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Working Group 1 Technology Standards Hybrid Workshop Event
The European Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce with support from the Trade and Technology Dialogue (TTD) invite you to join WG1 representatives from the European Commission and the United States Government for a hybrid workshop event to seek input on existing and future areas of transatlantic collaboration in emerging technology standards (i.e. artificial intelligence, green and clean tech, digital identity, etc.).
Date: Friday, 17 November 2023
Time: 09:00 - 11:00 EST / 15:00 - 17:00 CET
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Hybrid - National Association of Manufacturing, 733 10th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20001, and online via Zoom (a link to join will be provided)
- Registration for in-person attendance (Please register by Tuesday 14 November 2023, 12:00 EST / 18:00 CET)
- Registration for virtual attendance (Please register by Thursday 16 November 2023, 12:00 EST / 18:00 CET)
2.16.2023 | Stakeholder event on the EU-U.S. TTC Joint Roadmap for Trustworthy AI and Risk Management
12.13.2022 | View ”How Standards Help Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to Innovate, Compete, and Grow,” which took place on December 13.
12.5.2022 | Roundtable for U.S. and European Stakeholders to discuss the future of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC).
07.09.2022 | Trade and Technology Council Working Group Webinar: Intellectual Property and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Digital Economy (9 am to 11 am EDT). A key deliverable from that webinar was the release of High-Level Guidelines on Intellectual Property for SMEs - Learnings from the Webinar on Intellectual Property and SMEs in the Digital Economy, a best practice guide for how SMEs can best identify, protect, manage, and leverage their Intellectual Property.
07.09.2022 |The TTC Supply Chain Working Group convened an informational session on trans-Atlantic, industry-led initiatives aimed at advancing transparency regarding demand in the semiconductor industry. The session featured global stakeholders representing all segments of the semiconductor supply chain, consumers, the academic community, and market consultants. Industry participants leading demand transparency initiatives discussed proposed solutions, progress to date, and next steps. Advancing transparency regarding demand is critical for advancing our shared goals of preventing future shortages and of supporting commercially viable investments in the semiconductor industry.
06.23.2022 | The TTC Working Group on Security and Competitiveness of Information and Communication Technology & Services (ICTS) conducted a virtual joint stakeholder meeting with the European Commission, hosted by the Atlantic Council, to provide an opportunity for U.S. and EU telecommunications industry representatives and officials to discuss TTC WG4 efforts and deliverables, and to welcome stakeholder feedback on next steps. This discussion included stakeholders from the private sector, business associations, academia, and civil society on both sides of the Atlantic.
05.06.2022 | Technology Standards Hybrid Workshop hosted by the Trade and Technology Council Working Group on Technology Standards Cooperation (12:30 – 17:30 GMT). Released following this Paris Ministerial: U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Establishes Economic and Technology Policies & Initiatives and U.S.-EU Joint Statement of the Trade and Technology Council (16 May).
04.19.2022 | TTC U.S. Stakeholder Roundtable at the Department of Commerce organized by the Office of Western & Northern Europe.
03.08.2022 | SME Digital Skills and Developing Strategies for Companies hosted by the Trade and Technology Council Working Group on Promoting SME Access To and Use of Digital Tools (9 am to 12 pm EST). A key deliverable from that webinar was the release of Digital Skills and Strategies Tips for SMEs, a best practice guide for how SMEs can develop strategies on using digital skills.
01.25.2022 | Cybersecurity Awareness Webinar hosted by the Trade and Technology Council Working Group on Promoting SME Access To and Use of Digital Tools (9 am to 11 am EST). A key deliverable from that webinar was the release of Cybersecurity Tips for SMEs, a best practice guide with resources for how SMEs can become more cyber-secure.
12.07.2021 | Secretary Raimondo and European Commission Executive Vice President Vestager convened a small, in-person roundtable with leaders of U.S. technology companies/associations and civil society organizations to allow stakeholders to provide individual perspectives on the goals and activities of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC).
11.18.2021 | The U.S. Department of Commerce hosted more than 250 U.S. stakeholders for a virtual forum on November 18, 2021, to exchange views and provide input on the following working groups:
- Information and Communication Technology and Services (ICTS) Security and Competitiveness
- Promoting Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Access to and Use of Digital Tools
- Secure Supply Chains
- Technology Standards Cooperation
10.17.2021 | Joint U.S.-EU Stakeholders Virtual Outreach on Dual-Use Export Controls, organized by the TTC Export Controls Cooperation Working Group.
10.15.2021 | Scoping Paper for the TTC Working Group 9 on Promoting SME Access to and Use of Digital Tools.
9.29.2021 | TTC Ministerial Meeting in Pittsburg, PA
Please find the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Inaugural Joint Statement and the Fact Sheet: U.S.-EU Establish Common Principles to Update the Rules for the 21st Century Economy at Inaugural Trade and Technology Council Meeting which were released following the ministerial-level meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.