Contamination Control/NANO Working Group Meetings

Influence! Help write the Recommended Practices your industry relies on. Working Group meetings are comprised of professionals who meet to develop or revise IEST Recommended Practices. All registered attendees are invited to sit in on these meetings, as they are an incredible learning experience. 

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CC Chairs Meeting and Breakfast — Gordon Ely
Thursday, May 11 • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

WG-CC001: HEPA and ULPA Filters — R. Vijayakumar (combined with WG-CC007, WG-CC021, and WG-CC034)
Tuesday, May 9 • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WG-CC003: Garment System Considerations for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments — Mike Rataj
Monday, May 8 • 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.

WG-CC004: Evaluating Wiping Materials Used in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments — David Nobile
Tuesday, May 9 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

WG-CC005: Gloves and Finger Cots Used in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments — Frank Weber
Thursday, May 11 • 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.

WG-CC006: Testing Cleanrooms — Robert Mielke
Tuesday, May 9 • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

WG-CC007: Testing ULPA Filters — R. Vijayakumar (combined with WG-CC001, WG-CC021, and WG-CC034)
Tuesday, May 9 • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WG-CC012: Considerations in Cleanroom Design — Wei Sun
Thursday, May 11 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

WG-CC019: Qualifications for Organizations Engaged in the Testing and Certification of Cleanrooms and Clean-Air Devices — Tony Caughron
Tuesday, May 9 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

WG-CC020: Substrates and Forms for Documentation in Cleanrooms — Gordon Ely
Tuesday, May 9 • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WG-CC021: Testing HEPA and ULPA Filter Media — Donna Kasper (combined with WG-CC001, WG-CC007, and WG-CC034)
Tuesday, May 9 • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WG-CC022: Electrostatic Charge in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments — Larry Levit
Wednesday, May 10 • 8:00 - 11:45 a.m.

WG-CC025: Evaluation of Swabs Used in Cleanrooms — Gordon Ely
Tuesday, May 9 • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

WG-CC034: HEPA and ULPA Filter Leak Tests — R. Vijayakumar (combined with WG-CC001, WG-CC007, and WG-CC021) Tuesday, May 9 • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WG-CC041: Recovery from Disruption to Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments— Taguhi Arakelian
New Date and Time! Thursday, May 11 • 8 - 10 a.m.

WG-CC044: Vacuum Cleaners and Systems for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments — Roger Diener
Wednesday, May 10 • 8:00 - 11:45 a.m.

WG-CC046: Contamination Control in Controlled Environments — Rick George
Monday, May 8 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

WG-CC047: Cleanroom Lighting — David Swinehart
Monday, May 8 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

WG-CC048: Guidance for Design, Performance, and Operations of Controlled Environments per USP 797 — Mike Rataj
Monday, May 8 • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

WG-NANO207: Measuring and Reporting Vibrations in Advanced Technology Facilities — Hal Amick
Wednesday, May 10 • 3:15 - 5:15 p.m.

WG-NANO208: Testing Aerosol-Nanomaterial Containment Devices — Matthew Hull
Thursday, May 11 • 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

WG-CC901: IEST-STD-CC1246: Product Cleanliness Levels and Contamination Control Program — Jack Sanders
Tuesday, May 9 • 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.

WG-CC902: MIL-HDBK-406: Contamination Control Technology: Cleaning Materials for Precision Pre-Cleaning and Use in Cleanrooms and Clean Work Stations; MIL-HDBK-407: Contamination Control Technology: Precision Cleaning Methods and Procedures — Jack Sanders
Tuesday, May 9 • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.