Recognizing the important role international standards play in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) field, and the key contribution academia makes by producing standards-minded graduates, the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), the Global ICT Standardization Forum (GISF), Dansk Standard (DS), and Aalborg Universitys Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTIF) organized a joint Standards Education Workshop at Aalborg University.
In this workshop, ITU academia members and selected international academic institutions were invited to share details of their standardization curricula and thereby aid in the development of an ITU repository of standards courses currently on offer. The repository can provide a useful resource to individuals interested in the study of ICT standards and to institutions deciding on the content of standards courses as they develop them.
In addition, it examined means to develop such curricula and ways to encourage other institutions to integrate similar courses in the programs on offer to their students. The theme of Prof BS Chowdhrys talk was “Standardization of Engineering Education in Pakistan”. The visit was fully sponsored by CTIF, Aalborg University Denmark.