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Please join our speaker Michael Hogan,
Standards Liaison, NIST Information Technology Laboratory,
for the March 2016 SES Webinar:

Standards Training for New Hires, Grizzled Veterans, and Their Management

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About the Webinar:

This webinar will briefly cover the last fifty years of Information Technology (IT) standardization, including some lessons learned, and then focus on tested, timeless, and universal tactics for success in consensus standards development. Each standards participant starts with some combination of knowledge, skills, and experience. To be successful, technical knowledge is necessary but not sufficient. Interpersonal skills are essential for successful negotiation. The first lesson: a sense of humor helps. 

LEVEL:  Beginner

About the Speaker:

Mr. Michael D. Hogan has worked as an electronics engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) since 1974. As the Standards Liaison for the NIST Information Technology Laboratory, he represents NIST at national and international fora that advance measurement science, testing, and standards in support of more interoperable, usable, scalable, reliable, and secure Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). Since September 2003, Mr. Hogan has served as the Convener of the international standards group: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Working Group 4 – Technical Implementation of Biometric Systems. From February 2007 to November 2012, Mr. Hogan served as the Co-Chair and then Chair of the Standards and Conformity Assessment Working Group of the NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management. Mr. Hogan also served as the Co-Convener for the public NIST Cloud Computing Standards Roadmap Working Group, which was established in January 2011. 

Mr. Hogan is a past recipient of the ANSI Ed Lohse Information Technology Medal. Mr. Hogan graduated with honors (member of Eta Kappa Nu) with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland in 1973. In 1967, he was a Distinguished Graduate of the Infantry Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. During 1968 and 1969, Lieutenant Hogan served in Vietnam as an executive officer, an operations officer, and a platoon leader for U.S. Army units attached to the 199th Light Infantry Brigade and to the 1st Infantry Division. 

This Webinar is sponsored by Techstreet