Join us in Silicon Valley on October 16-17, 2018 for the debut of our recently revamped FREE educational seminar with lots of new content from our expert DuPont Tyvek® Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection Team.

We've expanded our seminar to 2 days and totally revamped the content, thereby allowing more topics, interactive breakout sessions of your choice, and much more!

...gain perspective & see the world with new depth... knowledge from industry experts...

...recharge your batteries & meet new peers...

Agenda & Key Topics

Download the full agenda (PDF) here ... and get ready for topics including:

  • • Explore the history of the medical device industry and how quality systems developed to where they are today
  • • Learn about the regulatory evolution of ISO 11607
  • • Understand why packaging matters to your role in getting your medical device to market
  • • Work through sources of potential packaging defects and how to resolve them
  • • Review the scientific basics of microbial barrier and the role of Tyvek® in medical packaging
  • • Discuss the steps to properly develop the packaging configuration for your product
  • • Work with industry peers on an interactive case study to develop a packaging example and better understand the process start to finish
  • • Meet with industry partners and pick 2 breakout topics to personalize your experience

Note: Agenda subject to change

From Newbies to Experts... All Are Welcome!

  • • Tech start-ups focused on medical device manufacturing
  • • Long-time medical device manufacturers (MDMs)
  • • Recent graduates and people new to the medical device industry
  • • Employees wanting to learn more about medical packaging
  • • Sterile medical packaging experts (and newbies)
  • • Regulatory and sourcing departments... Not just packaging engineers!

Dates & Times

Attend both days or just one!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
• Site Tour of Steri-Tek (E-beam/X-Ray sterilization facility): 10 am - 12 pm
• Lunch break (on your own): 12-1 pm
• Tyvek 101: Sessions 1-5 pm
• Welcome Reception: 5-7 pm (open to attendees of both days!)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
• Tyvek 201: Sessions & Breakouts 8 am - 5 pm


Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley
46100 Landing Parkway
Fremont, California 94538 USA
+1 510-413-3700

Speakers from the Tyvek® Team

Jose Arevalo

Jose Arevalo
MDM Specialist, Business Development

Jennifer Benolken

Jennifer Benolken, CPP
MDM Specialist, Packaging Engineering

Dan Floyd

Dan Floyd
MDM Specialist, Microbiologist

Nicholas Packet

Nicholas Packet
MDM Specialist, Business Development

Industry Partners & Breakout Sessions

We're excited to announce the following industry partners that will be speaking in the breakout sessions and Steri-Tek site tour:

Cost & Meals

Attendance is FREE and includes 2 days of topical sessions, several meals and the evening reception on day 1!

Register today in the form to the right. We will email you with important reminders as the date approaches. We look forward to seeing you soon in California!

Register Today!

ONLY Tuesday, October 16
ONLY Wednesday, October 17
BOTH Tuesday/Wednesday
Package Testing (Mark Escobedo, Ellit Doubrava)
Sterilization (Denny Christensen, Larry Nichols)
Contract Manufacturing (Garret Larson)
Finding a Great Packaging Consultant (Karen Greene)
0-5 years
5-10 years
10+ years

DuPont cares about your privacy. Your personal information (name, email, phone number and other contact data) will be stored in chosen customer systems primarily hosted in the United States. This information will be used by DuPont, its affiliates, partners, and selected third parties in other countries to provide you with the product or service information requested. To learn more, please visit

Tyvek For Greater Good