2007 AWPA Technical Committee Meetings

September 9-13, 2007 at the The Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho USA

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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, 27 July 2007. 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 The Grove Hotel in downtown Boise, Idaho. The group rate for the meeting is $100 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.

Please note that AWPA receives discounts and complimentary meeting room space if our attendees are staying at the host hotel. This enables AWPA to keep its registration fees at a reasonable rate.

For reservations, call 888-961-5000. Be sure to mention you are attending the AWPA Fall Technical Meetings to obtain the group rates. The cut-off date for hotel reservations has passed.


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 visit our webstie 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 $100 for members ($200 for non-members) is open until August 7, 2007

Pre-registration at $130 for members ($230 for non-members) is open August 8-31, 2007.

On-site registration at $150 for members ($250 for non-members) is open September 9-13, 2007.

Please note that no refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after August 7, 2007.


Final Meeting Schedule


Sunday, 9 September
Time Task Group Meeting

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Analysis of HDO and Wood and in Solutions Round Robin Task Group (P-5)
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Permethrin Task Group (P-3) AND Permethrin Analysis Task Group (P-5)

Monday, 10 September

8:00 am to 9:00 am P-1 Preservatives Coordination
9:00 am to 11:30 am P-3 Oilborne and Creosote-based Preservative Systems
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm P-4 Waterborne Preservative Systems
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm P-6 Methods of Evaluating Wood Preservatives

Tuesday, 11 September

8:00 am to 9:00 am P-7/T-9 Fire Retardants
9:00 am to 11:00 am P-5 Methods for Chemical Analysis of Preservatives
11:00 am to 12:00 pm P-8 Nonpressure Preservatives
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Proprietary Wood Protection Technologies Roundtable Discussion
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm S-2 Wood Preservation Research
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm S-3 Handling/Disposal/Recycle
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm S-8 Plant Operations
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Utility Users Task Group


Wednesday, 12 September

8:00 am to 9:00 am T-1 Treatment Coordination
9:00 am to 10:00 am T-10 Millwork and Manufactured Products
10:00 am to 12:00 noon T-7 Quality Control and Inspection
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm T-8 Composites
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm T-4 Poles & Posts
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm T-3 Piles & Ties

Thursday, 13 September

8:00 am to 12:00 noon T-2 Lumber & Timbers