I am taking charge of the lectures of "Strategy for International Standardization" in Graduate Course of Osaka Institute of Technology and Kokushikan University. They respond to the requirements proposed by Japan business federation and Japanese Government,.
The lecture program of last year included the following topics
|-- Requirements and classification --|
|(1)||Requirements for international standardization|
|(2)||International standards and other standards|
|(4)||Organizations for international standardization and their activities|
|(5)||Standardization in consortia|
|-- Procedure issues --|
|(6)||Procedures for international standardization|
|(7)||Responsibilities of secretariats|
|(8)||Organizations and procedures for national standardization|
|-- Strategy issues --|
|(9)||Intellectual properties in standardization|
|(10)||Strategy for using TR, Fast-track and PAS|
|(11)||Supports and cooperation with standardization activities of Asian countries|
|-- Actual works and case studies --|
|(12)||Actual discussions in the IEC/TC100 meetings|
|(13)||Drafting national standards conforming to international standards|
|(14)||Drafting new work item proposals for ISO and IEC|
|(15)||Drafting international standards for ISO and IEC|
This year I added the four topics:
|(16)||Actual discussions in the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 meetings|
|(17)||Actual discussions in the ITU-T/TSAG meetings|
|(18)||National government strategy for international standardization|
|(19)||Participation to a conference on international standardization of an academic institute (see 3.)|
 Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka Institute of Technology, http://www.oit.ac.jp/english/daigakuin/jyouhoukagakukenkyuuryou/index.html.
 Graduate Course of Interdisciplinary Intellectual Property Laws (in Japanese), Kokushikan University, http://law-openweb.law.kokushikan.ac.jp/chizai/kougi.html.
 Proposal for Promotion of Strategic International Standardization (in Japanese), Nippon Keidanren, 2004-01, http://www.keidanren.or.jp/japanese/policy/2004/007.html.
 Intellectual Property Promotion Plan 2005 (in Japanese), Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet, 2005-06, http://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/titeki2/kettei/050926f.pdf.
 Toshiaki Kurokawa, Developing Human Resources for International Standards, Science & Technology Trends - Quarterly Review, 17, 34-47, 2005-10