Close to four thousand delegates from 173 countries are gathering in Shanghai for the 83rd annual IEC General Meeting. Industry leaders are joining technology experts, regulators, academics and other stakeholders to discuss future goals and take stock of IEC work.
From mounting piles of waste to the depletion of natural resources, the current modes of production and consumption are unsustainable. Based on the current linear economic model, products are made, used and discarded.
The IEC General Meeting (GM), which will take place from 21 to 25 October in Shanghai, is already exceeding all expectations. A record number of 4000 delegates has registered to attend the numerous workshops and technical committee gatherings that will be organized.
Each year on 14 October, the members of IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day. It is a tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop the International Standards that make the products that we use safe and efficient.
Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their pioneering work on lithium-ion batteries. Today lithium-ion batteries are used in everything from mobile phone to electric cars.
It’s hard to imagine life without images. Instagram reported 500 million daily active stories users posted photos worldwide this year, up 100 million from 2018, while numbers of Snapchat and Whatsapp users posting photos and video grew to 190 and 500 million respectively in the first
UNESCO has designated 5 October as a day to celebrate our educators. And while many of us remember using paper and books to learn, increasingly, digital technologies are now available to help teachers educate the next generation of students.