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Symposium to address small specimen test techniques.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 01, 2013 - Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E10 on Nuclear Technology and Applications, Sixth International Symposium on Small Specimen Test Techniques will be held Jan. 29-31, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Houston, in Houston, TX. Event will specifically address experimental, analytical, and computational aspects of small and miniature specimen techniques and their applications.

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Original Press Release

ASTM International Nuclear Technology Committee Sponsors Symposium on Small Specimen Test Techniques

Press release date: Oct 25, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —The Sixth International Symposium on Small Specimen Test Techniques will be held Jan. 29-31, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Houston, Houston, Texas. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E10 on Nuclear Technology and Applications, the symposium will be take place in conjunction with the January standards development meetings of the committee.

This sixth symposium will continue the tradition of the small specimen symposia series by specifically addressing the experimental, analytical, or computational aspects of small (and miniature) specimen techniques and their applications. A technical program (presentation times, paper titles and presenters' names) will be posted on the ASTM website by late November.

Online registration opens eight weeks before the workshop and closes Jan. 22. The attendance fee for ASTM members, presenters and session chairs is $435 USD online and $460 USD on-site, while the fee for non-ASTM members is $460 USD online and $485 USD on-site. There is no fee for students with a valid ID.

Visit www.astm.org/E10SixthSmallSpecimen for online registration and additional information.

Additional technical information is available from symposium co-chairmen Mikhail A. Sokolov, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. (phone: 865-574-4842; sokolovm@ornl.gov) and Enrico Lucon, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Bolder, Colo. (phone: 702-383-1673; enrico.lucon@nist.gov).

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