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Title: Flexible Barrier Packaging
Dates: Wednesday April 29 2015 - Thursday April 30 2015
Location: Marriott Anaheim; Anaheim, CA US
Event Name: April 2015 Committee Week
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The cut-off for preregistration is Wednesday, April 22, 2015. After this date, please register on-site at the ASTM Registration Desk at the Marriott Anaheim.
All meetings will be held at the Marriott Anaheim, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802. Reservations may be made by telephoning the hotel directly at 714-750-8000. To make your hotel reservation online, visit: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/2015aprilmtg. Select your dates and proceed as instructed. If you need assistance with your hotel reservation, call the hotel directly.
THERE IS A CITY WIDE CONVENTION AT THE END OF THE ASTM APRIL COMMITTEE WEEK
Group rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full but no later than Wednesday, March 18, 2015. ASTM rates are $159 single/double plus taxes and fees (when calling directly you must mention ASTM 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.
The ASTM Room Block is CURRENTLY SOLD OUT on the nights of April 29, 30, and May 1st at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel. You are able to reserve a room at the ASTM Group rate at this hotel if departing on on April 29th or earlier.
ASTM Group rooms are available at our additional overflow hotel. The Courtyard Anaheim at Disneyland Resort, 2045 South Harbor Blvd. The hotel is right next door to the Anaheim Marriott and is a 2 minute walk. The Courtyard Anaheim group rate is $159.00 single or double.
Reservations can be made by calling toll free 1-800-814-1017 or 714-740-2645 and mentioning the ASTM International group. The discounted group rate will be honored until the ASTM overflow block is full but no later than Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
U.S. GOVERNMENT RATES: The Marriott Anaheim has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate of $138. Please refer to the ASTM International government block to make your reservation.
There is a 15% occupancy tax, a 2% Anaheim Tourism Improvement District Assessment, and a California State Tourism Fee of $0.70 per night.
When making your hotel reservation, please advise the hotel and ASTM of any disability which will require special attention. The Marriott Anaheim is in compliance with ADA standards.
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 Marriott Anaheim requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation.
CONFIRMATION NOTICES: The Marriott Anaheim Reservation Center sends confirmations by email.
CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Marriott Anaheim, notice of cancellation must be received prior to 6:00pm on day of arrival.
Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.
INTERNET: The Marriott Anaheim provides internet access throughout the hotel at a cost of $12.95 per day.
ASTM MEMBERS' WORK AREA (COMPLIMENTARY INTERNET): ASTM provides 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.
HEADQUARTERS AND TRANSPORTATION
The hotel is located approximately 12 miles/20 minutes from the John Wayne Airport and 35 miles/60 minutes from LAX. The hotel's phone number is 714-750-8000 and the general fax number is 714-750-9100. The web site for the hotel is Marriott Anaheim.
For information on the city of Anaheim visit the Anaheim Convention and Visitors Bureau Website at: anaheimoc.org.
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Super Shuttle Service is available at the baggage claim terminal. The cost is $21 per person round trip from the John Wayne Airport and $32 per person round trip from LAX. Taxis cost approximately $35 from John Wayne Airport and $90 from LAX.
PARKING: Parking is available for $24 self-parking and $28 valet parking with in and out privileges.
ASTM TRAINING SESSIONS
ASTM staff will provide several training sessions on various subjects to educate and assist officers, members and non-members of ASTM committees. The following topics will be discussed:
Responsibilities for Subcommittee Chairman, Task Group Chair & Technical Contact (Tuesday) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Recently taken on the role of a subcommittee chairman, task group leader, or technical contact in your committee? This training module will provide an overview of the duties and responsibilities associated with each role. We will also navigate the ASTM website to review available resources that will assist you in your standards development work. Several tools that will be discussed are work item registration, collaboration areas, submitting items for ballot, and using virtual meetings.
Developing and Revising an ASTM Standard (Wednesday) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
During this joint Technical Committee Operations and Editorial module, we will review both new and revised standards as they go through the development and publication process. We will cover how standard ideas are introduced, drafted, and publicized as well as review ASTM's electronic tools and time-tested techniques for accelerating the development of your standard. Included in the workshop will be a brief review of work items registration, the three stages of balloting, and an explanation of the key roles of your editor and the standard's technical contact.
Refreshments will be available at all sessions.
Symposium on Developing Consensus Standards for Measuring Chemical Emissions from Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation (Thursday and Friday) (Sponsored by Committee D22) Symposium on Natural Occurrences of Asbestos (NOA) (Thursday and Friday) (Sponsored by Committee D22) Workshop on Impact of Moisture in the Built Environment: Prevention, Evaluation, Response and Due Diligence (Thursday) (Sponsored by Committees D22 and E50) Seminar on Designing User Experience to Bring Your Product to Life! (Wednesday) (Sponsored by Committee E18) Workshop on Estimating LNAPL Transmissivity (Tuesday) (Sponsored by Committee E50) 2015 ASTM International Rolling Element Bearings (Wednesday and Thursday) (Sponsored by Committee F34) Don't be "Goofy" with Restricted Materials: Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of ASTM International F40 Committee (Wednesday) (Sponsored by Committee F40)
To access the symposium/workshops/seminar objectives, registration fee information, and online registration, click on the title of the event below. You may also register online to attend a symposium or workshop at the "Register" link above.Workshop on REACH, RoHS and Conflict Mineral Potential Impacts Upon the Metals Industry (Wednesday) (Sponsored by Committee B05)
If you have questions regarding only the symposium/workshop registration, contact: Hannah Sparks at email@example.com or 610-832-9677.
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY FEES
Several ASTM committees collect a voluntary fee to support activities associated within the committee such as awards, social events, etc. Each committee determines the amount, encourages your contribution, and can be paid online in advance on the preregistration page. This voluntary contribution is not an ASTM International society fee.
Please purchase your tickets online in advance if you plan to attend any events. Your tickets will be available on-site at the registration desk.
COMPLIMENTARY SUPPORT SERVICES
Committee Week meetings offer on-site services from the ASTM staff. We provide photocopying service, audio/visual equipment, and a members' work area with complimentary computers with internet connections. We also have an editor on-site to assist you with the form and style of standards, editorial changes and first drafts of standards.
Join your elected officers and staff for a continental breakfast on Wednesday morning at 7:00am sharp at the Marriott Anaheim. At this breakfast, you will hear an update on ASTM and have an opportunity to ask questions or share your comments. You may pick up your ticket at the ASTM registration desk.
Join us for coffee and breakfast pastries Monday through Wednesday from 8:30am to 9:30am at the Marriott Anaheim. A representative from the Anaheim Convention and Visitors Bureau will be on hand with information on what to see and do in Anaheim. For city information and brochures, contact the Anaheim Convention and Visitor Bureau at: anaheimoc.org.
Visit the happiest place on earth – Disneyland. You can purchase specially-priced Disneyland Resort Theme Park tickets prior to your arrival. For advance purchase visit the ASTM April Committee Week ticket store:
Tickets are valid from Thursday, April 23, 2015 to Monday, May 04, 2015. Ticket store closes 9:00 PM PST on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
SHOW YOUR BADGE & SAVE
Show your ASTM badge and save at participating restaurants, attractions, and much more! For more information, click here: http://microsite.anaheimoc.org/sybas
Attendees have the option to determine their dress at ASTM meetings. Business casual attire is acceptable at this meeting and appropriate for Anaheim. The average temperatures in April range from a high of 76 degrees to a low of 53 degrees.
Please advise the hotel and ASTM of any disability which will require special attention. The Marriott Anaheim is in compliance with ADA standards.
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Questions concerning general registration, accommodations, travel, hotel, logistics, etc. contact Annika Huffman in the ASTM Meetings Department at 610-832-9707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.