The IEC has presented its Thomas Edison Award to four individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the IEC. Created in 2010, the Thomas Edison Award recognizes exceptional achievement, dedicated service and significant contributions to the IEC.
Beer Opatsuwan is an active contributor to standards development in Australia as well as at the IEC. He currently serves as the alternate member on the IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB), in support to Kareen Riley-Takos, Standards Australia’s General Manager Operations.
IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB) held its most recent meeting during the IEC General Meeting in Shanghai. Key topics covered include the UN Sustainable Development Goals, digital transformation, promoting regional balance and the implementation of the IEC Masterplan.