Event Type: Tradeshow | Date: April 24, 2017- April 28, 2017 | Location: VIC, Vienna, Austria

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A series of plenary sessions will address the topics listed below, and the conference programme will include invited keynote speeches from representatives of academia and industry, oral presentations and panel discussions. A poster session will be organized to allow ample time for discussion and interaction among participants. A final round table session will review the main conclusions drawn in the plenary sessions and will summarize recommendations for the future development of radiation sciences and technologies.

The scope of the conference is meant to cover, but is not limited to, the following topical areas:

• Recent advances in radiation chemical sciences
• Current radiation technology trends
• Setting up of new radiation facilities
• Production and transportation of cobalt-60
• New generation electron beam accelerators and X-ray sources
• Radiation sterilization
• Radiation modification of polymeric materials
• Radiation chemistry in the synthesis and design of nanomaterials
• Development of advanced materials using radiation technology
• Surface curing using radiation technologies
• Radiation treatment of gaseous pollutants, industrial wastewaters, municipal wastewater, sludge and emerging organic pollutants
• Use of radiation technology for cultural heritage imaging and preservation
• Radiation chemical aspects related to water coolant systems in nuclear reactors, fuel reprocessing and nuclear waste management
• Operational experience from radiation facility operations
• Radiation dosimetry
• Implementing quality management practices for the control of radiation processes
• New generation safety and control features in radiation facilities
• Applications of tracers and radiotracers for studying industrial and environmental processes
• Thin layer activation method for wear measurement
• Nucleonic control and measurement systems
• Radiation detection techniques and equipment
• Computational fluid dynamics and numerical modelling of residence time distribution
• Radiation based imaging technologies
• Economic aspects of radiation technologies vis-à-vis conventional technologies
• Educational tools and methods for human resource development in this field

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