CALL FOR PAPERS The European Academy for Standardization 9th EURAS Workshop on Standardization Paris, May 13 – 14, 2004

The workshop solicits papers on all aspects of standards and standardisation. Sample topics include, but are not limited to:

– Technological innovation and standardisation – Standardisation and economic development – Legal issues in standardisation – Economics of standardisation – Standardisation policies – Analyses of standards setting processes – Case studies of standardisation – The future of standardisation – Educational activities – Management of standards – History of Standards – Standards and technology transfer

Papers (up to 20 double-spaced pages) or extended abstracts (up to 4 double-spaced pages) should be submitted (preferably by e mail) to:

[email protected]

If electronic submission is not possible please send 3 copies to

Heide Coenen Department of Economics, University of Hamburg Von-Melle-Park 5, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany

Preference will be given to full papers. Particularly good and relevant papers will be fast-tracked for review for the EURAS-Yearbook or the International Journal of IT Standards and Standardization Research (JITSR).

Programme Committee ——————-

Francoise Bousquet (Akela) Yves Buntzly (AFNOR) Peter Buxman (Freiberg University of Technology) Yves Chauvel (ETSI) Tineke Egyedi (Delft University of Technology) Wilfried Hesser (University of the German Armed Forces) Manfred Holler (University of Hamburg) Kai Jakobs (Aachen University) Eric Monteiro (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Hans-Bernd Schäfer (University of Hamburg) Robin Williams (Edinburgh University) Jürgen Wehnert (BMT Transport Solutions)

Deadlines ———

Paper submission: February 15 Notification: March 15 Final paper due: April 15

Conference Venue: AFNOR, Saint-Denis La Plaine

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