Volume 37, Number 1 • Specialists in Radiation Safety • March 2016
New Meeting Format Coming!!!
The Executive Council has decided to try out a new meeting format! In September we are planning to have a day-and-a-half meeting (Thursday and Friday) that incorporates both our topical meeting and Affiliates Fair. We are hoping that this change will allow us to offer more content, visit new locations, and better serve our membership. Information regarding future meetings will be sent out as it becomes available! Stay tuned!
2016 Student Presentations Meeting
The South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society (STC-HPS) will be hosting the Student Presentations & Business Meeting in Bryan, TX, on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This meeting provides an excellent opportunity to learn about Texas student projects and a chance to network with your STC-HPS friends and colleagues. Y’all come and join us for some delicious Texas BBQ!
State of Texas Preventative Radiological/ Nuclear Detection Program Development
The newly formed Texas Nuclear Sector Working Group (NSWG) is preparing plans for the preventive detection of radiological and nuclear material in the state. The program will develop a comprehensive plan to coordinate police, fire fighters, government and private groups for the detection of radiation that may be used for terrorist activities.
Most Recent NIRDS Meeting in Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) hosted a NIRDS (News in Radiation Safety Group) meeting in their cyclotron facility.