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Call for contribution

We welcome abstracts for oral or poster contributions from training providers, governmental organizations, end-users, E&T networks and all other stakeholders who wish to share their recent knowledge and insights with regard to education and training in radiological protection.


Conference themes

Traning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a significant increase in the use of online learning tools. Is this affecting training outcomes? Is distance learning/e-learning now implemented to the full and are there results available of comparative studies with traditional learning methods?


Train the trainer

Trainers need to be experts in the scientific or technical topic they transfer, demonstrate hands-on experience and excellent didactical skills, and be able to use the most recent tools and methods. How do they obtain and maintain their competences?


E&T policy in radiation protection

The interaction between research, E&T and legislation is a basis for policy makers. What is the status of the E&T activities within the different networks and to which extent are the IAEA or EU safety standards now implemented? Are the national E&T frameworks consistent with the (national) legislative frameworks?


Stakeholders engagement and attracting the young generation

Stakeholder engagement is of utmost importance for the future development and success of education and training activities. Which professionals need specific attention in the development of E&T in radiation protection and what actions are taken for them?


Communication, ethical issues and radiation protection culture

Justifying nuclear technology applications remains a complex exercise that has to take into account scientific uncertainties and value judgements. There is a growing awareness of the importance of being able to consider this wider context. How to deal with these complex items in education and training activities?


Abstracts can be submitted via the ETRAP 2021 abstract submission & evaluation system as of July 2020.

Abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee. Accepted abstracts will be summarized in the ETRAP 2021 Book of Abstracts which will be available online prior to the start of the conference.

Full papers will be published in the ETRAP 2021 Conference Proceedings.

Important dates

Deadline for abstracts

1 December 2020

Notification of acceptance of abstract

1 February 2021

Deadline for submission of full papers

1 March 2021

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