UL Solutions, a leading provider of safety certification and testing services, is organizing a webinar to explore the updates and implications of the IEC 62368-1 fourth edition standard. The webinar will cover the transition from the previous edition, key changes introduced, expected adoption steps, and guidance on selecting the appropriate standard for specific target markets. The event will take place online on May 23, 2023, from 9:00am to 10:00am CDT.
The IEC 62368-1 standard serves as a vital safety benchmark for a wide range of consumer electronics products, encompassing audio/video, information technology, communication equipment, office appliances, data center technology, musical instruments, and AV/ICT components. Its introduction on December 20, 2020, replaced the previous safety standards, IEC 60950-1 for information and communication technology (ICT) equipment and IEC 60065 for audiovisual (AV) equipment, in the European Union, United States, and Canada.
The webinar aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the IEC 62368-1 fourth edition standard. It will begin with an overview of the background and rationale behind the transition to the latest edition. The webinar will then delve into the major changes implemented in the fourth edition, highlighting key differences from the previous iteration.
Furthermore, the session will shed light on the anticipated next steps in terms of adoption and the publication of national and regional standards related to IEC 62368-1. Attendees will gain insights into the potential challenges associated with adopting the new edition and how to navigate them effectively.
Key learning points of the webinar will include fundamental information about the IEC 62368-1 fourth edition standard, an exploration of the expected obstacles during its adoption, and guidance on selecting the correct standard edition for specific target markets. The event will also include a dedicated question-and-answer session, allowing participants to interact directly with the UL Solutions experts.
The presenter for the webinar will be Jakub Kacki and moderating the session will be Bruna Ramos.
Click here to learn about the webinar: "Introduction to IEC 62368-1 Fourth Edition Standard" by UL Solutions.