NEA/ICRP Forum on the Evolution of the System of Radiation Protection

Washington DC, 28-29 August 2006

 

Programme

 

Monday, 28 August 2006

Conference Chair: Martin J. Virgilio, Deputy Executive Director for Materials, Research , and State and Compliance Programs, U.S. NRC

Welcome and forum opening

9:00

Welcome address
Commissioner Peter B. Lyons
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

 

 

9:20

Welcome address, presentation of relevant NEA goals and activities
Luis Echávarri
Director General
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

 

 

9:40

Setting the Scene: Radiological Protection Where Are We?
Jacques Lochard
Chair
NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health

   

  

Session 1

International Radiological Protection Recommendations

 

10:00

The 2006 ICRP Recommendations on Radiological Protection
Lars-Erik Holm
Chair
International Commission on Radiological Protection

 

 

11:00

BREAK

 

 

11:20

Dialogue with the ICRP Chair: Questions and Answers for Clarification of ICRP Concepts and Approaches

 

 

12:15

LUNCH

 

 

Session 2

Views from Regulatory Authorities on the Draft ICRP Recommendations

Chair: Martin J. Virgilio

 

13:30

Views from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Jack R. Strosnider
Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

   

13:45

Views from the US Environmental Protection Agency
Elizabeth Cotsworth
Director
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air

   

14:00

Views from the US Department of Energy
C. Russell H. Shearer
Acting Assistant Secretary
Office of Environment, Safety and Health

   

14:15

Views from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ramzi Jammal
Director General
Directorate of Nuclear Substances Regulation

   

14:30

Views from Health Canada
Jack Cornett
Director
Radiation Protection TBD

   

14:45

Views from the Mexican National Commission on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards

TBD

 

 

15:00

Moderated Panel Discussion:

How can new ICRP recommendations best address the needs of radiological protection regulators?

 

 

16:00

BREAK

 

Session 3

Panel Discussion

From the viewpoint of industries and other stakeholders, w hat are the applications and implications of the ICRP recommendations to issues in How can the ICRP and industries using or exposed to radiation best work together to assure protection of workers and the public?

Panel Members:

  • Ralph Anderson, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Tod Newkirk. Nuclear Workers
  • Kate Roughan, Amersham International
  • Robin Manley, Canadian Nuclear Association
  • Michael D. Seymour, U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Judith Johnsrud, Environmental Coalition on Nuclear Power, Sierra Club

 

16:30

Implication of the new ICRP system of Radiological Protection for the International Basic Safety Standards
Sigurður M. Magnusson
Chair, IAEA Radiation Advisory Safety Standards Committee

US Nuclear Energy Industry Views on Emerging ICRP Recommendations
Ralph Andersen, CHP Nuclear Energy Institute

 

 

17:00

Moderated Discussion

 

 

18:00

Closure of Day 1

 

Tuesday, 29 August 2006

 

09:00

Implications of the New ICRP System of Radiological Protection for the International Basic Safety Standards
Sigurdur Magnusson
Chair, IAEA, Radiation Advisory Safety Standards Committee (RASSC Chair)

 

 

09:20

Moderated Discussion of International Implications

 

 

10:00

Break

 

 

Session 4

Panel Discussion

From the viewpoint of professional and scientific organizations, what are the applications and implications of the ICRP recommendations How can the ICRP and professional and scientific radiological protection organisations best work together to help interpret and implement ICRP recommendations?

Panel Members :

  • Kelly Classic, Health Physics Society
  • Kenneth Kase, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  • Barbara Hamrick, Organization of Agreement States
  • Mike Gray, Canadian Radiation Protection Association

 

10:20

Brief Presentations by Panel Members: Issues of Importance

 

 

10:50

Moderated Discussion

 

 

11:45

LUNCH

Session 5

Panel Discussion

From the viewpoint of the health community, w hat are the applications and implications of the ICRP recommendations to issues in How can the ICRP and the Health Community best work together to assure patient and public health and safety?

Panel Members :

  • Kimberly Applegatge, American College of Radiology
  • John McCrohan Jr., U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Robert L. Dixon, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Leonard Smith, Council of Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Edgar Bailey, Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes
  • Debra McBaugh, Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  • Wayne Tiefenbach, Canadian Federal-Provincial-Territorial Radiation Protection Committee
  • Gerald Hanson, Pan American Health Organization

 

13:00

Appropriate Use of Appropriate Use of Medical Imaging Tests Medical Imaging Tests
Kimberly E. Applegate MD,
Indiana University Indiana University
Riley Hospital for Children

Potential Impact of ICRP 2006 Potential Impact of ICRP 2006
Draft

Edgar D. Bailey
P.E., CHP, ACMUI

American Association of Physicists American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Comments on in Medicine (AAPM) Comments on ICRP Recommendations ICRP Recommendations
Robert L. Dixon, Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR
Professor, Dept. of Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD)
Debra McBaugh, CHP
Past-Chair CRCPD

FDA Views on ICRP Draft Recommendations
John L. McCrohan
Deputy Director
Office of Communication, Education and Radiation Programs
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

CORAR Comments on Draft Recommendations of the ICRPD
Leonard R. Smith

Applications and implications with respect to patient and public health and safety
Wayne Tiefenbach
Canadian Federal-Provincial-Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

 

 

13:30

Moderated Discussion

 

 

 


 

Session 6

Panel Discussion

What are the applications and implications of the How can the ICRP recommendations and O rganisations dealing with to issues in waste management and environmental protection decommissioning issues best work together to help interpret and implement ICRP recommendations?

Panel Members:

  • Margaret Federline, NEA Radioactive Waste Management Committee
  • Michael T. Ryan, Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste
  • B. John Garrick, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
  • Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service

 

14:30

Implications of ICRP Recommendations for Waste by the NEA Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) Preliminary Comments
Margaret V. Federline, Chair, NEA RWMC

 

 

  Observations on the Draft ICRP 2006 Proposals
Michael Ryan, ACNW
   

15:00

Moderated Discussion

 

 

16:00

BREAK

 


 

Session 7

Synthesis of the Meeting

 

Chair: Martin J. Virgilio

 

16:30

Summary of Key Findings of Workshop

 

Henri Metivier Conference Rapporteur

 

 

17:00

Moderated Discussion of Key Findings

 

 

17:30

Implications for CRPPH Developments
Jacques Lochard
CRPPH Chair

 

 

17:45 Implications for ICRP Developments
Lars-Erik Holm
ICRP Chair
   

18:00

Closure of the Meeting
Takanori Tanaka
NEA Deputy Director for Safety and Regulation

 


 

Contacts

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Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management Division
OECD/NEA
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FRANCE

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Last updated: 20 September 2006


Programme

 


Welcome address
Commissioner Peter B. Lyons
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Welcome address, presentation of relevant NEA goals and activities
Luis Echávarri
Director General
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency


Setting the Scene: Radiological Protection Where Are We?
Jacques Lochard
Chair
NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health


The 2006 ICRP Recommendations on Radiological Protection
Lars-Erik Holm
Chair
International Commission on Radiological Protection


Dialogue with the ICRP Chair: Questions and Answers for Clarification of ICRP Concepts and Approaches


Views from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Jack R. Strosnider
Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Views from the US Environmental Protection Agency
Elizabeth Cotsworth
Director
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air


Views from the US Department of Energy
C. Russell H. Shearer
Acting Assistant Secretary
Office of Environment, Safety and Health


Views from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ramzi Jammal
Director General
Directorate of Nuclear Substances Regulation


Views from Health Canada
Jack Cornett
Director
Radiation Protection TBD


Views from the Mexican National Commission on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards

TBD


Moderated Panel Discussion:

How can new ICRP recommendations best address the needs of radiological protection regulators?



Programme

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