D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants

    About the Event

    The Symposium on Environmentally Considerate Lubricants will be held Monday December 9, 2013. Sponsored by ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, the symposium will be held at the Marriott Tampa in Tampa, Florida, in conjunction with the December standards development meetings of Committee.

    The general objective of the symposium is to hold a technical forum for discussions related to current trends for environmentally considerate lubricants. It also provides details on current research efforts to advance use of bio-based and other environmentally acceptable lubricants, and develop new and improved environment test method and lubrication technology.

    The language of the symposium will be English.

    Registration Information

    Online registration opens approximately 8 weeks before the symposium and closes December 4, 2013. The fees to attend this symposium are listed below.

    Students &ndash A student's fee is waived, provided that 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.

    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.

    A refund of the symposium fee will be honored only if requested at least 7 business days prior to the symposium. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Hannah Sparks at hsparks@astm.org or 610-832-9678.

    If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at hsparks@astm.org, Tel: 610/832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at support@astm.org or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).

    To reister online please click on Register Now

    OnlineOn Site
    ASTM Member Fee Waived Waived
    Non-Member Fee50.0075.00
    Presenter Fee Waived Waived
    Student Fee Waived Waived

    Continuing Education Units

    Symposium attendees interested in receiving 0.7 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 Dr. In-Sik Rhee, US Army TARDEC, Warren, MI, USA, Email: in.s.rhee.civ@mail.mil, tel: 586-282-4218.

    Hotel Information

    All meetings will be held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside, 700 South Florida Ave., Tampa, FL 33602. Reservations may be made by via our online reservation system at Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel Reservation.

    Select your dates and proceed as instructed. Reservations may also be made by telephoning the hotel at 1-800-228-9290 (you must mention ASTM in order to receive the group rate.) If you need assistance with your hotel reservation call the hotel directly.

    Group rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full but no later than November 8, 2013 ASTM rates are $159 plus 12% tax. The Marriott Tampa Waterside has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate of $99 plus 12% tax. You must present your ID at the front desk upon check-in. You may be charged a higher rate if reservations are received after the cut-off date, or when the block is full.

    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: The Marriott Tampa Waterside require a credit card to guarantee your reservation.

    CONFIRMATION NOTICES: A confirmation number is provided to you electronically once your reservation has been submitted.

    CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: At the Tampa Marriott Waterside notice of cancellation must be received by 6:00pm on the day of arrival.

    Check the ASTM website for updates on overflow hotel room availability.

    INTERNET: The hotel offers wireless connections in the guest rooms at a cost of $14.95 per day. There is complimentary internet service in the lobby and public areas of the hotel.

    Transportation and Directions

    The hotel is located approximately 10 miles/20 minutes from the Tampa International Airport. The Hotel's phone number is 813-221-4900 and the general fax number is 813-204-6342. The website for the hotel is Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel.

    For information on the city of Tampa visit the Tampa Convention and Visitors Bureau Website at: Tampa Convention & Visitors Bureau

    AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Airport Direct Shuttle Service provides regularly scheduled shuttle service from Tampa International Airport to the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel. The cost is $43 round trip. When making a reservation 24 hour advance notice is preferable. Their phone number is 1-800-756-1303. Taxis cost approximately $26.

    PARKING: Valet parking is $22.00 per day with in and out privileges. There is no self parking at the hotel.

    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 Tampa. The average temperatures in December range from a high of 72 degrees to a low of 55 degrees.

    Standards Development Meetings

    Meeting schedules of Committee D02 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/D02.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Dave Bradley at dbradley@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9681.

    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee D02 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 listed immediately above, and click "Future Meetings".

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