Standards Committee Meetings

Standards meetings are held throughout the year. Through these meetings, we hope to better serve our members and facilitate standards development by holding meetings that bring together ideas from different backgrounds and resources.

Upcoming meetings of AAMI committees, U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) and the International Committee and Working Group meetings are listed below.


AAMI Committees and U.S. TAGs

Open meetings of AAMI committees and U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) are listed here and at the AAMI website (www.aami.org). Agendas for open meetings are usually available from AAMI Central. (Go to https://standards.aami.org/kws/public, find the committee or working group and look under “Upcoming Shared Events” or "Recently Shared Documents"). Note: If you plan to attend a meeting, please send a brief note to the AAMI Standards Department (standards@aami.org) indicating the name and date of the meeting so that staff can contact you in the event of a last-minute cancellation.

November

  • Steam Sterilization Hospital Practices Working Group (open meeting). 27 November 2017. 14:00 to 16:00 h EST. Web meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Biological Evaluation Committee (open meeting). 29 November 2017. 11:00 to 13:00 h EST. Web meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

December 2017

  • AAMI Standards Week (open meetings)—December 4–8, 2017, Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, 3635 Fashion Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90503.  For event details please visit: http://my.aami.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=STWWIN1712.  All meeting times are 9:00 to 17:00 h unless noted as otherwise in the listing.
    • Medical Device Alarms (open meeting). 4 December 2017. 9:00 to 17:00 h; 5 December 9:00 to 12:00 h. Contact: jmoyer@aami.org.
    • Interoperability Working Group (open meeting). 4-6 December 2017. 9:00 to 17:00 h. Contact: wvargas@aami.org.
    • Device Security Working Group (open meeting). 5-7 December 2017. 9:00 to 17:00 h. Contact: wvargas@aami.org
    • Human Factors Engineering (open meeting). 6-7 December 2017. 9:00 to 17:00 h. Contact: jmoyer@aami.org
    • Medical Equipment Management Committee (open meeting). 7-8 December 2017. 9:00 to 13:00 h. Contact: abenedict@aami.org.
    • Software and Information Technology Committee (open meeting). 8 December 2017. 9:00 to 12:00 h. Contact: wvargas@aami.org.

January 2018

  • Endoscope Reprocessing Working Group (open meeting – advance registration required), 8-9 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

  • Instructions for Reusable Device Reprocessing Working Group (open meeting – advance registration required), 10 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: jmoyer@aami.org

  • Cleaning of Reusable Medical Devices Working Group (open meeting – advance registration required), 11 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

  • Luer activated valves Working Group (open meeting), 16-18 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, CAMLS, Tampa, FL. Contact: celliott@aami.org

March 2018

  • AAMI Sterilization Standards Week (open meetings), March 19-22, 2018, Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Event details and schedule of meetings coming soon.

October 2018

  • AAMI Sterilization Standards Week (open meetings), October 22-25, 2018, Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland.  Event details and schedule of meetings will be available in August 2018.


International Committee and Working Group Meetings

Call or email the indicated staff person at AAMI for more information about upcoming international standards meetings.

November 2017

  • ISO/TC 198/WG 6, Chemical indicators (closed meeting), 27–28 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: cbernier@aami.org.
  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 30, Overheating, fire protection and additional hazards (closed meeting) 28–29 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Brea, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 4, Biological indicators (closed meeting), 29 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: cbernier@aami.org.
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 13 Washer-disinfectors (closed meeting), 30 November–1 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

December 2017

  • ISO/TC 198/WG 1, Industrial ethylene oxide sterilization (closed meeting), 5-7 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: cbernier@aami.org.
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 2, Radiation sterilization (closed meeting), 5–6 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 3, Moist heat sterilization (closed meeting), 5–6 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 5, Terminology (closed meeting), 4 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 11 General criteria for sterilization processes and sterilizer equipment (closed meeting), 7–8 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 12 Information for reprocessing of resterilizable devices (closed meeting), 7-8 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 14, Testing to general safety standard (closed meeting) 4 December, 9:00 to 17:00 h and 5 December 2017, 9:00 to 12:00 h, Redondo Beach, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 28, Electrical hazards (closed meeting) 6–8 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Redondo Beach, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A – ISO/TC 121/SC 3/JWG 2, Alarms (closed meeting) 4–8 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Redondo Beach, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A/AG 33, Chairman Advisory Group (closed meeting) 9 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Redondo Beach, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 121/SC2, Airways and related equipment (closed meeting), 5–7 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Stockholm, Sweden. Contact: Colleen Elliott, celliott@aami.org 

January 2018

  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 20, Environmental protection (closed meeting) 16–18 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Tokyo, Japan. Contact: hchoe@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 16, Vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization (closed meeting), 17 January 2018, 8:00 to 9:30 h, WebEx. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 121/SC3, Lung ventilators and related equipment (and affiliated (J)WGs) (closed meetings), 22–26 January 2018, Tokyo, Japan. Contact: celliott@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 150/SC 2/WG 1, Cardiac valves (closed meeting) 25–27 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Fort Lauderdale, FL USA. Contact: cbernier@aami.org

February 2018

  • ISO/TC 198/WG 8 Microbiological Methods(closed meeting), 12-13 February 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Berlin, Germany. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198/WG 7 Packaging (closed meeting), 27 February–1 March 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Nordhavn, Denmark. Contact: abenedict@aami.org