G04 Compatibility and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen Enriched Atmospheres

    Title: 15th International Symposium on Flammability and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres

    Dates: Wednesday April 29 2020 - Thursday April 30 2020

    Location: Prague Marriott Hotel; Prague, Czech Republic,

    Event Name: EU April 2020 Committee Week

    About The Event

    Technical Program

    Registration Information

    Continuing Education Units

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Hotel Information

    Transportation and Directions

    Standards Development Meetings

    Future Meeting Dates

    About the Event

    The 15th International Symposium on Flammability and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres will be held April 29-30, 2020. Sponsored by ASTM Committee G04 on Compatibility and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen Enriched Atmospheres, the symposium will be held at the Prague Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic, in conjunction with the April 2020 standards development meetings of the committee.

    The purpose of this symposium is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of topics related to fire hazards in oxygen and oxygen-enriched environments from a variety of industries and end-use applications.

    Topics for this symposium may include but not limited to:

    • Oxygen compatibility testing and safe-use criteria for materials
    • Particle impact ignition studies of metals
    • Mechanical impact ignition of nonmetals
    • Adiabatic compression ignition of nonmetals
    • Contaminant-promoted ignition studies of metals and nonmetals
    • Modeling of ignition in metals and nonmetals
    • Metals flammability studies
    • Oxygen fire risk analysis and ignition probability analysis
    • Oxygen fire investigations in liquid and gaseous oxygen equipment
    • Oxygen cleaning studies and methods
    • Fire risks from aging oxygen pipelines and equipment

    Who Should Attend?
    This symposium should be attended by scientists, engineers, and any technical personnel responsible for selecting materials for oxygen systems or equipment, as well as those conducting research on the ignition and fire risk of materials used in oxygen or oxygen-enriched systems.

    The language of the symposium will be English.

    For a printable version click on G04 Symposium Flyer.

    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 April 22, 2020.

    The fees to attend this symposium are listed below and include:

    - the Wednesday evening reception and banquet, and

    - a copy of the symposium proceeding upon their publication

    All Attendees - All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, are urged to register online for this event so that space requirements can be accommodated. If you do not register online by the closing date, then you must register upon arrival at the symposium. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at symposium.

    Companion Banquet Fee – There is an additional fee for those accompanying a symposium attendee to the banquet. That fee is $125.00 and payment for this option is required at the time of registration.

    Students – A student’s registration fee is waived, provided they are a full-time student at an accredited university and not a full-time employee of any organization. All students must be registered to attend. They are also required to check in at the ASTM Registration Desk on site and present their student ID to confirm their student status. The waived fee includes admission to the technical sessions but does not include admittance to the banquet or a copy of the proceedings described above. Students wishing to attend the banquet should select the Companion Banquet Fee option when registering for the symposium. Payment is required at the time of registration.

    Cancellations - A refund of the symposium and companion banquet fees will be honored only if requested at least 10 business days prior to the symposium. 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 symposia@astm.org or 1-877-909-2786 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).

    Online On Site
    ASTM Member Fee850.00950.00
    Non-Member Fee950.001050.00
    Presenter Fee850.00950.00
    Session Chair850.00950.00
    Student FeeWaivedWaived

    Continuing Education Units

    Symposium attendees interested in receiving 1.35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the symposium, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the symposium.

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the symposium is available from Symposium Chairman Ted Steinberg, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, email t.steinberg@qut.edu.au, tel: +61 7 3138 5102; or Co-Chair Chair Gwenael Chiffoleau, WHA International, Inc, Las Cruces, NM, USA, email gwenael@wha-intl.com, phone +1 575-523-5623.

    Hotel Information

    A block of rooms has been reserved:

    Prague Marriott Hotel
    V Celnici 8
    Prague, 110 00, Czech Republic
    +420 222 888 888

    Cut-Off Date: March 23, 2020, or when the ASTM block is full.
    ASTM Rate: CZK 4950, plus tax

    To make your reservation please call +420 2 2288 8822 mentioning group code TIBTIBA.

    To make your reservation online, please visit: Prague Marriott Hotel Reservations

    CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At Prague Marriott Hotel cancelling your room less than 07-14 days prior will incur a 01 night charge; cancelling 07 days prior will incur a charge of your full stay.

    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.

    Transportation and Directions

    The hotel is located approximately 15.4 kilometers or 9 miles/24 minutes from the Václav Havel Airport Prague. The hotel's phone number is +420 222 888 888 and the general fax number is +420 222 888 889. The website for the hotel is Prague Marriott Hotel.

    For information on the city of Prague, visit the Prague Offical Tourist Website at Prague.eu.

    AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Taxi Service fares are estimated at CZK 990 (one way) and are located in the arrival halls of Terminal 1 and 2. The arrival points are marked in front of the arrival halls. Taxi Services available are FIX TAXI and Taxi Prague. For more information please visit, Airport Shuttle.

    Standards Development Meetings

    Meeting schedules of Committee G04 will be posted on the ASTM website in early 2020, or contact the ASTM staff manager, Kristy Straiton at kstraiton@astm.org or tel: +1 610-832-9640.

    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee G04 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 G04 meetings, please visit G04 Future Meetings.

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