Symposia / General Information
D18 Soil and Rock
Title: Workshop on ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal: Innovations in Characterizing the Mechanical and Hydrological Properties of Unsaturated Soils
Dates: Monday June 25 2012
Location: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina; San Diego, CA
Event Name: June 2012 Committee Week
About The Event
Continuing Education Units
Technical Chair Contact Information
Standards Development Meetings
Future Meeting Dates
Workshop on ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal: Innovations in Characterizing the Mechanical and Hydrological Properties of Unsaturated Soils will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 from 9:00am-5:00pm. Sponsored by ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, the workshop will be held at the Sheraton in San Diego, CA, in conjunction with the June standards development meetings of the committee.
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Online registration opens approximately 8 weeks before the workshop and closes June 20. There is no fee to attend the workshop.
Students – A student's fee is waived, provided that he/she is a full-time student and is not employed full time. After registering online, the student must check in at the ASTM Registration Desk on site and present his/her student ID.
All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, are urged to register online for this event so that space requirements can be accommodated. If you do not register online by the closing date, then you must register upon arrival at the workshop. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at workshop.
If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 610-832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at email@example.com or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).
Workshop attendees interested in receiving 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the workshop, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the workshop.
Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman John S McCartney, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 303-492- 0470.
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina is SOLD OUT.
OVERFLOW HOTEL - A block of rooms is available at the San Diego Hilton Marina Airport Hotel, 1960 Harbor Island Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (Saturday, June 23 - Friday, June 29). The rate is $199 single or double. Reservations can be made by calling the toll free number, 1-800-445-8667. Please advise the Reservation Agent of the Group Code: ASTM. The group rate will be available until June 6th. Transportation will be provided.
Group rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full but no later than June 6, 2012. ASTM rates are $199 single/double plus 12.65% tax (you must mention ASTM in order to receive a group rate). You may be charged a higher rate if reservations are received after the cut-off date, or when the block is full.
U.S. GOVERNMENT RATES: The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate of $133.
IMPORTANT! ASTM Rates are non-commissionable. If you book your reservation through a travel agent they must ask for a non-commissioned ASTM Group Rate. ASTM cannot adjust your higher rate if commissions were paid to a travel agency.
ADVANCE DEPOSIT: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and The San Diego Hilton requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation.
CONFIRMATION NOTICES: The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Reservation Center will provide you with a confirmation number.
CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, you will be told the cancellaton rules at the time you make your reservation.
Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.
INTERNET: The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina provides wired and wireless high speed internet access in guest rooms at $11.95 per day.
Committee D18 invites you to attend their future standards development meetings. There is no fee to attend these meetings, and membership in ASTM International is not required. For more information, visit the web page listed immediately above, and click on "Future Meetings".