Dave Adams, Sue Molloy and Peter Rodrigue were among those nominated by the chairs and secretaries of IEC’s 68 technical committees (including ISO/IEC JTC 1) and the chairs of IEC’s four Conformity Assessment Systems.
The 1906 Award was created in 2004 to commemorate the year of IEC’s founding, and to honour experts from around the world whose exceptional and recent achievements have significantly helped to advance the Commission’s work.
Dave Adams of IECEx – IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres is recognized for his extensive role in the IECEx System. Over the past 14 years, he has participated in nearly every IECEx annual meeting as well as in working groups. His expert contributions have shaped the development and operation of successful IECEx certification schemes, including the scheme for personnel competence. He is respected and appreciated by his international peers for his role as a member and leader of the Canadian delegation to annual meetings of the IECEx Management Committee (ExMC).
Sue Molloy of IEC/TC 114: Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters is recognized for her contribution as project leader of IEC TC 114/PT 62600-300: Electricity producing river energy converters – Power performance assessment. The team was responsible for IEC TS 62600-300, a critical technical specification for industry. She also worked closely with PT 62600-301: River energy resource assessment and characterization, to ensure the synchronized release of IEC TS 62600-300 with IEC TS 62600-301, a related document. As a member of TC 114, she has provided valuable representation of the interests of technology developers in the marine energy industry.
Peter Rodrigue of IEC/TC 4: Hydraulic Turbines is recognized for his valuable and extensive technical contributions to the second edition of IEC 60545, Guideline for commissioning and operation of hydraulic turbines, pump-turbines and storage pumps.
This year’s winners bring the total number of Canadians honoured with this award to 71.
SCC congratulates this year’s recipients, and thanks all Canadian experts who volunteer their time to advance the work of international standardization. Participation allows experts to improve the health, safety and economic well-being of all Canadians, while becoming global leaders in their own industries. SCC identifies opportunities for Canadians to participate in more than 450 international committees.