Programme: Celebrating 90 Years of Expertise – Radiation 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
09:30-09:40Welcoming address
09:40-12:15Celebrating 90 years of radiological protection
09:40-10:00 Leading radiological protection for nearly a century Claire Cousins, Chair of ICRP, UK
10:00-10:10 The legacy of Bo Lindell, ICRP scientific secretary (1957-1962) and chairman (1977-1985) Jack Valentin, former ICRP Scientific Secretary, Sweden
10:10-10:15 Introduction to Bo Lindell Laureat Claire Cousins, Chair of ICRP, UK
10:15-10:45 Title (tbd) Bo Lindell Laureat, Nicole E. Martinez, Clemson University, US
11:15-11:30 The role of Nordic countries in the development of radiological protection Sigurður Magnússon, DG of Geislavarnir, Iceland
11:30-11:35 Introdution to the Gray Medal Hans Menzel, Chair of ICRU, Germany
11:35-12:05 Title (tbd) Gray Medal Laureat, Anders Brahme, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
13:15-17:30Looking forward to 2028 and beyond: Advances in science and their impacts on radiological protection
13:15-13:45 Secondary effects/Cancer of radiotherapy (working title) Laurence Lebaron-Jacobs, CEA, France
14:00-14:30 Individual radiosensitivity and possibilities of prediction Simon Bouffler, National Institute Health Research, UK
14:40-15:10 Attributing health effects and inferring risks at low doses - challenges for the next decades Wolfgang-Ulrich Müller, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
15:20-15:40 COFFEE
15:40-16:10 Trending issues with radiation protection for external beam radiation oncology Thomas R. Mackie, University of Wisconsin, US
16:20-17:30 Panel discussion
17:30-18:30Mingle at Norra Latin with refreshments and snacks
Thursday 18th October
09:00-14:45Looking forward to 2028 and beyond: The evolution of radiological protection in society
09:00-09:30 Horizon scanning in connection to trust and confidence in international
organisations. What does future look like? (working title)
Speaker (tbd)
09:40-10:10 What is risk and what are the trends in society on perception of risk? Anna Olofsson, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
10:50-11:20 Radon: Where is the radiation protection world today and what lies ahead? Per Strand, NRPA, Norway
11:30-12:00 Protection of the environment: Where is the radiation protection world today and what lies ahead? David Copplestone, University of Stirling, UK
13:15-14:45 Panel discussion
14:45-15:30Concluding remarks by SSM, ICRP and ICRU