Title: Nonferrous Metals and Alloys
Dates: Monday May 13 2019 - Wednesday May 15 2019
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel; Denver, CO US
Event Name: May 2019 Committee Week
Registration:Pre-register for Committee(s) Meeting(s) - There is no fee to attend an ASTM Meeting but registration is required (note: meeting registration only, contact hotel for accommodations).
Technical Meeting Preparation:Register for Symposium/Workshop
Additional Member Resources:Review Online Training Modules offered prior to the meeting, these can be found on the ASTM Website at this link: www.astm.org/MEMBER_TRAINING
Suggestions:Invite a colleague to attend the meeting
To view your committee schedule, use the convenient link on this meeting page. Approximately two weeks prior to the meeting, meeting room names will be added to the schedule.
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When you preregister online, you will receive emails on committee meetings, final announcements, and other information that will help you prepare for your meeting. The registration information significantly assists us in preparations for the committee week.
The cut-off for preregistration is Wednesday May 8th, 2019. After this date, please register on-site at the ASTM Registration Desk at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.
All meetings will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202.
Hotel Reservations: Staying at our contracted hotel is important to ASTM and ultimately to you as an ASTM member. When you stay outside of the official ASTM International guest room block, ASTM is charged a penalty fee when our contractual guest room commitment is not realized. Please support ASTM by reserving your sleeping room at our official hotel. Reservations may be made via our online reservation system at Sheraton Denver Downtown Reservations.
Select your dates and proceed as instructed. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the hotel at 1-888-627-8405 (you must mention ASTM in order to receive the group rate). If you need assistance with your hotel reservation, please call the hotel directly.
The discounted rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full, but no later than April 12th, 2019. ASTM rates are $199 plus tax. You may be charged a higher rate if reservations are received after the cut-off date, or when the block is full. The hotel requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation, once submitted a confirmation number will be provided electronically.
The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate of $163. Reservations may be made via our online reservation system at Sheraton Government Reservations. You must present your ID at the front desk upon check-in.
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.
CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, notice of cancellation must be received before end of business day (5pm, 72 hours prior to day of arrival in order to avoid a charge. Failure to do so will incur a penalty equal to the cost of one night's room and tax.
Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.
INTERNET: High Speed Internet is available in guest rooms for a daily surcharge. Marriott Bonvoy Members will receive free basic wi-fi in guest rooms when a rewards number is supplied at booking or check-in.
ASTM MEMBERS WORK AREA: ASTM will provide computers with internet connections. 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 and the meeting rooms.
The hotel is located approximately 24.0 miles/30-35 minutes from the Denver International Airport. The hotel's phone number is (303)-893-3333 and the general fax number is (303)-626-2543. The website for the hotel is Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.
AIRPORT LINE RAIL: At a cost of $10.50, the A Line travels to and from the airport transit center to Denver Union Station. The Denver airport rail has six stops along the way, takes about 37 minutes and leaves every 15 minutes from 6 am-8 pm daily. The train departs every 30 minutes from 8 pm-1 am and 3 am-6 am.
From Union Station, travelers can access the free16th Street Mall shuttle (MallRide) and free downtown MetroRide buses that provides access to the Sheraton Denver. When exiting Union Station, turn right, walk one block to 16th street, in front of Office Depot you'll find a red and blue city bus called the Free Mall Ride. To access the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, take the MallRide to the Court Place station.
To return to DIA, take the free MallRide to Wynkoop St. walk one block to Union Station. From there, you will travel on the A Line. The first train from Union Station is at 3:15am and runs continuously until 12:30am.
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Shuttle transportation to and from Denver International Airport is available for a fee by multiple Share-Ride Services. Individual operators may provide pre-arranged, on-demand and/or charter services to locations within the Denver Metro Area. Contact the Shuttle provider of your choice to arrange transportation service by visiting Denver Commuter Shuttle Information. Shared-ride service shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, island 5, outside doors 505-507 (east side) and 510-512 (west side).
HOTEL SPONSORED SHUTTLE: Super Shuttle is a ride service that will take a hotel guest anywhere from 40 minutes to an hour between the hotel and the airport. Cost is $31 for one person, plus $8 for an additional passenger. Rides can be scheduled online at Super Shuttle Information or at the hotel Concierge desk
TAXI: From Denver International Airport cost of a taxi is estimated to be $55.57.
For information on the city of Denver, visit the Denver Colorado Convention and Visitors Bureau at Visit Denver.
RIDESHARING PROGRAM: Transportation Network Providers (TNP), also referred to as a “rideshare” company, provide prearranged transportation through an app, connecting passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire. Lyft and Uber are TNP companies operating in Denver.
Uber is offering your first ride FREE (up to $20) for first time riders only. Download the app or visit www.uber.com and enter the code UBERON20.
PARKING: Valet parking is avaiable for a rate of $49 daily. Self-parking is also available for a rate of $41 daily.
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:
Meeting attendees are invited to a welcome and orientation session. This session will provide a brief introduction to ASTM, its process electronic tools, and international activities. This is an interactive session and questions are encouraged as we like attendees to feel comfortable in participating at their standards meetings. Facilitated by ASTM staff, this session provides new and experienced members and visitors a chance to connect at the beginning of the Committee Week.
During this joint Technical Committee Operations and Editorial Module, we will focus on the process of standards development for new and existing standards. Topics covered include: Committee Balance, Subcommittee and Main Committee Balloting, review of the role of COS (Committee on Standards), handling of Negative votes, and the role of the editor and technical contact. This session will provide important and useful information and is intended for all members.
Learn how Training and Proficiency Testing Programs can help you improve proficiency with ASTM Standards and Test Methods!ASTM Training and eLearning offers award-winning continuing education courses and industry-leading online training programs. ASTM Proficiency Testing Programs (PTP) are statistical quality assurance programs that enable laboratories to evaluate and improve performance, and maintain and fulfill mandatory accreditation requirements. This session is essential for those who are new to industry or experienced individuals or companies looking to improve skill level and lab results.
(Monday and Wednesday) 8:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm
(Monday 12:00pm-1:00pm and Wednesday 8:00am-9:00am)
This module is designed to familiarize members with the ILS Program, its features, benefits, capabilities, and the online registration process. Research Reports will also be specifically addressed during the session. This workshop will benefit anyone planning to run (or participate in) an interlaboratory study to generate a precision statement for a new or existing ASTM test method. Presented by ASTM ILS Staff.
(Monday and Tuesday) 8:00am-10:00am and 3:00pm-5:00pm
(Wednesday) 9:00am-10:00am and 3:00pm-5:00pm
In addition to the ILS Workshop schedule above, several ILS Q&A Sessions have been planned with ASTM ILS Staff. Please feel free to drop by and ask questions about, or brainstorm ideas for, your upcoming interlaboratory studies. ILS representatives will also be available to review the status of your current interlaboratory studies and help you plan the next steps. Sessions are open to all, and no appointments are needed.
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Workshop on Accelerated Aging Methods and Testing Techniques for Medical Devices (Tuesday) (Sponsored by Committee F04).
12th International Symposium on Rolling Bearing Steels - Progress in Bearing Steel Metallurgical Testing and Quality Assurance (Wednesday-Friday) (Sponsored by Committee A01).
19th International ASTM/ESIS Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics (42nd National Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics) (Wednesday-Friday) (Sponsored by Committee E08).
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ASTM International invites you for our Annual Business Meeting/Members' Lunch with the Chairman of the Board and ASTM President on Tuesday, May 14th 2019, at 12 Noon at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. At this lunch, 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.
To register your spouse you must add them to the online registration form. There is no registration fee. They are welcome to attend the Spouses Hospitality Breakfast Monday-Thursday 8:30am-9:30am.
Attendees have the option to determine their dress at ASTM meetings. Business casual attire is acceptable at this meeting and appropriate for Denver. The average temperatures in May range from a high of 72 degrees Fahrenheit to a low of 44 degrees Fahrenheit.
Please advise the hotel and ASTM of any disability which will require special attention. The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is in compliance with ADA standards.
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