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 program

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
Olga Martin, University of Melbourne, Melbourne


Lindsay Morton, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda
Carmel Mothersill, McMaster University, Hamilton
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

images from city of Lund

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