First Annual Conference

CARE held a very successful first annual conference on April 24-25, 2003 in Sandestin, Florida!

  1. Press Releases
  2. Conference Agenda
  3. Conference Photos
  4. Conference Sponsors

Press Releases

Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 24
7:30 am-8:30 Board of Directors Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Opening Comments
Recognize all CARE Sponsors
Frank Hurd
Werner Braun
Bob Peoples
8:45-9:30 Report by the CARE Board of Directorson the “Status of CARE” Frank Hurd
9:30-10:00 Green Products Update Frank Endrenyi
Bob Peoples
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 3 Year Operational Plan Sherry Enzler
Steve Bradfield
11:30-12:00 AER Film Segment and Comments
(its use and potential)
Frank Hurd
12:00 pm-1:30 Lunch – Dr. Edmund Vankann –
Carpet Recycling in Europe
1:30-2:45 Entrepreneurial Forum Paul Ashman
3:00-4:30 Carpet Industry Forum Dobbin Callahan
4:30-5:30 Government Forum Sherry Enzler
6:30 Reception
7:30 Dinner / Award Ceremony
Friday, April 25
7:30 am-8:30 Board of Directors Breakfast
8:30-8:45 CARE Sponsorship Status and Funding Bob Peoples
8:45-9:15 Annual Report Highlights Joan Seelaus
9:15-9:45 Grant Proposal Review John Bradford
9:45-10:15 First CARE Grant Awards John Bradford
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:45 Open Discussion about CARE
(Barriers, Tour of the CARE website, etc)
Frank Hurd
11:45-12:00 Closing Comments

Conference Photos

Board of Directors Meeting, April 24

CARE Annual Conference, April 24

Reception and Awards Dinner, April 24

CARE Annual Conference, including CARE Grant Recipients, April 25


Thank you to our conference sponsors:

  • DuPont Flooring Systems
  • J&J Industries
  • Shaw Industries
  • The Carpet and Rug Institute

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