2014 Carpet Dialogue Registration Information

2014 Regional + National Carpet Stewardship Dialogue Meeting 
Exploring policy strategies for increasing carpet recycling


 
Wednesday, May 14 + Thursday, May 15  |  8:30 a.m. EDT  |  Hartford, CT

Attend in person or by phone!


Join the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment (CT DEEP) at the CT DEEP Headquarters as we explore current regional and national issues affecting carpet recycling (e.g., high costs, changing material streams, lack of end-markets), and how carpet stewardship policy could play a role in resolving those issues.

 

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Registration for this event is free. But space is limited!

Register now to ensure your participation!

What:
 
When:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT
and
Thursday, May 15, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where:
CT DEEP Headquarters
79 Elm Street,
Hartford, CT  06106
 
UNABLE TO ATTEND IN PERSON?
Attend by phone, instead!
Dial-in information provided upon registration.
 
Who's expected to attend?
  • Carpet manufacturers, recyclers, retailers, and installers
  • Renovation, demolition, and deconstruction contractors
  • Local, state, and federal government officials
  • Environmental groups

Presenters include:

Robert Klee (invited)
Commissioner
Connecticut Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP)

 

 

 

 

Macky McLeary
Deputy Commissioner
CT DEEP, Environmental Quality Branch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Cassel (moderator)
Chief Executive Officer
Product Stewardship Institute

Other speakers to be announced soon!

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by:

   ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! Email us to inquire.

 

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Registration for this event is free. But space is limited!

Register now to ensure your participation!

Registration is for In-Person and Dial-In Participation

 

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Access the meeting materials HERE.

Lodging

Hilton Hartford

315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT
(860) 728-5151 ‎ • hilton.com

The Hilton Hartford is the designated hotel for the 2014 Carpet Stewardship Dialogue Meeting and is just a 10 minute walk from CT DEEP Headquarters. You may make your reservation online or by calling the Hilton's toll free reservation line at (800) 754-7941 and requesting the "PSI / CT DEEP" group block. The group rate is $112 + 15% tax per night (unless you demonstrate tax exempt status). Please make your reservation no later than April 25, 2014 to ensure availability.

Other Hotels in Downtown Hartford

Hartford Marriott Downtown 
200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT ‎
(860) 249-8000 ‎ • marriott.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown 
338 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
(860) 524-0223 • homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Hartford 
440 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT
Union Place Realty
(860) 246-9900 ‎ • hiexpress.com

Ramada Plaza Hartford - Downtown 
50 Morgan St, Hartford, CT ‎
(860) 549-2400 ‎ • unitravel.com 

Meeting Logistics

The main entrance to the CT DEEP Headquarters, including disabled entrance access, is located at 79 Elm Street. Visitors entering the building must pass through a security screening. Please arrive early to allow sufficient time to pass through security and registration, and note that a valid ID may be required for entry. 

The meeting will take place in the Phoenix Auditorium on the 5th floor of the building. CT DEEP staff will be available to direct you to the meeting location.

Breakfast refreshments will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided to all attendees.
 

Directions

The CT DEEP Headquarters is located at 79 Elm Street in downtown Hartford at the southern end of Bushnell Park between West St. and Clinton St. See a Map of Area.

From the Hilton Hartford

Walk south on Trumbull Street toward Church Street. Turn left onto Jewell Street / Trumbull Street and cross to Bushnell Park. Walk across the park to Elm Street. Turn right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one half block up on the left. 

By Public Transit

Union Station is located at 1 Union Square, just an 8 min. walk across Bushnell Park from the CT DEEP Headquarters. Amtrak and various local and regional bus lines will drop you here in Hartford.

By Car

From West of Hartford: Get on I-84 East: Take exit 48, “Capitol Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take left onto Capitol Avenue. Go past the State Capitol and at the second light take left onto Trinity Street. Take right at next light onto Elm Street. 79 Elm is one block down on the right, at the corner of Elm Street and Clinton Street.

From East of Hartford: Get on I-84 West: Take exit 48, “Asylum Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take a left and get in the right hand lane. Bear right with the road through three traffic lights.  Stay in the right lane and continue following Jewell Street around Bushnell Park to Pulaski Circle (a rotary).  Make first right off the rotary onto Elm Street. (Bushnell Park will now be on your right.)  79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.

From South of Hartford: get on I-91 North: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area” (left exit). Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take a right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.

From North of Hartford: get on 1-91 South: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area.” Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.

 

Parking

Automobile: Limited on-street metered parking is available on Clinton Street and Elm Street. Paid lots are available on West Street and Hudson Street.
If you have an electric vehicle and would like to charge it during your visit to the Department, please email Carmen Colon at carmen.colon@ct.gov

Bicycle:  A bicycle rack for public use is located on the sidewalk outside the main entrance.

  

For questions about meeting logistics, or contact Evan Newell at (617) 236-4853, or evan@productstewardship.us.

For other questions, including those about registration, remote participation, and lodging,  contact Amanda Nicholson at (617) 236-4833, or amanda@productstewardship.us.

Meeting Accommodation Notice:

The Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. and The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact CT DEEP at (860) 418-5910 or deep.accommodations@ct.gov if you: have a disability and need a communication aid or service; have limited proficiency in English and may need information in another language; or if you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination Complaint. Any person needing a hearing accommodation may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.

  If you need additional assistance registering for this meeting, please call Amanda of the Product Stewardship Institute at (617) 236-4833.

Persons who need a hearing accommodation may contact us by using i711.com

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