Report on the 3rd Asian and Oceanic
Congress on Radiation Protection
(AOCRP-3)
Cameron Jeffries
Tower Hall Funabori
Program highlights
• 487 participants (7 Australian), 31
countries
• 12 Themes
– 64 oral presentations
– 189 poster presen...
Oral Presentation Sessions
• Radon
• Emergency
Preparedness and
Response
• Radiation Measurement
• Radiation Control and
m...
Special Sessions
• IRPA – Promoting excellence in radiation
protection
• IAEA – Long term management of disused
sealed sou...
Refresher Courses
• History of dose
constraints and limits
• UNSCEAR to provide
scientific bases for
radiation protection
...
Luncheon Seminars
• NORM/TENORM management and its discussion
points
• Radiation health effects of atomic bombs and accide...
OP-1 Radon
• Keynote – regulation of indoor radon in Italy and
the EU
• ARPANSA radon facilities and activities
• Korean a...
OP-6 NORM/TENORM
• Keynote – status of radiological protection for
NORM in China
– 1433 of 11,000 enterprises meet the inv...
OP-9 Medical Radiation
• Medical Response to radiation accidents
• Comparison of glandular dose between
screen film and di...
WHO Special Session
• First cases of deterministic effects from
diagnostic imaging
– 151 CT sequences in 65 minutes
• Pedi...
Other Points of Note
• Calculation of Aviation Route Doses
JISCARD
– National Institute of Radiological Sciences,
Japan –
...
Training
• Skills shortage an issue in the region
• Training assistance offered by IAEA, IRPA,
ICRP and WHO
• 1 year Maste...
Regional Activities
• Radiation Protection Culture - IRPA
• Regional Workshop on Radiation
Protection Culture - Korea, Nov...
Social Program
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  1. 1. Report on the 3rd Asian and Oceanic Congress on Radiation Protection (AOCRP-3) Cameron Jeffries
  2. 2. Tower Hall Funabori
  3. 3. Program highlights • 487 participants (7 Australian), 31 countries • 12 Themes – 64 oral presentations – 189 poster presentations • 29 Special presentations – 9 refresher course – 8 luncheon seminars • 14 Exhibitors
  4. 4. Oral Presentation Sessions • Radon • Emergency Preparedness and Response • Radiation Measurement • Radiation Control and management • Radioactive Waste Management • NORM/TENORM • Dosimetry • Standard, Criteria and Regulation • Exposure to Medical Radiation • Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation • Environmental Radioactivity • Radiological Protection as Part of the Global Nuclear Expansion
  5. 5. Special Sessions • IRPA – Promoting excellence in radiation protection • IAEA – Long term management of disused sealed sources • WHO – Appropriate use of radiation in paediatric imaging • ICRP – Current and future topics on ICRP activities • Students Session – Academic activities and career plans
  6. 6. Refresher Courses • History of dose constraints and limits • UNSCEAR to provide scientific bases for radiation protection • Definition of various radiological units and its future • Radiological protection in health care • Radiological protection for non-human species • Concept of radioactive waste management • Radiation safety (management and monitoring) around Nuclear facilities • Prediction of the variation in risks from exposure to radon at home and at work • Enhancing radiation protection culture in young generation and the general public
  7. 7. Luncheon Seminars • NORM/TENORM management and its discussion points • Radiation health effects of atomic bombs and accidents of nuclear power plants • IAEA’s future activities in radiation, transport and waste safety • Safety culture and the transfer to future generations • Development of PHITS and its application • Radioactive Waste Management and clearance system adopted at real sites • “Rakugo” in English
  8. 8. OP-1 Radon • Keynote – regulation of indoor radon in Italy and the EU • ARPANSA radon facilities and activities • Korean and Himalayan surveys • Epidemiology of radon and lung cancer in China – 10% of the 4 million non-coal miners exposed to >1000 Bq m-3 • Canadian Radon Program – Survey of 18,000 homes
  9. 9. OP-6 NORM/TENORM • Keynote – status of radiological protection for NORM in China – 1433 of 11,000 enterprises meet the investigation criteria • NORM/TENORM in Korea • Regulation in Korea, Japan and Australia • Saudi Aramco’s NORM management strategy – International Association of Oil & Gas Producers NORM Guideline – www.ogp.org.uk
  10. 10. OP-9 Medical Radiation • Medical Response to radiation accidents • Comparison of glandular dose between screen film and digital mammography • Investigations of the effect RT planning and fan beam thickness on sparing organs at risk • Exposure survey for family and members of the public following I-125 brachytherapy for prostate cancer
  11. 11. WHO Special Session • First cases of deterministic effects from diagnostic imaging – 151 CT sequences in 65 minutes • Pediatric imaging – Image Gently – imagegently.com • Global Referral Guidelines Project
  12. 12. Other Points of Note • Calculation of Aviation Route Doses JISCARD – National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan – www.nirs.go.jp/research/jiscard/index.shtml • Portable Neutron Survey Meter – Fuji Electric Systems – 2 kg • Calculation of Aviation Route Doses JISCARD – National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan – www.nirs.go.jp/research/jiscard/index.shtml • Portable Neutron Survey Meter – Fuji Electric Systems – 2 kg
  13. 13. Training • Skills shortage an issue in the region • Training assistance offered by IAEA, IRPA, ICRP and WHO • 1 year Masters Tokyo University
  14. 14. Regional Activities • Radiation Protection Culture - IRPA • Regional Workshop on Radiation Protection Culture - Korea, November 2010 • Implementation of ICRP103 and the revised BSS • Support and development of RP societies in he Region – AOARP • ARPS to host AOCRP-4 in 2014???
  15. 15. Social Program

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