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International Electrotechnical Commission's Young Professionals Workshop

NSAI wishes to select two Irish participants for the International Electrotechnical Commission’s Young Professionals Workshop in Busan, South Korea from October 22nd-24th, 2018.
The winner will receive:

  • Return flights from Dublin to South Korea.
  • Three nights accommodation.
  • Public transport and meal allowance.

Eligibility Requirements


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • You have some experience of standards development or of using standards in the context of conformity assessment.
  • You are aged early 20's to mid- 30's.
  • You work for a business,industry, association, education body or government body that is using, benefitting from or contributing to the IEC's (International Electrotechnical Commission) work. 

How to Enter

Submit a maximum 600-word essay explaining why you should represent Ireland at IEC’s Young Professionals Workshop. You can download the application form here.

The application should be sent to sabina.seneviratne@nsai.ie by June 22nd 2018.  The deadline has now passed.

Selection Process 

The panel may consider the factors listed below:

  • The candidate's perception of the role and benefit of standards to industry or to an individual company.
  • Pro-activity in promoting the use of, or the participation in, standardisation.
  • Indications of innovation in the candidates thinking or activity in relation to standardisation.
  • The candidate's potential to contribute to the awareness of electrical standardization.

The Selection Panel's decision on the winners is final.

You can learn more about the competition here.