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In recent months, ASTM International has been excited to see the return of in-person meetings. However, there are several event formats that can address the diverse needs of the individuals who contribute to ASTM’s work. Today, a range of options… more
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ASTM International’s program for Emerging Professionals (EP) provides an opportunity for new members who demonstrate the potential to be leaders within their committee and industry at large. The EP program provides in-depth training on the ASTM… more
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We’ve all worked the last few years in a mostly remote work environment, conducting meetings on various virtual platforms. Although ASTM International’s technical committees haven’t missed a beat, we’ve noted some differences between virtual and in-… more
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ASTM International offers opportunity: For you, your career, your company, and your industry.  While standards work takes time, effort, and energy, it’s work needed by your company and industry. That work in turn provides professional and personal… more
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An ASTM International technical committee — any one of about 150 — serves as an organizing approach for standards work. These committees cover about 90 industry sectors. Over ASTM’s history, committees have been organized in areas from metals and… more
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“Every ASTM member is entitled to vote on all Society Review Items as well as on each ballot of a main committee and subcommittee to which the member belongs.” That’s the regulation behind this integral part of developing standards: the voting… more
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Technical reports help make your information available. Longer than a journal paper, shorter than other publications, reports offer a peer-reviewed format to share work that may or may not otherwise call for full-consensus standards. Think of it… more
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Understanding the consensus process and best practices for standards development, including online tools, is important, and that’s the reason training is available. To get started, mark your calendar for the Virtual Officers’ Training Workshop in… more
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In today’s virtual environment, standards development continues through the dedication of members like you with the support of online tools such as Webex, Zoom, and more. Connecting between regular meetings, which many subcommittees and task groups… more
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What are our next steps? That’s a question every task group, subcommittee, or main committee asks at one time or another. It’s an integral part of strategic planning and moving standards and related work forward.  If you’d like support in strategic… more
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The task group is the heart of standards development, and its leader — the task group lead, chair, or technical contact — drives the process. In this role, the lead organizes technical discussions, develops (and/or oversees the development of)… more
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