E54 Homeland Security Applications

    Title: Body Armor for Non-LE Applications Workshop

    Dates: Monday February 03 2020

    Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis; Atlanta, GA

    Event Name: January 2020 Committee Week

    About The Event

    Technical Program

    Registration Information

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Hotel Information

    Future Meeting Dates


    About the Event

    ASTM Committee E54 on Homeland Security Applications will be hosting a workshop focused on standards for body armor used in non-law enforcement applications (e.g., Fire and EMS). The workshop will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 from 8:00am to noon and then followed by Committee Task Group Meetings in the afternoon. The goal of this workshop is to discuss the body armor standards needs and requirements of Fire, EMS, and other non-law enforcement end-users, and to share information from body armor experts.

    Representatives from EMS and Fire organizations will discuss how they are procuring and using body armor; representatives from law enforcement will describe their experiences and knowledge related to selection and procurement, fit and coverage, training, use, and care of body armor. Body armor manufacturers will be presenting their body armor products intended for EMS and Fire applications. The outcomes from this workshop will guide development of standards to assist the expanded body armor end-user community.

    Technical Program

    To view the technical program (presentation times, paper titles, and presenters’ names), click on View Program Schedule (PDF)


    Registration Information

    There is no cost to attend this workshop but there are limited seats available. We ask that you please register for this event by January 6, 2020 and encourage you to forward this announcement to anyone you feel may be interested.

    All Attendees – All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, must register for this event. If you do not register online by the closing date, then you must register at the ASTM registration desk before attending the workshop. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk to pick up their name badge prior to entering the workshop.

    Cancellation - To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Symposia Operations at symposia@astm.org or 610-832-9568.

    If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Symposia Operations at symposia@astm.org, Tel: 610-832-9698, or ASTM Technical Support at support@astm.org or 1-877-909-2786 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).

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    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the workshop is available from Jennifer Marshall at Jennifer.Marshall@nist.gov.


    Hotel Information

    The workshop will be held at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis in Atlanta, GA. Hotel registration information will be posted at the ASTM website approximately 12 weeks before the workshop.


    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee E54 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 about future E54 meetings, please visit E54 Future Meetings.


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