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29th Annual Meeting of CIRMS

“Trusting Radiation Science: Measuring what cannot be seen”

April 11-13, 2022 ▪ Virtual Meeting

Please save the date for the next CIRMS annual meeting which will be held virtually (online only). The CIRMS annual meeting provides a public forum for discussion of radiation measurements and standards issues for stakeholders in industry, academia, and government. The technical program will consist of oral presentations, virtual poster sessions, and working group sessions organized by the three subcommittees:

  • Medical Applications: Diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy, proton therapy nuclear medicine, fluoroscopy, radiobiology, physical and computational phantoms, radiation transport simulations, 3D printing, and more
  • Radiation Protection and Homeland Security: Advances in detection instrumentation, emergency response, nuclear events, radiochemistry, waste analysis, personnel dosimetry, electronic dosimeters, bioassay and internal dosimetry, environmental dosimetry, first responder needs, and more
  • Industrial Applications and Material Effects: Dosimetry for radiation processing, material effects, space applications, food irradiation and sterilization, irradiators, low dose standards, safety at radiation facilities, ASTM standards, and more

Details about the conference program will be posted online as it is developed. Please share our meeting flyer with your colleagues!

CIRMS Call for Abstracts

Meeting Details

Dates: April 11-13, 2022 

Location: Virtual Meeting (online only)

Registration Fee: $65.00

Our meeting program is now available online (last updated 4/6/22).

Zoom meeting links will be provided by email to all registrants
Registration closes Friday, April 8 at 8 pm eastern time.
Register

Submissions for CIRMS Meeting

Abstract Submission

Submission Deadline: February 25, 2022

We invite you to submit an abstract for a virtual oral or virtual poster presentation. Submitted abstracts will undergo peer review coordinated by the Executive Committee Members. Authors will be notified of acceptance and will be required to register for the conference. Abstracts should not exceed 350 words and should be created using the general abstract template.

Please email the abstracts to abstracts@cirms.org with the subject line “CIRMS 2022 Abstract: [Name of Corresponding Author].” In your email please indicate your preference for a virtual oral or virtual poster presentation. If your abstract is not accepted for a virtual oral presentation it will automatically be considered for a virtual poster presentation.

Please note that submission of an abstract represents a commitment to register and present at the meeting if your work is selected to be part of the meeting program. 

Junior Investigator Competition

Submission Deadline: February 25, 2022

The program is open to any student or trainee from high school through postgraduate (i.e. within one year of terminal master’s or doctoral degree). Young investigators will submit an essay describing their work and its relevance to the CIRMS mission which will then be scored by members of the CIRMS Executive Committee and the Caswell Fellows. Top-scoring essays will be invited to give a short virtual oral presentation at the annual meeting and also receive a monetary prize. Those who are not awarded will be invited to present a virtual poster at the meeting. All authors will be notified of acceptance and will be required to register for the conference.

Please email the abstracts to abstracts@cirms.org with the subject line “CIRMS 2022 Abstract: [Name of Corresponding Author].” In your email please indicate your preference for a virtual oral or virtual poster presentation. If your abstract is not accepted for a virtual oral presentation it will automatically be considered for a virtual poster presentation.

Essays should not exceed 1000 words and should be created using the junior investigator essay template. Please email the abstracts to abstracts@cirms.org with the subject line “CIRMS 2022 JI Award: [Name of Corresponding Author].”

Please note that submission of an essay is a commitment to register and present at the meeting, regardless of whether your essay is selected for an award. 

Virtual Poster Presentation Guidelines

The virtual poster sessions will be held in Gather, a web-based video calling experience that lets you explore and interact in a 2-D virtual world using an avatar. The link and passcode to our Gather space will be provided to all presenters and meeting registrants. 


There will be two virtual poster sessions at the 2022 CIRMS meeting, one on Monday, April 11 from 12 pm (Noon) to 1 pm eastern time and another on Tuesday, April 12 from 12 pm (Noon) to 1 pm eastern time. We ask that you be present by your poster in the Gather space for BOTH sessions so that our attendees can have the full experience.


Please prepare your poster in MS PowerPoint as a single slide in landscape orientation with 16:9 aspect ratio. You can use one of these templates (MS PowerPoint, Google Slides) to prepare your poster (width 20 inches, height 11.333 inches). Save your poster as a PDF (File > Export > Convert to PDF) and send it to admin@cirms.org by April 4, 2022.