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ASCR Selects Presenters for Conference

November 28, 2000
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ASCR International's line-up of speakers for its 56th Annual Trade Show & Convention has been designed to give attendees the latest in information and cutting-edge technology.

Millersville, Md. (PRNewswire) -- ASCR International's 56th Annual Convention will be held March 7-10, 2001, in Colorado Springs, Colorado at The Broadmoor, an incomparable luxury resort at the base of the Colorado Rockies.

Attendees will have an opportunity to see the newest products available, network with cleaning & restoration contractors from around the world and see the latest in cutting edge technology. Educational highlights include:

Water Loss Institute: Water Damages and their Effect on Asthma, Ed Montz, PhD, CIAQP; Update on Mold Remediation Specification, Guidelines & Risk Assessment, Phil Morey, PhD; How to Manage Commercial Water Claims, Charles Boutall; and Psychrometry in Action, Sid Lunday.

Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Institute: Advanced Carpet Repair Techniques, Barry Costa; Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Panel Discussion; CRI Seal of Approval for Carpet Cleaning, Gary Kenworthy; IAQ Cleaning & Restoration: Ten Years After, Steve M. Spivak, PhD; Textile 2001, A Fabric Odyssey, Marty Gurian; Carpet Inspection, Roland Vierra & Ralph Godfrey; and Sidematch of Carpets and How to Correct It, Richard Mittie.

National Institute of Rug Cleaning: Old World Rugs in a Modern Era, Robert Mann; History & Culture of the Navajo People and Their Weavings, Narration by Tom Wheeler (4th Generation Navajo Rug Trader); and Unraveling the Mystique of the Caucasian Rug, David Zahirpour.

National Institute of Disaster Restoration: What We Really Think, Rusty Amarante, CR; What Are Other Restoration Contractors Making, Les Cunningham; CR Update: How to Become a Consultant, Martin L. King, CR, AM; and Controlling Temporary Labor, Dan Murray, CR.

Mechanical Systems Hygiene Institute: Evaluating a Problematic Building for Mold Using a Team Approach, Patrick O'Donnell, CIE, Dr. Phil Robbins, Holly Bailey; and The Who, What, When, Why and How of Microbial Remediation, Larry Robertson, M.S., CIAQP, CIE.

Cost for the convention is $525 for members and $975 for non-members. For more information, contact the ASCR office at 800-272-7012 or visit the ASCR website at

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