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SATURDAY -  April 22, 2017 

pre-conference sessions

8:30 - 4:30 pm  (Lunch Included)

$ 325 Members
$ 375 Non-Members
More information about the RADON Field Trip can be found online here.


SUNDAY -  April 23, 2017  

pre-conference sessions (additional $70 per course)   


 8:30 - 10:00 am            Quality Assurance   - abstract                                                            [Jason Sadowski ]

 8:30 - 10:00 am            Mitigator Round Table   - abstract                                                      [ Colin Dumais and Eric Bjornson ]   

10:00 - 10:15am                            BREAK

10:15 - 11:45 am           Addressing Radon Decay Products - Another Tool in the Toolbox  [Doug Kladder ]

                                                                            - abstract

10:15 - 11:45 am           Hazardous Material Considerations During Mitigation   - abstract      [Scott Cryer ]

11:45 - 1:00 pm                             LUNCH  

 1:00 - 2:30 pm               Workplace Radon Surveys - abstract                                                 [ Curt Lamontagne ]

 1:00 - 2:30pm                Advance Diagnostics - Focus on Pressures and Airflows - abstract   [ Colin Dumais]

 2:30 - 2:45pm                                BREAK                                                                                              

 2:45 - 4:30pm                Developing a Health and Safety Plans for Radon Professionals        [ Bruce Decker & Bob Wood ]           

 2:45 - 4:30pm                New Product Presentations

  Airthings – Pippa Boothman

    Radon Environmental David Innes

  Radonmatters – Eric Bjornson


official conference start

6:40 pm    Greetings from Health Canada

6:50 pm    Greetings from CARST

7:00 pm    Local Greetings

MAIN CONFERENCE SESSIONS:                                                                Check out the Conference Program

    MONDAY -  April 24 2017   TUESDAY April 25 2017
 7 - 8 am    

Breakfast and Registration

Exhibits Open


Exhibits Open

8 - 10 am

Opening of the Conference

Greetings from CARST President and Conference Chair

Sponsor Interviews:  Highlights from Exhibitors

Key Note Speaker - Dr. Aaron Goodarzi 
Alpha particle irradiation and human health, and the results of the 2013-2016 Southern Alberta Radon Study

Analysis of the Southern Alberta Radon Study  [Fintan Stanley]
Radon Monitoring in Alberta Government Owned and Supported Buildings  [Colin Wildgrube]


Split Sessions

Innovative Mitigator

-various presenters

Cause Marketing: How to Benefit
from doing Good 

[Ryan Richie]

Discussion of Emanation
& Granite

[Dr. Jing Chen]

Policy Presentations:

Importance for Radon Data
[Britt Swoveland]

Transparent Communication
 of Radon Test
Results in schools

[Greg Baytalan]

Learning Lessons &
Best Practices from
Testing our Schools

[Sahar Ashtiani]

Lessons for Policy
Change Advocacy
in Ontario

[Bob Wood]

    Radon Olympics – Introduction
1st Activity - Radon Olympics


10:30 -  noon

Design and Development of a Radon Calibration Chamber for Canada

                                                                                                 [Jason Sadowski]

C-NRPP Updates                                                                  [Pam Warkentin]

CARSTs Real Estate Testing Guideline                             [Mark Diplock]


Split Sessions

Learning from Challenges:

Houses from Heck

- various presenters

Common Sources of Noise
in Radon Systems &
Their Solutions

[Henk De Haan]
Learning from Challenges:

Methodology for Determination
of Radon Soil Concentration

[James Menge]

Map of Radon Zones and Its
 Implication: A Case for
Detect to Protect and
Code Application

[Winnie Cheng]

Ottawa - Arnprior
1:50 0000 The Geography/Geology
of Radon Hazard Potential Mapping

[Stephanie Woodend]

    2nd Activity - Radon Olympics    
    CARST AGM and Lunch 
Presentation of the
Arthur G. Scott Achievement Award
  Networking Lunch
    3rd Activity - Radon Olympics    

1:30–2:45 pm
Sponsor Interviews: Highlights from Exhibitors

Health Canada's National Radon Program     [Kelley Bush & Renato Falcomer]

Radon Updates from Across the Country       [Various Presenters]


Lessons from Castlegar                                        [Dana Schmidt]

Discussion on the importance of the National Radon Program                                                                                         [Dr. Jing Chen]

CARST Update                                                    [TBA]

    Break   Break
    Radon Olympics
  Contest Draw and Radon Olympics Awards Ceremony

3:15 – 5pm

Perspectives from AARST                                    [Phil Jenkins and Shawn Price]

Estimating Exposures in Workplaces                 [Cheryl Peters]

Concrete Shrinkage and Joint Sealing           [Colin Dumais]

Best Practices Quality Control for Mitigation   [William Angel]


Analysis of Canada's Progress in Radon Awareness: 

How do we motivate people to action?         [Dr. Anne-Marie Nicol]

Stronger through Surviving                            [Diane Colton]


  End of Conference
5:30 pm

6:30 pm
  Monday Evening Out
Meet at Hotel Lobby
Shuttle to Evening Out
Dinner at MountView Barbecue
Guest Speaker: Michael Holmes, Jr.



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Announcing this year's Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:



Bronze Sponsor:


Conference Exhibitors:

Cox-Colvin & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Radon

Radon Environmental



Alpha Tracker

Radon Detect

Bertin Instruments

Health Canada


EHS Partnerships Ltd.





Radiation Safety Insistute of Canada

Landauer Radon


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