NEW New Activity


    SCHEDULE

    By request from industry, ASTM International will host an organizational meeting to potentially create a new technical committee that develops voluntary consensus standards for cannabis.

    The no-fee meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. EST at ASTM International’s global headquarters in, West Conshohocken, Pa., USA. Industry stakeholders and others interested in charting a path towards voluntary consensus standards related to cannabis are welcome to attend.

    Consensus standards from organizations like ASTM International are known to enhance safety and efficiency in a wide variety of industries. New standards in this area could address the full life cycle of cannabis, including consumable cannabis products. Potential areas for initial standards work include cultivation, sampling, testing, quality management systems, processing, handling, labeling, and more. This could include but is not limited to medical applications.

    The work of the committee would be coordinated with other ASTM International committees and other interested organizations.

    The objectives of the meeting are to:
    • bring an array of industry experts together;
    • identify specific standards needs;
    • determine if ASTM International should formally launch a new activity; and, if so,
    • develop and approve title, scope, and structure of a new technical committee.

    The meeting will include: an overview of ASTM International, background on industry and government interest in standards development, and a review of initial areas to be considered.

    To access the meeting agenda, please visit: Meeting Agenda


    PREREGISTRATION

    We ask all attendees to preregister for this meeting. The registration information significantly assists us in preparations for the meeting.

    Please click on the highlighted "Register Now" button above.


    MEETING LOCATION

    All meetings will be held at ASTM International Headquarters, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428, located approximately 20 miles/25 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.

    Directions to ASTM HQ

    To ensure the safety of our meeting attendees and staff, ASTM has security measures within its Headquarters facility. When you arrive, please check in at the registration desk in the lobby. You will be given an elevator access code so that you can proceed to your meeting on the 4th Floor. You also will be provided a name badge which you are asked to wear for the duration of the meeting. Your cooperation in these regards is appreciated.

    For a list of local hotels, please visit: Local Hotels


    QUESTIONS

    Any questions should be directed to:

    Director, Business Development:Christine DeJong
    Phone: 610-832-9736
    Email: cdejong@astm.org


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