“Padharo mahara desh” Welcome to my land! With these words I invite you all to the International conference on Radiological Emergency and Management, “ICONRADEM2019” during 9th – 11th February 2019 at Jaipur, organized by the Department of Radiological Physics, SMS Medical College and Hospitals Jaipur, India.
This conference is being organized in cooperation with IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) under the auspices of AFOMP (Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics) and RUHS (Rajasthan University of Health Sciences) and is endorsed by AAPM (American Association of Physicists in Medicine), IOMP (International Organization for Medical Physics), MEFOMP (Middle East Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics), INS (Indian Nuclear Society), AMPI (Association of Medical Physicists of India), IARP (Indian Association for Radiation Protection), ISRB (Indian Society for Radiation Biology), NMPAI (Nuclear Medicine Physicists Association of India), AERB (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) and DAE (Department of Atomic Energy) is our knowledge partner.
The theme of the conference is ‘better the awareness and preparedness: better the emergency management’. There has always been concern, anxiety and fear regarding the use of ionizing radiation. This emphasizes the need for creating awareness and emergency preparedness amongst the professionals as well as the public. This conference will be a forum for disseminating information on various aspects of green and safe use of ionizing radiation, application of radiation for welfare of mankind and radiological emergency management. The conference will deal with the safety and protection aspects of the use of ionizing radiation, various radiological emergencies and emergency preparedness in case of radiological accidents. The experts in various aspects of radiological applications from across the world will share their knowledge and expertise.
On behalf of whole Organizing Committee, I welcome you all to this scientific bonanza at the ‘Pink City’ of India Jaipur which is a capital city of state Rajasthan. Rajasthan is known as the “land of royalty and colors”. This regal is very vibrant with its lavish forts, majestic palaces, and colorful markets, antique and color-stone jewelry, which are apt reminder of its rich cultural heritage. Warm hospitality culture in Rajasthan speaks of its deep-rooted Indian methodology philosophy “atithi devo bahv” which means guests are like gods. We will try our level best to connect you to Rajasthani cultural vibes and hope you all enjoy it fully.
I request you to plan your travel in advance as February is peak tourist and festival season. Jaipur is one of the most beautiful and peaceful cities in the country. The weather in Jaipur is pleasing in February and hope you all will enjoy your stay and take back fond memories. So ones again……..
Prof. Arun Chougule