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Enter The 2020 World Standards Day Video Contest To Win A $500 Prize

Every year on 14 October, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) joins the international community in celebrating the importance of standards development and honoring the collaboration of individuals and organizations across the globe who drive technological innovation.

Our theme for this year’s celebration is Raising the World’s Standards for the Protection of the Planet. Over the last century, large-scale industrial activities, rapid population growth, urbanization, and inequality have negatively impacted the earth, our lives, and the well-being of future generations. The concept of sustainable development has become more important than ever, and global standards play a key role in supporting the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of our planet and human society.

Join the celebration by entering the 2020 Video Contest

Submit a short video of any genre (e.g., self-recorded video, animation, documentary, music video, etc.) that answers the question: How do standards protect the planet? IEEE SA will select up to three (3) winning videos. Each winner will receive a $500 USD prize.

Your Video Entry Must:

  • Be between 15 and 60 seconds in length
  • Be in English or include English subtitles
  • Provide the required information upon submission
  • Provide the URL link to the hosted video
  • Be original content
  • Have the proper permission to use any imagery, footage, and other content in the submission and include credit as necessary
  • Include reference to IEEE standard(s)
  • Be relevant to the theme of “How to raise standards for the protection of the planet?”
  • Not contain inappropriate or offensive content

Contest Deadline:

  • 15 September 2020 at 11:59 PM US EDT

Judging Criteria:

  • Response to question
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Quality of production

Before you submit your video, please view the full contest rules.

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Submit your video today!

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The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) is a leading consensus building organization that nurtures, develops, and advances global technologies. Providing a neutral and open platform to empower innovators across borders and disciplines, IEEE SA facilitates standards development and standards related solutions, such as technology incubation, alliance consortia formation, open source, etc. With collaborative thought leaders in more than 160 countries, we enable the collaborative exploration of emerging technologies, the identification of existing challenges and opportunities, and the development of recommendations, solutions, and technology standards that solve market-relevant problems. Collectively, we are raising the standards that benefit industry and humanity; making technology better, safer, and sustainable for the future.

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