Program at a Glance

Monday
Nov. 7
Tuesday
Nov. 8
Wednesday
Nov. 9
Thursday
Nov. 10
Friday
Nov. 11

Registration Open
07:30-18:30

Exhibit Open
18:00 – 19:00

Registration Open
07:30-17:00

Exhibit Open
09:00 – 17:00

Registration Open
07:30-17:00

Exhibit Open
09:30 – 17:00

Registration Open
08:00-15:00

Exhibit Open
09:30 – 15:30

07:30-08:30

Pre-Conference Day

08:30-12:00
The Fundamentals of Radiation Processing

13:00-17:00
Stream 2A – Advanced Applications

Stream 2B – Challenges in Radiation Sterilisation

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

08:30-16:00
Post-conference Workshop on The Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities used for Industrial and Research Irradiation and Sterilisation 
(joint iia/WINS event) Westin Bayshore Hotel

Capacity limitation; for iia members and accepted applicants only

08:00-14:15
Technical combined tour to Iotron Industries and Triumf (Synchrotron at the University of British Columbia)
Capacity limitation; first come first served. Bus departure at 08:00am sharp. Please arrive 5 min. early.

08:30-10:00

08:30-09:00
Opening & Welcome Remarks
iia Chairman Welcome;
STERIS AST (Regional Sponsor) VP Welcome;
Programme Chairman's Welcome and Introduction to Plenary Day

New Developments e-beam/x-ray systems engineering

Advances in fundamental radiation chemistry for materials development

Radiation Microbiology

Application Specific Process and Systems Design

Radiation Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

Patient Risks and Advances in Radiation Sterilization

Plenary Day

Keynote Speakers 

Radiation Technology's Global Role in Healthcare and Development

10:00-10:30

Refreshment Break
Salons ABC

Refreshment Break
Salons ABC

10:30-12:00

Cobalt-60 Source Supply, Transportation, Security and Disposal

Food Processing – What’s New in the Marketplace

Developing the Best Radiation Sterilization Options for Healthcare Sterilization

Advances in Dosimetry

Radiation Processing, Polymerization and Grafting Approaches for Materials Development

Specialized Applications

12:00-13:30

Lunch (Salons ABC + Foyer)

Lunch (Salons ABC + Foyer)

13:30-15:00

Case studies on e-beam/x-ray system applications

Phytosanitary Applications

Process Control Challenges and Interpretations

Closing Session

Awards and Closing Remarks
Conference Review & Highlights Announcements and IMRP 2019

15:00-15:30

Refreshment Break
Visit Posters and Exhibits
Salons ABC

Refreshment Break
Salons ABC

15:30-17:00 Mathematical Modelling in Radiation Processing Applications Food Irradiation – Topical Issues Materials Development for Medical Applications 15:00-16:00
iia Member General Meeting
Salon DEF
17:00 – 18:00

Exhibitor Event
(by invitation only)

Exhibitor Event
(by invitation only)

18:00 – 19:00 18:00

Opening of the Exhibition
Evening 19:00-21:00
Welcome Reception

19:00-22:00
Gala Farewell Event