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1 1 Welcome to the ASTM International Annual Business Meeting May 20, 2009 | Vancouver, British Columbia Welcome to the ASTM International Annual Business Meeting May 20, 2009 | Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 2 Revenue Sources 2008 Key Fact: 42% of ASTM standards are distributed outside the U.S.

3 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 3 ASTM International: By the Numbers 25,457 Main committee members 140 Technical committees 1,881 Subcommittees 121,531Total units of participation 33,367 Total ASTM members 135 Countries represented 25,457 Main committee members 140 Technical committees 1,881 Subcommittees 121,531Total units of participation 33,367 Total ASTM members 135 Countries represented Standards Worldwide 3

4 ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING Standards Worldwide 4 Key Metrics As of December 31, there were: 230 New standards 1,984 Revised standards 3,018 Total standards actions 11,908Total ASTM standards As of December 31, there were: 230 New standards 1,984 Revised standards 3,018 Total standards actions 11,908Total ASTM standards

5 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING "When powerful magnets emerged as a new toy safety hazard, technical experts from ASTM Committee F15 recognized the seriousness of the issue and quickly worked to update the F963 toy safety standard." – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (FL) 5 ASTM F963: Toy Safety Specification 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act 5

6 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 6 Impacting Health and Safety Legislation F2517: Child Resistance of Portable Fuel Containers "The F2517 standard is an example of ASTM International's work to protect children, and I commend the ASTM members who develop and maintain these important consumer safety standards." – U.S. Representative Dennis Moore (KS) F1427: Bunk Bed Safety

7 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 7 Preventing Cigarette Fires E2187, Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes "Pennsylvania's cigarette fire safety law recognizes the importance of ASTM International's fire safety standards and I thank the volunteer members of ASTM Committee E05 for their commitment to improving fire safety." - Governor Ed Rendell (PA)

8 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 8 ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability E60 Subcommittees: Buildings and Construction Hospitality General Sustainability Standards Student Liaison

9 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING E58 Subcommittees: General Practice Product Defect Incidents Vehicular Incidents Electrical Incidents Industrial Processes 9 New Committee E58 on Forensic Engineering

10 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 10 New Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies Test Methods Processes Materials Design Terminology F42 Subcommittees:

11 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 11 ASTM Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) Key Fact: 75 nations have adopted ASTM standards as the basis of national standards or regulations. Map of 2008 MOUs 67 Total MOUs since 2001 New in 2009: Dominican Republic, Rwanda, and Swaziland

12 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 12 Standards Expert Exchange Program 2009 Scheduled Visitors: China Ghana Israel Jamaica

13 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 13 Technical and Professional Training Celebrating 25 Years Textile Course in Israel Environmental Class in Peru Training in India

14 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 14 International Committee Meetings Meetings in Prague: October 5-8, 2009 D24 on Carbon Black F02 on Flexible Barrier Packaging F40 on Declarable Substances in Materials E55 on Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products

15 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 15 Virtual Meetings: Making Global Connections Key Facts: 695 Virtual Meetings Held in 2008 March 2009: Largest ASTM Virtual Meeting 135 participants, 11 countries, 3 continents

16 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 2009 Year of the Professor 16 Campaign Highlights: Campus Visits by ASTM Members/Staff Professor Resources on ASTM Website Academic Product Offerings Graduate Scholarship Professor of the Year Award 16

17 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING Standards Worldwide. 17 Technical Committee Support Online Negative Vote Resolution System Work Item Collaboration Space Terminology Dictionary Enhancements New RSS Feeds 17

18 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 18 ASTM Virtual Classroom New in 2009: Six Online Training Courses New Member Orientation and Training Balloting and Handling Negative Votes Developing and Revising a Standard Roster Maintenance Online Resolution of Negatives WebEx Training

19 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 19 Virtual Officers Training Week: September Online Training Modules ASTM Online Balloting and Handling Negative Votes Officer and Subcommittee Chairman's Duties Interlaboratory Study Program Development of a Standard Registration opens early

20 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 20 ILS Program Update 400 registered studies 81 new ILS research reports 40 ILS programs balloted and approved in 2008 NEW: ILS home page on ASTM Website 400 registered studies 81 new ILS research reports 40 ILS programs balloted and approved in 2008 NEW: ILS home page on ASTM Website Ensuring the Validity of ASTM Test Methods

21 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 21 Website Enhancements: Improve Standards Delivery HTML Format Discoverability Server Upgrade Ask ASTM Standards Worldwide. 21

22 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING Annual Report

23 Standards Worldwide ASTM INTERNATIONAL | 2009 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 23 Thank You ASTM International Annual Business Meeting May 20, 2009 | Vancouver, British Columbia ASTM International Annual Business Meeting May 20, 2009 | Vancouver, British Columbia


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