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A collection of videos consist of a variety of lectures and instructional tutorials that the IEEE EMC society has sponsored over the years are now available for free to EMC Society member and a small fee to others.

We are searching for a volunteer from the SCV EMC Chapter to work at the IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering (ISPCE) 2018 on May 14-16 at the San Jose DoubleTree by Hilton, and who will receive a free full registration. The exhibits are only open between breaks of the technical presentations, so this person will be able to attend all the desired presentations . For more information contact Mark Maynard.

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

5:30pm: Networking/light dinner
6:30pm: Presentation
7:45pm: Adjourn

Water and soft drinks are free. Food is available for a small fee.

Location: 7layers


North American Wireless Compliance


Mark Maynard, ACB, Inc. & Washington Labs


An overview of the electronic product compliance requirements for the three NAFTA countries of Canada, USA, and Mexico. This includes coverage of the EMC/EMI, wireless/telecom, and product safety requirements, as well as information on submitting products for approvals and online resources available from the government compliance agencies such as the FCC, ISED, IFT, NOM, and the OHSA NRTL program.


Mark Maynard

Mark is the Business Development Manager for both American Certification Body and Washington Laboratories. He is an IEEE Senior Member, an active committee member for the annual IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society Symposium, and a past-president of the IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society. He has spent over 25 years working in the Regulatory Compliance Engineering field for ITE and electronics, covering international product approvals for EMC/EMI, Wireless/Telecom, Product Safety, and Design for the Environment. Mark is a frequent contributor to In Compliance magazine, and conducting compliance engineering training has been one of his key job functions since 2013. He has two degrees from Texas State University, one in Mathematics, and the other in Business & Marketing. He makes his home in the Austin, Texas area, where he lives with his wife Lisa and his five dogs.