Meetings / General InformationD02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants
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The cut-off for preregistration is Wednesday June 19th 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 International 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 an online reservation system at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel .
ASTM International blocks the appropriate amount of sleeping rooms at the conference hotel during the dates of the ASTM International meeting, Sunday through Thursday. Currently there is limited availability on Friday, June 21st and the hotel is sold out beginning June 28th. There is availability on the nights of June 22nd-27th.
Select your dates and proceed as instructed. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the hotel at 1-888-627-8405 or 303-893-3333 (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 May 23rd, 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 $181. 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.
ADVANCE DEPOSIT/ CANCELLATION POLICY: A guarantee deposit equal to one night's room and tax will be charged to the card on file upon booking your reservation at the Sheraton Denver Downtown. This deposit will be refundable should you cancel your reservation through the end of the business day on Thursday, May 2, 2019 (MT). Deposits will be non-refundable for any cancellations made on or after Friday, May 3, 2019. ASTM Deposit/Cancellation Policy above supersedes that of the hotel and attendees will be held to ASTM's Sleeping Room Cancellation Policy.
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.
LOCAL HOTELS: For more hotels in the Denver Area please visit VISIT DENVER HOTEL LIST .
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.
HEADQUARTERS AND TRANSPORTATION
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.
For information on the city of Denver, visit the Denver Colorado Convention and Visitors Bureau at Visit Denver.
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.
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 available for a rate of $49 daily. Self-parking is also available for a rate of $41 daily.
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:
ASTM Training Session: Understanding Test Method Precision, Bias, ILS Design, Statistical Quality Control Charts, and TIER III SQC Requirements
Saturday, June 22nd, 8:30am - 4:30pm
This one-day seminar will present an overview on test method precision, bias, ILS design, and statistical control charts. ASTM repeatability, reproducibility, intermediate precision, and bias will be discussed, along with ASTM D6300 ILS design requirements to establish r, R, and critical success factors. Test method "in-statistical-control" concept will be discussed along with control chart work process and tools per ASTM D6299. The seminar will wrap up with a brief discussion on EPA Tier III SQC requirements, followed by a general Q&A. Registration Required, click to register: Registration.
Workshop: Committee D02 Member Orientation
Monday, 7:00am - 8:00am
This orientation will include an overview of ASTM and the organization and structure of D02. Learn about your role and responsibilities as a new D02 member. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. All members, especially new members and visitors, are encouraged to attend.The orientation will be presented by Greg Miiller, Committee D02 First Vice-Chairman.
Training Module: Responsibilities for Task Group Chair & Technical Contacts
Monday, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Recently taken on the role of a task group leader or technical contact in your committee? This training module will provide an overview of the duties and responsibilities of task group leaders and technical contacts, as well as help you navigate the ASTM systems and various tools available to assist with your standards development work. Some applications that will be introduced are registration of a work item, organizing a collaboration area, submitting items for ballot, scheduling a meeting, and handling negatives and comments. The module will be presented by ASTM Staff.
Emerging Professional Program Workshop (Tuesday) 7:30am-5:00pm
ASTM International officially launched the Emerging Professionals program in 2016. ASTM technical committees are welcome to nominate a candidate that fits the program criteria and who wants to become more active on their committee. The objective of the Emerging Professionals program is to create a new opportunity with long-term benefits for new members who have demonstrated the potential to be industry and committee leaders.To view the workshop schedule, please visit Emerging Professionals . For more information contact Katerina Koperna at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interpreting Proficiency Test Data Using D7372
This seminar on interpreting Proficiency Test Program (PTP) data using D7372 is designed for the participants and for the D02 Subcommittees responsible for the test methods used in the programs. The seminar is intended to highlight the tools and procedures that will enable users of PTP data to assess individual performance and/or overall test method performance. The expected outcome is to increase the likelihood of identifying improvement opportunities by the participant(s) and the test method developers as well. This module will be presented by Jim Bover, Chairman of D02.92 on Proficiency Test Programs.
Workshop: D02 Member Open Forum and Q&A Session
Wednesday, 7:00am - 8:00am
Meeting attendees are cordially invited to a special welcome and orientation session centered on welcoming all member participants, experienced and brand new! Attendees will have the opportunity to meet other ASTM International meetings participants. This session will provide a very brief introduction to ASTM, its activities, process, electronic tools and international outreach that connect you to ASTM's global network of experts and information. There will also be ample time to ask any questions. This session provides new and experienced members and visitors a chance to connect at the Committee Week. This seminar will be presented by ASTM Staff.
ASTM Staff Support Question and Answer Sessions
Monday, 8:00am - 10:00am and 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday, 8:00am - 10:00am and 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday, 9:15am - 10:15am and 3:00pm - 5:00pm
ASTM Registration Desk
These Q&A sessions will provide members (new and experienced) with an opportunity to ask questions about ASTM systems and services. Members have access to electronic tools that facilitate your participation at any place, at any time. These tools prepare you for meetings, keep you informed, provide technical contact information, and ultimately enable your input to the consensus process. Staff will be on hand to "show you around" the website, provide information on registering work items, work item collaboration areas, submitting ballot items and online negative ballot resolutions, or simply help with administrative issues. Editorial Staff will also be available to provide assistance. Please feel free to drop in and ask questions!
Workshop: Introduction to the Interlaboratory Study Program (ILS)
Tuesday, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.
Interlaboratory Studies (ILS) Question and Answer Sessions
Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am-10:00am and 3:00-5:00pm
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.
ASTM Proficiency Testing Program PTP2 Portal and Training and eLearning Presentation
Wednesday, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.
ASTM Business Enhancement Solutions:
Maximize Your Online Member Volume Subscription
Monday, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
ASTM Staff will provide a walkthrough of all of the tools and content that is available to you via your online Membership Volume. We will demonstrate all of the content and features of the platform and address any questions you may have. Come learn about:
All of the content available – including standards and research reports
How to utilize the platform to automate the process of managing change
How to share standards within your organization
And much more...
Translated Services for Standards
Tuesday, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
As a global standards development organization, ASTM International realizes how critical it is to provide our technical content in multiple languages. As such, ASTM has begun to offer translated versions of ASTM content and services.
This training session will provide an overview of the latest ASTM D02 standard translations included in the ASTM Spanish Standards Petroleum Collection and ASTM Portuguese Petroleum Standards Collection. The training will review how to locate and access the translated standards on ASTM Compass. The session will wrap up with a preview of the planned translations for the next calendar year.
Workshop on Weathering & Durability Testing 2019 (Wednesday) (Sponsored by Committee D01/G03).
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COMMITTEE ACTIVITY FEES
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