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ICRP 2013 Symposium Presentations

Opening Session

Co-chairs: Claire Cousins, ICRP Chair
Christopher Clement, ICRP Scientific Secretary

Welcome Remarks
Monira Al Kuttab, Government Communications, FANR, UAE

ICRP Past, Present and Future
Claire Cousins, ICRP Chair, Addenbrookes Hospital, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

Overview of ICRP Committee 1 Radiation Effects
Bill Morgan, ICRP C1 Chair
Paper – Presentation – Video

Overview of ICRP Committee 2 Doses from Radiation Exposure
John Harrison, ICRP C2 Chair
Paper – Presentation – Video

Overview of ICRP Committee 3 Protection in Medicine
Eliseo Vaρo, ICRP C3 Chair
Paper – Presentation – Video

Overview of ICRP Committee 4 Application of the Commission’s Recommendations
Jacques Lochard, ICRP C4 Chair
Paper – Presentation – Video

Overview of ICRP Committee 5 Protection of the Environment
Kathryn Higley, ICRP C5 Vice-chair
Paper – Presentation – Video


Tissue Reactions: The Road from Science to Protection

Chair: Bill Morgan, ICRP C1 Chair, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

The Biology of Tissue Reactions
Wolfgang Doerr, ICRP C1, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Paper – Presentation – Video

Threshold Doses and Circulatory Disease Risks
Jolyon Hendry, Christie Hospital, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

General Tissue Reactions and Implications for Radiation Protection
Shinichiro Miyazaki, Kinki University, Japan
Paper – Presentation – Video

The Lens of the Eye, Exposures in the UK Medical Sector and Mechanistic Studies of Radiation Effects
Simon Bouffler, ICRP C1, Public Health England, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

Dosimetric Models of the Eye and Eye Lens and their use in Assessing Dose Coefficients for Ocular Exposures
Wesley Bolch, ICRP C2, University of Florida, USA
Paper – Presentation – Video

Dose Limits to the Lens of the Eyes: New Limit for the Lens of the Eye – International Basic Safety Standards and Related Guidance
Miroslav Pinak, International Atomic Energy Agency
Paper – Presentation – Video

Implications in Medical Imaging of the New ICRP Thresholds for Tissue Reactions
Eliseo Vaρo, ICRP C3 Chair, Complutense University, Spain
Paper – Presentation – Video

Non-cancer Effects: Science and Values Aspects of Protection Decisions
Ted Lazo, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
Paper – Presentation – Video

Implications of the Implementation of the Revised Dose Limit to the Lens of the Eye: The View of the IRPA Professionals
Marie-Claire Cantone, International Radiation Protection Association, University of Milan, Italy
Paper – Presentation – Video


Advances in Recovery Preparedness and Response Following Fukushima

Co-chairs: Jacques Lochard, ICRP C4 Chair, Nuclear Protection Evaluation Center, France
Ryugo Hayano, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Engaging with Local Stakeholders: Some Lessons from Fukushima for Recovery
Ryugo Hayano, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Paper – Presentation – Video

Progress on Off-site Cleanup Efforts in Japan
Tsutomu Sato, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Paper – Presentation – Video

Experience and Current Issues with Recovery Management from the Fukushima Accident
Michiaki Kai, ICRP C4, Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Japan
Paper – Presentation – Video

Decision Making for Late Phase Recovery From Nuclear or Radiological Incidents: New Guidance from NCRP
Anne Nisbet, ICRP C4, Public Health England, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

The French Policy for Managing Long Term Contaminated Territories in the Event of a Nuclear Accident
Jean-Christophe Niel, Nuclear Safety Authority, France
Paper – Presentation – Video


NORM Issues in the Real World

Co-chairs: Donald Cool, ICRP C4 Vice-chair, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, USA
Bakheet Salem Al-Ameri, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE

Review of the ICRP System, In Particular the Approach to Existing Exposure Situations
Donald Cool, ICRP C4 Vice-chair, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, USA
Paper – Presentation – Video

Application of the Commission’s Recommendations to Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Jean-Franηois Lecomte, ICRP C4 Secretary, Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, France
Paper – Presentation – Video

What Should a Radiation Regulator do about NORM?
John Loy, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, UAE
Paper – Presentation – Video

Radiological Protection in North American NORM Industries
Doug Chambers, ICRP C2, SENES, Canada
Paper – Presentation – Video

Construction of a NORM project in the BeAAT Hazardous Waste Facilities
Hazem Abuahmad, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE
Presented by Shivaji Karade
Paper – Presentation – Video


What do we need from ICRP in Medicine?

Co-chairs: Eliseo Vaρo, ICRP C3 Chair, Complutense University, Spain
Jamila Salem Al Suwaidi, Dubai Health Authority, UAE

The use of Effective Dose
John Harrison, ICRP C2 Chair, Public Health England, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

The use of Effective Dose in Medicine
Pedro Ortiz, ICRP Committee 3, Austria
Paper – Presentation – Video

Patient Dose Management in CT and CBCT
Madan Rehani, ICRP C3 Secretary, Austria
Paper – Presentation – Video

Paediatric CT and Recent Epidemiological Studies
John Boice, ICRP Main Commission, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, USA
Paper – Presentation – Video

Digital and Interventional Radiology: Patient Dose Registries and Diagnostic Reference Levels
Jamila Salem Al Suwaidi, Dubai Health Authority, UAE
Paper – Presentation – Video

Trends in Radiation Protection of PET/CT Imaging
Ahmed M. Alenezi, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Saudi Arabia
Paper – Presentation – Video

Referral Criteria and Clinical Decision Support: Radiological Protection Aspects for Justification
Maria Perez, World Health Organisation
Paper – Presentation – Video


The ICRP Approach to Environmental Radiation Protection: Issues and Application

Co-chairs: Kathryn Higley, ICRP C5 Vice-chair, Oregon State University, USA
Jacques Repussard, Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, France

The ICRP’s Approach to Protection of the Living Environment Under Different Exposure Situations
David Copplestone, Stirling University, UK
Paper – Presentation – Video

Establishing Relationships between Environmental Exposures to Radionuclides and their Consequences for Wildlife: Inferences and Weight of Evidence
Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace, ICRP C5, Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, France
Paper – Presentation – Video

The Creation and Application of Voxelized Dosimetric Models, and a Comparison with the Current Methodology as used for the ICRP RAPs
Kathryn Higley, ICRP C5 Vice-chair, Oregon State University, USA
Paper – Presentation – Video

Marine Biodiversity in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ashraf Al Cibahy, Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Himansu Sekhar Das, Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Paper – Presentation – Video

Use of the ICRP System for Protection of Marine Ecosystems
Diego Telleria, International Atomic Energy Agency
Paper – Presentation – Video

Modelling Exposures and Effects in the Marine Environment after the Fukushima Accident
Jordi Vives i Batlle, ICRP C5, Belgium Nuclear Research Centre, Belgium
Paper – Presentation – Video


Concluding Remarks

Claire Cousins, ICRP Chair, Addenbrookes Hospital, UK
Jacques Lochard, ICRP Vice-chair, Nuclear Protection Evaluation Centre, France