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 8 Sep 2016

ETRAP 2017 - call for papers

6th International Conference on Education and Training in Radiological Protection

30 May - 2 June 2017  
Campus of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

Call for Papers

ETRAP 2017 provides a forum for decision makers, regulators, educational and training providers and practitioners, researchers, radiation protection experts and persons from international organizations to discuss the current status of education and training in radiation protection. The conference aims to identify trends and good practices in the area while looking to the future so that society can continue to benefit from the many uses of ionizing radiation. 

The ETRAP 2017 Programme Committee is now calling for both oral and poster presentations on the following topics related to education and training in radiation protection:

  • Latest developments in education and training in radiation protection
  • Education and training needs of young professionals working in radiation protection
  • Long term impact of education and training in radiation protection and its sustainability 
    • Training needs analysis in different sectors (nuclear industry, healthcare, NORM, …)
  • Methodology of risk communication - ethics of education and training, trainer responsibilities
  • Tools and resources, methodology of training (forms of learning, approaches with different audiences and sectors)
  • Need for qualification, certification and accreditation 
    • For trainers, regulatory requirements, courses, …
  • Collaborations, networks and platforms: activities and achievements   
  • Integration of social sciences and humanities in radiation protection education and training 
  • Outreach activities: 
    • Radiation protection information to stakeholders, pupils and the public
    • How to attract the young generation 
    • Informed decision making
    • Transfer of know-how


Authors should submit their abstract text in English (a minimum of 400 words) through the Abstract Submission System on 

Deadline: 15 January 2017 

Author Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 15 February 2017
Full paper submission deadline: 14 April 2017
Powerpoint presentation upload: 15 May 2017

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Your abstract contribution will be included in the Conference Proceedings (Transactions) that will be posted on our website: with reference ISBN 978-92-95064-30-0