2012 AWPA Technical Committee
San Diego, California - September 16-20, 2012
Pre-registration has closed...please register on-site at the AWPA
Desk in San Diego.
San Diego is one of the most popular locations in the country for
meetings and conventions because of all it has to offer...typically
great weather, lots of activities, abundant dining and nightlife,
and of course, excellent meeting facilities. Plan your trip today at the
Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau website.
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 2012
Standardization Cycle, the deadline for all
proposals was Thursday, 19 July 2012. Comments
or suggested modifications of proposals shall be sent to the
proponent of the proposal as soon as possible. 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, 28 August 2012.
The meetings will take place at the
at 600 F Street in the Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego.
IMPORTANT: the Andaz contains three of
San Diego's hottest night spots -
the Ivy Wine Bar, the Ivy Nightclub and the Ivy Rooftop,
which are open until 2 am on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
nights. For those who are staying at the hotel Sunday,
Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday nights, you won't notice a thing.
If, however, you're in the hotel on a Thursday, Friday or
Saturday night, please understand that the hotel has a lively,
adult friendly atmosphere on those nights, and noise may be
heard throughout the hotel, including the guest rooms. The hotel has agreed to place
our attendees in the quietest rooms on those nights.
For those who are interested, AWPA attendees will receive VIP
and Priority access to the clubs on those
nights! The group
rates for the meeting are as follows:
● Double/Double: $159
● King: $179
● Large King $219
While online reservations are
preferred, you may call the Passkey/Hyatt
central reservations line at 888-421-1442
and let them know you're attending a
meeting at the Andaz San Diego.
Hyatt has listed this conference as "AM
Wood Protection" in their reservation
Please note that this is a boutique
property, so they do not have an unlimited
supply of rooms in each category.
Room types may be reserved on a
first-come, first-served basis, so we
recommend booking early to get the type of
room you prefer as well as to ensure
availability. For the upgraded rooms
(King and Large King) availability may be limited by date, so
contact us if you would like one of these rooms for a longer
period of time.
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
Monday, 13 August 2012. 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 relatively low rates. For this reason,
we encourage you to stay at the Andaz Hyatt Hotel.
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 (by August 12): $155
(members), $250 (non-members)
- Pre-Registration (August 13-September
(members), $275 (non-members)
- On-site Registration (September
16-20): $205 (members), $300
Please note that no refunds will be issued for cancellations.
rates are significantly higher than member rates...if you're not a
member, please consider applying for
AWPA membership - if approved, you will qualify for the member rate)
Click here for online registration
Click here to download
a form to register by mail or fax
Final 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.