Workshop on European Population Doses from Medical Exposure, 24-26 April 2012, Athens, Greece

We are very pleased to invite you to the Workshop on European Population Doses from Medical Exposure. The workshop aims at informing on the results of the DDM2 project and achieving wide feedback on the European Guidance and follow-up schemes, before their submission to the European Commission. Furthermore, through the information dissemination regarding the DDM2 project, all countries will hopefully be encouraged to establish and maintain continuous population dose estimation in accordance with EC directive requirements. The workshop will be a great opportunity to discuss and exchange information on population doses from medical procedures. Thematically, it will focus on:

  • the presentation of data collection results
  • the presentation of population dose estimations
  • the evaluation of the test implementation of the European Guidance (RP154) - proposals for modifications or amendments
  • the presentation of the population dose information database.

Audience

The workshop is addressed to:

  • all medical radiation practices professionals in Europe
  • representatives of professional societies
  • national organizations responsible for collecting health care statistical information
  • competent radiation protection authorities

Conference topics

  • Experiences in collection of frequencies (X-rays and nuclear medicine)
  • National coding systems
  • National data and trends in population dose for x-ray procedures
  • National data and trends in population dose for nuclear medicine procedures
  • Patient dose determination and diagnostic reference levels for x-ray procedures
  • Patient dose determination and diagnostic reference levels for nuclear medicine procedures
  • Sex and age distributions of patient doses

Downloads

Key dates and deadlines

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 15, 2012
  • Notification of acceptance to authors: February 2012
  • Deadline for registration: March 31, 2012
  • Workshop: 24-26 April 2012

If you have additional questions related to the workshop, please contact the organization team at “workshop@ddmed.eu”.

Registration and abstracts submission

The workshop programme consists of oral and poster sessions of contributed papers. Keynote presentations will be given by experts in the project. Participation to the Workshop is open to experts, representing radiological practitioners, competent authorities, national organizations responsible for collecting health care statistical information and other possible stakeholders.

Τhe abstracts submitted for oral or poster presentation and the presentations files will be uploaded at project’s website. Proceedings of full papers will not be published.

Please limit the abstract to 4000 characters.

Participants will not be charged with registration fee.

Workshop venue

The workshop will be held at:

National Hellenic Research Foundation Amphitheatre 48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave.

11635 Athens, Greece

Accommodation

A list of suggested hotels offering special reduced rates to workshop participants is available here.

Hotel reservations shall be made by the participants. In order to obtain the special rates, participants are advised to indicate the workshop name ”Dose Datamed workshop” during their reservations.

Social programme

The following events have been arranged for participants and accompanying persons:

  • Guided tour in the New Acropolis Museum on Tuesday 24 April 2012
  • Dinner on Wednesday 25 April 2012

Scientific Committee

  • Ritva Bly (STUK, Finland), chair
  • Abbas Aroua (IRA, Switzerland)
  • Bernard Aubert (IRSN, France)
  • Anders Frank (SSM, Sweden)
  • Andreas Jahnen (Tudor, Luxembourg)
  • Hannu Jarvinen (STUK, Finland)
  • Elke Nekolla (BfS, Germany)
  • Hilde Olerud (NRPA, Norway)
  • Renato Padovani (EFOMP, Italy)
  • Ferid Shannoun (UNSCEAR)
  • Paul Shrimpton (HPA, UK)
  • Georgi Simeonov (EC)
  • Paul Stoop (RIVM, the Netherlands)
  • Virginia Tsapaki (EFOMP, Greece)
  • Jenia Vassileva (NCRRP, Bulgaria)
  • Stavroula Vogiatzi (GAEC, Greece)

Local Organizing Committee (GAEC)

  • Kyriaki Irodiadou
  • Ioannis Kaissas
  • Vasiliki Tafili
  • Stavroula Vogiatzi

Karyatides

 The Parthenon

The Syntagma

The Acropolis Athen

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