Element’s experts Steve Hayes, Technical Director for Connected Technologies, and Michael Derby, Technical Director for Radio Approvals will be presenting at this year’s Demystifying EMC virtual event.
About the event
Demystifying EMC goes virtual this year, as a three-day digital event featuring a mix of live, educational and interactive events, as well as a virtual exhibition.
Meet our experts
Our wireless and radio experts will be presenting on radio approvals and modules, EMC, and security. We will also have a virtual stand at the event and be ready to consult on all of your upcoming projects.
Element works in partnership with manufacturers of wireless, IoT, and radio devices in a wide range of industry sectors, including the IT, Medical, Industrial, and Automotive markets. We provide expert guidance from initial product conception onwards, supporting successful product launches, and providing tailored advisory, training, testing, and certification services.
Our wireless experts guide you through the whole product life-cycle, enabling you to feel in control to get your products to market quickly, smoothly, and efficiently.
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Steve Hayes is the Technical Director for Connected Technologies at Element. He heads up the advice service of Element known as Early Stage Qualification, or ESQ® and remains highly active on a number of national and international committees, writing standards. Steve is also currently the Chairman of the EMC Test Labs Association and Chairman of the European Commission’s Association of Notified Bodies relating to the EMC Directive.
Steve represents the interests of EU Notified Bodies in the European Commission with respect to the EMC Directive and acts as a contributing author to official guidance regarding the Directive and its application.
Michael Derby, Technical Director, Connected Technologies
Michael Derby is a Technical Director at Element Materials within the Connected Technologies group, supporting manufacturers and colleagues in the test and approval of radio-enabled equipment. He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, with testing and approvals roles, including EMC, Radio Performance, and RF Exposure SAR. He also provides training and technical support to the industry through advisory projects and seminar courses. Within Element, Michael is a Certification Body for the USA and Canada; an EU Notified Body for the RED and a UK Approved Body for the RER. He provides technical support to Element’s test labs and customers, and is part of a team responsible for the growth and development of Element’s technical services.
Michael is an active member of the REDCA (RED Compliance Association) and TCB Council; acting as the liaison between the two organizations and author of many technical guidance documents within the industry. He is the Vice Chairman of the TCB Council Board of Directors and the Chair of the radio module committee. In addition to this, Michael is also the technical secretary of the EMC Test Lab Association.
His experience includes product development, testing, and certification for manufacturers and test laboratories. He provides worldwide services to customers and colleagues from his office in the Hampshire area of the UK.
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