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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 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.