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Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk


#CARST2018



An Elemental Approach: RADON in EARTH AIR WATER

April 22 – 24, 2018 in the Nation’s Capital; Ottawa ON

CARST's 7th Annual Radon Conference

Brookstreet Hotel, 525 Legget Drive, Ottawa, ON K2K 2W2 

1-888-826-2220

Sneak Peak at the Conference Program



CARST 2018 Schedule

Pre-conference Activities:                                                                  Register for the CONFERENCE here.

April 21, 2018 - Saturday 8:30 am - 5pm                                    Reserve your HOTEL room here!

(both options include lunch and transportation) 

Field Trip - Option A - Commercial Mitigation/Tour of NRC Facilities - SOLD OUT

Field Trip - Option B - Tour of NRC Facilities/ Residential Mitigation- SOLD OUT

Field Trip - Option C - Full Day Hands On Residential Mitigation (bilingual)

- click for more details.


April 22, 2018  - Sunday

8:30am - 5pm - $125 per day; lunch separate (member rate)

- Continuing Education Courses - click for more details


Official Conference Start:

Sunday - 6:30 - 8:30 pm   Meet & Greet  Sponsored by: Radon Environmental

 

Announcing our Sponsors:

PLATINIUM:


GOLD:


EARTH Sponsor:


AIR SPONSOR:


CONFERENCE LOUNGE SPONSOR:


RADON OLYMPICS SPONSORS:



TECHNOLOGY SPONSOR:


Additional Sponsors:


 
















































MONDAY - April 23, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am  

Breakfast and Registration

8:00 - 8:15 am  

Greetings and Welcome from CARST [Alan Whitehead & Mark Diplock ]

8:15 - 8:45 am  

Pilot project: Radon in indoor air and domestic water of Chelsea [Mathieu Brossard]

8:45 - 9:15 am  

Pennsylvania’s Radon Experiences [ David Allard ]

9:15 - 9:45 am  

Radon Health Risk Perception of Ottawa Residents [Dr. Selim Khan]

9:50 - 10:00 am            

Mystery Games - Introduction (Exhibitor Mystery Game)

10:00 - 10:15 am            

1st Activity - Radon Olympics, Sponsored by RadonAway

10:15 - 10:30 am            

Break

10:30 - 10:50 am            

Health gains for mitigation scenarios in Canada [ Dr. Janet Gaskin ]

10:50 - 11:10 am            

Victoriaville - A Unique Approach to Municipal Radon Grant Programs [ Serge Cyr ]

11:10 - 11:30am            

Radon and New ICRP Recommendations [ Dr. John Harrison ]

11:30 - 11:50 am            

NEW EU Directive EURATOM BSS and the evaluation of doses due to radon at workplaces [ Jose Luis Gutierrez Villanueva ]

Remembrance in Honour of Jack Cornett

12:00 - 1:10 pm CARST Annual General Meeting and Lunch

1:10 - 1:40 pm

Evict Radon Campaign [ Dr. Aaron Goodarzi and Fintan Stanley ]

1:45 - 2:15 pm

New Approach to Radon Awareness Analysis of the Evict Radon Campaign [ Weston Jacques ]

2:15 - 2:35 pm

Citizen Scientist Project [ Mahsa Athari ]

2:35 - 2:55 pm

Health Canada’s National Radon Program Update [ Kelley Bush and Deepti Bijlani ]

2:55 - 3:10 pm

2nd Activity Radon Olympics, Sponsored by Fantech

3:10 - 3:25 pm

Break

3:25 - 3:45 pm

Cell Research [ Lesley Sutherland ]

3:45 - 4:15 pm

Lung Cancer Canada [ Dr. Wheatley Price and Christina Sit ]

4:15 - 4:30 pm

Interviews with Those Effected by Lung Cancer [ Janet Whitehead]

4:30 -  5:00 pm

Motivational Speaker [ Michelle Sawatzky - Koop ], Olympic Athlete

MONDAY EVENING OUT

Shuttle starting at 5:30

6:30 - 8:30 pm Dinner at the Marshes with Dueling Pianos, Sponsored by Radonova


TUESDAY - April 24, 2018

7:30 - 8:30 am

Exhibits are Open - Breakfast

8:30 am

Welcome and Announcements

PRACTICAL SESSIONS:

8:40 - 9:00 am

Diffusion Barrier Products [ Liang Zhou ]

9:00 - 9:20 am

Discussion on Backdrafting/Depressurization [ Don Fugler ]

9:20 - 10:00 am

Innovative/Interesting Installs [ Various ]

POLICY SESSIONS:

8:40 - 9:00 am

Issues and Legislation in the Yukon [ Angela Sabo ]

9:00 - 9:20 am

Radon Surveys in Cypress Hills [ Dr. David Torr ]

9:20 - 9:40 am

Municipality Radon Tool Kit [ Jenny Byford ]

9:40 - 10:00 am

Review of Radon Equilibrium Factors for Dose Assessment [ Jing Chen ]

10:00 - 10:15 am

3rd Activity - Radon Olympics, Sponsored by AccuStar

10:15 - 10:45 am

Break

PRACTICAL SESSIONS:

10:45 - 10:50 am

VIDEO – C-NRPP Updates

10:50 - 11:10 am

Passive Stack and Ventilation [Liang Grace Zhou]

11:10 - 11:30 am

Tarion’s Radon Coverage [Dan Moreau and Siloni Waraich]

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Radon – Managing Risks and Liabilities [Robert Woon ]

POLICY SESSIONS:

10:45 - 10:50 am

VIDEO – C-NRPP Updates

10:50 - 11:10 am

Scan of First Nations, Inuit and Metis radon activities across the country [Dr. Anne-Marie Nicole]

11:10 - 11:30 am

First Nations Approach to Radon Measurement [Casey Neathway]

11:30 - 11:50 am

Understanding Exposure Calculations for Canadian Workplaces [Greg Baytalan ]

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:25 - 1:30 pm

Contest Draw and Radon Olympics Awards Ceremony

1:30 - 1:50 pm

Radon in Schools Project [ Sandy Shergill ]

1:50 - 2:10 pm

Healthy Schools Project [ Erica Phipps ]

2:10 - 2:30 pm

Communication Strategies to Get Buy-in and Raise Radon Awareness [ Sahar Ashtiani ]

2:30 - 2:45 pm

Coffee Break in foyer

2:45 - 3:05 pm

Little Lungs Presentation [ Jennifer May and Jeff Zimmer ]

3:05 - 3:25 pm

Review of Last Year’s Take Action [ Connie Choy ]

3:25 - 3:45 pm

Radon and Real Estate Tool Kit [ Pam Warkentin/Erin Curry ]

3:45 - 4:30 pm

Looking Forward to TAOR 2018







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