Event Type: STERIS AST Seminar | Date: September 19, 2023 - September 20, 2023 | Location: Minneapolis Marriott West, Minneapolis, MN

Join STERIS for a seminar on the fundamentals of sterilization as they apply to medical devices and pharmaceuticals. In this two-day event, attendees will gain an understanding of the current and future applications of various sterilization modalities and the testing services required to support product design, validation, manufacturing, and packaging.​

Seminar Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Industrial Sterilization
  • Selection of Materials Subject to Sterilization
  • Laboratory Testing for Gas Sterilization
  • Fundamentals of Ethylene Oxide Sterilization
  • Introduction to Sustainable EO® Sterilization
  • Validations for Ethylene Oxide Sterilization
  • Product and Packaging Testing for Medical Devices
  • Laboratory Testing for Radiation Sterilization
  • Fundamentals of E-beam Sterilization
  • Fundamentals of Irradiation Sterilization: Photon Technologies (Gamma and X-ray)
  • Radiation Dose Setting and Maintaining a Sterile Claim

Optional Reception | September 19, 4:00pm – 5:00pm | Location: Minneapolis Marriott West

Join us for an optional reception where you can catch up with our technical experts and other seminar attendees while enjoying snacks and drinks. Registration is not required and there is no additional charge to attend the reception.

Optional Laboratory Tour | September 21  | Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

Join STERIS for a tour of our Brooklyn Park, MN laboratory. The site recently expanded by including a product and packaging laboratory, featuring multiple accelerated and real-time aging chambers and a full suite of distribution simulations.

Seminar Fee:

$925 if registered by August 8, 2023

$975 if registered August 9, 2023 – September 5, 2023

A discounted rate of $875 per person is available for groups of four or more. Please contact us at 877.783.7479 or emma_harry@steris.com for more details.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Minneapolis Marriott West at the discounted rate of $175 per night. Rooms are available on a limited basis and reservations must be made as soon as possible. Please go here or call 855.297.1429 and reference the STERIS seminar to make your reservations.

Registration includes attendance for the seminar, all materials, meals (breakfast, lunch, and breaks both days), and the optional reception and facility tour.