Join Michael Derby, Technical Director of Regulatory Approvals at Element, for an in-depth webinar to understand the testing and approval requirements needed to gain market access for radio products entering the American, Canadian, and European markets.

During this four-part series, Michael will deliver guidance on FCC, ISED, RED and UKCA Compliance, and review the procedures for products using radio and connected technologies:

FCC and ISED Compliance

  • Overview of the compliance process
  • Understand the test and authorization requirements
  • Learn what to do when changing equipment
  • Certification applications

FCC and ISED Radio Modules

  • Radio modules in the USA and Canada
  • Evaluation and understanding the value of a radio module
  • The process you should follow when installing radio modules
  • Responsibilities for the module installer

RED and UK Compliance

  • Overview of the compliance process
  • Test and authorization requirements
  • Understand what to do when changing equipment
  • Certificate applications

RED and UK Radio Modules

  • Radio modules in the UK and Europe
  • Evaluation and understanding the value of a radio module
  • The process you should follow when installing radio modules
  • Responsibilities for the module installer

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.

june 10, 2021

FCC and ISED Compliance

10:00 & 16:00 BST / 06:30 & 11:30 EST

June 17, 2021

FCC and ISED Radio Modules

10:00 & 16:00 BST / 06:30 & 11:30 EST

July 8, 2021

RED and UK Compliance

10:00 & 16:00 BST / 06:30 & 11:30 EST
July 15, 2021

RED and UK Radio Modules

10:00 & 16:00 BST / 06:30 & 11:30 EST

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