This year, ESTECH and EDUCON will be combined into one conference - ESTECH/EDUCON 2020, taking place October 5-8 in a virtual format. ESTECH/EDUCON 2020 is designed for professionals in Contamination Control/Cleanrooms, Environmental Test and Reliability, and Nanotechnology Facilities. Join us for a great lineup of conference sessions, technical training classes, Working Group meetings, solutions in our virtual expo hall, and networking events!

Expo Raffle EntrySecure an extra raffle ticket for every 1:1 you schedule with an exhibitor, each company presentation you watch, and whenever you participate in a Q&A with exhibitor session. Complete the virtual raffle ticket for more chances to win! Prizes include Bose Soundlink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker, Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones, and a Fitbit Charge 4 Activity Tracker. Attend the General Session on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 1:15-1:30 p.m. when we will announce the winners.

Duration of the conference sessions may vary from the schedule, depending upon the number of presenters and presentation length.

 

 Program information subject to change.

Monday, October 5 (all times are listed in Central Time)

 

 

Time

Description

Audience

 

 

24 hours

IEST Virtual Expo Presentations

all attendees

 

 

24 hours

IEST "Flatten the Curve" Virtual 5K Run/Walk

all attendees

 

 

9:00am - 9:20am

Opening General Session: IEST 2020 - Connecting Virtually

all attendees

 

 

9:30am - 11:10am

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Contamination Control in Cleanrooms
     (DTE/PR) Test Acceleration, Benefits, and Pitfalls

early career through expert professionals

 

 
   

9:30am - 1:00pm

Virtual Expo — 1:1 appointments

all attendees

   

9:30am - 1:00pm

Training Courses
     (CC) Basics of Cleanroom Design, HVAC System Design, and Engineering Fundamentals
     (DTE/PR) Introduction to Climatics Testing

novice through expert learners

   
   

11:20am - 1:00pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Design and Construction of Critical Environments
     (DTE/PR) Ensuring Lab Continuity Panel

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:10pm - 1:30pm

IEST Connect: Virtual Small Group Networking Rooms
Young Professionals 
Benefits of IEST Membership – are you using them to your advantage?
Missing Link - Contamination Control / Nanotechnology Facilities
Missing Link - Environmental Test and Reliability
Minute to Mentor

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 3:25pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Particle Measuring
     (DTE/PR) Combining Environments

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Virtual Expo — 1:1 appointments

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Training Courses (continued from morning)
     (CC) Basics of Cleanroom Design, HVAC System Design, and Engineering Fundamentals
     (DTE/PR) Introduction to Climatics Testing

novice through expert learners

   
   

3:35pm - 5:15pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Contamination Control in the Cannabis Market
     (DTE/PR) Fixturing Case Studies

     (DTE/PR) Product and Process Risk Analysis and the Impact on Product Safety, Quality, and Reliability

early career through expert professionals

   
   

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 6 (all times are listed in Central Time)

   

Time

Description

Audience

 

 

24 hours

Virtual Expo Presentations

all attendees

   

24 hours

IEST "Flatten the Curve" Virtual 5K Run/Walk

all attendees

   

9:00am - 9:30am

Keynote Speaker - The 737Max Investigations: An Insider's Perspective with Bill Kunik

all attendees

   

9:40am - 11:10am

Virtual Expo — Live Q&A with Exhibitors

all attendees

   

9:40am - 1:00pm

Training Courses
     (CC) Cleanroom Basics: What is a Cleanroom and How Does it Work?
     (DTE/PR) Practical Introduction to Shock and Vibration Testing

novice through expert learners

   
   

11:20am - 1:00pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC)Surface Cleaning and Cleanliness Measurement
     (DTE/PR) Climatics Testing

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:10pm - 1:30pm

General Session: Live Q&A with Keynote Speaker, Bill Kunick

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 3:25pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Anti-483 Forum
     (DTE/PR) Systems Approach to Vibration Testing

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Training Courses (continued from morning)
     (CC) Cleanroom Basics: What is a Cleanroom and How Does it Work
     (DTE/PR) Practical Introduction to Shock and Vibration Testing

            Note: DTE course continues on Wednesday

novice through expert learners

   
   

3:45pm - 5:15pm

Virtual Expo — Live Q&A with Exhibitors

all attendees

   

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 7 (all times are listed in Central Time)

   

Time

Description

Audience

 

 

24 hours

Virtual Expo Presentations

all attendees

   

prior to 9:00am

IEST "Flatten the Curve" Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Final times and social media post due by 9:00am

all attendees

   

9:00am - 9:30am

IEST Connect: Virtual Small Group Networking Rooms
Young Professionals 
Benefits of IEST Membership – are you using them to your advantage?
Missing Link - Contamination Control / Nanotechnology Facilities
Missing Link - Environmental Test and Reliability
Minute to Mentor

all attendees

   

9:40am - 1:00pm

Virtual Expo — Live Q&A with Exhibitors

all attendees

   

9:40am - 1:00pm

Training Courses
     (CC) Beyond Cleanroom Basics: Fundamental Information for Cleanroom Operations
     (DTE/PR) Practical Introduction to Shock and Vibration Testing

            Note: DTE course is continued from Tuesday

novice through expert learners

   
   

1:10pm - 1:30pm

General Session: IEST Recognition, Membership, Awards, and 5K raffle

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 3:25pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Mold Contamination Deep Dive
     (DTE/PR) Determining Field Reliability

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Virtual Expo — 1:1 appointments

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Training Courses
     (CC) Beyond Cleanroom Basics: Fundamental Information for Cleanroom Operations

            Note: CC course is continued from morning
     (DTE/PR) Designing Effective Shock and Vibration Fixtures
            Note: DTE/PR course is a half-day course

novice through expert learners

   
   

3:35pm - 5:15pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Why There is No Such Thing as an ISO Class 5 Wiper
     (DTE/PR) Reliability Demonstration Methods

early career through expert professionals

   
   

 

 

 

Thursday, October 8 (all times are listed in Central Time)

   

Time

Description

Audience

 

 

24 hours

Virtual Expo Presentations

all attendees

   

9:00am - 9:20am

IEST Connect: Virtual Trivia

all attendees

   

9:30am - 11:10am

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Contamination Control in Medical Devices
     (DTE/PR) Shock and Vibration Testing (2-part session)

early career through expert professionals

   
   

9:30am - 1:00pm

Virtual Expo — 1:1 appointments

all attendees

   

9:30am - 1:00pm

Training Courses
     (CC) Cleanroom Classification Testing and Monitoring
     (DTE/PR) Comprehensive Introduction to MIL-STD-810H

novice through expert learners

   
   

11:20am - 1:00pm

Conference Sessions
     (CC) Contamination Control in Compounding Pharmacies
     (DTE/PR) Shock and Vibration Testing (2-part session - continued)

early career through expert professionals

   
   

1:15pm - 1:30pm

Closing General Session: IEST 2020 Wrap-up and Raffle

all attendees

   

1:45pm - 5:15pm

Training Courses (continued from morning)
     (CC) Cleanroom Classification Testing and Monitoring
     (DTE/PR) Comprehensive Introduction to MIL-STD-810H

novice through expert learners

   
   

 


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