F07 Aerospace and Aircraft


    About the Event

    The 2019 Workshop on Transparent Enclosures and Materials will be held from 1:00pm-5:00pm on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Sponsored by ASTM Committee F07.08 on Transparent Enclosures and Materials, the workshop will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, TX in conjunction with the November Committee Week and the standards development meetings of Committee F07 on Aerospace and Aircraft.

    Objective

    The objective of this workshop is to provide the transparency community with up-to-date information on topics of interest and is an ideal setting for exchanging ideas with others in the transparent materials community.

    Presentations are being solicited for this workshop in the areas of transparent materials, coatings, manufacturing, optics, testing and test methods, foreign object damage (FOD) impact testing (including bird strike, drone strike, hail impact, and tire strike), structural analysis, cockpit design, human factors, and any related areas. No written paper is required, only a 20 to 30-minute PowerPoint presentation.

    Interested presenters are requested to send their abstract and author information to Daniel R. Bowman at Daniel.Bowman@udri.udayton.edu by September 27, 2019.

    Technical Program

    To view the technical program (presentation times, paper titles, and presenters’ names), click Technical Program.


    Registration Information

    Online registration is now open and closes October 30, 2019. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.

    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.

    Students – A student’s fee is waived, provided 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.

    Cancellation - A refund of the workshop fee will be honored only if requested at least 10 business days prior to the workshop. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Symposia Operations at symposia@astm.org, or 610-832-9698.

    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).

    Online On Site
    ASTM Member FeeWaivedWaived
    Non-Member Fee50.0075.00
    Presenter FeeWaivedWaived
    Student FeeWaivedWaived

    Continuing Education Units

    Workshop attendees interested in receiving 0.35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) must complete the CEU application form in the back of the program booklet and submit it to an ASTM staff member on site. You must be registered and have attended the entire workshop in order to receive the CEU’s. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the workshop.


    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Daniel R. Bowman, University of Dayton Research Institute, Daniel.Bowman@udri.udayton.edu, tel: 937-212-3890.


    Hotel Information

    All meetings will be held at the Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX, 77010.

    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 the hotel's online reservation system at The Marriott Marquis Houston Reservations.

    Reservations may also be made by telephoning the hotel directly at (713)-654-1777 or 1-(800) 228-9290. One night's room and tax deposit is required to confirm a reservation.

    The discounted rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full, but no later than October 4th 2019. The ASTM rate is $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 deposit of one night's room and tax or a major credit card to guarantee your reservation, once submitted a confirmation number will be provided electronically.


    The ASTM Group Rate Includes:

    • In-room guest internet
    • Complimentary access to the fitness center
    • 10% Off self-parking for registered hotel guests' in the ASTM Group Block
    • 10% Off spa services for ASTM attendees
    • 10% Off food purchases in the hotel dining outlets for ASTM attendees, with proper badge. (Not applicable for alcoholic beverages)

    The Marriott Marquis Houston has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate. Reservations may be made via our online reservation system at Marriott Marquis Houston 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.

    INTERNET: The Marriott Marquis Houston offers a complimentary basic wireless connection in the guest rooms with the ASTM group rate.

    CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At The Marriott Marquis Houston, notice of cancellation must be received 72 hours prior to day of arrival, in order to avoid a charge.

    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.


    Dress and Weather

    Attendees have the option to determine their dress at ASTM meetings. Business casual attire is acceptable at this meeting and appropriate for Houston TX. The average temperatures in November range from a high of 73 degrees Fahrenheit to a low of 52 degrees Fahrenheit.


    Standards Development Meetings

    Meeting schedules of Committee F07 are posted on the ASTM web site at Committee F07 or contact the ASTM staff manager, Tom O’Toole at totoole@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9739.


    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee F07 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”.


    Miscellaneous

    Please advise the hotel and ASTM of any disability which will require special attention. The Houston Marriott Marquis is in compliance with ADA standards.


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