NRC Sponsors ICRP Symposium on International System of Radiological Projection

October 19, 2011

NRC Sponsors ICRP Symposium on International System of Radiological Projection

On October 24-26, The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) will hold its first Symposium on the International System of Radiological Protection in Rockville, MD.

The symposium is being sponsored in part by the NRC’s Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research and is being held in conjunction with the joint meeting of ICRP’s main Commission and committees.

Symposium presentations will cover the following: experiences in implementing ICRP recommendations on radiation protection; applications of effective doses, dose constraints, and reference levels; radiation protection in waste management; protection of medical patients; protection of the environment, including dosimetry for reference animals and plants; and protection against radon in homes and workplaces.

For more information, http://www.icrp.org/register_symposium2011.asp.