Workshop on The Nation’s Needs for Isotopes: Present and Future

Agenda / Presentations

Monday, August 4

19:00 p.m. Poster Session Room open for mounting posters - Regency Randolph Room

19:15 –21:00 p.m. Meeting of Work Session Chairs - Adam Room

Tuesday August 5 - Plenary Session: Plaza I & II Ballroom

Chair: Jehanne Simon-Gillo

7:30 a.m. Registration Sign-In and Continental Breakfast (outside Ballroom)

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks – Dr. Raymond Orbach.pdf file (18KB) , Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energy

8:45 a.m. Objectives of Workshop – Dr. Jehanne Simon-Gillo.pdf file (289KB) , Acting Associate Director, Office of Science for Nuclear Physics, Department of Energy

9:00 a.m. Perspective at OSTP for Isotopes – Dr. Jean Cottam.pdf file (17KB) , Assistant Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Office of Science and Technology Policy

9:15 a.m. Nuclear Physics & Strategic Planning of the Isotope Program – Professor Robert Tribble,.pdf file (2.5MB) Professor of Physics, Texas A&M and Chair of the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee

9:45 a.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes in Basic Research – Dr. Lee Riedinger.pdf file (12.0MB) , Professor of Physics, University of Tennessee

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the NIH Mission – Dr. Roderic Pettigrew , Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health

11:00 a.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the Medical Community – Dr. Michael Welch.pdf file (3.2MB) , Professor of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

11:30 a.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the Department of Homeland Security Mission and National Security – Dr. Charles Gallaway , Deputy Director, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security

12:00 p.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the Agricultural Research and Applications – Mr. John Jensen.pdf file (2.1MB) Director, Radiation Safety Division, Department of Agriculture

12:15 p.m. Lunch

Chair: John Pantaleo

14:00 p.m. IAEA Activities Related to Research Reactor Production of Radioisotopes – Mr. Ira Goldman.pdf file (267KB) , Project Manager, International Atomic Energy Agency

14:30 p.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the Radiopharmaceutical Industry – Mr. Roy Brown.pdf file (7.0MB) , Senior Director of Federal Affairs, Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals

15:00 p.m. Importance and Role of Isotopes to the Petroleum Industry – Mr. Eric Rosemann,.pdf file (2.1MB) Executive Director, Association of Energy Service Companies

15:30 p.m. Break

15:45 p.m. Recent and Ongoing National Academy Studies Relevant to Isotope Production – Dr. Kevin Crowley.pdf file (13.5MB) , Director, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, The National Academies

16:15 p.m. The Mission of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and its Role Pertinent to Radioactive Isotopes – Dr. Donna-Beth Howe,.pdf file (234KB) Office of Federal and State Environmental Management Programs, Division of Materials Safety and State Agreements, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

16:45 p.m. Status of International Isotope Production – Dr. Tom Ruth.pdf file (4.1MB) , Senior Research Scientist and Director of the University of British Columbia/TRIUMF PET Program

17:15 p.m. Isotope Program in the USA – Mr. John Pantaleo.pdf file (960KB) , Program Director, Isotope Program, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy

18:00 p.m. Poster Session and Refreshments - Regency Randolph Room

19:30 p.m. Dinner - Executive Dinning Room

Wednesday, August 6 – Working sessions (Invitation only)

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Working Sessions

  • Stable and Enriched Isotopes – Wilson Room (and Truman Room)
  • Radioisotopes for Research and Development – Roosevelt Room
  • Radioisotopes for Applications – Plaza I

12:00 p.m . Lunch

13:30 p.m. – 18:00 p.m. Working Sessions

  • Stable and Enriched Isotopes –Wilson Room (and Truman Room)
  • Radioisotopes for Research and Development – Roosevelt Room
  • Radioisotopes for Applications – Plaza I

Thursday, August 7

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Working Sessions

  • Stable and Enriched Isotopes – Wilson Room (and Truman Room)
  • Radioisotopes for Research and Development – Roosevelt Room
  • Radioisotopes for Applications – Plaza I

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 13:00 p.m. Summary of Working Groups and Discussio n – Plaza I Chair: John D’Auria

13:00 p.m . Workshop concludes

14:00 p.m. – 15:00 p.m . Meeting of Work Session Chairs – Wilson Room

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