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RIA solicits presentations for 2010 Convention

May 19, 2009
COLUMBIA, MD — The Restoration Industry Association (RIA), which will hold its 65th Annual Convention & Exhibition from March 23-27, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, has issued a call for presentations from individuals who would like to speak at the event, according to a press release.
Proposed presentations may run anywhere from 50-90 minutes and should relate to environmental, textiles/floor coverings, property damage repair and restoration or other business issues, the release stated.
RIA President Jeff Jones said: "RIA has a reputation for providing new ideas, trends and concepts at its Convention. We recognize that education is crucial to keeping our members and attendees abreast of critical issues and challenging their ways of thinking on a variety of topics. We want to prepare them for what may be on the horizon for the industry."
Presenters are encouraged to submit a short bio and a 50-75 word overview of their session that identifies the learning objectives, offers a description of the overall value of the presentation to the audience and details why individuals should participate in or attend the session, the release noted.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 8th, the release added.
For more information, speakers may contact Cynthia Hereth, director of certification and education, at or call the education hotline at (443) 878-1000.
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