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  E08 Fatigue and Fracture

About The Event
Registration Information
Continuing Education Units
Technical Chair Contact Information
Standards Development Meetings
Future Meeting Dates
Hotel Information
Headquarters and Transportation
 



 ABOUT THE EVENT

The E08 4th Symposium on the Evaluation of Existing and New Sensor Technologies for Fatigue, Fracture and Mechanical Testing will be held May 7-8, 2014. Sponsored by ASTM Committee E08 on Fatigue and Fracture, the symposium will be held at the Sheraton Toronto in Toronto, ON, Canada, in conjunction with the May standards development meetings of Committee.

Objective
New sensor technologies are used in fatigue, fracture and mechanical testing to determine a variety of properties that are subject to ASTM standards. As these standards are applied to practical applications, issues with existing and new sensors specified in the standards need to be resolved.

The 4th Symposium on the Evaluation of Existing and New Sensor Technologies is intended to provide a forum to disseminate state-of-the-art advances in sensor technology as well as identify the limitations of existing sensor technology as it applies to fatigue, fracture and mechanical testing.

This Symposium is an opportunity to learn about both new and issues with existing sensor technology as applicable to ASTM fatigue, fracture or mechanical testing standards.

The language of the symposium will be English.

 REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Online registration opens approximately 8 weeks before the symposium and closes April 30, 2014. The fees to attend this symposium are listed below. These fees include:

-the Wednesday evening reception
-the cost of the resulting Selected Technical Papers (STP) that will be sent to all symposium attendees). The STP is a printed volume of peer-reviewed symposium papers.

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. The waived fee includes admission to the technical sessions only, and does not include the STP or social events described above.

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 symposium. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at symposium.

Cancellations
A refund of the symposium fee will be honored only if requested at least 7 business days prior to the symposium. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Hannah Sparks at hsparks@astm.org or 610-832-9677.

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.org or 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
  $400.00
$425.00
$400.00
$400.00
Waived
$425.00
$450.00
$425.00
$425.00
Waived

 CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Symposium attendees interested in receiving 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the symposium, 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 symposium.

  TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION

Additional information about the symposium is available from Symposium Co-Chairmen Jidong Kang, CanmetMATERIALS, Hamilton, ON, Canada, Email: jkang@nrcan.gc.ca tel: 905- 645-0820; David Jablonski, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Tewksbury, MA, Email: david.jablonski@thermofisher.com, tel: 978-284-6908 and David Dudzinski, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Email: david.dudzinski@nrc.ca, tel: 613-998-6473.

 STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS

Meeting schedules of Committee E08 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/E08.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Jeff Adkins at jadkins@astm.org or tel: 610-832- 9738.

 FUTURE MEETING DATES

Committee E08 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 listed immediately above, and click "Future Meetings".

 HOTEL INFORMATION

All meetings will be held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M9. Reservations may be made via our reservation link Reservation at the Sheraton Centre Toronto

Select your dates and proceed as instructed. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the Sheraton Centre at 1-800-325-3535 (you must mention ASTM in order to receive the group rate).

Group rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full, but no later than April 4, 2014. ASTM rates are $175 single/double plus 13% tax. You may be charged a higher rate if reservations are received after the cut-off date, or when the block is full.

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 Sheraton Centre requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation.

CONFIRMATION NOTICES: A confirmation number is provided to you electronically once your reservation has been submitted.

CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Sheraton Centre, notice of cancellation must be received 24 hours prior to arrival date.

Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.

INTERNET: The Sheraton Centre has high speed internet access in guest rooms at $14.95 per day. The hotel offers free wireless internet service in the hotel lobby.

 HEADQUARTERS AND TRANSPORTATION

The Sheraton Centre is located approximately 17 miles from the Pearson International Airport. The hotel's phone number is 416-361-1000 and the general fax number is 416-947-4854. The website for the hotel is Sheraton Centre Toronto Information.

For information on the city of Toronto, visit the Toronto Convention and Visitors Bureau website at: Toronto Convention and Visitors Bureau.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Airport Express Shuttle is available at the baggage claim terminal. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes at a cost of $23.95 one way and $40.00 round trip. Taxis cost approximately $58.

PARKING: Valet parking is $48.00 per night and self parking is $15.00 (day rate at city hall).

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