From 18th to 20th September, 2002
The first ASHRAE RAL ARC was inaugurated on the 18th September, 2002, with a Welcome Party at the Museum of English Rural Life, on the University Campus. The Technical Seminar, scheduled for the next day, was a contribution by six speakers, including Kent Peterson, the then Vice President of ASHRAE. President Don Colliver was the Key note speaker of the Seminar. The rest of the day’s events comprised of the Caucus and Business Sessions, closing with dinner at a Traditional English Pub.
Richard Rooley, Don Colliver, Kent Peterson, Sidney Parsons, Samir Traboulsi and Tim Dwyer conducted the Training and Workshop Sessions, that were scheduled for the last day. The first RAL
award for the Best Chapter Report was presented to the India Chapter, and received by Uma Shankar at the Awards Lunch. The highest PAOE Points were awarded to Kuwait followed by India.