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  • Chantal Guay Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Standards Council of Canada

    Chantal Guay Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Standards Council of Canada

    The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), has appointed Chantal Guay as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SCC (link is external) effective on April …Read More »
  • ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Survey

    ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Survey

    A joint ASEAN-Australia survey has been launched in support of the ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Standards Cooperation Initiative. The ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Initiative is a project to strengthen the economic integration and trade between ASEAN and Australia. The initiative aims to …Read More »
  • Support the Capabilities of PASC Capacity Building – Complete the Online Survey

    Support the Capabilities of PASC Capacity Building – Complete the Online Survey

    PASC Working Group 3 has developed a Questionnaire on Capacity Building Needs in order to support the future work of capacity building across the PASC members. Your attention to completing the survey in a timely manner would be appreciated. The …Read More »
  • New ISO Technical Committee Established for Ageing Societies

    New ISO Technical Committee Established for Ageing Societies

    Earlier this year the British Standards Institute (BSI) submitted a proposal for a New Field of Technical Activity, including the establishment of a new Technical Committee: Ageing Societies. The scope of the activity is: Standardization in the field of ageing societies. Following …Read More »
  • APEC Silver Economy – Next Steps

    APEC Silver Economy – Next Steps

    Recently, Standards Australia attended the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam and presented on the APEC Silver Economy outcomes and workshop recommendations report. We are pleased to advise that APEC SCSC …Read More »
  • John Walter – PASC Meritorious Service Award 2017

    John Walter – PASC Meritorious Service Award 2017

    PASC members have unanimously supported Mr John Walter as the recipient of the 2017 PASC Meritorious Award. The award has been given to recognise John’s  significant contributions to PASC for many years, especially his leadership and guidance in the formulation …Read More »
  • Release of Issues Paper to Support APEC’s Silver Economy

    Release of Issues Paper to Support APEC’s Silver Economy

    Standards Australia has today released an Issues Paper titled The Role of Standards and Innovation for Driving APEC’s Silver Economy, providing insights to assist Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies to prepare for the challenges and opportunities created by ageing …Read More »
  • ISO workshop on the sharing economy hosted by SCC

    ISO workshop on the sharing economy hosted by SCC

    The Standards Council of Canada (SCC),  in collaboration with CSA Group (Canadian Standards Association), and ISED Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA) are hosting an international discussion to identify standardization solutions that support an effective and efficient shared and collaborative economy. …Read More »
  • Registration for The Role of Standards and Innovation for Driving APEC’s Silver Economy Workshop Now Open

    Registration for The Role of Standards and Innovation for Driving APEC’s Silver Economy Workshop Now Open

    An Invitation to Participate The Australian Government – Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and Standards Australia with the endorsement of the APEC’s Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance, invites APEC member economy stakeholders to attend this two-day Silver Economy Standards …Read More »
  • Registration for PASC 40 Now Open

    Registration for PASC 40 Now Open

    Dear PASC Members Registration for the PASC-COPANT Annual General Meetings is open: https://event-wizard.com/events/COPANTPASC2017/ PASC members are encouraged to register for the meetings as early as possible.  Read More »