D02 June 2023 Committee Week

June 25, 2023 - June 29, 2023

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Denver, CO, United States


You have the ability to register for multiple committee meetings, pay fees in advance, and receive a confirmation email. After registering, you will also receive emails regarding important information that will help you prepare for your meeting. One week before the meeting, you will receive your check-in bar code; this will help expedite your check-in on-site when picking up your badge at the ASTM Registration Area. You may register by selecting one of the committees below.

Event Details

Symposium and Workshop Registration

For more informatiom about a symposium or workshop, please click on their webpage link below.

Workshop on Weathering and Durability Testing 2023

If you have questions regarding only the symposium/workshop registration, please contact ASTM Symposia Operations via email at symposia@astm.org or by calling +1 610-832-9522.

Hotel Information

All meetings will be held at The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl. Denver, CO, 80202.

Hotel Reservations:

Please support ASTM International by reserving your sleeping room at our official D02 June 2023 Committee Week Hotel and Meeting site.

To book accommodations under the ASTM Rate, please click here: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Reservations

The discounted rate will be honored until the ASTM block is full, but no later than May 2nd, 2023. The ASTM rate is $209 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. To book accommodations using the ASTM rate, please click the link below.

ADVANCED DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY: A guarantee deposit equal to one night’s room and tax will be charged to the card on file upon booking your reservation.  This deposit will be refundable should you cancel your reservation by the end of the business day on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023. Deposits will be non-refundable for any cancellations made after Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023Any reservations made after this date will also be non-refundable.

The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel has a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate. Reservations may be made via our online reservation system using the blue hyperlink above. 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.

The D02 June Committee Week Hotel provides prime meeting space for your committee meetings, events and activities. ASTM International is legally bound to fill the contracted guest room block and an inability to fill the block will result in severe financial penalties which could affect negotiations and increase costs for future meetings.

INTERNET: The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel offers free wireless internet connection to Bonvoy Members.

Pre-Meeting Checklist

Tips for Meeting Preparation:

  • Pre-register for Committee Meetings or Symposium/Workshop:
    • Saves time on-site for meeting check-in and badge retrieval 
    • Allows you to pay in advance for voluntary committee activity fees and/or any banquet events 
    • When you preregister online, you will receive emails on committee meetings, final announcements, and other information that will help you prepare for your meeting
  • Review the prior meeting minutes for current committee activities 
  • Review Ballot Closing Reports, especially those in which you have a particular interest
  • Review posted meeting agendas
  • Download material in preparation for the meeting
    • My Schedule (Customize your schedule in an Excel file, highlighting meetings you would like to attend; can be used for multiple committees)
    • MyMeetingsMaterial (Compile a ZIP File of your agendas, minutes, ballot items, closing reports and schedules
  • Review Online Training Modules offered prior to the meeting, these can be found on the ASTM Website at this link: www.astm.org/MEMBER_TRAINING
    • Plan to attend Committee Week Training Modules conducted by ASTM Staff (see Training Sessions tab below)
    • Check with your committee's leadership for committee specific training offered during the meeting
  • If you need copies made for your meeting or AV support, contact your Staff Manager four weeks prior to the meeting
  • Consider inviting a colleague to attend the meeting
  • Contact your Staff Manager with any questions you may have.

Transportation and Directions

The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is located 26 miles/35 minutes from the Denver International Airport. The hotel's phone number is 303-893-3333. To visit the website for the hotel, please click here: The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

For information on the city of Denver CO, visit the Denver Website at Visit Denver.

PUBLIC TRANSIT:  Travelers taking a flight into the Denver International Airport have the option to easily commute to the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel via the Denver Airport Station. Using the Airport Station, travelers can expect a 30-minute ride to the Union Station, which is a 2-minute walk to the Below Ground Union Station. They then can get on at the 15 Tower Rd stop and get off at Broadway & Clevland Pl, which is a 5 minute walk to the hotel. To view more information regarding the Link Light Rail system, including schedules, please click here.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES: From the Denver International Airport, taxis, town cars, limos, shuttles and ride share options are all available. Passengers can expect to pay about $56 for a one-way trip to the downtown Denver area, as well as the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. For more information on how to travel around the Denver area, please click here.

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, CO. Uber offers various discounts for new users. For more information on taxi, rideshare, or shuttle services, click here.

PARKING:  At the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, self-parking is available for $45 daily. Valet parking is available for $54/daily.

Training Sessions

Training Sessions

ASTM staff will provide several training sessions on various subjects to educate and assist officers, members and non-members of ASTM committees. Refreshments will be available at all training sessions. The following topics will be discussed:

Understanding Test Method Precision, Bias, ILS Design, Statistical Quality Control Charts

Price: $899
(Saturday, June 24th) 8:30am-4:30pm (EST Time)

Registration is required for this seminar 

This 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.

To register for this seminar please click here.

Workshop: Committee D02 Member Orientation

(Monday) 7:00am - 8:00am 
Governor's Square `17 (Concourse Level)

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.

Workshop: Introduction to the Interlaboratory Study Program (ILS)
(Monday) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Governor's Square 17 (Concourse Level)

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.

ASTM Alliance for Empowering Women (AFEW) Networking Event
(Monday) 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plaza Ballroom A (Concourse Level)

Members of Committee D02 are hosting an Alliance for Empowering Women (AFEW) Networking Event.  There will be an educational presentation on Building Phychological Safety in Teams, given by Dr. Gina Lasky, PhD, MAPL.  Research has shown that the most important factor for team success is phychological safety.  This session will explore how performance and psychological safety align, the impacts of poor psychological safety on team performance, and methods for building psychological safety on teams.  The educational session will be followed by informal networking. This is an inclusive event open to all ASTM Committee week registered guests. (D02 Committee and others!) who wish to attend.

ASTM Member Training and Q&A Session: SPOTLIGHT on How to Promote a New Work Item

(Tuesday) 7:00am - 8:00am
Plaza Ballroom D (Concourse Level)

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.

Training Module: The Standards Developing and Balloting Process
(Tuesday) 12:00pm - 1:00pm

During this joint Technical Committee Operations and Editorial Module, we will focus on the process of standards development for new and existing standards. Topics covered include: Committee Balance, Subcommittee and Main Committee Balloting, review of the role of COS (Committee on Standards), handling of Negative votes, and the role of the editor and technical contact. This session will provide important and useful information and is intended for all members.

ASTM Proficiency Testing Program and Training and eLearning Presentation
(Tuesday) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Governor's Square 17 (Concourse Level)

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. In addition, the ASTM Lab Services program will be on hand to discuss new offerings; including

Petroleum Reference Materials: Available in a variety of matrices for a wide range of values with reliable accepted reference values and very low estimated uncertainty. Reference materials are validated for accuracy and come with clear and concise Certificates of Analysis.

ASTM Insight SQC: Staff will demonstrate our cloud based SQC solution, ASTM Insight SQC. The software solution is designed around ASTM D6299 and enables laboratories to meet regulatory requirements set forth in 40 CFR 1090. 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 Lab Services Program: ASTM Insight SQC Software
(Tuesday) 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Governor's Square 17 (Concourse Level)

ASTM Insight SQC: Staff will demonstrate our cloud based SQC solution, ASTM Insight SQC. The software solution is designed around ASTM D6299 and enables laboratories to meet regulatory requirements set forth in 40 CFR 1090.

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 Staff Support Question and Answer Sessions
ASTM Registration Desk

Stop by to speak with ASTM staff who are available to answer 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!

Interlaboratory Studies (ILS) Question and Answer Sessions
See signs for dates/times/locations specific to the Committee Week

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.


Complimentary Support Services

ASTM meetings offer on-site services from the ASTM staff. We provide photocopying service, audio/visual equipment, and a members' work area with complimentary internet computers and printers.

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.

Committee Voluntary Activity & Event Fees

Voluntary Activity Fees - Several ASTM committees collect a voluntary fee to support activities associated within the committee such as awards, social events, etc. Each committee determines the amount and encourages your contribution. The fee can be paid during registration. This voluntary contribution is not an ASTM International society fee.

Special Events - If your committee is having an event and collecting fees to attend, you may pay this during registration. Contact your Staff Manager or check in with the registration desk for questions.

In the event you need a refund please refer to the following policies:

Special Event Fee: A refund for a special event fee, which includes banquet functions and/or committee activity, will be honored only if requested 5 business days prior to the event.

Symposium Fee: A refund of the symposium fee will be honored at least 10 business days prior to the workshop.

Activity Fee: A refund for an activity fee may be requested up to the last day of the event. 

You will see a refund on your credit card statement within 5 to 10 business days.

In order to request a refund, you can click the modify link provided in your confirmation email. Once in your registration you can deselect that fee and select continue and proceed with the modification or you can select “Cancel Registration.”


Please advise the hotel and ASTM of any disability which will require special attention. The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is in compliance with ADA standards.


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