ASPE’s Next MedGas Workshop Is Headed to the West Coast in February


Registration is open for ASPE’s next MedGas Workshop, which will be held February 23–26, 2023, in Irvine, California. Seating is limited, so register now to secure your spot.

ASPE developed this workshop to fulfill the training requirements for the new ASSE 6060: Medical Gas Systems Designer professional certification. Attendees will enjoy all of the benefits of our 32-hour in-person workshop, which include:
  • Personal interaction with our expert instructor, Mark Allen
  • Team-based, hands-on activities
  • Practical design exercises with calculation examples
  • ASSE 6060 practice exam
  • Copy of NFPA 99-2021: Health Care Facilities Code
  • Quizzes to test knowledge retention
  • Calculator and supplies for hands-on exercises
  • Lunch, drinks, and snacks each day
  • 1.2 ASPE CEUs

Those who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of training and will have fulfilled the training requirement to take the ASSE 6060 certification exam.

The workshop includes program materials that will be made available to registrants closer to the workshop dates.

Who Should Attend?

ASPE’s MedGas Workshop is perfect for anyone seeking to sit for the ASSE 6060 personal certification exam. The ASSE 6060 certification will potentially be a requirement for medical gas system designers in future editions of NFPA 99, so it is beneficial to you and your employer to get ahead of the curve now.

The workshop also provides the skills and knowledge needed for engineers who want to branch into medical gas system design.


The cost to take the workshop is $2,000 for ASPE members and $2,350 for nonmembers. Not an ASPE member? Join today to get the member price and save $150, and you’ll also be able to take advantage of all of ASPE’s other member benefits.

About the Instructor

Mark Allen has been involved in the medical gas industry since 1978. He started out of university with one of the earliest certification firms when “certification” of medical gas systems was a concept yet to be widely accepted. He transitioned to the manufacturing sector in 1985 and since then has been involved in virtually all aspects of medical gas work, including testing and verification, regulatory advocacy, product development, marketing, and education.

Mark is an active member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems and has been involved with that Committee since the 1987 edition of NFPA 99. He is also an active member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Technical Committee on Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems, working on the CSA Z7396-1 standard, and also is involved with the ISO TC121/SC6 committee dealing with Anesthetic and Respiratory devices, including medical gases, and the ISO 7396 series of standards.
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