The AM2017 will take place from 27th February to 2nd March 2017 at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Campus South in Karlsruhe. The meeting includes the 10th EURADOS Winter School "Internal dosimetry for radiation protection and medicine”.
10th EURADOS Winter School
"Internal dosimetry for radiation protection and medicine"
Thursday 2nd March 2017
Radionuclides inside the human body are associated to different scenarios of exposure to ionizing radiations. Occupational intakes may occur at workplaces where open radioactive sources are handled. Nuclear medicine procedures use deliberate intakes of radiopharmaceuticals for diagnosis and therapy. In emergency situations contamination of air and foodstuff might result in intakes of radioactive material by members of the public. Quantification of the doses and thus the health risks resulting from radionuclides inside the human body cannot be performed by direct measurements. The only available indicators for dose assessments come from the measurement of the activity retained inside the human body or present in excreta samples and from the activities of material entering the body (e.g. concentration of radionuclides in air or foodstuff). The interpretation of monitoring data in terms of intake and doses requires the application of biokinetic and dosimetric models which are provided and updated regularly by ICRP.
The 10th EURADOS Winter School is dedicated to the dosimetry of internal emitters in the frame of radiation protection and medicine. All exposure situations will be covered together with their differences and commonalities. A great effort has been made recently in the elaboration of technical recommendations for monitoring individuals for occupational intakes of radionuclides and in standardization (EURADOS TECHREC, ISO). The new ICRP publications on Occupational Intakes of Radionuclides (OIR) will be presented as well as recent developments in the dosimetry in nuclear medicine. The challenges and recent progress in internal dosimetry for emergency situations will be also addressed. Other important topics to take into account are the internal dosimetry in epidemiology and the new developments in the microdosimetry of internal emitters. The research needs in the field of internal dosimetry will be identified and discussed to be included in the new version of the EURADOS Strategic Research Agenda. All lectures will be given by internationally well-known scientists who are involved in the dosimetry of internal emitters. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance
Information on participating / attending:
Registration should be done online via www.eurados.org.
registration and payment latest 23 January 2017 Full Fee: 250 € Reduced Fee: 200 €
registration and payment after 23 January 2017 Full Fee: 325 € Reduced Fee: 275 €
The fee includes participation in all events of AM2017, coffee breaks, lunches (on Tue, Wed and Thu) and
conference dinner (on Wed).
Enquiries on registrations & payments:
phone: +49 89 3187 3107
02/27/2017 13:30 - 03/02/2017 16:00
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT),
Scientists and scholars, Students
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