Intertek Shares Latest Information on Product Safety and Compliance at ISPCE 2018

May 03, 2018

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, will be speaking at the 2018 IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering (ISPCE) taking place in San Jose, California, from May 14-16, 2018.

The ISPCE annual meeting is the ideal conference for professionals, practitioners, and innovators in the product safety and compliance engineering area - technical sessions and exhibits will span three days. The IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society will provide attendees information on original and unpublished formal papers, presentations (without formal papers), workshops, and tutorials on all aspects of product safety and compliance engineering.

During the event, Intertek experts from Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services (HERS), Electrical & Wireless, and Transportation Technologies will present in the following sessions:

  • Environmental and Energy Regulation Track | 1:10pm - 2:10pm, May 14 | San Juan
    Topic: IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition EMC and RMF
    Presenter: Nicholas Abbondante, EMC Chief Engineer, Electrical & Wireless
    • This presentation will focus on RMF requirements for EMC
  • Compliance 101 Track | 5:00pm - 6:00pm, May 14 | San Jose Ballroom
    Topic: The New FCC Supplier's Declaration of Conformity Approval Process
    Presenter: Nicholas Abbondante, EMC Chief Engineer, Electrical & Wireless
    • This presentation will go over the updated FCC approval process
  • EMC and Wireless Track | 10:45am - 11:45am, May 15 | Santa Clara
    Topic: Testing of Wireless Devices
    Presenter: Grace Lin, Engineer, Electrical & Wireless
    • This presentation provides an overview of test requirements for common wireless devices such as Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi devices, etc. With this understanding, applicants can ensure test samples are appropriately prepared for compliance testing, the first and most important step toward regulatory approval.
  • Compliance 101 and Environmental & Energy Regulation Track | 9:10am - 10:10am, May 16 | San Jose Ballroom
    Topic: Global RoHS
    Presenter: Kenneth Stanvick, Senior Consultant, Global Restricted Substances, HERS
    • This presentation will focus on three specific implementations of RoHS, EU RoHS, China RoHS, and United Arab Emirates RoHS. We will identify common requirements, where the requirements differ and the necessary actions that product manufacturers and their materials manufacturers will need to put in place to ensure compliance.
  • Energy Storage & Batteries Track | 9:10am - 10:10am, May 16 | Santa Clara
    Topic: Certification Challenges for Power Banks
    Presenter: Rich Byczek, Global Director Business Development, Transportation Technologies
    • This presentation will discuss various scopes of existing and draft standards as well as applicability of various regulations which may include these devices

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For Media Information:

Tracy Veale
Global Marketing Manager
T: +1 905 542 2900

For Technical Information:

Kenneth Stanvick
Senior Consultant, Global Restricted Substances
T: 847 439 5667