Upcoming C63 Meeting:


At the November 2022 meeting, the ANSC-C63 Steering Committee decided to hold its next meeting May 9-12, 2023 in Frederick, MD. Check with this web page for late changes before making any final travel reservations.


There will be meeting space for working groups on Tuesday (please contact the Chair and Secretary to schedule time). Subcommittee meetings will be held Wednesday and Thursday. The Main Committee meets on Friday. No other meetings will be held during the Main Committee meeting.


Meeting location

Meeting Schedule
FAQ: Contact Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Hotel information
Driving Directions

Air transportation
Ground Transportation
Hotel Information
Restaurant Information
Local Attractions


Meeting location:


American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

5202 Presidents Court, Suite 220,
Frederick, MD 21703



Schedule at a glance:


Note: The meeting schedules below are subject to change. Check this page later to obtain a final meeting schedule. Meeting agendas, if available, may be found by clicking the hyperlinks in this table:


ANSC-C63   DRAFT "02" Meeting Schedule for May 9-12, 2023 - Subject to Change!

Tue May 9





0800-1000 - C63.31 WG - Abbondante
1000 - 1200 - C63.4 WG - Griffin

1300-1600 - C63.26 WG - Elliott



0800-1200 - Open for WG meetings

1300-1600 - Open for WG meetings



0800-1200 - Open for WG meetings

1300-1600 - Open for WG meetings


Wed May 10





0830-1000 - OPEN (SC8 is off-site)
1030 - 1200 - SC2 (Shellman, Marcus)

1300 1430 SC3 (Carlton, Ross)
1500 -1700 SC4 (DeLisi, Bob)

1700 1900 - US EMC Standards Corporation - Board Meeting*

Thu May 11





0830 1000  SC6 (Kramer, Doug)
1030 1200 SC7 - (Coder, Jason)

1300 - 1430 SC5 (Hare. Ed)
1500-1700 - SC1 (Chen, Zhong)

1700 1830 - C63
Steering Committee**

Fri May 12





0900 1200 - Main Committee
(face-to-face ONLY)

1300 1500 - Main Committee
(face-to-face ONLY)


        *  US EMC Standards Corp Board members only.  
       **   Steering Committee members only.

Contact information for the meeting and answers to most questions received about meetings:


Please read this entire page before asking questions. Most questions are covered here or in one of the links provided for more information.

For questions about the meeting facility, first read the information on this page that describes the facility. Jerry Ramie is the C63 point of contact.

For questions about the Main Committee, Subcommittee or Working Group meeting dates and times, see the meeting schedule. (above)

For questions about the subjects that will be covered in the Subcommittee meetings on Tuesday or Wednesday, see the agenda for each Subcommittee posted with the meeting schedule, or contact the appropriate Subcommittee Chair. Follow the links on the Subcommittee page to the list of members and click on the name of the Chair for contact information.


For questions about the subjects that will be covered in the Working Group meetings on Tuesday, contact the appropriate Working Group Chair, using the links on the meeting schedule. The Working Groups are also listed on the pages for each Subcommittee on the C63 web page. Go to the Subcommittee page, click on the list of members, then scroll down that list until you get to the Working Group you are interested in. Click on the name of the Working Group Chair for contact information.


For questions about the C63 Main Committee meeting on Friday, first read the Generic Agenda for the meeting. If you still have questions, you may contact Bob DeLisi, the ANSC-C63 Chair.


Subcommittee or Working Group Chairs are allowing webinar participation in their meetings. Contact the appropriate Chair of the Subcommittee or Working Group to find out if they are holding a teleconference and how to log in. You can also check the shared C63 meeting calendar for more information.


There will be no telephone or webinar participation in the Main Committee meeting on Friday.


                     The meeting room will be open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

                     A data projector is available in the meeting rooms.

                     A wireless internet connection is available in the meeting rooms.

                     Coffee, tea and soft drinks will be available in the meeting rooms.

                     Lunch will be in the meeting rooms.


Directions to the Host Hotel:


Directions to the Host Hotel
Self-parking is


Air transportation:


Recommended: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Ground transportation:


A variety of ground transportation options are available at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) conveniently connecting the Airport to surrounding hotels, tourist attractions, businesses and residences.

Shuttle services: Shared-Ride Van operators provide door-to-door service to and from Washington Dulles International Airport to the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, Virginia and Maryland. The shared van counters are located on the lower level of the Main Terminal, down the ramps towards Door 2 and Door 6.


Taxi Service: Washington Flyer Taxicabs serve Dulles International exclusively with 24-hour service to and from the Airport. Customers may pick up taxis on the lower level of the Main Terminal outside of Doors 2 or 6. Signs inside the terminal will direct you down the ramp and outside from the baggage claim level to the taxi queues.


Uber/Lyft pick-up: Authorized Uber and Lyft drivers may pick up their customers at Dulles International. Customers can access services from their smartphone and coordinate directly with their driver for pickup location.

Metro Rail:
Dulles International offers direct service to Metro's Silver Line via the Silver Line Express Bus.  The Silver Line Express Bus departs from the Arrivals level of the Main Terminal, Door 4. Proceed up the ramp where you may purchase tickets at the counter. 


Automobile rental at airport:


Rental cars: All rental car companies are located at the airport. Free shuttle buses take customers between the rental lot and the Main Terminal. Contact the rental company directly to make or change a rental car reservation.

Nearby hotels:


Attendees will be responsible for making their own reservations. When calling any nearby hotels to make your reservation, you should ask for the A2LA Corporate Rate. Check with the hotel for final rates. Most meeting attendees stay at the Host Hotel:

Courtyard by Marriott Frederick
5255 Westview Drive

Frederick, MD 21703

Phone: 301-631-9030

Group Name: A2LA ANSC C63

Group Rate: $149 USD plus tax per night for single or double occupancy. Includes complimentary wireless internet access in the guest rooms, complimentary use of Fitness Center, indoor pool and Business Center. (6:00AM-11:00PM)

Features: Morning Breakfast in Bistro available for purchase 6:30 am 9:00 am and in the evening Bar/Bistro food items to purchase 5:00 pm 10:00 pm

Parking: Overnight self-parking is available for hotel guests for free.

Cut-off Date: Please make your reservation by April 10, 2023 in order secure your room rate.

Reservations: Click here or call 1 (301) 631-9030

Other hotels in the area:


Fairfield Inn & Suites Frederick

5220 Westview Dr, Frederick, MD 21703

Rate: $119


Residence Inn by Marriott Frederick

5230 Westview Dr, Frederick, MD 21703

Rate: $154

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Frederick

5050 Westview Dr, Frederick, MD 21703
Rate: $144



There is a restaurant within the host hotel and several restaurants nearby.


Local Attractions and Fun Stuff to Do:


Things to do in Frederick, MD