CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (draft):                                  Click here to register.           


ALL DAY RADON FIELD TRIP:

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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.




CE COURSES: 

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




SUNDAY EVENING MEET & GREET -  April 23, 2017

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
 

Breakfast 

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

 
Break
    Break
 

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:
Policy

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

RadonAway

AccuStar

Alpha Tracker

Radon Detect

Bertin Instruments

Health Canada

RadonWest

EHS Partnerships Ltd.

Fantech

Pylon

Pinchin

Airthings

Radiation Safety Insistute of Canada

Landauer Radon

Biomation





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