ASTM Cancels April & May Standards Meeting

W. Conshohocken, PA, March 24, 2020-In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced that all previously scheduled in-person April and May standards development meetings (including independent meetings) have been canceled.

These decisions were based on several factors, including, but not limited to:

* Continued review of information and recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other governmental bodies,

* Input from ASTM International members whose organizations are increasingly concerned with travel, and

* Monitoring the expanding trajectory of the coronavirus.

ASTM International staff will be contacting committee leaders to plan alternatives for conducting committee business.

Looking forward, ASTM International will rely on these and other relevant criteria and input points to assess the status of ASTM’s