Symposia



    ABOUT THE EVENT

    A Workshop on "What You Need to Know as a Phase I EP that is Not in the ASTM E1527 Standard" will be held Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Co-Sponsored by ASTM Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action and the Environmental Consultants Roundtable, the workshop will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the October standards development meetings of the committee.

    Objective
    The objective of the workshop, co-sponsored by the ASTM E 50 Committee and the Environmental Consultants Roundtable, is to provide a forum for the discussion of topics relevant to the conduct of Phase I environmental site assessments that are not prescriptively dealt with in the E 1527-05 standard.

    As the title suggests, the workshop will focus on the myriad of topics that Phase I professionals need to be aware of that are not dealt with prescriptively in the E 1527-05 standard.


    REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    Online registration is open and will close October 17. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.

    If you are a member of the Environmental Consultants Roundtable and are not an ASTM member please register as a presenter.

    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.

    Cancellation
    A refund of the workshop fee will be honored only if requested at least 7 business days prior to the workshop. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Hannah Sparks at hsparks@astm.org or 610-832-9678.

    If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at hsparks@astm.org, Tel: 610-832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at support@astm.orgor 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).

     

    Online

    On Site

    ASTM Member Fee
    Non-Member Fee
    Presenter Fee
    Session Chair
    Student Fee
      $25.00
    $50.00
    $25.00
    $25.00
    Waived
    $50.00
    $75.00
    $50.00
    $50.00
    Waived

    CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

    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.


    TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION

    Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Anthony Buonicore, Buonicore Partners, LLC, Milford, CT, E-mail ajb@bepinfo.com, Tel: 800-238-1841.


    HOTEL INFORMATION

    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

    INTERNET: The Hyatt Regency Atlanta provides internet access throughout the hotel at a cost of $12.95 for 24 hours. ASTM provides complimentary internet access in the Members Work Area.

    ASTM MEMBERS WORK AREA: ASTM is providing computers with an internet connection. This area will also be wireless for your laptop computer. You may visit the ASTM website, apply or renew your membership, order publications or check your email. The complimentary wireless service is limited to the members work area only.


    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.


    DRESS AND WEATHER

    Members have the option to determine their dress at ASTM meetings. Business casual attire is acceptable at this meeting and appropriate for Atlanta. The average temperatures in October range from a high of 73 degrees to a low of 51 degrees.


    STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS

    Meeting schedules of Committee E50 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/E50.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Kathleen McClung at kmcclung@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9717.


    FUTURE MEETING DATES

    Committee E50 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".


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