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The meeting will begin on Sunday 13 September with an opening ceremony and a welcome reception. In the following week, from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 September, the scientific program will contain plenary sessions, 2 parallel sessions, as well as poster sessions.
A social event will take place at Skissernas Museum ( on Tuesday 15 September, followed by a conference dinner at the Akademiska Föreningen.
In the afternoon on Thursday 17 September there will be offered a study visit to the two large research facilities in Lund, the MAXIV synchrotron ( and the European Spallation Source (

The scientific program will aim to cover the following themes:

Radiation physics and chemistry

Dosimetry, track structures and radiation quality, mathematical modelling and simulations, radiation chemistry, et c.

Molecular and cellular effects

DNA damage and repair, cellular signalling, non-target effects, exosomes, radiation proteomics, epigenetics, stem cells, et c.

Translational and clinical research

Pre-clinical models, 3R, experimental and combinatorial treatment modalities, ultra-high dose rates, spatiotemporal fractionation, effect
modifiers, immunomodulatory effects, response assessment, et c.

Health effects and radiation protection

Risk models, radiation induced health effects, epidemiology, hormesis, environmental and societal aspects, radiation emergency, space radiation, et c.

Preliminary  conference program is shown below.

images of programme

Opening lecture

Pat Zanzonico, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Keynote speakers

Udo Gaipl, Universitätsklinikum, Erlangen

Alexander Georgakilas, National Technical University, Athens

Ester Hammond, University of Oxford, Oxford

Mark Konijnenberg, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam

Kevin Prise, Queen's University, Belfast

Marie-Catherine Vozenin, CHUV-UNIL, Lausanne

Invited speakers

Elke Beyreuther, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden

Karl Butterworth, Queen's University, Belfast

Ana Carneiro, Lund University, Lund

Bart Cornelissen, University of Oxford, Oxford

Valentin Djonov, University of Bern, Bern

Uta Eberlein, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg

Eva Forssell-Aronsson, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg

Roger Howell, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark

Charles Limoli, University of California, Irvine

Olle Lundh, Lund University, Lund

Stephen McMahon, Queen's University, Belfast

Marjan Moreels, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Mol


Lindsay Morton, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda

Pawel Olko, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kraków

Deborah Oughton, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås

Kristoffer Petersson, University of Oxford, Oxford

Sindra Petersson Årsköld, European Spallation Source, Lund

Per Roos, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde

Sauli Savolainen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

Elisabeth Schültke, University Hospital of Rostock, Rostock

Bo Stenerlöw, Uppsala University, Uppsala

Marjolein Thunnisen, MAX IV, Lund

Kristian Unger, Helmholtz Zentrum, Munich

Frank Verhaegen, Maastro Clinic, Maaastricht

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