Brian Pate Joins UL 1998 STP

UL 1998

Crisis Prevention and Recovery, LLC / SoftwareCPR, Tampa, FL USA – (November 22, 2022) “We are pleased to announce that our Partner and General Manager, Brian Pate, has been selected  for membership on the UL 1998 Standards Technical Panel for Software (STP), with oversight of UL 1998 standard, Software in Programmable Components.  Brian will provide stakeholder input to the process as UL develops and maintains UL 1998 in order to maximize the standard’s effectiveness, applicability, and sustainability.  We applaud Brian’s continued involvement and support of standards development and service to the medical device industry – a continuation of our company’s commitment to standards and educational content for our medical device and pharmaceutical clients.”

For those involved in medical device product development, particularly devices with significant functionality provided by software, you may want to attend a 3-day training course taught by Brian and SoftwareCPR Partner, Dr. Peter Rech, January 9-11, 2023 in beautiful Tampa, Florida.  The course will focus on software hazards analysis with emphasis on SaMD – Software as a Medical Device.  Discounted registration is available through November 30th, 2022.  Register at this link:–iso-14971-medical-device-risk-management-a-software-organizations-perspective-2138576610

More course info at this link:  SoftwareCPR 14971 Risk Management Training Course – January 9-11, 2022

About the author

Allison joined SoftwareCPR in 2022, bringing along over ten years of passion for building teamwork and growth in organizations. This is established in part by the greatest University the South has to offer- Mississippi State.

Upcoming SoftwareCPR Training Courses:

Public Course – Jan 9-11, 2023 – Risk Management (in-person)

Our newly updated ISO 14971:2019 Medical Device Risk Management, A Software Organization’s Perspective public training course is now open for registration!

Where:  Tampa, Florida

  • Coverage of ISO 14971:2019, IEC 62304; amd1, and IEC/TR 80002-1.
  • System level hazards analysis – mapping to software, cybersecurity, and usability
  • Why FMEA is incomplete for medical device risk management.
  • How to perform software hazards analysis.
  • And more!

3-days onsite with group exercises, quizzes, examples, Q&A.

Instructors: Dr. Peter Rech, Brian Pate

Discount Registration through October 31, 2022.  Reserve your spot!

Register here:–iso-14971-medical-device-risk-management-a-software-organizations-perspective-2138576610


Public Course – Dec 12-15, 2022 – Being Agile & Yet Compliant (virtual)

COST: 4 half days for $1,920 per person

HOURS: 11 am until 3 pm EDT each day

TRAINING LOCATION: Virtual – live online

Register here:


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