Attendees contribute to crucial industry guidelines

September 19, 2007 — /IEST News/ — ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) Working Groups develop the standards and Recommended Practices that capture the best practices across industries and distill the experiences of leaders in these fields. Approximately twenty-two working group sessions will be held at the IEST Fall Conference, November 11-14, 2007 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hoffman Estates (Northwest Suburban Chicago), IL. Learn about the latest research in the controlled environments and cleanroom industries from leading industry experts in your field. Registration is now open at

Working groups meeting this year include:

  • Combined meeting of filtration WG-CC001, WG-CC007, WG-CC021, and WG-CC034
  • WG-CC002: Unidirectional Flow Clean-Air Devices
  • WG-CC003: Garment System Considerations for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
  • WG-CC006: Testing Cleanrooms
  • WG-CC013: Calibration Procedures and Guidelines for Select Equipment Used in Testing Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
  • WG-CC016: The Rate of Deposition of Nonvolatile Residue in Cleanrooms
  • WG-CC020: Substrates and Forms for Documentation in Cleanrooms
  • WG-CC022: Electrostatic Charge in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
  • WG-CC024: Measuring and Reporting Vibration in Microelectronics Facilities
  • WG-CC025: Evaluation of Swabs Used in Cleanrooms
  • WG-CC031: Outgassing Performance Criteria for Cleanroom Materials
  • WG-CC036: Testing Fan Filter Units
  • WG-CC040: Cleaning of Equipment Surfaces in Cleanroom and Other Controlled Environments
  • WG-CC041: Recovery from Disruption to Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
  • WG-CC042: Liquid-borne Particle Counting
  • WG-CC101: Forum on Air Cleanliness Technology
  • WG-CC200: Overview: Planning, Design, Construction, and Operational Considerations for Facilities Engaged in Research or Production at the Nanometer Scale
  • WG-CC205: Nanotechnology Safety: Applying Prevention through Design Principles to Nanotechnology Facilities
  • WG-CC901: IEST-STD-1246D: Product Cleanliness Levels and Contamination Control Program

To advertise at the Fall Conference through a sponsorship or the program book, contact Heather Dvorak at (847) 981-0100 or [email protected].

For further information regarding IEST and its publications, visit the IEST website at

About IEST
Founded in 1953, IEST is an international not-for-profit 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.


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