[ RadSafe ] Fourth European IRPA Congress - 3rd announcement and call for abstracts

Alfredo CNEN alfredo at cnen.gov.br
Mon May 6 01:05:26 CDT 2013

 Fourth European IRPA Congress
Radiation Protection Culture - A Global Challenge
23 - 27 June 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

The Fourth European IRPA Congress will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, during June 23-27, 2014. The third circular is now available as well as online registration and abstract submission via the link above.

«Radiation protection culture - a global challenge» was chosen as the general theme of the Congress in order to support the IRPA initiative fostering improvements of RP Culture globally. In addition to offering a forum for the scientific exchange it is our intention to enable a dialogue on important culture elements such as values, beliefs, competences, and recommended practices.

Congress objectives
• to understand and to promote radiation protection culture in all applications and its relation to general safety culture,
• to discuss open questions and common challenges and to outline perspectives,
• to strengthen the cooperation between professional societies, international organizations, regulators, NGOs, and key players in society,
• to develop tools for improving communication between experts, regulators, professionals, patients, and members of the public.

Congress topics
• Biological and health effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
• Radiation measurement and dosimetry
• Fundamentals of radiation protection of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
• Regulation of the different exposure situations
• Environmental radioactivity and radioecology
• Radiation protection of patients, medical staff, and comforters
• Radiation protection of workers in nuclear, NORM, and other industries, and research
• Radiation protection of the public
• Protection of the environment
• Nuclear safety and security
• Emergencies: Lessons learnt, preparedness and response
• Education in and fostering of radiation protection
• Interaction with society

The Congress is organized by the German-Swiss Radiation Protection Association (FS) in close cooperation with the Association Romande de Radioprotection (ARRAD), our French speaking colleagues in Switzerland.

FS and ARRAD are pleased to invite you to contribute to the success of this Congress by your publication and participation, to benefit from valuable personal contacts, to visit CERN, one of the world‘s leading research centres, and to enjoy impressive excursions.


Klaus Henrichs
Congress President

Important dates and deadlines
Start of online registration and abstract submission May 1, 2013
Abstract deadline September 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance December 16, 2013
Deadline for reduced prices March 18, 2014
Conference June 23 - 27, 2014 

Email: info at irpa2014europe.com


Important Links

3rd Announcement
Online Registration
Abstract Submission

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