The Nordic electrotechnical standardization bodies (NOREK) invite young engineering professionals in the Nordic industry sector to an online workshop where you will gain knowledge about standardization and how it can strengthen the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Are you a young engineer (under 36 years old) employed at a Nordic company or a PhD student working on a project in a company between? And are you engaged in and have strong interests in areas like product innovation and development and the sustainable development goals? If so, join our free workshop on June 15th, 2021.

About the workshop

Why attend:

  • Meet the other Nordic young professionals, engineers, technicians, and managers.
  • Build knowledge and expand your professional contacts.

When: June 15th,  12:00–16:00 Finnish time (11:00-15:00 CET)

Deadline for registration: June 8th, 2021

Workshop programme

The online workshop is arranged at 12:00–16:00 (Finnish time) on June 15th. The participants will receive a Teams link to their email.

  • Introduction to standards and standardization
  • What are standards and how are standards developed?
  • International standardization in the IEC and selected topics
  • How to support the SDGs through standardization
  • Example of a company working with standards and the SDGs
  • Testimony from a young professional on the value of standardization for personal and professional development and networking
  • Group work
  • Pitch from each group
  • Panel discussion on pitches
  • Wrap-up and closure


Should you have any questions, please contact Mr. Vesa Linja-aho at SESKO, contact information.


Please register no later than June 8th, by filling your name and email address in the registration form.The information will be used only for arranging the event and will not be shared outside of the participants (GDPR).

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