Symposia / General InformationB05 Copper and Copper Alloys
Event Name: October 2012 Committee Week
Pre-registration requested to attend this meeting.
ABOUT THE EVENT
A Workshop on Advances in Copper and Copper Alloy Lubricants will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM. Sponsored by ASTM Committee B05 on Copper and Copper Alloys, the workshop will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the October standards development meetings of the committee.
The Workshop will include a slide show with Mr. Mike Bell a member of committee B05. Mr. Bell is the Technical Director with Etna Products and has given presentations to various trade groups throughout the country. No paper will be issued but copies of some of the slides may be available as well as other handouts.
Mr. Mike Bell's presentation will provide advances in Copper Drawing Lubricants. The summary of his presentation is as follows:
1. Introduction and Background
2. Basic Drawing Mechanics
3. Drawing Temperatures and Speeds
4. Friction, Lubrication and Surface Quality
5. Advances in Lubrication Technology
6. Current and Future Regulatory Concerns
7. Summary and Questions
Online registration is currently open and will close October 17. 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 email@example.com, Tel: 610-832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).
ASTM Member Fee
TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION
Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Ted Engle, Revere Copper Products, Inc, Rome, NY, email: email@example.com, 315-338-2204.
OVERFLOW - A block of rooms are available at the Marriott Atlanta Downtown, single/double occupancy is $149.00. You are requested to call the hotel at 866-316-5959 for reservations before October 4, 2012. The Marriott is located .3 miles from the Hyatt Regency (Approximately a 7 minute walk).
All meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St., NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Reservations can be made by telephoning the hotel at 800-233-1234. To make your hotel reservation online, visit Reservation for Hyatt Regency Atlanta . Select your dates and proceed as instructed. If you need assistance with your hotel reservation call the hotel directly at 404-577-1234.
Group rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full but no later than September 19, 2012. ASTM rates are $149 single/double plus 16% 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 Hyatt Regency Atlanta 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: The Hyatt Regency Atlanta requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation.
CONFIRMATION NOTICES: The Hyatt Regency Atlanta Reservation Center sends confirmations by email.
CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, notice of cancellation must be received by 3:00pm, 24 hours prior to arrival date.
Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability
TRANSPORTATION AND DIRECTIONS
The hotel is located approximately 10 miles/20 minutes from the Hartsfield International Airport. The hotel's phone number is 404-577-1234 and the general fax number is 404-588-4137. The web site for the hotel is Hyatt Regency Atlanta Information.
For information on the city of Atlanta visit the Atlanta Convention Visitors Bureau Website at: Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Link Airport Shuttle Service is available at the ground transportation terminal. The cost is $16.50 one way and $29 round trip. Taxis cost approximately $35.
MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) - From inside Hartsfield International Airport, MARTA runs Monday thru Friday from 5:00am thru 1:00am every 20 minutes and on weekends and holidays from 5:00am thru 12:30am every 25 minutes. The cost for MARTA is $2.50 one way.
PARKING: Valet parking is available at $32 per day with in and out privileges.
STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS
Meeting schedules of Committee B05 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/B05.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Jen Rodgers at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 610-832-9694.
FUTURE MEETING DATES
Committee B05 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".