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.

July 2018

  • General Criteria for Sterilization Processes and Sterilizing Equipment Working Group (open meeting), 18 July 2018, 12:30 to 13:30 h EST, GoTo Meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilization Working Group (open meeting), 18 July 2018, 14:00 to 15:00 h EST, GoTo Meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Endoscope Reprocessing Working Group (open meeting – advance registration required), 19-20 July 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Hospital Ethylene Oxide Sterilizer Working Group (open meeting), 23 July 2018, 11:00 to 12:00 h EST, GoTo Meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Industrial Moist Heat Sterilization Working Group (open meeting), 30 July 2018, 11:00 to 13:00 h EST, GoTo Meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

August 2018

  • Biological Evaluation Committee (open meeting—advance registration required), 30 August 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: Contact: abenedict@aami.org

October 2018

  • Allowable Limits for Leachable Substances Working Group and Sterilization Residuals Working Group (combined open meeting), TENTATIVE DATE 10 October 2018, 10:00 to 13:00 h EST, GoTo Meeting. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
  • Sterilization Standards Week (open meeting – advance registration required), 22-25 October 2018, 8:00 to 17:00 h, Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

November 2018

  • Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices Committee (open meeting), 15 November 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, AAMI, Arlington, VA. Contact: jmoyer@aami.org

December 2018

  • Luer activated valves working group (open meeting), 3-5 December 2018, 8:00 to 17:00 h (13:00 h on final day), Turin, Italy. Contact: celliott@aami.org


International Committee and Working Group Meetings

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

September 2018

  • ISO/TC 150/SC 2 and related working groups (closed meetings), 10–14 September 2018, San Diego, CA, USA. Contact: cbernier@aami.org.
  • ISO/TC 150/SC 6 and related working groups (closed meetings), 10–14 September 2018, San Diego, CA, USA. Contact: jmoyer@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 198 and related working groups (closed meetings), 17–21 September 2018, London, UK. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

November 2018

  • ISO/TC 121/SC6, Medical gas systems (closed meetings), 5-9 November 2018, 9:00 h to 17:00 h, Prague, Czech Republic. Contact: celliott@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 210, Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices, and related working groups (closed meetings), 12–16 November 2018, Seoul, South Korea, USA. Contact: wvargas@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 20, Environmental protection (closed meeting), 13–15 November 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, New York, NY. Contact: hchoe@aami.org

December 2018

  • ISO/TC 121/SC2, Airways and related equipment (closed meetings), 5-7 December 2018, 9:00 h to 17:00 h, London, UK. Contact: celliott@aami.org.

January 2019

  • ISO/TC 121/SC3, Lung ventilators and related equipment (closed meetings), 21-25 January 2019, 9:00 h to 17:00 h, Auckland, NZ. Contact: celliott@aami.org.