General Chair

  • Murlin Marks, PSES

Technical Program Co-Chairs

  • Leszek Langiewicz, HP
  • Grant Schmidbauer, Nemko USA


  • Lei Wang, Whirlpool Corporation 

PSES President

  • John Allen, Product Safety Consulting, Inc.

Track Chairs

  • Global Market Access Track: Bansi Patel, PSES
  • Compliance 101 Track: John Allen, Product Safety Consulting, Inc.
  • EMC and Wireless Track: Jim Bacher, IEEE
  • Medical Track: Rich Gardner, GE Healthcare
  • Global Hazardous Locations Track: Paul Kelly, UL, LLC; Jerilyn Merrill, UL, LLC
  • HBSE/Safety Science Track: Tom Lanzisero, UL, LLC
  • Emerging Technologies Track: Ted Eckert, Microsoft
  • Legal Track: Susanne Wende, Noerr LLP; Ken Ross, Bowman and Brooke LLP
  • Forensics Track: Daren Slee, Case Forensics
  • Environmental/Energy Track: Rakesh Vazirani, TUV Rheinland
  • Battery Track: Jan Swart, Exponent

Reporting Coordinator

  • John McBain

Symposium Co-Chairs

  • Steve Brody, Product EHS Consulting
  • Bansi Patel, PSES

Technical Program Secretary

  • Ted Eckert, Microsoft

Editorial Board Chair

  • Tom Burke, UL, LLC

PSES VP Conferences

  • Stefan Mozar, Dynexsys

Marketing Chair

  • Elizabeth Perrier, ORBIS Compliance 

Exhibits & Patrons Management

  • Sue Kingston, Conference Catalysts, LLC

Conference Management