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IEEE, IAB, IETF, Internet Society and W3C Invite Other Standards Organizations, Governments and Companies to Support Modern Paradigm for Global, Open Standards
PISCATAWAY, N.J., and WASHINGTON, D.C., United States; GENEVA, Switzerland, and http://www.w3.org/, 29 August 2012 - Five leading global organizations—IEEE, Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)—today announced that they have signed a statement affirming the importance of a jointly developed set of principles establishing a modern paradigm for global, open standards. The shared "OpenStand" principles—based on the effective and efficient standardization processes that have made the Internet and Web the premiere platforms for innovation and borderless commerce—are proven in their ability to foster competition and cooperation, support innovation and interoperability and drive market success.
The Third Quarter 2012 issue of the IEEE Standards Education e-Zine focuses on Communication & Networking Standards, especially those in the IEEE 802 Family of Standards.
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Announcement - U.S. Federal Funding Opportunity for the NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs Standard Services Group (SSG) Grant Program. The Education Challenge Grants are a special funding opportunity offered by the NIST Standards Services Group to strengthen education and learning about standards and standardization and support the integration of standards education into the undergraduate or graduate course curriculum in a meaningful way.
These small grants are intended to encourage programs of higher education in the fields of
to design, test, and evaluate specific innovations in the teaching methods, curricula, class assignments, student projects (including capstone projects).