At State College, PA
16th Annual Penn State Radiation Safety Roundtable
This annual roundtable brings together 50 - 70 radiation safety professionals from the academic, medical, corporate, and (occasionally) regulatory sectors for an informal but in-depth discussion on current issues and creative solutions to shared problems.
The registration deadline is September 19, 2017. Fees for the Radiation Safety Roundtable is $295 for the full conference fee, or $145 for the one-day fee option.
- Exercise Documentation
- Federal Guidance
- Planning Templates
- State and Local Response Plans
- Webinars and Training
- Evaluate and manage patients who are externally and internally contaminated with radioactive materials or who are exposed to ionizing radiation without contamination.
- Identify the four subsyndromes of acute radiation syndrome.
- Use colony stimulating factors, such as filgrastim, pegfilgrastim, and sargramostim to treat patients with acute radiation syndrome.
- Use calcium DTPA and zinc DTPA as antidotes or countermeasures for internal contamination with plutonium, americium, or curium.
- Use Prussian blue as the antidote for internal contamination with cesium or thallium.
- Use potassium iodide as the antidote for internal contamination with radioactive iodine.
At Salt Lake City, Utah
AHLS for Radiological Incidents and Terrorism
A training course offered by the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM MST
Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) for Radiological Incidents and Terrorism is a 4 hour course with interactive lectures and tabletop exercises that trains healthcare professionals to evaluate and care for irradiated and radiologically contaminated patients.
The course will help participants be better prepared to:
The course fee is $50.
At Renton (Seattle Area), WA
28th National Radiological Emergency Preparedness (NREP) Conference, Inc.
"The Mission of the National Radiological Emergency Preparedness Conference is to provide a professional forum for individuals involved with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness programs to gather in the spirit of continuous self improvement to share program experiences, develop solutions to common challenges, and create innovative planning, exercising and training methodologies.”
This year's program offers training workshops and a number of sessions on public information, messaging, response, and the national implementation of revised or new requirements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Regulatory Commission. These topics aim to benefit federal, state and local government organizations, as well as nuclear power industry emergency preparedness representatives.
The registration fee for general attendees is $500.00 until midnight on April 6, 2018. Registrations submitted after this date will cost $550.00.
At Atlanta, GA
2018 Preparedness Summit
The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. Since its beginning in 2006, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has taken a leadership role in convening a wide array of partners to participate in the Summit; presenting new research findings, sharing tools and resources, and providing a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation's capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and other emergencies. This year's theme is "Strengthening National Health Security: Mastering Ordinary Responses, Building Resilience for Extraordinary Events." A detailed agenda will be provided closer to the event date.
Registration fees vary depending on registration type. Early bird registration ends February 23, 2018.
At Pasadena, CA
2018 APHL Annual Meeting and Twelfth Government Environmental Laboratory Conference
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) Annual Meeting is a four-day conference of more than 500 professionals that addresses public health laboratory issues, trends and technologies relative to emerging infectious diseases, environmental health, emergency preparedness, informatics, food safety, newborn screening, global health and more. It consists of a member assembly, plenary sessions, general and breakout sessions, roundtables, posters and exhibits. The APHL Annual Meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the work of public health laboratories. View the conference highlights for a list of presentations.
Registration fees vary depending on registrant type.
At West Palm Beach, FL
2018 CSTE Annual Conference
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference connects more than 1,500 public health epidemiologists from across the country and will include workshops, plenary sessions with leaders in the field of public health, oral breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, poster presentations and networking opportunities. Attendees from across the country meet and share their expertise in surveillance and epidemiology as well as best practices in a broad range of areas including informatics, infectious diseases, immunizations, environmental health, occupational health, chronic disease, injury control, and maternal and child health.
Registration will open February 1, 2018.
At Grand Rapids, MI
2018 Annual IAEM Conference and EMEX
The 66th Annual International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Conference and EMEX is a five-day training and educational event for emergency management professionals in all levels of government, the private sector, and non-government agencies. Attendees include emergency managers, homeland security officials, business continuity planners, first responder coordinators, private sector industry risk managers, contingency planners, and educators in the field of emergency management and homeland security.
Call for speakers will open on January 15 and close on February 16, 2018 at 5 PM ET. A Speaker Guidance outlining the requirements for a successful submission is now available. The Conference Committee is also hosting a webinar on "Tips for a Successful Speaker Proposal" on January 10, 2018 at 2:30 PM ET.
Details and registration information for the conference will be provided as they are finalized.
At San Diego, CA
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo
The theme for this year's American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now." This event brings together the public health community from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences.
Registration will open in June 2018.
- Improvised Nuclear Device Response and Recovery: Communicating in the Aftermath
- Medical Interventions after Radiation Exposure
- Handbook for Responding to a Radiological Dispersal Device: First Responder’s Guide- The First 12 Hours
- Communicating During and After a Nuclear Power Plant Incident
- Radiation Tracking and Epidemiology Form