Standards Committee Meetings

Standards meetings are held throughout the year.  Through these meetings, we hope to better serve our members and faciliate 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.

September 2017

  • Biological Evaluation/Irritation and sensitization Working Group (open meeting), 12 September 2017, 13:00 to 15:00h. GoTo meeting (virtual), Arlington, VA. Contact: abenedict@aami.org

October 2017

  • AAMI Health IT Committee and affiliated working groups, 5–6 October 2017, 9:00 to 17:00h. AAMI headquarters, Arlington, VA. Contact: jlewelling@aami.org
  • AAMI Sterilization Standards Week (open meetings), 16–19 October 2017, 8:00 to 18:00 h. Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Contact: abenedict@aami.org
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November 2017

  • Renal Disease and Detoxification Committee (open meeting), 6 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h. New Orleans Gentilly Dialysis Center, New Orleans, LA.  Contact: cbernier@aami.org
  • Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices Committee (open meeting), 9 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h. AAMI headquarters, Arlington, VA.  Contact: jmoyer@aami.org

December 2017

  • Winter Standards Week—December 4–8, 2017, Torrance, CA 90503

January 2018

  • Luer activated valves Working Group (open meeting), 16-18 January 2018, 9:00 to 17:00 h, CAMLS, Tampa, FL. 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 2017

  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 20, Environmental protection (closed meeting) 26–28 September 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Frankfurt, Germany. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org

October 2017

  • IEC/SC 62D – ISO/TC 121/SC 3/JWG 22, Electromedical diagnostic and patient monitoring equipment (closed meeting) 16–19 October 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Chicago, Illinois. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • IEC/SC 62A/MT 23, Electromagnetic compatibility (closed meeting) 23–27 October 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Carlsbad, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org
  • ISO/TC 210, Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices and affiliated (joint) working groups (closed meeting), 23–27 October 2017, 9:00 to 17:30h, Hiroshima, Japan. Contact: Wil Vargas, wvargas@aami.org

November 2017

  • ISO/TC 121/SC6, Medical gas systems (closed meeting), 6-15 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Paris, France. Contact: celliott@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
  • ISO/TC 215-IEC/SC62A Joint Working Group 7, Safe, effective and secure health software and health IT systems, including those incorporating medical devices (closed meeting), 7–9 November 2017, 9:00 to 17:30 h, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Contact: Joe Lewelling jlewelling@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
  • IEC/SC 62A/WG 29, Mechanical hazards (closed meeting) 30 November, 13:00 to 17:00 h and 1 December 2017, 9:00 to 17:00 h, Brea, California. Contact: Hae Choe, hchoe@aami.org

December 2017

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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.