Main Topics

The following topics related to the radiological protection and safety of patients, staff and the public, in the framework of the medical application of ionising radiation will be addressed in this conference:

  • Implementation of the principle of justification;
  • Implementation of the principle of optimisation;
  • External radiotherapy;
  • Brachytherapy;
  • Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging;
  • Radiopharmacology and Radiopharmaceuticals: impact on patents, professionals, and the environment;
  • Hybrid imaging modalities (PET-CT, SPECT-CT, PET-MRI, etc.);
  • Interventional radiology and cardiology;
  • Computed Tomography;
  • Paediatric exposures to ionising radiation;
  • Digital radiography, fluoroscopy, and mammography;
  • Procedures performed outside radiology departments;
  • Radiation safety culture;
  • Education and training in radiation protection;
  • Qualification in radiation protection;
  • Legal framework of radiation protection in healthcare;
  • Basic Safety Standards / European Directive (2013+): requirements, impact and consequences;
  • Programme "Horizon 2020": Topics and funding opportunities in the European Union;
  • The future system of radiological protection;
  • Radiobiology and low dose radiation research: impact on the medical applications of ionising radiation.