38th Australasian Radiation Protection Society (ARPS) Conference

Organization: Australasian Radiation Protection Society

Venue: Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Event Date/Time: Oct 13, 2013 / 1:00 pm - (GMT +10:00 hours) End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (GMT +10:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: May 27, 2013 Time: 17:00:00(GMT +10:00 hours)
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The organising committee extends a warm welcome to all radiation safety professionals, enthusiasts, supporting suppliers, businesses and related industries to participate in the 38th Annual Conference of the Australasian Radiation Protection Society. This is the premier forum for the presentation and exchange of topical ideas on radiation protection in Australasia. This conference promises to be an exciting and enjoyable event that will focus on the conference theme of ‘New Horizons: Protecting the Future’. Please be advised that the Call for Abstracts is now open, and will close on 27 May, 2013.

The organising committee has worked to attract outstanding Keynote Speakers including Abel González, Prof Adèle Green and Dr Mark Shilton, plus the Boyce Worthley Oration by Mark Sonter. The presentations and workshops will be conducted around the following sub-themes:

·         New developments in radiation protection

·         Safety culture and security

·         Challenges in communicating radiation risk

·         Radiation Protection in the natural resources and associated industries

·         The changing face of radiation practices in the health, research and industrial sector

We welcome abstracts that are aligned with these sub-themes and any papers that share knowledge that is of benefit to the radiation safety community.

Pre and Post workshops are also planned, including communication training, an ANRDR workshop and a workshop on radon and radon decay products.


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