Electronic Products & Technology

Ottawa workshop focuses on EMC, safety & environmental compliance

Stephen Law   

Regulations & Standards Environmental workshop

A half-day workshop designed to provide clarity in the areas of EMC, safety and environmental compliance issues will be held at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa on November 25th. Held between 1-5pm, the free workshop aims to apprise industry members of national and international market requirements in each of these areas.

In addition, each company attending the workshop will receive a free EMC pre-scan, valid for one year. The following firms will be providing presentations specific to the sector they serve.

Garry Lee, P.Eng. , of Global EMC Inc. will cover EMC & safety requirements.

  • Early design planning: EMC Pre-Scans and Safety Construction Reviews can save time and money on final designs.
  • Increasing international market monitoring (FCC, IC, CE, Asia) demands EMC compliance.
  • International Compliance – UL, CSA, TUV, CE marking.
  • Wireless products must meet FDA/ FCC/ Industry Canada RF requirements.
  • Medical Devices must meet stringent demands for acceptance in medical environments IEC 60601-1 and IEC 60601-1-2 4th editions.
  • Laser/LED, Lithium Battery requirements.



Walter Jager, principal consultant at ECD Technology Ltd., will provide an overview of environmental compliance issues.

-RoHS technical documentation.

-New substances being added to RoHS.


-Other global substance regulations.

-Setting up substances compliance system.


-Carbon foot printing.

-IEC environmental standards.


Hassan Nojoumi, president and CEO of Shimifrez Inc. will deliver an introduction to photo-etching.

-Introduction to electroforming and metallic MEMS parts.

-Market capabilities.


There is no cost and no mandatory registration to attend.

For further information and/or to RSVP, email jdeoliva@globalemclabs.com or dbell@globalemclabs.com.



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