Stefan Weisgerber

Head of Digital Platforms, DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V.

Dr. Weisgerber joined DIN in 2006, first being responsible for the national standards committees on Information Technology and related fields. From 2008 to 2015, he served as Head of a Technical Department within DIN's standardization division, covering the areas fundamental technologies, information technology, machine and plant elements, materials, security and services with more than 20 national standards committees. Since October 2015, he is responsible for DIN’s activities in the field of Digital Technologies and Platforms, including DIN’s Presidial Board for Digitalization, FOCUS.ICT. Dr. Weisgerber is convenor of the CEN-CENELEC Technical Board’s Working Group on ICT Standardisation Policy since its foundation in 2012 and alternate representative of CEN to the European Commission’s Multi-Stakeholder Platform for ICT Standardisation (MSP). Moreover, he is a member of the research committee of the German digitalization initiative Münchner Kreis as well as of a number of other expert groups in the field of digitalization. Prior to these functions, he held several technical and managerial positions in the telecommunications industry, also with significant exposure to standardization. Dr. Weisgerber holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics.

Stefan is speaking at

Focus Track 2 - Technology, Platforms and Trust
November 5, 2020
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm


  • Prof. Ray Walshe (Speaker) Asst Professor of Emerging Technology Standardizartion, ADAPT Research Centre at Dublin City University
  • Thomas Hahn (Speaker) Chief Expert Software, Siemens AG Germany
  • Márta Dr. Nagy-Rothengass (Speaker) Head of Unit Data and matadata services, standards, European Commission - Eurostat - Unit B5
  • Fergal Finn (Speaker) Standards Manager - Innovation, Policy and Business Development, National Standards Authority of Ireland
  • Stefan Weisgerber (Speaker) Head of Digital Platforms, DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V.
  • Martin Brynskov (Speaker) Chair, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) / Aarhus University


This Expert Panel Session will discuss the priority standards of the Digital Single Market and will explore future and ongoing technology standards initiatives. The objective is to identify industry, academic and societal priorities for standards development by discussing with international experts and to promote Standards Engagement.

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