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Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk


April 27- 29, 2021

The CARST conference always promises to be full of new information and welcoming energy. 

We are committed to providing you with a great experience. 

Never been to a CARST Conference? The conference has never been easier to attend : our presenters will help keep you informed about all the new research and initiatives within Canada and around the world.


New attendees and seasoned attenders alike will have a chance to learn about ongoing radon initiative in Canada and around the world.


Register now.


Thank you to our GOLD SPONSORS:

                                     


Networking Sessions

An important part of any conference is the chance to connect with like-minded individuals.  This is especially important in the radon industry given that many of us are still pioneering in our region.  

Think networking would be a miracle during a virtual conference? At CARST we love to be creative and push the boundaries.  We are brainstorming ideas to help you have fun, connect with others across the country and maybe even forget that you are online! 

Check out our creative networking sessions.


Conference Schedule



Our goal this year is to strike the perfect balance of informative and fun, all without keeping you stuck in your seat for 7 hours a day!

Check out the draft schedule here.



Registration & Pricing





Register early to ensure you get the Participant Package shipped to you in time for the conference and get the early bird pricing options. 

Don't miss out!


Virtual Toolkit

We want to help you be prepared so you can get the most our of the conference.  Check out our list of resources to help you learn how to use the technology to prepare you for a successful experience.


Click here for our Virtual Resources.


Call for Speakers/Posters


We have already started to line up some great speakers, but we have room for me.  Do you have research to share?  Case studies to share?  Lessons to learn from?  We are continually looking for innovative content to share with our participants and we need your involvement to make it a success!

Find out more information and submit your ideas through our Call for Speaker form.


Sponsor Information


Consider sponsoring this year's conference and get your brand before a targeted audience.   

Find creative  sponsorship options designed intentionally to help you connect effectively with our virtual audience. 

Purchase your sponsorship here.


Announcing our Exhibitors:

Conference t-shirts

Get your free t-shirt with registration.  Specify your size on the registration form.

Additional t-shirts available for $25 each

Conference Sessions:   (times are in eastern time zone, EST)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021       11:30 am- 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 28, 2021     11:30 am - 5:00 pm 

Thursday, April 29, 2021        11:30 am - 5:00 pm 

Pacific (PST)  8:30am - 2pm   -   Mountain (MST and PDT) 9:30am - 3pm    -   Central (CST) 10:30am - 4pm

Eastern (EST) 11:30am - 5pm   -    Atlantic (AST) 12:30pm - 6pm  -   Newfoundland Time (NST) 1pm - 6:30pm 


Our call for speakers has been sent out and we will be finalizing the schedule as speakers are confirmed.   

Check back here for updates.


Networking Sessions: 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021       5 - 7 pm

Wednesday, April 28, 2021     5 - 7 pm 

Thursday, April 29, 2021        5 - 7 pm 

Pacific (PST)  2-4 pm   -   Mountain (MST and PDT) 3-5pm    -   Central (CST) 4-6pm

Eastern (EST) 5-7pm   -    Atlantic (AST) 6-8pm  -   Newfoundland Time (NST) 6:30-8:30pm 

CARST is working to schedule some great Networking Sessions to provide some interesting and engaging opportunities to interact, make you feel connected with attendees across the country and provide you with a taste of Canada.

$35 each for Whisky or Wine Tasting Package

*Note: Network package is only available for Canadian residents.  

Details will be posted as confirmed.


Conference Costs:

                  Register for the conference here.

Booking early ensures you get to receive a conference kit.  We have created a conference package to help you connect and benefit from an interactive conference.  Register by March 15, 2021 to ensure you receive a conference package.


Early-bird rates:  (includes one networking package)

CARST Member rate: $ 250.00*  

Non-Member rate: $ 395.00*   

 

Conference Extras: 

CE Courses: $25 each

Additional Conference Networking Package: $35 for each additional                                                                                                                                              

Why not invite your significant other to join one of our networking sessions?  Be sure to order additional Network Packages.

*Note: Conference package is only available for Canadian residents.  

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Register for the conference here.

Call for Speakers/Posters Information

Find our call for speakers below.  Complete an application to speak here.  

Theme:  CARST 2021 Radon - ADAPT - LEARN - GROW

Apply here.

CARST’s next radon conference is coming up and we need your involvement to make it a success!

We’re looking for PRESENTATIONS, POSTERS and CONTINUING EDUCATION courses.  We love real-life case examples, stories of impact, or proven scientific results. We appreciate personal experience, case examples, data-backed findings, the wow factor, and exclusive content.  Share and showcase your expertise and successes to our diverse group of stakeholders.

Thank you to all who have submitted abstracts.  The committee is in the process of reviewing the submissions.  Presenters will be contacted by early February.

Submissions are due by March 5, 2021 and speakers will be selected by the end of March.


Criteria for Conference Presenters:

  • Be experienced and comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Be interested in sharing expertise, real-world strategies and knowledge with other creative professionals
  • Present on real-life case studies, research, stories of impact, projects, processes, innovation or research related to the radon industry.
  • Be open to helping spread the word about the event
  • Preference given to research which has been published/peer reviewed

Criteria for Continuing Education Courses:

  • Is experienced and comfortable speaking in front of large groups and able to transfer ideas through a learning environment
  • Is interested in sharing expertise, real-world strategies and knowledge with other creative professionals
  • Is open to helping spread the word about the event

Criteria for Posters:

  • Provide a poster showcasing real-life case studies, research, stories of impact, presentation on projects, processes, innovation or research related to the radon industry.
  • Be open to helping spread the word about the event
  • Please download and use this template for your poster.  (We are asking people to choose the 48x36 landscape options.)


Virtual Conference Tips

Prior to joining us on the first day of the Conference, we strongly recommend that you familiarize yourself with the various online platforms we'll be using.

- Zoom: If you aren't yet familiar with Zoom, be sure to familiarize yourself prior to joining the first session

How to use zoom tutorial. 





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