The ConRad 2019 starts on May 13th, 2019 and ends on May 16th, 2019.

Preliminary Program

The preliminary program can be found here

More detailed information will be added soon.

Key Session "Living in contaminated areas"

Application of the Radiological Protection System in Post-Accident Situations - An update on ICRP Publications 109 and 111
A. Nisbet, Public Health England - Centre for Radiation, Chemical & Environmental Hazards, (PHE-CRCE) United Kingdom

Individual dose estimation based on radiation measurements in the environment (and it's relation to the environmental monitoring strategy)
F. Gering, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany

Countermeasures, radiological surveillance and evolution of regulations in Belarus, after the Chernobyl accident
V. Averyn, Faculty of Biology at the University of Francisk Skaryna, Belarus

Experiences on reduction of external dose to inhabitants of contaminated areas
K. Andersson, DTU NUTECH Center for Nuclear Technologies, Technical University of Denmark

Coping with radiological exposure in daily life following a nuclear accident: Lessons from the ETHOS and CORE projects in Belarus
T. Schneider, European Platform on preparedness for nuclear and radiological emergency response and recovery (NERIS), France

Towards a holistic approach to protection of inhabitants of contaminated environments: the role of non-targeted effects
C. Mothersill, Department of Biology, McMaster University, Canada

High natural background radiation and health: an overview of current evidence
H. Zeeb, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Germany

How dangerous is living in contaminated areas? Epidemiological thoughts on risks and further studies
P. Scholz-Kreisel, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI); University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Social and medical preparedness and response against nuclear accident in Japan; lessons learned from Fukushima thyroid examination
S. Yamashita, Fukushima Medical University/Nagasaki University, Japan

Risk communication - a significant contribution to long-term psychosocial support of affected populations
C. Pölzl-Viol, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany

Key Session "Latest trends in radiation preparedness"

Development of automated high throughput biodosimetry tools for radiological/nuclear mass casualty incidents
A. Balajee, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, USA

Integration of local, national and international medical responses in a mass casualty radiological/nuclear incident
N. Dainiak, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Radioprotective effect of vitamin C as an antioxidant
M. Kinoshita, National Defense Medical College Japan

Rapid high through-put diagnostic triage after a mass radiation exposure event using early gene expression changes
M. Abend, Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology, Germany

Circulating Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Correlates with integral dose and identifies radiotherapy patients who develop gastrointestinal toxicity
P. Okunieff, University of Florida, USA

Assessment of the radiological effects from a “dirty bomb” scenario in urban areas on a metrological microscale
H. Walter, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany

MSC-derived extracellular vesicles: New emergency treatment to limit the development of radiation-induced hematopoietic syndrome?
D. Riccobono, French Armed Forces Biomedical Research Institute, France