Programme: Celebrating 90 Years of Expertise – Radiological Protection in the Next Decade

What: ICRP ICRU 90th Anniversary Colloquium
Where: Stockholm, Sweden
When: 17-18 October, 2018
Hosted by the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) in collaboration with the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) and the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements (ICRU).
Wednesday 17th October
Session 1Celebrating 90 years of radiological protection
Chair: Fredrik Hassel, SSM
09:30-09:40Welcoming address by Fredrik Hassel, Deputy DG, SSM
09:40-12:15Celebrating 90 years of radiological protection
09:40-10:00 Leading radiological protection for nearly a century Claire Cousins, ICRP Chair, UK
10:00-10:10 The legacy of Bo Lindell, ICRP Scientific Secretary (1957-1962) and Chair (1977-1985) Jack Valentin, former ICRP Scientific Secretary, Sweden
10:10-10:15 Introduction to Bo Lindell Laureat Claire Cousins, ICRP Chair, UK
10:15-10:50 Finding common ground between science, ethics and experience Bo Lindell Laureat, Nicole E. Martinez, Clemson University, USA
11:20-11:35 The role of Nordic countries in the development of radiological protection Sigurður Magnússon, DG Geislavarnir Rikisins, Iceland
11:35-11:40 Introdution to the Gray Medal Søren Bentzen, ICRU, USA
11:40-12:15 Windows of opportunities in radiation medicine Gray Medal Laureat, Anders Brahme, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Session 2Looking forward to 2028 and beyond: Advances in science and their impacts on radiological protection
Chair: Paul DeLuca, ICRU
13:15-13:55 Current issues on second primary cancer after radiotherapy Laurence Lebaron-Jacobs, CEA, France
13:55-14:35 Individual radiosensitivity and possibilities of prediction Simon Bouffler, Public Health England, UK
14:35-15:15 Attributing health effects and inferring risks at low doses - challenges for the next decades Wolfgang-Ulrich Müller, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
15:45-16:25 Trending issues with radiation protection for external beam radiation oncology Thomas R. Mackie, University of Wisconsin, US
16:25-17:30 Panel discussion
Moderator: Andrzej Wojcik, Stockholm University, Sweden
17:30Mingle at Norra Latin with refreshments and snacks
Thursday 18th October
Session 3Looking forward to 2028 and beyond: The evolution of radiological protection in society
Chair: Jacques Lochard, ICRP
09:00-09:40 What is risk and what are the trends in society on perception of risk? Anna Olofsson, Mid Sweden university, Sweden
09:40-10:20 Radon: Where is the radiation protection world today and what lies ahead? Per Strand, NRPA, Norway
10:50-11:30 Protection of the environment: Where is the radiation protection world today and what lies ahead? David Copplestone, University of Stirling, UK
11:30-12:15 Panel discussion
Moderator: Jacques Lochard, ICRP
Session 4Future perspectives on radiological protection
13:30-15:00 Panel discussion
Representatives from UNSCEAR, IRPA, NEA, NSFS, ICRP and ICRU give their views on ways forward and discuss future perspectives on radiological protection (with the audience)
Moderator: Ingemar Lund, SSM, Sweden
15:00-15:30Concluding remarks by ICRP, ICRU and SSM