The Academy is glad to invite you to the upcoming webinar organised in cooperation with the Berlin Contemporary China Network

During the event, to be held on 29th January 2024 from 16:00 to 18:00 CET, we will delve into the intricate world of ICT standardisation and its geopolitical implications, starting with a comprehensive exploration of technological sovereignty and the evolving roles of key global players in shaping the landscape of international standards.

Our speakers will guide us through various facets of ICT standardisation. From the geopolitics surrounding Open Radio Access Network (RAN) to China's changing influence in global standard-setting, this webinar offers a valuable opportunity to gain insights into the power dynamics and cooperation within the realm of international ICT standards.




  • Intro into standardisation and geopolitcs with a focus on technological sovereignty, 
    Knut Blind (Fraunhofer ISI & TU Berlin)
  • The Geopolitics of ICT standardisation: The Case of Open RAN, 
    Heejin Lee (Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea)
  • The power of standardisation, 
    Dirk Weiler (Nokia Head of Standards Policy)
  • Cooperation and contestation: China's evolving role in international standardisation, 
    Daniel Fuchs (HU Berlin, BCCN)

Moderated by Maria Giuffrida, Trust-IT Services

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  • Date
  • Time 16:00:00 - 18:00:00