A NIST Industry-Academic Workshop: 8-9 September

| David Law

A NIST Industry-Academic Workshop:  Standards and the Digital Economy – Implications for Teaching and Policy

Dates: 8-9 September 2016

Location: Gutman Conference Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Management, engineering, economics, law and policy courses covering the Digital Economy often miss an essential strategic and competitive element – emerging interoperability standards.

This 1.5 day industry-academic workshops will explore what these standards are, how they are developing and how the topic can be addressed in teaching. Speakers, panelists and discussion leaders will include representatives from academia, government, and standards developers and participants will work through an interactive simulation exercise.

You should attend if you are:

  •  Teaching faculty and academic researchers focused on policy, strategic planning, economics, operations, marketing, or engineering design.  Students working with participating faculty are also welcome. 
  • Managers, standards setters, and government policy makers at the operational and strategic levels.

For more information and to register: http://gsi.nist.gov/global/index.cfm/L1-4/L2-14/A-794

About NIST Industry Academic workshops

Since 2014 NIST Industry Academic workshops have addressed the underlying role of standards and standardization in rapidly evolving business and industry sectors. Earlier workshops held at Northwestern University, UCLA, University of Pittsburgh and Georgetown University focused on smart systems including smart grid, cloud, smart manufacturing; cybersecurity; and supply chain operations, strategy and infrastructure development.

This event is sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Standards Coordination Office in collaboration with the Harvard Kennedy School, and Northwestern University and with hospitality hosted by IEEE.