SCC Announces Winners of Canada’s National Awards in Standardization

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 SCC Awards, Canada’s national awards in standardization. These awards are presented every two years to inspiring individuals who dedicate their time and expertise in support of Canada’s national standardization network.

The 2018 SCC Award winners will be recognized during SCC’s World Standards Day 2018 celebration on October 4, 2018. World Standards Day is an international event that takes place every October to recognize the importance and value of standardization and to celebrate the efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop national and international standards.

The 2018 SCC Award winners are…

Hugh Krentz Award: Recognizing exceptional leadership and contributions of an individual in Canada’s standardization network.

Don Newsham, Chair of MC/ISO/TC 215 – Health Informatics

SCC Corporate Commitment Award: Recognizing one organization for active participation and leadership in the development, promotion or use of standards.

National Research Council
On behalf of the National Research Council, the Corporate Commitment Award award is being accepted by Michel Dumoulin, the Vice-President Engineering, NRC.

SCC Committee Achievement Award: Recognizing teamwork, consensus-building, productivity and multidisciplinary cooperation demonstrated by a standards-related committee.

MC/ISO/TC 215 – Health Informatics
The Committee Achievement Award is being accepted by Don Newsham and Elizabeth Keller, on behalf of MC/ISO/TC 215 – Health Informatics.

SCC Young Leader Award: Recognizing leaders of tomorrow by honouring an engaged and active participant of the standardization network who is under the age of 40.

Amin Yazdani


McMahon Dedicated Service Award: Recognizing exceptional dedication and contributions of an SCC staff member.

Hélène Couturier, Head Translator, SCC



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