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CALA

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Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc.

Building Laboratory Excellence

CALA Annual General Meeting

Note: all documents are in Adobe Acrobat reader format (.pdf), unless otherwise noted.

Previous AGMs:

2008

Date:

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

RSVP: Please complete our RSVP form for the AGM and Training sessions.

Location:

The Rimrock Hotel and Resort

Phone:

Canada & United States Toll Free: 1-888-RIMROCK (746-7625) Local: (403) 762-3356

Fax: (403) 762-4132
Web:  The Rimrock Hotel and Resort

Reservation Process 

  1. Please complete the reservation form; and
  2. provide directly to the Rimrock Resort Hotel Reservations Department.

Time:

Coffee and muffins available at 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. in Hawthorn AB Room. Meeting starts at 8:30 a.m.

Agenda:

Agenda
Schedule of Activities
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Minutes:

2007 Minutes
2008 Draft Minutes

Attachments:

General
Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

Treasurer's Report

Treasurer's Report

President's Report

President's Report

Financial Statements

2007 Audited Financial Statements

Speakers

Topic: "Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST)" (.pdf)

Guest Speaker:

Ron Lentz, P.Eng
Director, Education Program Development
Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST)


Topic: Environment Canada’s Proposed Regulatory Framework for Wastewater (.pdf) ~ 2.5MB

Draft National Report Wastewater Consultations (February_2008) ~ 2.5MB

Guest Speaker:
James Arnott Head,
Provincial and Municipal Wastewater Section
Environment Canada


Topic: Alberta Environment's Laboratory Data Quality Assurance Policy and Alberta’s Alternate Program

Guest Speaker:
Pat Lang
Program Manager
Drinking Water Supply Treatment
Alberta Environment


Topic: Proficiency Testing Highlights: Past, Present and Future

Guest Speaker:
Ken Middlebrook
Proficiency Testing Manager
CALA

Training
Training Ad
Misc.

 

Highlights of the 2008 Annual General Meeting

SERGE VILLARD AWARD

The recipient of the 2008 Serge Villard Award is Mr. Roberto Barrotavena.

Roberto has a licentiate in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires. An assessor since 2000, Roberto has performed nearly 20 assessments and has been a member of the CAEAL Advisory Panel since 2005. His areas of expertise include AAS and ICP Techniques, General Chemistry and Lab QA/QC.

Congratulations Roberto!

Serge Villard Award

Colleen Cotter accepts award on behalf of Roberto Barrotavena from CAEAL President, James Doull.

 

DON LABERGE AWARD

This recipient of the 2008 Don LaBerge award is Mr. James Downie.

James has a Technology Diploma in Chemical Sciences from BCIT. He is a RAQQSA assessor and has been an assessor with CAEAL since 1997, performing over 40 assessments - half of them as a lead assessor.  James also served on the Board of Directors from 2003-2005, serving as President in 2004. His areas of expertise include Trace and Ultra Trace Metals Analysis, Quality Management Systems and Laboratory Management. James is currently an industry consultant.

Congrtulations James! 

Don LaBerge Award

CAEAL President, James Doull, presents to Linda Neimor.