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Thermal Insulation Symposium to be held in October.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 05, 2013 - Scheduled for Oct 23–24, symposium on Next-Generation Thermal Insulation Challenges and Opportunities will provide forum for presentation and discussion of research in field of insulation materials and systems. This includes innovations in material performance and installation, as well as advances that address challenges of achieving optimal long-term performance. Target audience includes members of C16, insulation manufacturers and installers, national laboratories, and academic institutions.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Thermal Insulation Symposium Will Be Held in October

Press release date: Jul 29, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —ASTM International will host a symposium on Next-Generation Thermal Insulation Challenges and Opportunities Oct. 23-24, 2013, at the Hyatt Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee C16 on Thermal Insulation, the symposium will be held in conjunction with the standards development meetings of the committee.

This symposium will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of current research in the field of insulation materials and systems. This includes innovations in material performance and installation, as well as advances that specifically address the challenges of achieving optimal long-term performance. The target audience includes members of C16, insulation manufacturers, insulation installers, national laboratories, academic institutions and testing laboratories.

Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the symposium and closes Oct. 16. The attendance fees are: ASTM members - $215 USD online and $240 USD onsite; non-members - $240 USD online and $265 onsite; and presenters - $215 USD online and $240 USD onsite. There is no fee for students.

Visit www.astm.org/C16RegInfo10-13 for registration and additional information.

Additional technical information is available from symposium co-chairmen Therese Stovall, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tenn. (phone: 865-574-0329; stovalltk@ornl.gov) and Thomas Whitaker, Industrial Insulation Group, Brunswick, Ga. (phone: 970-858-6211; tsw81506@gmail.com).

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; hsparks@astm.org