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ICUDAS 2020 Conference Program

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

  • Welcome and Conference Overview 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM EST
  • Industry and Regulatory Perspectives 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM EST

Dr. Ron Hofmann, IUVA President, University of Toronto & Ted Mao, IUVA Covid-19 Task Force Leader - IUVA’s perspectives on air and surface disinfection
Alex Baker, Illuminating Engineering Society - An Update on New UV Methods of Measurement and Application Standards in Development
Dr. Gareth John, Lighting Industry Association, LtD - Protocols for measurement and standardization of disinfection effectiveness of UVC sources
Dr. William Bahnfleth, Pennsylvania State University, Chair, ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force - ASHRAE Views on Indoor Environmental Control Applications of Germicidal Ultraviolet Light

  • Regulatory Roundtable 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM EST

Representatives from FDA, EPA and other government agencies

  • Networking & Exhibits 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM effectiveness
  • Key Aspects of Validation and Certification 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM EST

Dr. Jim Malley, University of New Hampshire – Validation Basics
Dr. Cameron Miller, NIST - UVC Source Measurement Research and IES Documentary Standards
Dr. David Sliney, IES - Photobiological Safety Standards Applied to UVGI Installations
Dr. Matt Hardwick, ResInnova Laboratories – Surface UV Validation and Certification: A Microbiology Test Laboratory Perspective

  • Networking & Exhibits 1:20 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

  • UV-LED Basics and State of the Art 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST

Dr. Rich Simon, Aquisense Technologies – UV-C LED panoptic: What, How, and Next
Dr. Marko Hofmann, Seoul Viosys – Standardized solutions for easy integration of UVC LEDs
Dr. Kevin Kahn, Crystal IS – Novel methodologies for the deployment of documented air disinfection solutions using UVC LEDs

  • Far-UVC Basics and State of the Art (Sponsored by Ushio) 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST

Dr. David Brenner, Columbia University Medical Center - Far-UVC light: Theory, Safety and Efficacy
Dr. Holger Claus, Ushio - Overview of 222nm Far UVC Research and application related questions
John Yerger, Eden Park Illumination - Innovative UV-C

  • Networking & Exhibits 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
  • UV Applications in Air and Surface Disinfection I 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM EST

Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg, Dimer – UV Applications for Surface Disinfection
Dr. Benoit Barbeau, École Polytechnique de Montréal – Using UVC to decontaminate N95 masks? It’s all about the test protocol
Dr. Ashish Mathur, UVDI – Emerging Evidence for UV-C Inactivation of SARS-COV-2 virus
Dr. Hadas Mamane and Dr. Yoram Gerchman, Tel Aviv University - Direct and indirect surface disinfection using LEDs

  • UV Applications in Air and Surface Disinfection II 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM EST

Dr. Richard Vincent, Mount Sinai School of Medicine – Upper Room Air Disinfection
Dr. Josephine Lau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Operational factors that affect the performance of In-duct GUV
PJ Piper, Far UV Technologies, Dr. Nels A. Olson, Boeing, Jamie Childress, Boeing - Current Applications of 222nm Far UV in Transportation and Buildings
Dr. Tatiana Koutchma, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Emerging role of UV light for microbial control on food and food contact surfaces

  • Networking & Exhibits 1:20 PM – 2:00 PM EST
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