Webinars

Our programme of webinars for 2017

All Lucideon webinars are free to attend.

Forthcoming Webinars

All Webinars commence at 3pm, UK time unless otherwise stated.

Date Webinar
16 March 2017 Alternative Uses for Bricks in Structural Work: Moving Beyond Thin Brick
Hosted by Dr Geoff Edgell, Director and Principal Construction Consultant at Lucideon, the webinar will look at alternative uses for bricks in structural work. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend, please click here
6 April 2017 CDP – Tips to the Top
osted by Ann-Marie Cornall, sales consultant for Lucideon Assurance, the webinar on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) will cover carbon footprint principles such as; definition, scope, standards, calculation, intensity and ratio. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend, please click here
27 April 2017            Validation of Additive Manufactured Components through Specialized Testing
In this webinar, we will explore a number of analysis techniques that can be used to provide insightful competitive advantage through design and performance evaluation. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
18 May 2017 Webinar: Understanding the Distribution of Ingredients by Direct Chemical Imaging of Intact Pharmaceutical Tablets
Hosted by Dr Chris Pickles, consultant to Lucideon, the webinar will look at the application of surface science techniques in the pharmaceutical industry to provide understanding of the distribution of ingredients in pharmaceutical tablets. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
22 June 2017            Design Approaches Using FED
Presented by Dr Gilda Gasparini, Chemical Engineer, and Dr Phil Jackson, Technical Manager, both of Lucideon’s Healthcare division, the webinar will focus on the benefits that design of experiments affords in terms of product optimization, time and cost savings, and yield improvement. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here

 

Past Webinars

Date Webinar
28 January 2016 Cleanliness Validation of Medical Devices
In this webinar, we covered current regulatory guidance, residues and sources of contamination, and how to identify contaminants and their source via surface, gravimetric and residue analysis. To see the webinar recording click here
18 February 2016     The Use of Imaging for Claims Support
This webinar was hosted by Dr Chris Pickles and focussed on how chemical mapping and topographical profiling can be used to support product claims. To see the recording please click here
21 April 2016 Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Components - The Metallurgical Perspective
This webinar, hosted by Julius Bonini, P.E., Engineering Manager at Lucideon, covered Metal Additive Manufacturing, Various Methods and Equipment, E Beam vs. Laser Melting Methods, Powder Bed vs Deposition Methods & Available Metal Systems. To see the recording please click here
28 April 2016 Webinar: Wear and Mechanical Testing of Hips and Knees - What the Standards Don’t Tell You
In this webinar we discussed: common standards - what they cover and what they don’t and areas that require unique test methods including: coatings of devices; ageing of devices; adverse wear testing; dynamic testing of acetabular components and adapting simulators to emulate joints without available standards. To see the recording please click here
7 June 2016 Update on USP Tests for Elemental Impurities – Are you ready?
This webinar, presented by George Jones on the 7th June 2016, discussed the new USP <232> Heavy Metals limit test, which will be fully in place by 1 January 2018, and the effects it will have for businesses. To see the recording for this webinar please click here
9 June 2016 Cleaning Validation of Reusable Medical Devices
Reusable medical devices (such as surgical tools, etc.) need to be cleaned and/or sterilized before each use. To ensure this is the case, manufacturers are required to validate their cleaning/sterilization instructions accordingly. This webinar addressed a range of factors to consider when developing such protocols. To watch the webinar recording please click here
23 June 2016 Additive Manufacturing for the Healthcare Sector - Challenges and Issues
This webinar highlighted and discussed several issues associated with additive manufacturing (AM) technology that the medical implant and device community are currently facing. To see the webinar recording please click here
22 September 2016  Your Metal Component Has Failed in Fatigue: What do you do next?
This webinar, hosted by Julius Bonini, Principal Consultant, Metallurgy, at Lucideon, provided a blueprint for the typical procedures which should be applied when a component fails in fatigue. To see the webinar recording please click here.
13 October 2016 Failure Analysis - What Engineers Need to Know
This webinar, presented by Sara Randall, Senior Materials Engineer, described the general processes applied to a typical failure analysis of a metal component. To see the webinar recording please click here
20 October 2016 Perspectives on Extractables - Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices
Medical devices and pharmaceutical products can present a risk to patients by way of exposure to substances present in manufacturing or packaging materials. This webinar, presented by Craig Donald and Malcolm Rose, discussed how to understand and evaluate those risks by following the procedures set out in ISO 10993. To see the webinar recording please click here
8 December 2016     Ensuring Quality and Standardization in Powder Metal Input for Additive Manufacturing
Hosted by Joan Morra, Metallurgical Engineer, and Dr Phil Jackson, Technical Manager, Healthcare, the webinar  covered the importance of powder quality and optimization for successful Additive Manufacturing processes. To see the webinar recording please click here