Contributions should be brief with relevant scientific/technical details in the form of an extended abstract of one age, not exceeding 500 words. The objective of the paper should be clearly stated in the introduction of the abstract. The extended abstract should be formatted in two columns containing Title, Affiliation, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions and References, strictly as per the template. The template of the abstract can be downloaded from the IARP website.

The contribution can be submitted ONLINE through the abstract submission facility of IARP website ( before the closing date. The abstracts can also be submitted OFFLINE by email to the convener ( of the Scientific Programme Committee of the conference. A maximum of only three most relevant references should be included in the abstract and listed as per the template. References in text should be indicated as given in the template.

In the reference list, the author’s name should be followed by initials, year of publication within parentheses, followed by comma, title of the paper, the journal in which it appeared, volume number and the page numbers. SI units should be used throughout. The illustrations such as figures and long tables should be avoided as far as possible, unless they are essential. Abstract submitted for presentation in the conference will be reviewed independently by the members of the scientific programme committee and experts in the field. A book of abstract including abstracts of invited talks will be published and distributed during the conference. Last date for abstract submission is 15/10/2017. The acceptance of the paper will be intimated within 30 days after the last date of abstract submission.

It is also planned to consider the full length papers for publication in the web based open access Journal of Radiation Protection and Environment, being published as a quarterly journal. For this, the full text of the paper including tables, figures, references, etc should be prepared following the “Instructions for Authors” of RPE journal and submitted to the journal through ONLINE SUBMISSION SYSTEM of RPE ( before 15-01-2018. The full paper submitted for the journal will be peer reviewed by experts in the field as per the policy of RPE journal. It is assumed that authors are fully aware of plagiarism and submitting original research/developmental work for this conference.

The authors of the best papers presented at the conference will be given IARP Best Paper Awards (oral) and IARP Best paper (poster) Awards. It is assumed that the authors have obtained clearance (if necessary) from the appropriate authority for presentation and publication of the material they are submitting.

Dr. R.B. Oza

Convener, Scientific Programme Committee, IARPIC – 2018,
Radiation Safety Systems Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
Trombay, Mumbai-400 085, India
E-mail : Tel.: 25592077