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The IEST Fundamentals Certificates deliver core knowledge combined with discussion time for students’ application-specific issues.

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Essential Cleanroom Standards ISO 14644-1 and ISO 14644-2: The Foundations of Contamination Control

The International cleanroom standards, ISO 14644 Parts 1 and 2 are the essential part of any discussion related to cleanrooms and maintaining contamination control.  This course will provide technical information and provide case histories related to the understanding and implementation of these important cleanroom standards. 

Instructor: Morgan Polen

Morgan Polen is the principal consultant for Microrite. Morgan brings 30 years’ experience working in cleanrooms and is a subject matter expert in particle monitoring. He has been involved with various cleanroom projects working in over 40 countries. With hands on experience in projects ranging from cleanroom design, construction, validation, monitoring program development, particle counter design, and product management for cleanroom related products and systems. Addressing monitoring and control solutions in a wide variety of clean industries such as pharmaceutical, medical device, semiconductor, data storage, aerospace, defense, automotive, optical, and food and beverage manufacturing. He has lectured on particle monitoring and contamination control in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Upcoming training dates:

January 25, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Time
Early-bird discount registration ends December 17. Use coupon code ISOEBJAN22 to save 10%.
Online registration closes January 20, 2022

New ISO 14644-3:2019 - Basic Information and Implementation

This course will provide you with detailed information about revisions and general implementation for existing cleanroom testing procedures.

  • Comparison between 2005 and 2019 Versions
  • Terms and definitions,
  • Incorporation with ISO 14644-1:2015,
  • Test Procedures,
  • Supporting Test Explanations,
  • Test Apparatus and Testing details,
  • Application Examples,
  • Proper Reporting

Instructor: Hasim Solmaz

Hasim Solmaz is General Manager of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions EMEA Operations. Hasim’s focus is on cleanroom design and management concepts, environmental monitoring systems, pharmaceutical manifacturing and regulatory concerns. Hasim is a founding chair of Cleanroom Technologies Society of Turkey, head of delegates in ISO TC209 “Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments” and expert in ISO TC209 “Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments” Working Group 3 “Cleanroom Test Methods”. Recently appointed as honorary chair of ICCCS, The International Confederation of Contamination Control Societies which is an international community for national society on cleanrooms and contamination control. Hasim is an active member of International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) and Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Upcoming training dates:

January 26, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Time
Early-bird discount registration ends December 17. Use coupon code ISOEBJAN22 to save 10%.Online registration closes January 20, 2022


Universal Cleanroom Operations Guidelines with ISO 14644-5

The ISO 14644-5 Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments – Operations International Standard specifies the basic requirements for cleanroom operations. This course will discuss each Annex in detail and align this information with references to IEST Recommended Practices.

Instructor: Jan Eudy

Jan E. Eudy is a cleanroom/contamination control consultant with over 25 years of industry experience. Jan is a technical resource for cleanroom, food and healthcare reusable garments and consumable products. From 1994 – 2014, Jan implemented and maintained the ISO 9001 based quality management system and ISO registration at all Cintas cleanroom locations and supported validation and sterile services. From 2006 – 2013, Jan implemented and maintained the HACCP risk management program at Cintas industrial laundries. She is a Fellow and President Emeritus of the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology. 

Upcoming training dates:

January 27, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Time
Early-bird discount registration ends December 17. Use coupon code ISOEBJAN22 to save 10%.Online registration closes January 20, 2022

Registration information

Register three attendees from your company for the same training course and receive a complimentary fourth registration for another person in your company to attend that course for free! Contact IEST at 847-981-0100 to arrange this option. (Complimentary registration applies to registration of equal or lesser value. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.)
Registration Fees per class Regular
(through 1/20)
Late fee
(if space is available)



  • Transfers: All registrations are transferable to another person for the same event A $35 transfer fee applies. Transfer of a member registration to a nonmember registration will be charged the difference in fees.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation requests received 60 days or more prior to the start of the event will receive a full refund LESS a $75 administration fee. Cancellation requests received 30-59 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received less than 30 days prior to the start of the event. IEST reserves the right to cancel course(s), in which case registrants will receive a refund of the fee. IEST is not responsible for any refund or remuneration for hotel, transportation, additional registration fees, tours, or other expenses related to attendance beyond the registration fee refund.
  • IEST reserves the right to cancel courses, in which case registrants will receive a full refund of the tuition fee.
  • Program and instructor(s) are subject to change.
  • .6 CEUs per class.
  • Payment must accompany registration; there is no invoicing. IEST does not accept purchase orders as a method of payment.
  • All member dues must be current at the time of registration to qualify for the member rates.
  • All education training courses earn Continuing Education Units.

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