2016 Inaugural Conference
The inaugural conference, held April 9 –11, 2016 in Atlanta, established the IICRC technical conference as a viable concept. Officially the “Restoration Technical Conference & Cleaning Science Symposium,” was cosponsored by the IICRC and the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI).
Some 90 professionals attended the conference, which consisted of a single track featuring 11 presentations and 22 speakers. Feedback from attendees was tremendous, with more than 99 percent of survey responses saying the conference met or exceeded their expectations.
A sampling of comments received:
“Please, please, another conference in 2017!”
“High caliber, impeccable.”
“Interesting mix of topics.”
“Excellent job keeping group on schedule — VERY WELL DONE!”
“Very good people engagement.”
“Fantastic conference. Well organized. Great presenters.”
“Thank you for a great job!”
“Nice mix of longer, full-length presentations with shorter panel presentations.”