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 http://www.ascr.org.