Hear new voices of radon-induced lung cancer survival woven throughout the Symposium. Be inspired by how three Keynote Speakers diagnosis and recovery shifted personal passions to an action planBe a part of their plan and take away new tools to increase radon testing and mitigation in your service area.  You will discover new directions for radon policy, emerging technical advances in measurement and mitigation, and cutting-edge radon science and research.  Visit  the  Trade Show featuring radon and business-related companies offering useful and interesting products and services.

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AARST-hosted C.E. Training [clear filter]
Saturday, September 29

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. Training: Policy Advocacy Course
Policy Advocacy Course: Course Description: AARST is hosting a one-day training for radon professionals and advocates who have the leadership, ability and inclination to advance radon risk reduction policies in their states. During this training, participants will learn through lecture presentations and interactive sessions about advocacy practices as well as key state-level risk reduction policies, with special emphasis on how good ideas become laws, working with legislators and legislative staff, and engaging with allies, opponents and other stakeholders. The intent of this course is to train advocacy leaders to create radon policy change on the state level (or county/local level as appropriate) and equip them with strong skills and insights.  
Due to the importance and urgency of investing in a cadre of trained policy advocates, AARST is making the course available for free. Participants who complete the course will qualify for 8 hours of NRPP Continuing Education (CE) credit.

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Peter Hendrick

After 16 years of service, Peter Hendrick retired as the AARST Executive Director in January 2017.  Peter began his professional career in the early 1970’s as a VISTA volunteer working with the elderly poor in the United States and started his environmental career working in the... Read More →
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Jane Malone

National Policy Director, AARST
Jane Malone joined the AARST staff in 2015 to help advance federal, state and local policies that will reduce radon risk. She has been involved with healthy homes policy advocacy for two decades, advising Congress, federal agencies, advocates and jurisdictions. Previously she led... Read More →

Saturday September 29, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. Training: Radon 101: Radon Measurement Course and Exam
Radon 101: Radon Measurement Course: Course Description ID HHEC 1:  This classroom course is a foundational course for those wanting to obtain radon measurement licensure or certification. The course covers all competencies in preparation for exam field work including: Physics, Health Risk, Occurrence & Behavior, Measurement & Devices, QA/QC, Mitigation Overview and Worker Health & Safety.

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Lin Marie Carey

Lin is a subject matter expert in radon, home inspection, indoor air quality, building performance. She has integrated this knowledge with her expertise in organizational leadership and corporate training to develop world class credentialing and continuing education programs for organizations... Read More →

Saturday September 29, 2018 8:00am - Sunday September 30, 2018 5:00pm EDT
Sunday, September 30

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. Training: QA or Bust
Understand that a consistent string of passing QA checks does not mean that the QA was wasted, instead, it means that now the provider has evidence of  stable and accurate operations.  
Do QA - don't go bust! 

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Melinda Ronca-Battista

Health Physicist, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, NAU
Melinda Ronca-Battista works for the Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center, providing software tools and online and workshop trainings for Tribal environmental monitoring programs across the US.  She has worked for about 30 years in the environmental monitoring and radiation protection... Read More →

Sunday September 30, 2018 8:00am - 12:00pm EDT

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. training: RRNC 2.0
RRNC 2.0: Course Description ID NRPP 500: In depth review of RRNC 2.0 with comparison to ASTM 1465 and Appendix F. Course will teach the attendee the basic principles of history of radon and radon mitigation. The main focus will be on understanding Appendix F, how it applies to the local construction methods and how to inspect a system installed to that standard.


Matt Koch

Matt has worked in the mitigation industry since 2008 performing mitigations in the Southeast in single family, multifamily and commercial buildings.  He a founding member of the SE AARST Chapter. Matt is a frequent speaker at local and national conferences and serves on national... Read More →

Sunday September 30, 2018 8:00am - 12:00pm EDT

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. Training: Advanced Certificate Multifamily Mitigation Course
Advanced Certificate Multifamily Mitigation Course: Course Description ID MURC-601: This course takes the student into the AARST/ANSI standard for measurement in multifamily buildings with an emphasis on the framework and reasons for changes from previous protocol.  This course will prepare you to apply for the NRPP Advanced Certificate Program.

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William Angell

Advanced Certificate Multifamily Mitigation Course: Course Description ID MURC-601When you attend this exciting and fast paced adventure, you will learn the requirements and recommendations of national standards. Based on this foundation, we will also discuss the opportunities and... Read More →

Sunday September 30, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT

8:00am EDT

AARST-hosted C.E. Training: Radon In Water
Radon in Water: Course Description ID SPRUCE 200: This course traces radon in water from source to exposure and presents the submerged stream sampling method and aeration mitigation. It describes the measurement process including calculating the amount of water to purge and offers some cautions to ensure representative testing. The course touches on the pre-treatments that radon in water mitigators must address prior to installation of a system, applicable radon mitigation standards and presents good water as the ultimate goal of any treatment system. Audience: Measurement Professionals, Inspectors, Mitigators, State Employees

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Matt Hendrick

Trainer, Spruce Environmental Technologies
Matt Hendrick is an educator and builder with radon testing and mitigation certification and experience who has spent 14 years teaching and developing courses and 15+ years in residential and commercial construction. Senior Training Specialist/Consultant for Spruce Environmental Technologies... Read More →
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Rick Saulen

Rick Saulen has been with Spruce Environmental Technologies, Inc. for 25 years, initially installing radon mitigation systems and field testing RadonAway fans, AIRaider systems and other products and components for more than 18 years. A licensed and certified mitigator, plumber and... Read More →

Sunday September 30, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT