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Outline Structure & Topics

The scientific programme of the congress will include keynote addresses, Panel Discussions, Invited Talks, Proffered Papers, Posters and Technical Exhibition. The major scientific thematic areas to be covered at the congress are listed below:

Topic 1. Foundation Topics on Radiation Protection Philosophy and Risk Estimates

  • T1.1 Health effects, risk assessment of radiation including biological mechanisms and exposure characteristics
  • T1.2 Radio-ecology, processes influencing radionuclide transfers and stress to the receptors
  • T1.3 Social, psychological and economic impacts of radiation exposure situations
  • T1.4 Perspectives from ethics, social sciences and humanities
  • T1.5 Tools and quality criteria for epidemiology and radiation risk assessment
  • T1.6 Integrated approach to assess radiological risk to biota
  • T1.7 Education & Training

Topic 2. Radiation Safety and Protection in Nuclear Facilities

  • T2.1 Mining and mineral processing and implementation of circular economy
  • T2.2 Nuclear power plants (including research reactors)
  • T2.3 Nuclear fuel cycle facilities
  • T2.4 Transport of radioactive materials, and waste management and disposal
  • T2.5 Decommissioning

Topic 3. Radiation Safety and Protection in Medical and Industrial Sectors

  • T3.1 Radioisotope facilities (including sealed sources & radiation facilities)
  • T3.2 Design and radiation safety in medical, industrial and accelerator facilities
  • T3.3 Radiation metrology and standards
  • T3.4 Radiation safety during diagnosis and treatment of patients
  • T3.5 Beneficial applications of radiation technologies
  • T3.6 Medical and industrial application of Non-Ionizing Radiation (NIR) and protection standards and regulations.

Topic 4. Radiation Dosimetry (External, Internal and Biological)

  • T4.1 Measurements and assessment of radiation in workplace environment
  • T4.2 Internal contamination monitoring, biokinetic models and dose assessment
  • T4.3 Personnel monitoring
  • T4.4 Numerical and computational methods
  • T4.5 Retrospective dosimetry and medical management

Topic 5. Nuclear Instrumentation and System Development

  • T5.1 Radiation detectors and monitoring systems
  • T5.2 Monitoring methodology and strategy
  • T5.3 Newer types of radiation detectors, systems and tools
  • T5.4 Spectrometric techniques
  • T5.5 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Topic 6. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

  • T6.1 Environmental radioactivity measurements: Radionuclide fate and behaviour in terrestrial, atmospheric and aquatic environment
  • T6.2 Processes controlling distribution of radionuclides in marine environment
  • T6.3 Meteorological studies, environmental modelling and dose assessment
  • T6.4 Radioisotope techniques and research in climate change studies
  • T6.5 Environmental sampling, criterion & strategies.

Topic 7. Existing Exposures

  • T7.1 Radon and thoron
  • T7.2 Terrestrial radiation and radionuclides in ground water
  • T7.3 Cosmic radiation including space
  • T7.4 Public exposures from Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) and Technically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (TENORM)
  • T7.5 Legacy sites of radioactive contamination

Topic 8. Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • T8.1 Implementation of international standards and of national regulations for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery
  • T8.2 Assessment of the radiological and public health consequences, management of occupational and public exposures, including lessons learned from past accidents
  • T8.3 Emergency exposures assessment and management (occupational and public)
  • T8.4 Human health consequences and countermeasures (medical and public health)
  • T8.5 Management of contaminated goods and waste, remediation strategies and the transition from an emergency to an existing exposure situation
  • T8.6 Emerging trends in nuclear security and forensics

Topic 9. Regulatory Framework: System of Protection, Standards and Regulation

  • T9.1 Implementation and application of justification and optimization principles in radiological protection
  • T9.2 International and national regulatory guidelines
  • T9.3 Protection standards for special populations (including pregnant women, children, carers and comforters)
  • T9.4 Influence of dose response models on standards and regulations (assessing risks at low doses and dose rates)
  • T9.5 Future developments in the system of radiological protection
  • T9.6 Industrial hygiene and safety practices in radiation facilities

Call for Papers

Scientific Programme Committee of the 6th Asian and Oceanic Congress for Radiation Protection (AOCRP6), cordially invites you to submit abstract to AOCRP6 to be held on 07-11 February 2023, in Mumbai, India.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the website only. Abstracts submitted via e-mail, fax or regular mail will neither be accepted nor acknowledged. Submitted abstracts can be revised on the website during the abstract submission period.

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and assigned to appropriate session. Notification on acceptance will be sent to the submitter by email.

Abstract templates will be provided. Please refer to the following for details about abstract and paper submission.

Key Dates

Abstract submission starts 10/05/2022
Last date for abstract submission 07/08/2022
Intimation of acceptance of abstract 15/09/2022
Registration begins 22/08/2022
Early bird Registration and accommodation request (up to) 15/10/2022
On the spot registration allowed (up to) 06/02/2023

Topics

Topic Areas
  • T1. Foundation Topics on Radiation Protection Philosophy and Risk Estimates
  • T2. Radiation Safety and Protection in Nuclear Facilities
  • T3. Radiation Safety and Protection in Medical and Industrial Sectors
  • T4. Radiation Dosimetry (External, Internal and Biological)
  • T5. Nuclear Instrumentation and System Development
  • T6. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • T7. Existing Exposures
  • T8. Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • T9. Regulatory Framework: System of Protection, Standards and Regulation

Guidelines for Abstract Preparation and Submission

Contributions should be brief with relevant scientific/technical details in the form of an extended abstract of one page, not exceeding 500 words. The objective of the study should be clearly stated in the introduction of the abstract. The extended abstract should be of two column type containing Title, Affiliation, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions, and References, strictly as per the template. A maximum of only three most relevant references should be included in the abstract and listed as per the template. References in text should be indicated as given in the template. In the reference list, the author’s name should be followed by initials, year of publication within parentheses, the journal in which it appeared, volume number and the page numbers. SI units should be used throughout. The illustrations such as big figures and long tables should be avoided as far as possible, unless they are essential.

The template of the abstract can be downloaded from the AOCRP6 website. The contribution must be submitted ONLINE (electronically) through the abstract submission facility of AOCRP website before the closing date. Abstracts submitted via e-mail, fax or regular mail will neither be accepted nor acknowledged.

Abstract submitted for presentation in the congress will be reviewed independently by the members of the scientific programme committee and experts in the field. The intimation will be sent to the authors post the acceptance of abstracts. A book of abstract (only electronic/online version) including abstracts of invited talks will be published and distributed during the congress. Last date for abstract is 07/08/2022. The acceptance of the abstracts will be intimated before 15/09/2022.

Abstract Submission

Important Dates

Abstract submission starts 10/05/2022
Last date for abstract submission 07/08/2022
Intimation of acceptance of abstract 15/09/2022
Registration begins 22/08/2022
Early bird Registration and accommodation request (up to) 15/10/2022
On the spot registration allowed (up to) 06/02/2023

Publications

Book of Abstracts will be published during AOCRP6 Congress. Manuscripts selected by our Scientific Programme Committee will be published in a peer reviewed journal. Last date for abstract is 07/08/2022. The acceptance of the abstracts will be intimated before 15/09/2022.

Submit Abstract

The abstract submission is open now.

Deadline for submitting abstract is 07th Aug 2022.

Proposing an abstract for the AOCRP6 conference can only be done online via the online submission form. The button below will direct you to the online submission form. After you have submitted an abstract you will receive a confirmation by e-mail.

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How to submit abstract online

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Presentation Video/Poster Instructions

The DEADLINE for submitting Pre-Recorded Video: 31st December 2022

When preparing the video file, please make sure that:

The duration of the video file for:

  • 1) Plenary/Special/Thematic/Enhanced Topic talk: Decided by session organizer
  • 2) Oral presentation: 12-15 minutes
  • 3) Poster presentation (if you want to make a video in addition to ‘Poster’): 3 minutes (max)
  • * Fundamentally, the submission of pdf file, using A0-sized poster, is required for poster presentation.
  • 4) Refresher course: 60 minutes

Please read it carefully before recording your presentation!

1. The presentation should be recorded with the PPT slides including your face and voice.

  • Please make sure your PowerPoint is updated to the latest version. Preferably 365 or 2019.
    (The previous versions do not offer face-recording function.) (If using previous version or other OS, please add your photo to a ppt file instead of face-recording)
  • Please see the picture below and watch the YouTube for reference before recording
    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8JV3w4TOVw)
  • The detailed instruction for making a video with PowerPoint is following in the next slide.
    Video Instructions

2. Please make sure to adjust your voice to the medium volume when recording.

3. Please present within the given presentation time otherwise your presentation will be cut due to time limit.

4. Please check that your presentation file (16:9 aspect ratio) is saved as mp4 format.

5. Please submit your video file by the given due date to the IRPA15 homepage.

6. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at aocrp6@gmail.com

2. Please make sure to adjust your voice to the medium volume when recording.

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Bursary Support Programme

Objective

  • To assist young scientists from developing countries to attend and present their work at the AOCRP6 congress

Support Details

  • Registration Fee
  • Accommodation
  • Air fare and travel expenses
  • * Total amount of support will be informed after the notification of awardee (01 January 2022).

Requirements

  • The applicant shall be from developing countries
  • The applicant shall be 35 years old or younger, or have less than 10 years working experience in the field of radiation protection
  • The applicant shall have at least one abstract accepted for presentation at AOCRP6
  • The awardee shall register and attend the AOCRP6 in person
  • The awardee shall submit a short report detailing their experience of attending the conference which will be due after the meeting.

Selection Criteria

Higher priority will be given to the following:

  • Applicants from developing countries
  • Younger applicants
  • Applicants from a country not having IRPA Associate Societies
  • Sole applicant from a country from IRPA Associate Societies
  • Applicants who have submitted a paper that has been accepted by ICPC
  • Applicants who have not attended a previous AOCRP congress
  • Applicants that meet the criteria and have supplementary funds
  • Applicants with less than 10 years’ experience

Application Procedure

  • Applicants should submit a completed application form
  • The complete application form must be submitted by email to: AOCRP6 International Congress Support Committee before 30 September, 2022 at <aocrp6@gmail.com>.
  • The result will be announced on 01 January 2022.

Young Scientists & Professionals Awards

IARP AWARDS

Eminent Indian nationals working in the field of radiation protection will be honoured by bestowing the following awards:

  • Dr A. K. Ganguly Memorial Oration Award
  • Dr K. G. Vohra Memorial Lecture Award
  • Shri A. Nagaratnam Memorial Oration Award
  • Dr A. K. Ganguly Research & Development Award
  • Dr A. R. Gopal Ayengar Young Scientist Award
  • Meritorious Radiological Safety Award
  • Meritorious Operational Health Physicist Award
  • Dr P. R. Kamath Radiation Environmentalist Award

Dr A. K. Ganguly Best Essay Award

It is planned to organize a pre -congress outreach programme for students from various schools & colleges in and around Mumbai. An essay competition will be conducted for the students participating in the programme. Winners of the competition will be awarded “Dr A. K. Ganguly Best Essay Award” during the AOCRP6.

Nominations / applications are invited for the above-mentioned awards. Secretary, IARP (smurali@barc.gov.in, mrliyengar@gmail.com) may be approached for obtaining more information about these awards. Information on awards can also be found in the IARP website (www.iarp.org.in) and AOCRP6 website (www.aocrp6.com)