January 10, 2007 — /IEST/ — ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Online registration is now open for ESTECH 2007, the 53rd annual technical meeting and exposition of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). The event will take place April 29?May 2 at the Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Illinois (northwest suburban Chicago). Learn from industry experts through tutorials, seminars, and working group meetings, as well as state-of-the-art displays in the exhibition. Register and review the complete program with information on tutorials, seminars, working group schedules, and the exhibition at www.iest.org
March 30, 2007.
A special seminar topic for contamination control professionals is available this year. Compounding Sterile Pharmaceuticals, presented by members of the 797 committee and CleanRooms magazine, will focus on US Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 797, Pharmaceutical Compounding: Sterile Preparations. The presentations will provide the latest information on the areas of contamination control implementation in the standards.
Contamination control professionals will have the opportunity to attend two new tutorial certificate programs: Consumables Tutorial Certificate and Sterilization Tutorial Certificate. The Consumables Tutorial Certificate Program will be comprised of three tutorials that will focus on garments, gloves, swabs, wipes, mops, and the practical applications for each of these consumables. The Sterilization Tutorial Certificate will cover sterilization methods used in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry.
Also new this year, professionals in the design, test, and evaluation/product reliability industry will have the chance to receive an Advanced Environmental Testing Tutorial Certificate. The certificate program will cover four tutorials: Weather Encounter Testing; Pyroshock Testing; Multi-Actuator Testing and Control; and Shock Analysis Using the Pseudo-Velocity Shock Spectrum. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of new seminar topics including Vacuum Testing; Chemical and Biological Defense; and Vibration/Shock Test Equipment Technology.
A great networking opportunity will kick off the IEST annual technical meeting and exposition on Sunday, April 29, 2007, the ESTECH 2007 Golf Outing at the world-renowned Blackhawk Trace Golf Course at Indian Lakes Resort. Golfers will tee off with their friends, colleagues, and prospective clients in a scramble format starting at 1:00 p.m. The following evening, prizes will be given during the Presidential Welcome Reception for the lowest scoring team, closest to the pin, longest drive, and other accomplishments. Do not miss out on this opportunity to network with industry experts. Space is limited.
Contact IEST with any other questions at (847) 255-1561 or [email protected]
Founded in 1953, IEST is an international technical society of engineers, scientists, and educators that serves its members and the industries they represent (simulating, testing, controlling, and teaching the environments of earth and space) through education and the development of recommended practices and standards.
IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; Secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; Administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; Administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.