Symposia / General InformationB05 Copper and Copper Alloys
Event Name: April 2013 Committee Week
Pre-registration requested to attend this meeting.
ABOUT THE EVENT
A Workshop on Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Plumbing Products will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 8:30am – 9:30am. Sponsored by ASTM Committee B05 on Copper and Copper Alloys, the workshop will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, in conjunction with the April standards development meetings of the committee.
The objective of the workshop is to provide attendees with an overview of current regulatory and legislative trends in the plumbing products industry.
The workshop will include a presentation by Mr. Paul Patton, Senior Product Development Manager, Research and Development, of Delta Faucet Company, and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI). No paper will be issued but copies of some of the slides may be made available upon request.
Online registration opens approximately 8 weeks before the workshop and closes April 10, 2013. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.
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.
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).
ASTM Member Fee
TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION
Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Ted Engle, firstname.lastname@example.org, 315-338-3538.
All meetings will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis, 10 S. West St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. Reservations may be made at the JW Marriott by using the online reservation system JW Marriott Indianapolis.
Select your dates and proceed as instructed. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the JW Marriott Hotel at 1-866-704-6162 (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 March 15, 2013. ASTM rates are $159 single/double plus 17% tax at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. 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: You must contact the Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis, 601 West Washington St. for the Government per diem rate of $91 plus 17% tax. To obtain a government rate go online at Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the hotel at 1-317-822-9029. You must present your ID at the front desk upon check-in. The hotel is directly connected to the JW Marriott.
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: JW Marriott Indianapolis and Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis require 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 JW Marriott Indianapolis, notice of cancellation must be received by 6:00pm on the day of arrival.
Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.
TRANSPORTATION AND DIRECTIONS
The hotels are located approximately 20 miles/20 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport. The hotel's phone number is 317-860-5800 and the general fax number is 317-822-8464. The website for the hotel is JW Marriott Indianapolis Information.
For information on the city of Indianapolis, visit the Indianapolis convention and Visitors Bureau website at: Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Bureau.
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Go Green is available at the baggage claim terminal. The phone number for the shuttle service is 800-589-6004. The shuttle runs every half hour from 8:00am to 11:00pm Monday through Sunday. The cost is $10 per person. Taxis cost approximately $35.
PARKING: Overnight parking is available at $32 for valet and $28 self-parking with in and out privileges.
STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS
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".