ICRM Conferences

Plenary meetings of the ICRM are held biennially and have developed into scientific ICRM conferences, a successful instrument of communication among various specialists, truly encouraging international co-operation. The most recent in the series of ICRM meetings, the “22nd International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications, ICRM 2019” was held 27-31 May 2019 in Salamanca, Spain and hosted by the University of Salamanca. The major part of the proceedings of ICRM 2019 will be published as a special issue of Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2020), and additional papers in the Proceedings part II in the ICRM Technical Series on Radionuclide Metrology ISSN 2522-4328.

The next (23rd) international conference, ICRM 2021, will be organized by the IFIN-HH in Bucharest, Romania from from 31 May – 4 June 2021, with the possibility to extend the conference period until noon (Friday 28 May 2021) to allow for more oral presentations. There also may be opportunities to have breakout meetings in smaller rooms, and to implement strategies to encourage interactions with poster authors during poster sessions. The conference will include oral and poster presentations covering aspects of international metrology, intercomparisons, measurement standards and reference materials, radionuclide metrology techniques, alpha-particle and beta-particle spectrometry, gamma-ray spectrometry, liquid scintillation counting techniques, nuclear decay data, low-level measurement techniques, radionuclide metrology in life sciences, source preparation techniques, and quality assurance and uncertainty evaluation in radioactivity measurements, together with working group meetings that will offer a less formal opportunity for scientific discussions. The contact person of the local organizing committee is Aurelian Luca (aluca@nipne.ro); more details will be available on the ICRM 2021 conference website, which is planned to be launched in July 2020.

The “21st International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications, ICRM 2017”, was hosted from 15-19 May 2017 by the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The major part of the proceedings of ICRM 2017 were published as a special issue of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 134 (April 2018) 1-482, and three additional papers were published in the Proceedings part II in the new ICRM Technical Series on Radionuclide Metrology ISSN 2522-4328.

The "20th International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications, ICRM 2015", was hosted from 8 to 12 June 2015 by the Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen (BEV) in Vienna, Austria. The proceedings of ICRM 2015 were published as special issue of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 109 (March 2016) 1-576.

The "19th International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications, ICRM 2013", was hosted by the JRC-IRMM (European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements) from 17 to 21 June 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium. The proceedings of ICRM 2013 were published in Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 87 (May 2014) 1-488.

The "18th International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications, ICRM 2011", was hosted by the NMIJ/AIST (National Metrology Institute of Japan, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) from 19 to 23 September 2011 in Tsukuba, Japan. The proceedings of ICRM 2011 were published in Applied Radiation and Isotopes 70, 9 (Sept. 2012) 1809-2274.

The "17th International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications" was hosted by the SMU (Slovak Institute of Metrology) in Bratislava, Slovakia from September 7 to 11, 2009. The proceedings were published in Applied Radiation and Isotopes 68, 7-8 (2010) 1193-1594.

The "16th International Conference on Radionuclide Metrology and its Applications", September 3 - 7, 2007, was hosted by the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) at the Arrabella Sheraton in Cape Town, South Africa. The local organization was undertaken by the NMISA, Pretoria, South Africa, and the proceedings of ICRM 2007 were published in Applied Radiation and Isotopes 66, 6-7 (2008) 677-1066.

In addition to the biennial meets, the various Working Groups of the ICRM hold periodic meetings of particular interest to the specific community.



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Online: January 2001   -   Last update: December 2019