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ICAP to Participate in Panel Discussion at GridWeek Asia 2012 in Mumbai, India(January 13, 2012)
PISCATAWAY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/13/12 -- The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP), a joint initiative of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO) to advance and accelerate market adoption of conforming products, today announced that Ravi Subramaniam, Technical Director, ICAP will participate in a panel titled "Standards for Smart Grid," at GridWeek Asia in Mumbai, India January 16-18, 2012.
This inaugural event organized by Clasma and Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA), brings together an esteemed group of international technology companies, standards organizations, government entities, and utilities. IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is a gold sponsor at this event and will be exhibiting its smart grid activities.
Who: Ravi Subramaniam, Technical Director, ICAP
What: Panel Discussion - Standards for Smart Grid
When: January 16, 2pm to 3:30pm IST
Topic: In this session, panel participants will discuss the state of smart grid interoperable standards initiatives and put into context these developments with the plans for smart grid in the developing regions of the world. This session is expected to heighten awareness of the role that India can play in smart grid standards. Additional information to this session can be found at http://www.gridasia.com/2012/#session_3192.
GridWeek is a summit for numerous stakeholders in the smart grid industry to assemble and share current trends and benefits that implementations can provide to utilities, end-consumers, governments and the environment.
Since the first GridWeek in 2007 (organized in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and other key industry players), GridWeek has become the most prominent strategic gathering of Smart Grid minds, creating a forum to address the most relevant industry topics and set the agenda for Smart Grid advancement. For more information on this event see http://www.gridasia.com/2012/.
About IEEE Conformity Assessment Program
The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) -- a joint initiative of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO) -- provides support to help bridge those standards development activities with the conformity assessment activities that accelerate market acceptance and enablement of new products and technologies. The foundation of ICAP activities is based on industry best practices, internationally accepted quality systems and use of proven test tools. Fostering the market acceptance, adoption and implementation of standardized technologies, ICAP spans the spectrum of today's smart grid, information and communications technologies. To find out more about ICAP, visit http://www.ieee-isto.org/icap-program.
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