveable, sustainable and economically viable by honouring best practices and models in the smart cities concept. The objective is to foster the development of future cities enhancing quality of life, innovation, competitiveness and efficient management.

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StandarDays in 2017

on 20 and 21 April in Brussels

Newcomers will discover the world of European standardization and all participants will understand how standardization works. During StandarDays, you’ll receive a clear and structured overview of the European Standardization System and of our (CEN and CENELEC) products and processes, as well as the benefits of stakeholder involvement.

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Webinar – Radio Equipment Directive: How do ETSI’s Harmonised Standards assist?

On 27 APRIL 2017

Since 13 June 2016, European Union Member States applied new rules for placing radio equipment on the European market and putting them into service.

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ETSI Summit on 5G Network Infrastructure

On 6 APRIL 2017

Our industry is buzzing with excitement about 5G. We have read the requirements, both high-level and more detailed. We have pored over the numerous white papers. Standardization plans have been carefully set and work is already progressing.

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From research projects to standardization deliverables

On 10 April 2017

This Webinar will give an overview of the different standardization activities European research projects can undertake and explain how research results can feed the work programmes of Technical Committees or lead to the establishment of a Workshop Agreement.

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Cinema Mezzanine Plugfest 3

On 1-2 MARCH 2017 at ERLANGEN, GERMANY

The adoption of the Digital Cinema projection has opened new opportunities for the distribution of films. The digitization of commercial film collections and film heritage is developing rapidly.

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NG112 Emergency Communications Plugtests #2

From 6-10 MARCH 2017 at ETSI, SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

ETSI in cooperation with the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) is organizing the second emergency communications interoperability Plugtests™ event to be held in Europe with the support of ETSI SC EMTEL.

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India Smart Grid Week (ISGW) 2017

From 07 – 10 March 2017 at Manekshaw Center, New Delhi, India

India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is pleased to announce India Smart Grid Week (ISGW) 2017 scheduled from 8 – 10 March, 2017 at Manekshaw Center,Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, India. Third edition of ISGW is planned as a Conference cum Exhibition that will bring together India’s leading Electricity Utilities, Policy Makers, Regulators, Investors and world’s top-notch Smart Grid Experts and Researchers to discuss trends, share best practices and showcase next generation technologies and products in smart grid area

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Energy storage in the Energy Union: The standards we need

On 8 March 2017

Energy security and sustainability are key priorities in the process of transforming the energy systems across the EU. There is a need for flexibility and adaptability and new energy market designs reflecting the contribution of strengthened interconnections, of smarter energy grids, demand management and energy storage.

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Latest changes in Internal Regulations Parts 2 & 3

On 10 March 2017

The Internal Regulations lay down the official rules of the Standardization systems of CEN and CENELEC. Part 2 covers the common rules for Standards Work and Part 3 gives the principles and rules for the structure and drafting of CEN-CENELEC documents. In this Webinar we will go through the changes brought about by the new 2017 editions of these two Internal Regulations.

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Intellectual Property (IP) and standardization in Horizon 2020

On 14 March 2017

European IPR Helpdesk and CEN-CENELEC warmly invite you to join our networking event “IP and Coffee”.

This webinar aims to give you a basic understanding of:

  • how to properly deal with Intellectual Property (IP) issues and learn about common pitfalls and IP challenges in Horizon 2020
  • European standardization and how standardization can be addressed successfully in Horizon 2020 project proposals

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Stakeholder workshop on functional safety & cybersecurity

On 16 March 2017

Ensuring the safety and security of equipment, systems and data is now a vital challenge for all industry sectors because of digitization.

European industry stakeholders are facing real issues to safeguard the integrity and functional safety of their activities, including:

  • proliferation of different national market conditions;
  • bewildering choice of competitive cyber solutions;
  • selecting optimum standardization solutions for their specific needs, including international options.

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Document exchange & collaboration between TCs & CCMC

On 24 March 2017

In this webinar, we will explore the role of the CCMC Editor in Standards development. In particular we will cover the ways the Editors collaborate with Technical Bodies throughout the editing process. We look forward to hearing your feedback and welcome any suggestions you may have to improve our working relationships.

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1st NFV PLUGTESTS

From 23 JAN – 03 FEB 2017 at LEGANES (MADRID),SPAIN

ETSI Centre for Testing and Interoperability will be organizing its first NFV PlugtestsTM event on 23 January to 3 February 2017,hosted by 5TONIC Laboratory in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain.

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ITS Cooperative Mobility Services Event 6

From 06-10 FEBRUARY 2017 at MILPITAS, USA

ETSI, in partnership with ERTICO, are pleased to invite you to the Cooperative Mobility Services Plugtests™ event which will take place from 6th to 10th February 2017. This event will be hosted by Open Lab Alliance at the CETECOM Test Lab, Milpitas, US.

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Unleash the full potential of European Standards for the 21st century

On 7 February 2017 at Brussels, European Parliament, Member Salon

This event offers a unique opportunity for an open discussion on some key challenges for European Standardization included in the European Commission Communication like the need for a single coherent approach towards standardization from European Institutions in support of global competitiveness of European industry, including SMEs, and protection and welfare of citizens.

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IoT India Expo 2017

From 8 – 10 FEBRUARY 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

Internet of Things (IoT) will revolutionize, transform & create business opportunities for industries to become connected to an extent that has never been possible before. The Internet of Things is creating a new world, a quantifiable and measureable world, where people and businesses can manage their assets in better informed ways.

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Standardization for Services

On 9 December 2016

Understand the added value of service standardization and discover CEN Guide 15 on Service Standardization and how it can be used to help you define new projects and develop standards in the area of services.

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Smart Metering in Europe: standardization, exchange of experiences in roll-outs and the way forward

On 7 December 2016 at Brussels – CEN-CENELEC Meeting Centre

To achieve the ambitions regarding environment (CO2), energy efficiency and renewables, European Member States need to consolidate efforts to drive transformation of Europe’s utility networks to become smarter and efficient. Utility companies across Europe face the prospect of meeting the EU’s goal of replacing at least 80% of electricity meters with smart meters by 2020 wherever it is cost-effective to do so.

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The ETSI Seminar

From 5-6 DECEMBER 2016 at SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

The ETSI Seminar is run twice a year (June and December), to provide an intensive course on ETSI, its organization,structure,ways of working and related subjects.

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53 Shades of RE-D: Six months to go

On 1 DECEMBER 2016 at ETSI, SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

Following on from the workshop 53 shades of RE-D: how to place compliant radio equipment on the European market on 4 November 2015,ETSI,RED CA and ADCO RED are pleased to announce the workshop “53 shades of RE-D: 6 months to go. How to place compliant radio equipment on the European market”.

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“Standardization for Smart Grids and Metering in China and India. State of play and perspectives”

On Friday,25th November 2016 at Brussels, CEN-CENELEC Meeting Centre

Programme: programme is available (pdf format)

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CEN and CENELEC are taking the opportunity of the presence of both experts in Europe to organize a one-day workshop on “Standardization for Smart Grids and Metering in China and India. State of play and perspectives” Mr Dinesh CHAND SHARMA, in India (SESEI), can cater to your needs and boost your business in India? Some European stakeholders have already taken advantage from their support and benefited from their knowledge and network.

Background

The development and deployment of Smart Grids in India are carried out through India Smart Grid Task Force (ISGTF) and India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF), which has been under the aegis of the Ministry of Power (MoP) for the past three years. Already 14 Smart Grid Pilots are rolled out in Indian states. A National Mission on Electric Mobility (NMEM) is also put in place with a target of 6-7 million Electric Vehicles. India has a dedicated ministry for New and Renewable Energy, which has put the Ambitious target of adding 175 GW of renewable generation capacity and 60 GW of wind power in it by 2022, launching the Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme. With all of this Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is also catching up on standardization work in the area of Smart Energy. BIS has already released AC direct connected watt-hour smart meter, data exchange protocol of smart meter and currently working on formulating standards for Panel Meter, transformer-operated smart meter, power system cyber security etc. During the workshop, Mr Dinesh CHAND SHARMA will share insights into the Indian Policy and Standardization landscapes around Smart Energy covering Grid Modernization efforts by the Government of India, Smart Grid Pilots, the role of renewables and the status of standards around LVDC, Smart Grid and Smart Metering.

Objectives of the workshop
receive first-hand intelligence about the latest standardization developments in the field of Smart Grids and Smart Metering in India
benchmark these developments with European activities in these domains, in the presence of prominent experts from the CEN and CENELEC networks
express your potential needs and concerns regarding smart grids and smart metering standardization in India, to trigger future actions in the context of the SESEI projects
ask any question you may have to Mr Dinesh Chand SHARMA (SESEI), and get precious insights into the articulation between standards and market access in India

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ETSI Security Week

The 2016 ETSI Security Week will take place in Sophia Antipolis, France on 13-17 June 2016.

Now in its second year, the ETSI security week will consist of an IoT Security Workshop running from Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 June 2016 followed by theETSI Technical Committee CYBER plenary meeting taking place from 15 to 17 June 2016 and the hosted AIOTI Workshop on 16 June.

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The ETSI Seminar

From 20-21 June 2016 at SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

The ETSI Seminar is run twice a year (June and December), to provide an intensive course on ETSI, its organization, structure, ways of working and related subjects. It is targeted at those who are new to ETSI or those who need to develop a deeper understanding of how to work effectively in ETSI.

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How European standardization experts in China and India support European industry

At Brussels, CEN-CENELEC Meeting Centre on 24 June 2016

Programme: draft programme is now available (pdf format)

Find out how the seconded European standardization experts in China and India (SESEC and SESEI) support European industries. The seconded European standardization experts: Mrs Betty XU, in China (SESEC) and Mr Dinesh CHAND SHARMA, in India (SESEI) will offer you privileged insights into the current Chinese and Indian policy and standardization landscapes. Through concrete case studies, where they have played a key role, you will learn how they support European industries and stakeholders’ interests in China and India and understand the value they offer. The workshop will also provide a platform for feedback and guidance on future orientation of these projects.

Please Register online

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Standards for digital transformation – New challenges for a new environment

At The Hotel – Brussels, Belgium, on 29 June 2016

Where: Download the programme (pdf format), Register online

Digital is set to revolutionize the world. Industries and enterprises have always adapted to changes in the market. But digital transformation presents a new set of challenges that require novel approaches to integrate new technologies including internet of things, cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data. Engage and learn how senior level executives are making the digital shift in the energymanufacturing and transport sectors.

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Small Cell LTE Plugfest 2016

From 27 June to 08 July 2016, hosted by the Telecom Italia Lab in Naples, Italy.

The Small Cell Forum, in partnership with ETSI, is organizing the Small Cell LTE Plugfest 2016 from 27 June to 08 July 2016, hosted by the Telecom Italia Lab in Naples, Italy. The 4th Small Cell LTE Plugfest will offer on-site and remote test sessions where vendors will be able to assess the level of interoperability of their implementations and verify the correct interpretation of 3GPP and other base specifications.

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Signing of Memorandum of Understanding Between ETSI and COAI, 22nd November 2013, Mandelieu France

COAI MoU DG ETSI & DG COAI Signing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the occasion of The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (“ETSI”) General Assembly held on 22nd November 2013 at Mandelieu France a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between ETSI and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI). Mr. Rajan S. Mathews, Director General COAI and Mr. Louise Jorge Romero, DG ETSI, formally signed the MoU representing their respective organisations.

ETSI undertakes pre-standardization and standardization activities in areas common to telecommunications, information technology, sound and television broadcasting. ETSI aims to produce globally applicable standards and is the recognized European Standardization Organization for telecommunications. Whereas the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) is one of the leading Indian Industry association dedicated to the advancement of modern communication through the establishment of a world-class cellular infrastructure and to delivering the benefits of affordable mobile communication services to the people of India.

The main aim of signing the Memorandum of Understanding between ETSI and the COAI is the commonality of purpose and objective to perform and promote, directly or indirectly, regional and international standardization with the aim of contributing to the establishment of a global information infrastructure.

ETSI and the COAI have a reciprocal interest in avoiding duplication of technical work and would both benefit from adopting a complementary approach to the standardization process in the domains of mutual interest especially Green Energy / Energy Efficiency, Telecom Security, Smart Grid / Smart Meter, M2M, Intelligent Transport, etc. ETSI, through their local representative SESEI based in New Delhi, and COAI will work together through entering into the MoU to strengthen their relationship and foster a closer co-operation on common agenda items between them and promote ETSI-India cooperation on standards related issues.




India Visit of Mr. Luis Jorge Romero, Director General of ETSI, 7th – 8th November 2013

India Visit of Mr. Luis Jorge Romero, Director General of ETSI, 7th-8th November 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Luis Jorge Romero, ETSI Director General visited India on 7th and 8th November 2013 to attend the formal launch of TSDSI (Indian Telecom Standards setting organization) and participate in the Joint global SDOs (ETSI, ARIB, TTC, TTA and CCSA) Letter of intent (LoI) Signing Ceremony. To optimally utilize the visit of ETSI Director General, it was decided to organize meetings with important Indian stakeholders.

In view of the availability of limited time and the objective to be achieved, SESEI organized meetings with the Mr. Rajan S Mathews, Director General, COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) and other senior officials in COAI and standardization experts from the vendor and operator community who are also the members of COAI. A meeting with the H.E. Mr. Joao Cravinho, Ambassador- Head of Delegation of the European Union to India was also scheduled to discuss the Project SESEI and seek cooperation and support for future activities such as the ETSI Seminar EU-INDIA dialogue planned for March 2014. An evening reception with senior officials from vendors and selected operators was also organized. On the second day of the visit ETSI DG, participated in the launch ceremony of TSDSI as one of the distinguished keynote speaker apart from signing a joint LoI. (Read more here).

All meetings were very successful and highly interactive. During the meetings held at COAI, operators and vendor representatives indulged in lively discussions on need for prioritizing specifications and standards setting procedures. All of these meetings and interactions provided an opportunity for the ETSI DG and SESEI to highlight the planned ETSI event and the future activities.

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Interactive Session of CENELEC, 23rd October 2013, New Delhi

Interactive Session of CENELEC with Indian Electrical Equipment Industry

Interactive Session of CENELEC with Indian Electrical Equipment Industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 77th General Meeting of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) was hosted by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in New Delhi, India from 21st to 25th October 2013. On this occasion, a number of representatives from the 33 National Committees of CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization), their network and representatives from the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (CCMC) participated in the IEC General Meeting in India. To utilize this visit most optimally SESEI organized a meeting between the CENELEC officials and the Indian Electrical Equipment Industry stakeholders in co-operation with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee on ICTE Manufacturing.

The objective of the Interactive Session was to create awareness about the SESEI Project based in New Delhi, to raise awareness about the principles and functioning of the European Standardization System amongst the stakeholders, to explore areas for potential cooperation and to discuss open issues around standardization, trade etc.

The Interactive session was presided over by Mr. Tore Bloch Trondvold, CENELEC President, Ms. Elena Santiago, CEN and CENELEC Director General, and Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & IT, who very graciously agreed to be the Guest of Honour For the” Interactive Session”.

A consolidated list of more than 200 participants was prepared jointly by SESEI and CII from Indian Industry, Relevant Indian authorities/administration, and Relevant representatives of European interests in India. Confirmation of Participation received from 75 delegates and 65 delegates turned out for the session.
The Interactive Session was very successful with equal participation from both the European as well as Indian community. The presentation from Ms Elena Santiago, Director General, CEN and CENELEC and Mr Tore Bloch Trondvold, President CENELEC were well received by all delegates. Delegates also appreciated the standardization project initiated by European Standardization bodies i.e. Project SESEI on standards. During the open interaction, delegates asked many questions to the esteemed panel and expressed their appreciation for establishing Project SESEI

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PTCIF Seminar on ‘Reviving India Telecom’, held on 27th September 2013

 

SESEI attended the Pacific Telecommunications Council India Foundation (PTCIF) seminar as a speaker in the inaugural session held on 27th September 2013 and presented Machine to Machine (Machine Type Communication) status update as done by ETSI TC M2M, OneM2M partnership project and 3GPP. It was well received and appreciated by the participants.

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Green Energy India – 2nd International Conference, 22nd August 2013

 

SESEI attended event on Green Energy India, 2ndInternational Conferenceas a ‘distinguished Inaugural Speaker” and talked about Smart Economy – Role of standards “covering:

• European prospective and progress on Green Energy related efforts with world context, EU policy initiative
Information as shared during this presentation by SESEI was very well acknowledged and lot of interest was developed especially on standards from Bureau of Energy Efficiency and Telecom Engineering center.
SESEI will continue working with TEC on this subject of Energy Efficiency and with BIS, ISGF and Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for Smart Grid, Meter and Electrical Vehicle etc.

Green Energy BS_23Aug_Update -PDF




Talk on EU Standards for CSIR-NISTADS, 6th August 2013

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), invited SESEI on 6th August 2013to make a presentation on EU standards.

SESEI presented a detailed presentation on the importance of standards in relation to globalisation, emerging technologies, trade and to bring economies of scale into the market.

Presentation by SESEI generated a lot of interest, especially amongst the students, helping them to realise the role of standards in a larger perspective. Institute has asked SESEI to share an article on standards. SESEI informed the organizer that LO approval is pending and once in place an article will be shared along with a regular quarterly newsletter on EU Standards and Policy updates.

CSIR NISTADS 2013 -PDF




Webinar on Smart Grid by SESEI for ISGF members, 11th July 2013

SESEI conducted a webinar for India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) members on Smart Grid and efforts and the European standardisation bodies in the area. The highlights of the webinar are as under;

• During the webinar members showed interest and asked how best they can co-operate and collaborate on this subject. SESEI suggested following way forward;

  • SESEI with the help of its European Stakeholders will be happy to work with ISGF and share all the progress done until now on this subject.
  • ISGF shall involve all other stakeholders such as Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and Industry. They shall also generate a similar report for India as done in EU and presented during this webinar. This report shall become basis of standards adoption, development, etc. for Indian Market by BIS.
  • Project SESEI is also closely working with BIS. BIS shall take this subject and start working on it with ISGF and Industry.

• Copy of this webinar has been uploaded to the SESEI website, just click here.
Updates on Smart Grids in Europe -PDF

• Webinar on Smart Meter & e-Mobility is proposed for future possibilities.

• During this webinar, It is noticed that BIS is actively working with IEC/TC57 and PC118 on this subject and it appears that PC118 next meeting in March’2014 will be hosted in India by CPRI
SESEI will continue working on this subject with forums, industry and standards bodies in India and align the EU standards and excellent work done on this smart grid, smart meter and e-mobility areas.

http://indiasmartgrid.org/en/Pages/ViewEvents.aspx?event_id=92




3rd LTE Summit 2013, held on April 19, 2013 at Mumbai

LTE has now been embraced as the future of commercial wireless communications by most operators in the world and India is no different, Early 2012 India has witnessed first commercial LTE launch. The number of LTE subscribers is set for dynamic growth in the next five years, as operators build and trial LTE in order to cope with the increasing demand of data traffic on their networks. The proposed successful launch of a number of LTE networks in India is driving ever greater adoption of 4G services.
Cerebral Business research organized 3rd LTE Summit 2013 on 19th April 2013 at Mumbai in association with 3rd Generation Partnership Projects (3GPP) and Broadband Wireless Consortium of India (BWCI).
3rd LTE Summit 2013 provided a perfect platform the entire LTE ecosystem to come together to search for new partners and learn from the market leaders about their deployment experiences and unparalleled breadth and depth of discussion around the positive future prospects of mobile broadband in India.
SESEI addressed an audience of 150 delegates from the industry and presented;

3GPP scope, approach, objective,
• RAN and SA Updates including
• Project SESEI

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M2M Conclave 2013 held on March 14, 2013 at New Delhi

M2M technologies, allows both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices / systems of the same ability. Innovative applications like smart cars, connected homes, smart metering, remote management and industrial data collection would be the major revenue drivers of service providers worldwide in the future.

India being one of the fastest growing & largest telecom market place in the world, realizes importance of machine-to-machine ( M2M ) market which is growing worldwide at a fast pace.

The M2M Conclave provided a world class platform for understanding business value proposition of M2M and how M2M technologies and applications will help businesses to fuel growth and productivity.

SESEI attended the M2M Conclave as an inaugural speaker organized by M/s Cerebral Business Research. More details at (http://www.cerebralbusiness.com/m2m/conference.asp) and presented M2M standards status and M2M partnership project. SESEI presentation was very well appreciated and lot of people/companies showed interest to work together.

Panel discussions were held on;

a) “India Specific Strategies for Successful Monetization of M2M Opportunities to Achieve Fast Revenues”

b) “Killer Applications in M2M Value Chain for Achieving Fast Customer Adoption in India”.

Lot of discussion focused around M2M application suitable for India, including Smart Meter, Smart Grid etc., were also held