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CIRMS 2011 Annual Meeting

Gaithersburg, MD at NIST, Oct. 17-20, 2011

The 2011 CIRMS 21th anniversary annual meeting focused on the Public Perception of Radiation in the core topic areas of CIRMS: Materials Processing, Medical Devices and Procedures, Radiation Protection, Industrial Applications and Homeland Security. The 2011 agenda and links to the presentations can be found below.

2011 Agenda “Public Perception of Radiation”

  • October 17
  • October 18
  • October 19
  • October 20
Continental breakfast
8:30 am
President's Welcome Chip Starns, President, CIRMS Welcome to NIST
9:00 am
Public Perception of Radiation
W. Ralph Basham, Command Consulting Group;
former Commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection,former Director of the US Secret Service
9:20 am
Q & A
10:00 am
Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment
Kathryn Higley, Oregon State University
10:15 am
Break; Coffee and Discussion; Poster Review
10:45 am
Medical Risks for Diagnostic Exams
William Hendee, Medical College of Wisconsin
11:15 am
Improving Public Perception of Radiation Processing by Involving Students
Anthony Berejka, Ionicorp+,for Mark Driscoll,State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry
11:45 am
History of CIRMS on its 20th Anniversary
Randall Caswell, NIST, retired
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions.
In addition to the CIRMS meeting plenary sessions, the subcommittees of the CIRMS Science and Technology Committee will hold five Working Group sessions. These sessions will go into greater detail on specific topics of interest to CIRMS membership and include a review of the CIRMS "Fifth Report on Needs in Ionizing Radiation" and a prioritization of the needs in ionizing radiation. IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP/HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security
1:45 pm
Break
3:15 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions (continued)
3:45 pm
Adjourn
5:20 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
President's Welcome Back
8:55 am
Applying Product Stewardship Principles to Radiation Protection/Lessons from EPA's Alternative Technology Initiative Madeleine Nawar, USEPA/OAR and Scott Cassel, Product Stewardship Institute
9:00 am
Patient Risk in Medical Therapeutic Treatment
Michael Herman, Mayo Clinic Sponsored by U Wisconsin ADCL, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
9:30 am
2011 Gunderson Award presented to Marshall Cleland, IBA Industrial, Inc.
International Registry of Radiation Safety Officers – IRRSO
10:40 am
Q & A
10:50 am
Break; Coffee and Discussion
11:00 am
11:45 am
Public Perception of Irradiation of Food
Anuradha Prakash, Chapman University
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm
Grants Workshop
Program managers and affiliates from government agencies and funding organizations will present short synopses of funding opportunities related to radiation research and the public perception of radiation.
1:45 pm
Break; Coffee and Discussion
3:15 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions
IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP - HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security
3:45 pm
Adjourn
5:20 pm
Bus from Hilton to Smokey Glen Farms
6:15 pm
Dinner at Smokey Glen Farms
6:30 pm
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Presidents Welcome Back
9:00 am
Student Travel Grant Awards
Marshall R. Cleland/IBA Industrial Inc. 2011 Student Travel Grant
Effects of Low-dose Irradiation on the Quality of Table Grapes Gina Paek, Chapman University
ASTM International 2011 Student Travel Grant Design, Development, and Evaluation of a Modified, Anthropomorphic, Head and Neck, Quality Assurance Phantom for Use in Stereotactic Radiosurgery Austin Faught, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
NIST Ionizing Radiation Division 2011 Student Travel Grant Determining the Effects of Well-type Chamber Sample-volume Dependence on the Current Clinical Method Used to Determine the Activity for 90Y Microsphere Treatments Adam Paxton, University of Wisconsin
9:15 am
Why No One Believes Us: Cognitive Neuroscience and Radiation Risk R.E. Toohey, President-Elect Health Physics Society
10:00 am
10:30 am
Break; Coffee and Discussion
11:00 am
Radiation Security Jill Segraves, Transportation Safety Administration
11:45 am
Randall S. Caswell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards Presented to Kenneth G.W. Inn, National Institute of Standards and Technology
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP - HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security
1:45 pm
Break; Coffee and Discussion
3:15 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions
3:45 pm
Adjourn
5:20 pm
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
President's Welcome Back
8:55 am
Working Group Summaries
9:00 am
Discussion of the CIRMS Fifth Report on Needs in Ionizing Radiation
10:00 am
Presentation of New Officers
11:30 am
Adjourn; Lunch
12:00 pm