2006 AWPA Technical Committee Meetings

September 17-21, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri 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 meeting of the subcommittee with jurisdiction over the standard. 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 Hyatt Regency Hotel in the Crown Center area of Kansas City. The group rate for the meeting is $115 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 online reservations, click here. For reservations by telephone, call 800-233-1234. Be sure to mention you are attending the American Wood Preservers' Association Fall Technical Meetings. The cut-off date for hotel reservations has passed, but some rooms may still be available.


Meeting Registration
Registration is open to members and non-members at the same rates. 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 automatically reserve a room for you at the hotel. You must make your hotel reservations individually. Pre-registration has closed. Please bring your registration form and payment of $120 to the AWPA desk in Kansas City.

Final Meeting Schedule

Sunday, 17 September
Time Task Group Meeting

2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Barrier Wrap Task Group (Joint P-3/P-4)
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Waterborne Copper Nap Task Group (T-2)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Impralit KDS Task Group (P-3)

Monday, 18 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 2:30 pm P-4 Waterborne Preservative Systems
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm P-6 Methods of Evaluating Wood Preservatives
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm P-7/T-9 Fire Retardants

Tuesday, 19 September
8:00 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 4:00 pm S-3 Handling/Disposal/Recycle
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm S-8 Plant Operations
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Utility Users Task Group


Wednesday, 20 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 3:00 pm T-2 Lumber & Timbers
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm T-8 Composites

Thursday, 21 September
8:00 am to 9:00 am T-3 Piles & Ties
9:00 am to 11:00 am T-4 Poles & Posts