Material Declarations in
Aerospace & Defense Seminar

Beyond Standard Information & Industry Expert Access: IPC-1754, AD-DSL & AD-SRT

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About the Seminar

San Diego — April 12, 2019

You will receive an in-depth review of material declarations in aerospace and defense from industry experts and suppliers. The seminar focuses on IAEG-sponsored tools and standards such as the AD-DSL, AD-SRT and IPC-1754. Benefit from learning opportunities and panel discussions while gaining insight on how to leverage and efficiently integrate these tools into your compliance programs. You will walk away from this seminar understanding the impact of the AD-DSL and AD-SRT on your company and suppliers, as well as how to maximize the benefits of the IPC-1754 standard.


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Tickets include a half day of sessions, breakfast, and a networking lunch.



Featuring engaging presentations from:


Joe Langton

Senior Manager, Procurement

TE Connectivity

Joe Langton is the Global Compliance Manager with TE Connectivity. He has worked in consulting roles for the past 15 years, implementing comprehensive compliance solutions for restricted substances, product lifecycle management and electronics recycling. He has also delivered environmental management systems and restricted substances auditing, implementation and training services in the electronics manufacturing field for numerous organizations. Joe earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a certified quality manager system lead auditor.

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James Calder

VP, Compliance
& Regulatory Programs

Assent Compliance

James leads Assent’s Regulatory team, providing clients with expertise and insight into the development, implementation and management of their compliance programs. His career spans more than 12 years as a senior expert on product stewardship, regulatory approvals/certifications, product safety and ethical sourcing. Before joining Assent, James spent three years as Rakuten Kobo’s Compliance Officer during the company’s aggressive global expansion. He also spent seven years managing the regulatory team at Intertek, one of the largest certification, testing and consultancies in the world.

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Valerie Kuntz

Subject Matter Expert - Materials

Assent Compliance

Valerie Kuntz spent more than 19 years at Intel in the IT department, originally as a System Analyst, before earning promotions to Project Manager and finally Program Manager in charge of IT Environmental Compliance. She has a key understanding of RoHS and REACH implementation processes at large companies, as well as EPR and conflict minerals processes.

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Mike Fry

Senior Manager, Strategic

Assent Compliance

Mike Fry’s career in client-focused and technical development industries spans more than 13 years. His passion for regulatory compliance and product certification began through his experience in senior and management-level positions, and it developed into his area of expertise. Together with his team, Mike works to deliver on client expectations by leveraging this expertise, understanding client-specific needs and providing specialized solutions. Currently, he is the Senior Manager, Strategic Relationships, at Assent Compliance.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

  • 8:30 AM
    Breakfast & Registration
  • 9:00 AM
    Welcome & Opening Address
  • 9:15 AM
    IAEG Introduction
  • 9:30 AM
    Fireside Chat: The Supplier Perspective
  • 10:15 AM
  • 10:30 AM
    Workshop: Real Supply Chain Requests
  • 11:15 AM
    Presentation: Lessons Learned From 10 Years of Chemical Compliance
  • 12:00 PM
    Networking Lunch
  • Why Attend?

    Network With Your Peers


    Expand your education on material declarations in the aerospace and defense industry


    Learn how to maximize the value of IAEG-sponsored tools and standards


    Network with professionals and suppliers in the aerospace and defense industry


    The Westgate Hotel

    1055 2nd Avenue
    San Diego, CA


    For more information, contact:

    Alana Hendry
    Corporate Events Coordinator
    +1 613 430 9944
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