Standards for Smart Cities: SC 41 Chair presents at international conference in Burkina Faso

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Chair ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41

Francois Coallier, Chair ISO/IEC SC 41: IoT and related technologies

The Chair of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41: IoT and related technologies, Francois Coallier, gave a keynote presentation during the 1st International Conference on Smart Cities and Communities held on 24-26 July 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

The presentation gave an overview of the relevance and great number of standards which already benefit smart city infrastructure. Coallier highlighted the work of JTC 1 towards smart city ICT frameworks through Working Group 11: Smart Cities and SC 41, the latter of which covers aspects such as trustworthiness and the need to ensure security, privacy, safety and resilience of systems in smart cities.

He noted a number of key liaisons with other ISO/IEC subcommittees, which work on specific areas, including:

  • SC 7: Software and systems engineering
  • SC 27: IT Security
  • SC 37: Biometrics
  • SC 38: Cloud computing
  • SC 40: IT governance and IT service management
  • SC 42: Artificial intelligence, which also covers big data.

See full presentation here

Sponsored by the town of Ouagadougou , participants came mostly from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal and included ministers, experts and representatives from a number of universities.

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