2014 AWPA Committee
Portland, Maine - September 14-18, 2014
Portland and the coastal Maine area is uniquely suited to host
the 2014 Committee Meetings due to its easily accessible
location, excellent meeting facilities, and and scenic outdoor
activities. For more information on all there is to see
and do there, please visit the
Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau
Note: The deadline for all standardization proposals
(new standards, revisions to or reaffirmation of existing standards,
or withdrawal of standards) is 60 days prior to the commencement of
the meetings. For the Fall 2014 Standardization Cycle,
the deadline for all proposals was Thursday, 17 July 2014.
Comments or suggested modifications of proposals shall be sent to
the proponent of the proposal as soon as possible after proposals
are posted to the appropriate committee pages. Any
presentations or written materials to be discussed at the meetings
shall be distributed to the proponent, the Technical Committee, and
AWPA at least 20 days prior to the commencement of the meetings,
which was Tuesday, 26 August 2014.
The meetings will take place at
The Westin Portland Harborview Hotel at 157 High Street in
Downtown Portland, Maine. Formerly the Eastland Park Hotel,
The hotel has just completed a massive two year, top to bottom
renovation, re-opening in December 2013. The group rate
for the meeting is USD $189 for a single or double room, but the
deadline for hotel reservations at the group rate was August 12,
Other room rates
may be available during the dates of the event. Be sure
to contact the hotel for more infomation.
Please make your reservations online by clicking the link
above. If, however, it is not possible for you to reserve a room online, you
may call the hotel's reservations line toll-free at
+1-855-811-0043 (or at +1-207-775-5411 if you have difficulties
with the toll-free number). Be sure to mention that you are attending the AWPA meetings.
State and Federal government rates may be available to those
who qualify. Each person is responsible for making his or
her own hotel reservations. Please note
that AWPA receives facility discounts and complimentary meeting
room space if our attendees stay at the host hotel, which
enables AWPA to keep its registration fees at relatively low
rates. For this reason, we encourage you to stay at the
Westin Hotel for this event if possible.
Registration is open to any person who wishes to attend the
meetings and abide by the
AWPA Technical Committee
Regulations. AWPA members, however, may register at deeply
discounted rates. If you are a non-member and wish to join
AWPA so that you may take advantage of the member rate, please
for more information on applying for AWPA membership.
Registration entitles one to attend all technical committee
meetings, task group meetings, and the evening receptions.
Meals and lodging are not included. Please note that
registering for the meeting does not reserve a room for you at the
hotel. You must make your hotel reservations individually.
Registration Fees are as follows:
- Early Registration (ends
August 1): $190 (members), $280
(August 2-29): $250 (members),
- On-site Registration
(September 14-18): $300 (members), $390
Please note that no refunds will be issued for cancellations.
(non-member rates are indeed higher
than member rates...if you're not a member,
please consider applying for AWPA membership -
if approved, you will qualify for the member
Meeting Schedule NOTE:
Meetings will NOT begin prior to their posted time.
Please click the appropriate committee link below (a members-only
feature) for agendas, minutes, reports, proposals, membership
listings, and committee instructions which will be posted as they
are received by AWPA.