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Standardization Experts Gather in Beijing
April 14, 2008

117 standardization experts from the United States and China gathered in Beijing to discuss developments in standardization, new technologies, and applications of wireless systems for automation in the U.S. and China within the IEC. The meeting served to enhance the dialogue between the United States and China on emerging standardization issues.

Held under the auspices of the U.S.-China Standards and Conformity Assessment Cooperation Program (SCACP), sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, the program attracted world class experts from industry, academia, and government.

Keynote presentations were given by Mr. Guo Chenguang, Deputy Director, Standards Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC); Timothy Feldman, Director of Global Operations, The International Society for Measurement & Control (ISA); Mr. Feng Xiaosheng, Vice President, Chairman SAC/TC 124 of Industrial Process Measurement and Control; Mr. Wu Youhua, Secretary General of the China Instrument and Control Society; David Kaufman of Honeywell; Cliff Whitehead of Rockwell Automation; Charley Robinson of ISA; Professor Yu Haibin of Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Mr. Mei Ke, Instrumentation Technology & Economy Institute.

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