Members of the 2019-2020 Program

(Back left to right) Matthew Allport, Brendan Slowey, Jason Bi, Peter Kilby, William Wang, Chris Peake, Pedro Goncalves, Brooks Smith, Ahmad Abdullah, Jared Buncombe, Alex Grufas
(Front left to right) Katherine Chan, Wendy Modernell, Alexandra Bonilla, David O’Connor, Firas Shawash, Karthik Subramanian, Balesh Baleshan, Stephen Richardson, Nayan Das, Lachlan Greve, Luca Giacomin
Absent: David Urban

What is the Bootcamp program?

Standards Australia are offering to work with Universities and Industry to provide a new program called Bootcamp.
As part of our NEXTgen program, Bootcamp is a program designed for students and young professionals to create interest and develop an understanding of the national standardisation process that supports Australian industry and government.

Participants will learn the principles that govern standards, the standards development process, the parties involved, and the drafting rules that standards must adhere too.
The goal of the program is to increase industry awareness in standards and encourage the next generation of young professionals to take an interest in standards.

What can you gain from this program?

  • Who is Standards Australia and what are Australian Standards
  • An understanding of the standardisation process
  • An awareness of the parties involved in standards development
  • Professional development opportunities

How do you get involved in Bootcamp?

University or Industry groups can request to get involved in the program by completing a Bootcamp application form
Standards Australia will contact you within 10 days of completing your application.

IEC Young Professionals Programme

Are you an emerging leader in the energy or electrotechnology industry? Do you want to represent Australia in international standards development?

The IEC Young Professionals Programme 2020 is an opportunity for emerging leaders in electrotechnology to further develop their skills on an international stage.  

In addition to the Standards Australia NEXTgen Contributors Program, we are also looking for applicants to participate in the IEC Young Professionals Programme. You can learn more about the program on the IEC website.

The program includes an Annual Workshop which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on 9–11 November 2020, in parallel with the IEC 2020 General Meeting.
Successful applicants will receive financial support to attend the Workshop and IEC General Meeting. There will be a maximum of two applicants chosen for this prestigious program.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the IEC Young Professionals Programme 2020, then please provide your CV and a cover letter addressing the below targeted questions: 

  1. What does leadership mean to you?
  2. Give an example of a time that you have demonstrated leadership within a professional setting.
  3. Why do you want to be considered for the IEC Young Professionals Program 2020?

Please keep your answers to a maximum of 800 words. Applications close 31 August 2020.