Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Radon Forum and Workshop - Reminder!

The Radon Licensing Program of the Ohio Department of Health along with the Ohio Association of Radon Professionals (OARP), the U.S. EPA, and the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) will be conducting a RADON STAKEHOLDERS FORUM AND WORKSHOP on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11 at the Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Click on the above link ("Radon Forum and Workshop - Reminder!") or go to for information and a registration form. If you have any questions about the registration process or the Radon Forum, please contact Sharon Bowen of the CRCPD at 502-227-4543 ext. 2229 or Michael Murphy of the U.S. EPA at 312-353-6686.

Please note that registration and payment is due by Tuesday, April 1, 2008!

You will be able to obtain either eight hours or 16 hours of credit depending upon your choice of one or two days of attendance. The cost is $40 for both days or $25 for either one-day session which includes snacks and drinks during breaks. Lunch and parking will be on your own.

The format for this Forum will be the same as used at national radon meetings. The U.S. EPA from Washington D.C. and Region V, Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD), and other speakers from the national level will be represented.Thursday (04/10) topics include a welcome session by the USEPA and the ODH, a keynote presentation by Bill Field (tentative), "Radon-Safe Homes Save Lives", "Radon and Real Estate", "Radon and the Builder Industry", "Introduction to Jared's Law", and "Creating a Radon Leadership Network in Region V".Friday (04/11) topics include "Radon Leaders Saving Lives - the Role of the Medical Community", discussion sessions, "Leaving in Action - Action Plans for Saving Lives in Region V", and afternoon sessions by the Ohio Department of Health on "Jared's Law" and "Radon Testing in Schools". OARP members who responded to our June, 2007 membership drive will be partially reimbursed for attending the Forum.