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IPC will host an open-invitation web meeting for European organizations involved in e-textiles technologies to form a working group or groups under the IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee. As the D-70 Committee expands its standards development activities, IPC has received interest from committee members in Europe to form a local standards group or groups. IPC will host this web meeting to generate additional interest in forming local standards groups in the region.
These groups in Europe would serve as originating working groups for new standards, develop consensus comments on draft standards and provide a local forum for idea exchange and networking. Group members would able to hold meetings on local European time and in locations in Europe.
IPC Web Meeting — Formation of IPC E-Textiles Committee Europe
Thursday, December 13, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM CET
Topics to be discussed:
• Review of the standards being developed by the IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee
• Overview of the IPC standards development process
• Discussion on how to form a European group or groups under the IPC D-70 Committee
• How IPC staff will support the formation and management of these groups
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