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CIRMS Conference April 18-20, 2016

CIRMS 2016 Conference – Current Agenda

“A Matter of Scale: Measurement Standards from the Nano to the Giga”
  • April 18
  • April 19
  • April 20
  • Breakout Sessions Agendas
Continental Breakfast/Registration
8:30 am
President's Welcome
Dr. Walter E. Voit, President, CIRMS
Polycraft World
9:00 am
Welcome to NIST
Dr. Lisa R. Karam, Chief
Radiation Physics Division, Physical Measurement Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology, MD
9:15 am
Intro to NEEDS REPORT
Dr. Walter E. Voit, CIRMS President,
University of Texas at Dallas
9:30 am
Keynote Address
Dr. Mark S. Driscoll, State University of New York at Syracuse
Curing Carbon Fiber Reinforces Composites for Automotive Application
9:45 am
Discussion
10:15 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am
Plenary Session I
Dr. Audrey MacLeod, IRS-NRCC
Modular Survey Spectrometer and Compton Imager
10:45 am
Student Travel Grant Awards Presentations:
CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by ASTM International

CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by NIST
Manik Aima, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Primary Air-kerma Strength Measurements of a New Directional Pd-103 Low-dose Rate Brachytherapy Source

CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by NIST
Khalid Gameil, National Research Council of Canada, Carleton University
Digitization of the National Research Council of Canada Ionizing Radiation Standard's Triple to Double Coincidence Counter”

CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by Bruker BioSpin
Yvonne Roed, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Investigation of Gel Dosimetry for Quality Assurance of Magnetic Resonance-Guided Radiotherapy”

CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by Landauer
Blake Smith, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Determining the Air-kerma Strength for the BEBIG Model Ir2.A85-2 Ir-192 Source

CIRMS Student Travel Grant – sponsored by Hopewell Design Inc.
Kejia Yang, University of Texas at Dallas
Shape Memory Polymers Enabled by Radiation Crosslinking

11:15 am
Poster Summaries
12:05 am
Poster Viewing
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions IAME, Medical App, RP/HS Working Group Session I
Medical Applications Breakout Session I: Proton Therapy
IAME Breakout Session I
  • Mike Fletcher, PCT Engineering and COMET
    Low Energy Electron Accelerator Principles and Applications
1:45 pm
Questions for speakers and discussion on "current needs"
3:15 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Working Group Session II
Medical Applications Breakout Session II: Standards in Nuclear Medicine and Quantitative Imaging IAME Breakout Session II
3:45 pm
Questions for speakers and discussion on "current needs"
5:15 pm
Adjourn
5:30 pm
Breakfast
8:30 am
Presidents Welcome
Dr. Walter E. Voit , President, CIRMS
9:15 am
Plenary Session II
Dr. John Bayouth, University of Wisconsin
"Measurement Considerations in an MR-guided Radiation Therapy Environment"
9:30 am
Randall S. Caswell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards
will be presented to Dr. James A. Deye, National Cancer Institute, RRP “Precision Medicine and Radiation Standards
10:00 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am
Plenary Session III
Dr. Brad Lundahl, Johnson & Johnson
Dosimetric Techniques for Low Energy E-beams
10:45 am
Poster Summaries
11:15 am
Poster Viewing
11:30 am
Lunch
12:45 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions (continued)): IAME, RP/HS Working Group Session III
Medical Applications Breakout Session III: Quantitative Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
1:45 pm
Coffee Break
3:30 pm
Working Group Sessions IV
Medical Applications Breakout Session IV: Topics in Radiation Dosimetry Radiation Protection/Homeland Security
Breakout Sessions I and II Radiochemistry of Food and Potable Water IAME Breakout Session III Breakout Session IV: Discussion on Industry–wide Low Alpha Standard
3:45 pm
Questions for speakers and discussion on "current needs"
5:15 pm
Adjourn Day 2
5:30 pm
Bus from Hilton Hotel to Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant
6:15 pm
Breakfast
8:30 am
President's Welcome
Dr. Walter E. Voit, President, CIRMS
9:15 am
A Nervous Future
Plenary Session IV
Dr. Christopher H. Sommers, USDA-ARS-NEA-Eastern Regional Research Center
The Role of Extraintestinal Foodborne Pathogens in Human Illness
9:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am
Report on Needs in Ionizing Radiation
Dr. Walter E. Voit, University of Texas at Dallas
10:45 am
Closing Address/New Officers
Dr. Mark S. Driscoll, State University of New York at Syracuse
12:00 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
ExComm Meeting
1:00 pm
Adjourn ExComm
2:30 pm

2016 Conference Agenda- PDF