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2024 Editorial Calendar

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Jan/FebHome ImprovementLeadership/Chair Q&ADecember 15, 2023
Mar/AprMedical Devices/Healthcare MfgFebruary 15, 2024
May/JunSustainability/Net-Zero StandardsOutgoing ASTM PresidentApril 15, 2024
Jul/AugThe OlympicsNew ASTM PresidentJune 15, 2024
Sep/OctArtificial IntelligenceInspection & CertificationAugust 15, 2024
Nov/DecConstructionGlobal Outreach (Europe, Canada,
Middle East, Korea)
October 15, 2024

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