Standardisation, a piece of cake

We would like to thank you for your valuable contribution to the development of standards. In order to keep on improving the quality of the standardisation work, we invite you to attend some comprehensive training sessions at our offices in Brussels. This training will make your work on standardisation easier and save you time.

5 reasons why you should attend

You will:
  1. Save time thanks to improved knowledge of standardisation processes
  2. Deliver better-quality work
  3. Be able to protect your interests more effectively
  4. Have more influence during the standardisation process
  5. Have the opportunity to network with other Belgian experts in your field

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Seats are limited. Participation to the training is free of charge.

In the event of cancellation less than 48 hours before the training session, we will be obliged to invoice 75 euros (excl. 21% VAT) to cover logistical costs.

Training Schedule day 1: Standardisation in Belgium

Introduction to standardisation in Belgium
Dutch or French March 13 2018: 9:00 to 10:00
June 26 2018: 9:00 to 10:00
October 16 2018: 9:00 to 10:00
  Programme
  • What are standards?
  • Standardisation in Belgium
  • Why and how to participate?
  • Standards and political context
Developing standards
Dutch or French March 13 2018: 10:00 to 14:30
June 26 2018: 10:00 to 14:30
October 16 2018: 10:00 to 14:30
  Programme
  • Belgian committee rules & principles
  • Developments of International, European and National standards
  • International, European and National working rules
Online platform and voting rules
Dutch or French March 13 2018: 14:30 to 17:00
June 26 2018: 14:30 to 17:00
October 16 2018: 14:30 to 17:00
  Programme
  • Consulting
  • Commenting
  • Voting

Note: please bring your laptop with you to participate interactively

Drafting rules for standards users
Dutch or French March 13 2018: 17:00 to 18:00
June 26 2018: 17:00 to 18:00
October 16 2018: 17:00 to 18:00
  Programme
  • Intellectual Property & Copyright
  • Structure & key elements of a standard

 

Training Schedule day 2: Drafting Rules

Drafting Rules
Dutch and French March 14 2018 - 9:00 to 16:00
June 28 2018 - 9:00 to 16:00
October 18 2018 - 9:00 to 16:00
  Programme
  • What does a standard contain?
  • What are the basic principles for drafting a standard?
  • What are the CEN and ISO drafting rules?
  • What are the specific NBN drafting rules?
  • How to use templates?
  • Exercises

 

Sounds good?

 
Seats are limited. Participation to the training is free of charge.
 
In the event of cancellation less than 48 hours before the training session, we will invoice 75 euros (excl. 21% VAT) to cover incurred costs.

FAQ

Will I be charged for participating in the training session(s)?

Participation is free of charge. In the event of cancellation less than 48 hours before the training session, we will invoice 75 euros (excl. 21 % VAT) to cover incurred costs.

Will the training session(s) be repeated?

Yes, the same training session(s) will be organised 3 times this year and also in 2019. If you want to be informed, let us know via e-mail.

Is the number of seats limited?

Yes, due to the limited number of seats available. Registrations will be accepted on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.

Will lunch be provided?

A sandwich lunch will be served during lunch breaks. Coffee breaks are also provided.

Where will the trainings take place?

The trainings will take place at the NBN office, rue Joseph II 40, 1000 Brussels.

In what language will the trainings be conducted?

Slides will be in English. The presentations are given in French or Dutch, depending on the date and language you have chosen.

Will I receive the presentations?

Yes, after the training you will receive an e-mail with the presentations.

What’s up next?

Don’t forget to save the date for our Thanksgiving event on 22 November 2018 in Brussels. If you want to receive the invitation, let us know by email.

More info

Contact us if you have additional questions.