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EMC/EMI Workshop — 23-24 April 2003

WTO Committee of Participants on the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products.

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I. Wednesday, 23 April — Overview of regulatory approaches for EMC/EMI

10:00
Introduction to the workshop
by Mr. P. Gregersen, Chairman, Committee of Participants on the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products

10:10
A. Results of the  EMC/EMI survey results
Speaker: Ms. D. Probst, Secretary, Committee of Participants on the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products, WTO Secretariat
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Including analysis on the EMC/EMI elements of ITA products.

11:20
B. Participant regulator from the european communities
Speaker: Mr. Mark Bogers, Directorate-General Enterprise, European Commission
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12:10
C. Participant regulator from India
Speaker: Mr. Romesh Sachdeva, Ministry of Communication & Information
Technology, India
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15:00
D. Participant regulator from the United States

Speaker: Ms. Karen Rackley, Chief of Technology Rules Branch, FCC, United States
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16:10
E. Participant regulator from Chinese Taipei
Speaker: Mr. Yi-Chang Tsai, Directorate General of Telecommunications, Taiwan
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“Telecommunications Equipment Conformity Assessment Procedures in Taiwan”

17:00
F. Participant regulator from Japan
Speaker: Mr. Haruyoshi Nagasawa, Researcher METI, Japan
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II. Thursday, 24 April — Review and possible next steps

10:00
A. panel discussion
Panelists:
Mr. Andrew Kwan — Canada;
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Mr. Michel Popelis — Slovak Republic;
Ms. Bogdana Diaconescu — Romania;
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Mr. Jose Carlos Reyes — Philippines

To identify and examine specific measures, (e.g. the role of IEC/CISPR
standards; various conformity assessment approaches; options for countries
with no requirements; other ways to facilitate market access of ITA
products).

11:40
B. Open discussion on possible next steps
Under the direction of the facilitator.

To determine potential next steps to advance this exercise and facilitate
market access of ITA products.

13:00
End of seminar