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Indoor Air Quality – What’s in the air we breathe at home and at work?

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The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (OVC A&WMA) and the Ottawa Centre of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) will be hosting a panel discussion and networking event on Indoor Air Quality on October 7, 2014.

Come hear first-hand from air experts on current indoor air issues including Legionella bacteria control, green construction, impact of climate changes on Indoor Air Quality, new VOC emissions product standards for building materials as well as current research projects including attached garages, IAQ emissions test protocols and IAQ prediction tools.

Expert Panelists:

  • Joan Wong, Health Canada, Indoor Air Contaminants Assessment Section
  • Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, InAIR Environmental
  • Robert Magee, National Research Council, Institute for Research in Construction

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about the air you breathe everyday as well as to network with fellow environmental professionals.

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: Rideau Canal Junior Rank Mess
4 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa, ON (adjacent to City Hall)

Cost: $20 A&WMA and CMOS members / $30 non-members
$10 A&WMA and CMOS student members / $20 student non-members

Student Volunteers Needed: Two student volunteers to work at the registration desk. In return, you get your registration reimbursed! If you are interested, contact Holly Dole at

Payable online at or at the door.

Refreshments & Cash Bar

Please RSVP your attendance to by Friday, October 3, 2014.

Thank-you to the following sponsors for helping make this event possible:

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