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Monday - Tuesday, February 12-13, 2018

2018 Mold Remediation Supervisor – Austin, TX

Lead Presenter:  Michael Pinto

Time:  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Location: Holiday Inn Express Arboretum, 10711 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 7875,  .6 miles to the conference hotel

*Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments*   * Seating is limited*

This 2-day course focuses on why we choose certain variations of the requirements for various projects and when we do them. The focus is the project supervisor who must have skills in choosing from a variety of techniques and requirements to best suit a particular project. The course draws heavily on case studies and thinking exercises as well as group dynamics and integration of cost factors into mold remediation. The heaviest emphasis is on risk assessment, selection of containment and decontamination unit options, communication of information to technicians and clients, and a deeper understanding of the various standards of care in the industry. The Mold Remediation Technician course is a prerequisite.

  • Continuing education credits: RIA-11.75; IICRC-2; NADCA-4 credits
  • Pre-requisite for this class: Mold Remediation Technician Class.
  • This is a pre-requisite for the Certified Mold Professional Class.
  • Additional cost: $50 certificate fee (Restoration Industry Association)

Fee Type

Member Fee

Non-Member Fee

Regular (through 2/11/2018):

$695

$749

Onsite rate (2/12/2018):

$795

$849

 

 

 

Tuesday - Wednesday, February 13-14, 2018

2018 Project and Risk Management Course - Austin, TX 

Lead Presenter: Mickey Lee

Legal & Risk Subject Matter Expert: Michael Bowdoin

Time: Tuesday, February 13, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Wednesday, February 14, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

*Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments*

This two-day course is a prerequisite for those pursuing their advanced certifications, either for the Certified Restorer (CR) or Water Loss Specialist (WLS), it is also open to those who want to obtain continuing education credit and advance their professional knowledge. Upon successful completion of the course each student is expected to know the following: The three constraints associated with managing a project; the four phases of the project life cycle and activities associated with each; the tools and documentation used to manage a project; the tools and documentation used to identify and manage risk, and how project management can improve a company’s restoration business.

Fee Type

Member Fee

Non-Member Fee

Early (ends 1/15/2018)

$549

$799

Regular (1-9-2018 - 2/12/2018):

$649

$899

Onsite rate (2/13/2018)

$749

$999


 

 

Tuesday - Wednesday, February 13-14, 2018

2018 Contents Science & Theory Course - Austin, TX

Lead Presenters: Art Johnson and Lori Young

Time: Tuesday, February 13, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Wednesday, February 14, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

*Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments*

This comprehensive 2-day lecture-based course content is 98% applicable to anything the restoration professional may encounter, dealing with the science of how to restore personal property damaged due to fire, smoke, flood or disaster. Intermediate to advanced restoration and theory will be covered, plus show-and-tell demonstrations will prepare the more experienced restoration trainee, estimator, or supervisor for evaluating different degrees of damage and selecting methods for safe and effective restoration, be it Contents, furniture, Oriental and specialty rugs or period furniture styles.

Content will cover:  

  • Period Furniture
  • Textiles (upholstery, Oriental Rugs, window coverings)
  • Identification and Inspection
  • Particles & Residues
  • Cleaning & Deodorizing
  • Electronic Restoration
  • Wood restoring and refinishing

Fee Type

Member Fee

Non-Member Fee

Early (ends 1/15/2018)

$649

$899

Regular (1-9-2018 - 2/12/2018):

$749

$999

Onsite rate (2/13/2018)

$849

$1099

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 14 

2018 Mold Refresher Course - Austin, TX

Lead Presenter: Michael Pinto

Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM  

*Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments*

Fungal remediation practices and guidelines have changed dramatically in the past year. This one-day mold refresher course is designed to provide remediators, consultants, inspectors, and property managers with the latest information on:

  • Standards and guidelines promulgated at the national and state levels
  • Health effects and potential connection between mold and illnesses
  • Engineering controls to improve efficiency when isolating and removing mold contamination
  • Efficient methods for dealing with complex remediation problems such as crawlspaces, vaulted ceilings, contents, etc.
  • Pro-active management of the project through quality control efforts including post-remediation evaluation techniques
  • This lively course also is structured to allow the students' experience with difficult projects to serve as a launching point for the discussions and hands-on exercises.
  • Continuing education credits: RIA-6.25; IICRC-1

Fee Type

Member Fee

Non-Member Fee

Early (ends 1/15/2018)

$349

$499

Regular (1-9-2018 - 2/12/2018):

$399

$549

Onsite rate (2/13/2018)

$449

$599


 

Cancellation Policy Applies to all Three Events

  1. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the event start date will not be granted a refund.
  2. Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to the RIA office at info@restorationindustry.org. Phone calls are not accepted.
  3. Cancellations received 30 days prior to the event start date will be granted a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee.
  4. Substitutions from the same company are accepted at least two weeks in advance of the event start date at no additional charge.