Overview: On September 20 and 21, 2023 the Organizing Committee of the Medical Device Sterilization Workshop will host a hybrid workshop for stakeholders exploring sterilization alternatives using accelerator-based radiation.
The in-person workshop will take place at Tollestrop Auditorium on the Fermilab Campus in Batavia, Illinois.
Hybrid sessions will take place:
Afternoon discussion sessions will be in-person only.
On Wednesday, September 20, there will be a no-host social event at Two-Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora (20 minutes away).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 8, 2023 in-person, September 13, 2023 virtual
Virtual registration is free. Just ignore the registration and lunch fees.
Selecting lunch is highly recommended for in-person. There are no convenient off-site options. (registration and lunch are separate for administrative reasons.)
Important Registration Information:
Morning sessions will be streamed. This year, the FDA is ramping up its participation, going beyond last year’s mock-presub to discuss next steps. An international panel of regulators will look at differences in the regulatory processes in various countries and potential ways to harmonize them.
Keynote presentation – Nicholas Butler (NNSA)
Who should attend: Recent events in the medical device sterilization community reinforce that patient safety, in particular sterility assurance, is not specific to any particular company, vendor, or institution. This forum seeks to bring together voices from across these various organizations to define and build the future of this industry, for the benefit of the patients we serve. Participants from technical, business, and regulatory functions from the following organization types will benefit from workshop participation:
Attendees should expect to: