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Registration closed: 2017 RGC HPS Technical Meeting and Continuing Education Training

Registration closed: 2017 RGC HPS Technical Meeting and Continuing Education Training

April 2 & 3, 2017
Hotel Santa Fe
1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM
The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society would like to announce our upcoming 2017 Spring Technical Meeting and Continuing Education Training Sessions scheduled for April 2 & 3, 2017 at the Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda Spa & Resort.

They have provided us with a group rate for lodging for $100 per night. When booking, please let them know that you are affiliated with the Rio Grande Chapter Health Physics Society when you call 877-259-3409 to make your reservation. To be given the RGC HPS Group Rate you must book your room by March 2, 2017 so be sure to make your reservations early!

The continuing education training on April 2, 2017 will be a CHP Preparatory/Review Session from 8am – 5pm taught by Dr. Thomas Johnson from Colorado State University, with lunch provided. The application is pending for AAHP continuing education credits for our training session as well as the technical meeting, both of which can also be applied to NRRPT continuing education requirements.

Awarded AAHP CEC’s for the 2016’s RGC HPS Meeting:

Session CEU’s
Spring Technical Meeting: 8
Chernobyl Accident: 4
Internal Dosimetry: 4

Abstract Due Date: 27 March 2017

Abstracts will be printed directly from your electronic submission to RGC HPS President-Elect Alexandra Robinson at Minor editing (punctuation and grammar) may be performed on your abstract; you will not see a revised version before publication. It is our intent to publish the agenda prior to the sessions.

  • A submitted abstract is a commitment to present; cancellations should be avoided.
  • If extenuating circumstances prevent the presenting author from making the presentation, it is the author’s responsibility to find an alternate presenter.
  • Please submit a one paragraph abstract and a one paragraph bio.

All Technical Session presentations are slated for an oral format with PowerPoint slides. Standard oral presentations are scheduled for 15 or 25 minutes segments with an additional 5 minutes for questions, please indicate the length of time you will require for your presentation when submitting your abstract.
If you need additional time for your presentation, please indicate this upon submittal.

Abstract Acceptance: Notification of acceptance will be sent via email to the presenting author by March 29, 2017.

Presentation Publication: In previous years, the RGC HPS has posted the technical presentations on its website. Please notify RGC HPS President-Elect Alexandra Robinson at upon submittal if there are any restrictions on dissemination..


Session Date Time Cost
Continuing Education*:
CHP Preparatory/Review
April 2, 2017 8 am ­ 12 pm
1 pm ­ 5 pm
Dinner & Social Hour (guests welcome) April 2, 2017 6 pm ­ 9 pm $33
Technical Session*:
Technical Presentations
Chapter Business Meeting
April 3, 2017 8 am ­ 5 pm $85

Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration costs for each day.

*AAHP continuing education credit (can be applied to NRRPT) will be granted (application pending).

Registration Closed.

Thank you,


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