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Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk


We would like to thank each and every one for attending this year’s conference in Winnipeg. 

Our membership has grown by almost 50% and you can feel the enthusiasm increase amongst Canadian radon professionals.  This year's conference theme of "Working Together to Save More Lives" will be an incubator in continued growth and enthusiasm of radon in Canada.

2013 Conference Program - Working together to save lives:

Wednesday May, 8th

Evening Wine & Cheese - Manitoba Hydro Building

1700 –1800 Tours of the LEED Platinum Certified Building

1830 –1845 President’s Opening Remarks - Bob Wood

1845 – 1855 Greeting From Health Canada - Kelley Bush

1855 – 1930 Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer - Dr. T. Fatoye


Thursday, May 9th

0800 – 08:30 Registration

0830 – 0850 Health Canada: Radon Education and Awareness Update - Kelley Bush

0850 – 1010 Radon Measurement Radon in Water - Victor Nowicki

  • Short Term and Long Term Analysis - Pam Warkentin
  • DISCUSSION of Long Term Preference – Pam Warkentin
  • Real Estate Perspective on Testing - Lorne Weiss

1010 – 1030 PANEL DISCUSSION on Short Term and Long Term Testing

1030 – 1045 Break

  • 1045  – 1145 Radon Ready New Construction
  • -          Contractors' Perspective - Tod Boss
  • -          Experiences with 2010 NBC - Sandy Hutchison
  • -          DISCUSSION

1145 – 1300 Lunch & AGM

1300 – 1320 Community Partnerships: B.U.I.L.D  - Erica Phipps

1320 – 1345 Comparison of Lateral Above Ground Level Discharge and Vertical Above Roof Level Discharge - Mathieu Brossard

1345 – 1425 Mitigation Issues - Rob Mahoney Jack Bartholomew

1425 – 1500 DISCUSSION

1500 – 1515 Break

1515 – 1545 Update on C-NRPP Exams and Training Programs - Peter Hendrick and  Deepti Bijlani

1545 – 1630 Measurement to Mitigation Anne-Marie Nicol


Friday, May 10th

Workshop’s & speakers "Working Together to Save Lives"

0830 – 0930 - Presentations of Current Initiatives to Educate Canadians on Radon

  • Manitoba Lung Association - Sheila McIntosh
  • Canadian Cancer Society - Erin Crawford
  • Regional Outreach in the Keystone Province - Sandy Hutchison

0930 – 1130 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION on Working Together

1130 – 1145 Final Summation - Pam Warkentin

CARST Nicol 2013

CARST2013 Program 

Preliminary CARST Program

A big thanks to our sponsors. We greatly appreciate your support. It is due to your commitment that we are able to hold such quality events.

 

 

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