IEST Working Group meetings announced for the Fall Conference

October 3, 2007 — 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 19 working group sessions will be held at the IEST Fall Conference, Nov. 11-14, 2007, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hoffman Estates (Northwest Suburban Chicago), Illinois. All interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend these Working Group meetings, where the latest Recommended Practices will be discussed and developed.

The initial meeting of Working Group 205, Nanotechnology safety: Applying prevention through design principles to nanotechnology facilities, will highlight the IEST Fall Conference sessions.

Other IEST Working Group meeting topics include Testing cleanrooms; Garment system considerations; Nonvolatile residue in cleanrooms; Testing fan filter units; Liquid-borne particle counting; IEST-STD-CC1246D; Nanotechnologies overview: Planning, design, construction, and operational considerations for facilities engaged in research or production at the nanometer scale; and many more. A list of the working group meetings can be found here.

Learn about the latest research in the controlled environments and cleanroom industries from leading industry experts in your field. Registration is now open here.

More information about IEST and the Fall Conference educational opportunities can be found at, or by calling (847) 981-0100.

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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