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CIRMS Conference March 10-12, 2014

CIRMS Plenary Agenda -

“Advanced Manufacturing and Technology”
  • March 10
  • March 11
  • March 12
Continental breakfast
8:30 am
President's Welcome - Robert Rushton, President, CIRMS
9:00 am
Welcome to NIST
James Olthoff, Deputy Director of the Physical Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
NEEDS Report
Walter Voit, University of Texas at Dallas
9:15 am
Keynote Address
“Advanced Manufacturing:  Processing and Testing of Radioactive Materials”
Dan Thoma. Los Alamos National Laboratory
9:45 am
And Now for Something Completely Different: Alternative Sources of Medical Isotopes for the Canadian Public
Dr. Raphael Galea, National Research Council of Canada
10:15 am
Advanced Technologies Used in the Manufacturing and Operation of New OSL Instrumentation
R. Craig Yoder, Ph.D., Landauer, Inc.
10:45 am
Break: Coffee and Discussion
10:45 am

Investigation of PRESAGE as a 3D Dosimeter for Remote Auditing Applications
Mitchell Carroll, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
11:15 am
Self-based Large-area Solid-state Neutron Detector with High Efficiency and Extremely Low Leakage Current
Kuan-Chih Huang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
11:30 am
Investigation of Cherenkov Emission with Applications in Dosimetry, Image Guidance and Intensity Modulation in Radiation Therapy
Yana Zlateva, McGill University
11:45 am
Poster Blitz
12:00 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm

Concurrent Working Group Sessions
The subcommittees of the CIRMS Science and Technology Committee will hold various Working Group sessions. These sessions will go into greater detail on specific topics and include a review of the CIRMS “Fifth Report on Needs in Ionizing Radiation” and a prioritization of those needs. IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP/HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security

1:45 pm
Break
3:30 pm
BIODOSIMETRY Chairs: Dr. Kim M. Morehouse, FDA, and Dr. William F. Blakely, AFRRI
3:45 pm
Automation of Cytogenetic Assays using Artificial Intelligence and Neural Network Systems Dr. Adarsh Ramakumar, Scientific Research Department, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
3:45 pm
Comparative Assessment of DNA Damage Sensitivity and Repair Kinetics in PBMCs and Fibroblasts from Human and Swine Irradiated Ex Vivo Dr. Maria Moroni, Scientific Research Department, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
4:10 pm
The Development of Radiation Injury Estimation Algorithms using Blood Parameters from a Nonhuman Primate Model: A Pilot Study
Dr. David Bolduc, Scientific Research Department, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
4:35 pm
Biomarker-Based Radiation Dosimetry Diagnostics Dr. George Sigal, Meso Scale Diagnostics (MSD)
5:00 pm
Adjourn
5:20 pm
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Design of High-Performance X-Ray Irradiation Systems Frederic Stichelbaut, IBA Group
9:00 am
Advanced Radiation Detection for the Modern Warfighter
Stanley Mavrogianis, Radiation Technology Group, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
9:30 am
Advanced Manufacturing at the Institute for Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Mark Driscol, State University of New York ESF
10:00 am
Poster Session; Break
10:30 am
Concurrent Working Group Sessions - The subcommittees of the CIRMS Science and Technology Committee will continue their Working Group sessions. IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP/HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security
11:30 am
Lunch
12:45 pm
Concurrent Working Group Sessions
1:45 pm
Randall S. Caswell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards Stephen M. Seltzer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
3:30 pm
Adjourn
4:00 pm
Bus from Hilton Hotel to Smokey Glen Farm
6:15 pm
BBQ Dinner at Smokey Glen Farms
6:30 pm
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Concurrent Working Group Sessions - The subcommittees of the CIRMS Science and Technology Committee will continue their Working Group sessions. IAME: Industrial Applications and Materials Effects Medical Applications RP/HS: Radiation Protection / Homeland Security
9:00 am
Poster Session; Break
10:30 am
Concurrent Working Group Sessions
11:00 am
Fundamental Radiation Effects in Aromatic Compounds
Jay LaVerne, Notre Dame
12:00 am
Lunch
12:45 pm
Report on Needs in Ionizing Radiation
1:45 pm
Adjourn
3:45 pm

2014 Conference Agenda- PDF