RICOMET 2015: Risk perception, communication and ethics of exposures to ionising radiation

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RICOMET 2015: Risk perception, communication and ethics of exposures to ionising radiation

Start date : 15-06-15
End date : 17-06-15

15-17 June, 2015 - Brdo Castle, Slovenia

The conference will be an opportunity for extensive exchange of results from the scientific research and  FP7 projects and discussions on public communication, risk perception and ethics in the field of all nuclear applications (e.g. industry, medicine, security), natural radioactivity (e.g. radon) and radiological protection (in nuclear and radiological emergency management, low doses, communicating uncertainty, mass media communication, public understanding of ionizing radiation, EU research needs …)

The conference will involve an international level of different stakeholders; from experts for public communication, media representatives, researchers from social sciences, humanities and natural science, radiation protection officers, practitioners from nuclear medicine, nuclear power plant operators, to other nuclear industry professionals, nuclear safety authorities, project partners, but also NGOs and representatives from civil society.

A special communication networking day is organized on the pre-conference day, on 14th of June in order to extend your network and to discuss your observations and findings with colleagues from different disciplines during a tourist visit in Slovenia or rafting in the Soca valley for those with more adventure spirit.

Papers presented at the conference will be peer reviewed and, upon acceptance, will be published in the special section of Journal of Radiological Protection (http://iopscience.iop.org/0952-4746/)

More information and registration

For more information and registration please visit the website: http://ricomet2015.sckcen.be/en

Early bird registration is possible from 9th of February 2015 till 2nd of April 2015.