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  • 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 »
  • IEC Standardization Management Board Newsletter Released

    IEC Standardization Management Board Newsletter Released

    The IEC SMB released their 4th newsletter in late 2016. The topics covered in this issue are: From Dresden to Frankfurt, a journey CIE – International Commission on Illumination World Smart City Forum My Way…at the IEC Breaking the silos – …Read More »
  • APEC theme for 2017: ‘Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future’

    APEC theme for 2017: ‘Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future’

    Ahead of their hosting duties in 2017, Viet Nam has decided on a theme for the year: ‘Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future’. There are four main priorities for the 2017 program that are strongly supported by the APEC …Read More »
  • PASC Welcomes INEN (Ecuador) as a New Member

    PASC Welcomes INEN (Ecuador) as a New Member

    On 3 Nov, PASC Secretary had sought email approval and/or comments on INEN (Ecuador)’s interest to become a PASC member. Secretariat has received votes of approval from the majority of the PASC members, and so, in accordance with the PASC …Read More »
  • APEC Silver Economy Project Steering Group 2nd Meeting

    APEC Silver Economy Project Steering Group 2nd Meeting

    The 2nd Project Steering Group Meeting was held on Friday 25 November for the APEC Silver Economy project. The Silver Economy Survey, conducted on Survey Monkey, received 140 responses in total. In addition, Japan have the results from a further …Read More »