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Welcome Message the Host, KARP

  • It is my honor for the Korean Association for Radiation Protection (KARP) to host the IRPA15 and to invite manyprestigious international organisations and experts related to radiation safety. As the president of KARP, I welcomeyour active participation and your visit to Seoul, Korea with my warm heart.

    KARP was established in 1977 and is currently a leading academic society in the field of radiation of Korea. Sinceits inauguration, KARP has devoted considerable efforts to radiation protection, measurement and disaster prevention,radiation effect on human body and social acceptability of radiation for the past 40 years. Through various effortsfor internationalization, we have engaged actively in the relevant international communities and thediscussions on the various issues related to radiation protection and safety.

    As we are facing many concurrent challenges and missions in radiation protection area, I hope this event willhelp to promote cooperation among specialists, expand opportunities for open discussion among experts, andpromote cooperation and collaborative researches.

    Making a step further, I would like to inform the scientific evidence about the radiation protection and safety andits current status to the public. It is our obligation to help them find out and rely on scientific and professionalsafety management supervision by the deliberation of the Congresses.

    Please join the IRPA15 to share your up-to-date professional knowledge and experience, and to have a great timetogether with rich and abundant culture and entertainment of beautiful Seoul, Korea, too.

    Woo-Yoon Park

    The 22nd President
    The Korean Association of Radiation Protection