Global Outlook 2001, an international industry forum, will take place Sept. 11-13 at the Northwest Georgia Trade Center in Dalton, Ga. as part of the Carpet Technologies Show, sponsored by the Dalton Floor Covering Market Association.

The conference will address the economic state of the industry, changes and future growth, product mix, importing, exporting, and recycling.

Scheduled speakers include Ralph Boe, CEO and managing director of Carpets International U.K.; Hiroyuki Ikezaki, president and CEO of Japan Carpet Co. Ltd.; Sota Yoshino, president and CEO of Asahi Trading Co.; Paulo Kauffmann, partner and production/technical director of Textil Tabacow S/A; Mark Vervaeke, president of Flanders Carpet International and manager of the Interior Textiles Division; and David Kolb, Mohawk Industries' chairman of the board.

Registration information may be obtained by telephoning (800) 829-4436 or (706) 272-2467.