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Invited speakers

As the NORM X Symposium has as theme:

25 years of NORM Symposia

Future: Residues applied in a circular economy

The NORM X organization invited, with the agreement of their International Steering Committee and Scientific Program Committee, the following speakers for the defined key areas of this Symposium. The NORM X organization is honored that all invited speakers have accepted and confirmed the invitation.

  1. Area 1: 25 years of NORM regulation
    • Peter Görts, Senior Advisor at Dutch Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (ANVS
  2. Area 2: Fundamental and practical implementation aspects of regulations to establish a circular NORM economy
    • Jelena Mrdakovic-Popic, Senior Advisor at Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
      (DSA) and Actual chair of the “HERCA working group Natural Radiation Sources)
      (HERCA, Heads of the European Radiological protection Competent Authorities)
    • Philip Egidi, Environmental Scientist at United States Environmental Protection Agency
    • Miraslov Pinak, Head of the IAEA Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section
  3. Area 3: Current and future challenges – NORM tailings and residues in a Circular Economy
    • Julian Hilton, Chairman at Aleff Group, United Kingdom
    • Analia Canoba, Head of Scientific and Technical Support at the Argentine Nuclear Regulatory Authority (ARN).
  4. Area 4: Environmental aspects of NORM
    • Horst Monken-Fernandes, Scientific Secretary of the IAEA EVIRONET Network
  5. Area 5: Industry
    • Ulric Schwela, Director at Salus Mineralis
  6. Area 6: NORM Sampling & Metrology
    • Luis Ernesto Matta, Head of Service at the Institute of Radioprotection and Dosimetry (IRD), Brazil
  7. Area 7: Stakeholder engagement and public communication
    • David J. Allard, Director at PA DEP Bureau of Radiation Protection, Pennsylvania United States
    • Yevgeniya Tomkiv, Postdoctoral research fellow at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
  8. Area 8: Research and Development
    • Wouter Schoeyers, Associate Professor at the Hasselt University, Belgium
  9. Area 9: Transportation of NORM classified materials
    • Eric H. Reber, Transport Safety Specialist at Transport Safety Unit/RIT NSRW/IAEA

As soon as short descriptions will be available on the content of their presentations, these will be published at this page e.g. added below the name of the invited speaker.