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Radon Symposium Presentations

1st Expert Panel Discussion:  Radioactive Radon – Profile of the Hazard

Dr. Ray Copes, Director of Environmental and Occupation Health, Public Health Ontario Lung Cancer Risks from Radon in Ontario: Burden of Illness Estimates and their Policy Implication
Dr. Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research CenterOccupational Exposure to Radon and its Impact
Lothar Doehler, Manager, Radiation Protection Service, Ontario Ministry of LabourApplication of NORM guidelines in Ontario

2nd Expert Panel Discussion: Policy Building Blocks

  • Connie Choy, Air Quality Coordinator, Ontario Lung Association
  • Heather Farquharson, Managing Director, Summerhill Impact
National Collaborative Radon Campaign “Take Action on Radon”
Jason Sadowski, Manager, RSIC National LaboratoriesChanges in International Standards (ICRP) and their Potential Implications
Tara Barrows, Environmental Health Program – Radon, Health CanadaHealth Canada – National Radon Program

3d Expert Panel Discussion: Radon in the Community and Workplace

Dr. Jean-Claude Dessau, Medical Officer of Environmental Health, Ministry of Health and Social Services of QuébecRadon in Schools
Arthur Scott, President, Arthur Scott & AssociatesRadon Exposure, Lessons from Historic Uranium Mining
  • Bob Wood, President of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists 
  • Allan J Whitehead, Vice-President of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists
Radon in the Community and WorkplaceMapping the Geologic Radon Potential of Canada


Natalia Mozayani,Executive Director, RSICKitigan Zibi Anishinabeg: Community Radon Testing and Mitigation Project