Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) - 22nd Annual Conference, May 7-8. Indianapolis, Indiana

  • 7 May 2024 To 8 May 2024
  • Event Host : Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
  • Event Location : Hilton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites, 120 West Market St., Indianapolis, IN, 46204, United States
CARE 22nd Annual Conference, May 7-8. Indianapolis
Event Description

The theme of the Conference, “Carpet Recycling: Chasing the Checkered Flag” highlights the recent developments in carpet recycling technology and opportunities that are moving carpet out of the waste stream to becoming a valued and sought-after input for manufacturing. Attendees will benefit from expert speakers, lively commentary and time to network with carpet recycling’s movers and shakers.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
  • Agenda
    • Tuesday, May 7th

      10 – 10:15am Opening Remarks – Bob Peoples
      10:15 – 10:45am Introductions – Wes Nelson
      10:45 – 11:10am Break
      11:10 – 12:00pm Economic Trends – Santo Torcivia
      12 – 12:30pm From Floor to Forever: Unlocking Innovations in Circularity and Carpet Recycling – Alli Chertack, American Chemistry Council

      12:30 – 1:30pm LUNCH
      1:30 – 2:00pm ID Technology Update – Frank Endrenyi
      2:00 – 2:30pm CARE Tracking: Products & Technology – Frank Endrenyi
      2:30 – 3:00pm Opportunities and Challenges at Pres –Dr. Don Wingard, PRET Advanced Materials
      3:00 – 3:30pm Carpet Recycling & Circularity – Dr. Matthew Realff
      3:30 – 4:00pm Break
      4:00 – 5:00pm Roundtable Discussion and Report Outs
      5:00 – 5:45pm CARE Update / CARE Annual Survey – Jack Sanders
      5:45 – 6:00 pm CARE Business Meeting – Ashley Young
      6:30 – 8:30pm Reception / Awards Dinner /Entertainment: Chad Collyer, Mentalist and Magician

      Wednesday, May 8th
      8am – 9am Continental Breakfast
      9 – 9:45am State of the Industry – Bob Peoples
      9:45 – 10am CARE Update – Bob Peoples
      10:00 – 10:30am Break
      10:30 – 11:00am Kristen Hildreth, ISRI
      11 – 11:30am Increasing Momentum in Circularity – Russ DeLozier
      11:30 – 11:45am Carpet Cushion Council Update – Bob Clark, Carpet Cushion Council
      11:45 – 12:45pm Lunch
      12:45 – 1:10pm Kirsten Ritchie, Gensler
      1:10 – 1:30pm LVT / Flooring /Carpet Tile Recycling Efforts – Rachel Palopoli, Tarkett
      1:30 – 2:00pm Synthetic Turf – Melanie Taylor, Synthetic Turf Council
      2:00 – 2:30pm Growth through Collaboration –David Bender & Maria Field, Circular Polymers by Ascend
      2:30 – 2:45pm Break
      2:45 – 3:30pm Open Dialogue – Rachel Palopoli
      3:30 – 4pm Closing Remarks – Bob Peoples
      4pm Conference Ends
  • Event type
    • Conference

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