An introduction to good practice in the drafting and editing of an International Standard. It will include a review of
• the cornerstone principles of standards drafting, such as linguistic conventions, normative referencing and explain the rationale for the major elements of the text and document structure
• some keys to a successful drafting exercise
• the main tools and sources of information available to standards writers
• the use of the IEC Std template (MS Word) as an effective structuring and drafting tool for standards writers
This conference will provide hands on information to help IEC Experts, Project Leaders, and WG Convenors.