Radiation Sterilization Validation-Larry Nichols-05/23/2017 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Radiation Sterilization Validation
Event Date: 
05/23/2017 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Larry Nichols
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Event Speaker Bio: 

Larry Nichols is the CEO of Steri-Tek, located in Fremont, CA.
Larry began working in the medical device sterilization industry at Nutek Corp in 1996. During his tenure at Nutek, he was involved with operations, quality and management.
He has been in charge of validating all of the customer’s products at the facility. He coordinated the validations with the customers and advised them of their responsibilities to conform with ISO, the FDA, Japanese and European regulations. In 2009, Larry join the committees for ISO/AAMI Radiation Sterilization Working Group (ISO/TC 198/WG 02) and ASTM Committee E61 on Radiation Processing. Larry gives talks at industry events such as Medical Device and Manufacturing Conferences, Texas A&M workshops and the International Irradiation Association.
Larry earned his BS degree in Business Management from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Event Details
Event Details: 

The talk will cover the following topics:
Types of Radiation
Product Qualification
Process Qualification and Controls
Effects on Various Materials
Standards and Regulations
Various Dose Determination Methods