Description: This webinar is addressed to IEC standards writers, technical experts and to TC/SC Chairs and Secretaries. Standards are the basis for designing products process, services, etc. But market access is determined by a declaration of conformity to the standard. A declaration of conformity can be required by laws, by market stakeholders or due to self-interest (such as for marketing purposes). It is important that IEC standards are written in a way that does not conflict with any of these and other considerations. This webinar will talk about these issues in the context of the ISO/IEC Directives and promote a dialogue on this subject.Description: This webinar is addressed to IEC standards writers, technical experts and to TC/SC Chairs and Secretaries. Standards are the basis for designing products process, services, etc. But market access is determined by a declaration of conformity to the standard. A declaration of conformity can be required by laws, by market stakeholders or due to self-interest (such as for marketing purposes). It is important that IEC standards are written in a way that does not conflict with any of these and other considerations. This webinar will talk about these issues in the context of the ISO/IEC Directives and promote a dialogue on this subject.