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2009 AWPA Technical Committee Meetings:  Wilmington, NC September 13-17, 2009

 

Pre-Registration Open Until August 31

Pre-Registration Fees:  $150 for AWPA Members / $250 for non-members
On-Site Registration Fees:  $175 for AWPA Members / $275 for non-members

Fall Technical Committee Meeting in Wilmington North Carolina

Click on the logo above to visit the Wilmington/Cape Fear Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau website for information about area attractions and activities.

Note:  The deadline for proposals for new standards or changes to existing standards is 45 days prior to the commencement of the meetings.  This year, the deadline for all proposals is Friday, 31 July 2009.  All comments or suggested modifications of proposals shall be sent to the proponent of the proposal at least 20 days prior to the commencement of the meeting.

Hotel Reservations

The meetings will take place at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside at 301 North Water Street in Wilmington.  The group rate for the meeting is $139 per night (single/double) for a standard guestroom.  Other room types are available at discounted rates for meeting attendees.  State and Federal government rates may be available to those who qualify.  Each person is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservations. The cut-off date for hotel reservations was August 21, 2009, but rooms may still be available - please attempt to use the link below, or contact the hotel.  Please note that AWPA receives discounts and complimentary meeting room space if our attendees are staying at the host hotel, enabling AWPA to keep its registration fees at very low rates.  For this reason, we encourage you to stay at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside.

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Meeting Registration

Registration is open to any person who wishes to attend the meetings.  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 click here for more information on AWPA membership. 

 Registration entitles one to attend all technical committee meetings and the nightly AWPA hospitality suite.  Meals 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. 

Early registration at $125 for members ($225 for non-members) is open until August 8, 2009

Pre-registration at $150 for members ($250 for non-members) is open August 9-31, 2009.

On-site registration at $175 for members ($275 for non-members) is open September 13-17, 2009.

Please note that no refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after August 8, 2009.

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Final Meeting Schedule

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.

Sunday, 13 September

Time Task Group Meeting
   
Session A
   
12:00 noon to
2:00 pm
P-4 KDS Task Group
2:00 pm to
3:30 pm
T-4 Laminated Pole Task Group
3:30 pm to
4:00 pm
P-5 Conversion of "M" Standard Methods to "A" Standards Task Group
4:00 pm to

5:00 pm

T-8 Glulam bonding Task Group
   
Session B  
   
1:00 pm to
1:30 pm
P-5 Penta Determination Using XRF Task Group
1:30 pm to
2:00 pm
P-5 Analytical Method for Determination of Biodiesel Task Group
2:00 pm to
5:00 pm
P-3 Biodiesel Task Group

Monday, 14 September

7:15 am to
7:45 am
P-6 Antisapstain Field Test Task Group
8:00 am to
9:00 am
P-1 Preservatives Coordination

9:00 am to
12:00 noon

P-3 Oilborne and Creosote-based Preservative Systems

1:30 pm to
4:00 pm

P-4 Waterborne Preservative Systems

4:00 pm to
5:30 pm

P-5 Methods for Chemical Analysis of Preservatives

Tuesday, 15 September

7:00 am to
7:45 am
P-6 Decking Appearance Task Group
8:00 am to
10:00 am
P-6 Methods of Evaluating Wood Preservatives

10:00 am to
11:00 am

P-7/T-9 Fire Retardants
11:00 am to
12:00 noon
P-9 Nonbiocidal Wood Protection

1:30 pm to
3:30 pm

P-8 Nonpressure Preservatives

3:30 pm to
5:30 pm

OPEN FORUM:  Discussion of Protocol for Alternative Approval of Preservatives
(open to all interested persons)

Wednesday, 16 September

8:00 am to
9:00 am
S-2 Wood Preservation Research
9:00 am to
9:30 am
S-3 Handling/Disposal/Recycle
9:30 am to
11:00 am
S-8 Plant Operations

11:00 am to
12:00 noon

T-3 Piles & Ties

1:30 pm to
3:30 pm

T-1 Treatment Coordination
3:30 pm to
5:00 pm
T-8 Composites
5:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Utility Users Task Group
   

Thursday, 17 September

8:00 am to
9:00 am
T-10 Millwork  and Manufactured Products      
9:00 am to
12:00 noon
T-4 Poles & Posts
1:30 pm to
2:30 pm
T-7 Quality Control and
Inspection

2:30 pm to
5:30 pm

T-2 Lumber & Timbers
 

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