28th Annual
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April 26-27, 2021


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CIRMS Virtual Conference, April 26-27, 2021

CIRMS 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting Agenda - ALL TIMES ARE EDT

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Subject: Radiation in a Digital and Virtual World
  • April 26, 2021
  • April 27, 2021
  • Full Program with Meeting Abstracts
President’s Welcome & Sponsor Introduction
Wesley Culberson, PhD, President, CIRMS
(5 min)
10:00 am
Announcements and Introduction to Needs Report
Matthew Mille, PhD, President-Elect, CIRMS
(5 min)
10:05 am
Plenary Session
10:10 am
FLASH Therapy Research and Preclinical Data
Adam Harrington, PhD, Varian Medical Systems, Palo Alto, CA
(20 min)
10:10 am
Radiation Processing Dosimetry – From Dosimeter to Distribution
Malcolm McEwen, PhD, National Research Council Canada (NRCC), Ottawa, ON
(20 min)
10:30 am
Technical Aspects on the Development and Use of Standards
Leticia Pibida, PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Gaithersburg, MD
(20 min)
10:50 am
5 Minute Break
11:10 am
Junior Investigator Symposium
2020 and 2021 Junior Investigator Competition Winners’ Presentations
Chair: Amitava Adhikary, PhD, Oakland University
(45 min)
Jacob Lambeck, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Daniel Alexander, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Felix Mathew, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Autumn Walter, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Drew Carlton, University of Kentucky – Lexington
Emily King, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Alexandra Bourgouin, PhD, PTB, Braunschweig, Germany
11:15 am
12:00 pm
Medical Applications Subcommittee
(chair: Matthew Mille, PhD, National Cancer Institute)
10:00 am
Applications of Plastic Scintillation Dosimetry for Rad. Onc.: A Startup Founder Perspective
Francois Therriault-Proulx, PhD, Co-founder and CEO, Medscint
(18 min)
10:00 am
Evaluation of Proton Accuracy Improvements with Dual-Energy CT
Sina Mossahebi, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine
(18 min)
10:18 am
Challenges in Multi-Center Quantitative Imaging for TRT Dosimetry
Eric Frey, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
(20 min)
10:36 am
5 Minute Break
10:55 am
Industial Applications Subcommittee
(chair: Ileana Pazos, PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology)
11:00 am
Current Solutions and Needs in Dosimetry for Radiation Processing Applications
Mike Pageau, GEX Corporation
(18 min)
11:00 am
Chip-Scale, Integrated Photonics for Radiation Dosimetry and Calorimetry
Nikolai Klimov, PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Gaithersburg, MD
(18 min)
11:18 am
Recent Advances Towards a Deployable Emergency Response Dosimetry System (ERDS)
Jason Campbell, PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Gaithersburg, MD
(18 min)
11:36 am
Radiation Safety and Security Subcommittee
(chair: Stephanie Healey, PhD, Food and Drug Administration)
12:00 pm
Performance Testing Samples in Radioactive Analysis: What are They and How to Choose the Appropriate Ones?
Evgeny Taskaev, PhD, Eckert & Ziegler
(25 min)
12:00 pm
A New Technology That Will Help Radiation Labs be More Productive and Safer
Robert Jones, PhD,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(25 min)
12:25 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Wesley Culberson, PhD, President, CIRMS
1:00 pm