Attend Upcoming Restoration Industry Association (RIA) Events

Strictly Contents Summit

October 25-26, 2018

Detroit, Michigan

This fall RIA will host a summit focused on contents! The 2018 Strictly Contents Summit will allow attendees to expand their knowledge and participate in hand-on learning.

Taking place in a classroom environment and as well as in-person education, O’Donnell Brothers Facility provides an ideal location as it boasts a 165,000 SF of contents restoration, cleaning and specialty furniture restoration.

Registration is now open! Secure your seat today!

Forensic Restoration Conference

November 15-16, 2018

Cincinnati, Ohio

Join RIA for the Forensic Restoration Conference for discussions on high-risk environmental threats, networking with other restorers and hands-on training exercises. The event offers a carefully selected mix of topics and presentations that provide essential overview information and opportunities to build detailed technical skills.

The 2018 Forensic Restoration Conference will include many learning opportunities for all levels. Sessions will include:

  • A Global Review of Potential Emerging Pandemic Organisms
  • Fentanyl Decontamination: The Dangers and the Latest Science of What Works: Bowling Green Center for Future of Forensic Science
  • An Objective Evaluation of the Numerous High-Level Decontamination Systems That Are Available for Biological Hazards
  • Thinking the Unthinkable: Preparing to Respond to a Public Contamination Incident
  • Hoarders: The Biological, Fire and Structural Dangers of Hoarding
  • Panel Discussion: How to Market Forensic Restoration
  • And more!

Save $100 when you register by September 30.

Contents Loss Specialist Prep Course and Exam

Dec. 11-13, 2018

Nashville, Tennessee 

RIA is excited to launch the Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Advanced Certification Program. The CLS program is one of the four pillars of the enhanced Certified Restorer (CR) program. Attend the inaugural class for the new CLS certification this December.

The CLS Prep Course and Exam assists Contents Restoration Specialists across the country and internationally. This training program is not only top of the line as far as content, but it also brings a systematic approach to the way contents are dealt with in general.

The early bird deadline ends September 6. Register for the CLS Prep Course and Exam today to save $100.  

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