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4thWorkshop on Isotope Federal Supply and Demand

November 9, 2015
Residence Inn
Bethesda, Maryland

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Time Topic Speaker
8:00-8:45 Registration  
8:45-9:15 Welcome and Objectives; Overview of DOE Isotope Program Jehanne Gillo, Director of Nuclear Physics Facilities and Project Management; Director of DOE Isotope Program, DOE
9:15-9:45 *Response to 2014 Isotope Workshop; Potential Supply Constraints and DOE IP Actions Marc Garland, Program Manager for Isotope Program Operations.
*copy upon request to workshop participants
9:45-10:15 Federal Efforts to Identify Alternatives to High Activity Sources Catherine Ribaudo, Assistant Director, Division of Radiation Safety, Office of Research Services, NIH and Co-Chair of the OSTP Interagency Working Group on Alternatives to High-Activity Radioactive Sources (GARS)
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Update on He-4 and Report to Congress John Hamak, Lead Engineer, Helium Resources Evaluation Team, Division of Helium Resources, Bureau of Land Management
11:00-11:30 Potential Isotope Availability from the Planned Processing of the Mark 18 Targets  Richard Meehan, Office of Nuclear Materials Integration, National Nuclear Security Administration
11:30-12:00 Recently Approved and Potential Future Drugs and their Isotopes Eldon Leutzinger, Quality Assessment Lead, Office of New Drug Products, Food and Drug Administration
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Status of R&D on New Isotope Production Approaches Dennis Phillips, Program Manager for Isotope Production R&D, DOE Isotope Program
2:00-2:30 The New Brunswick Laboratory Future State Marc Jones, Senior Technical Advisor to the Deputy Director for Field Operations, DOE
2:30-3:00 NIST Certified Reference Materials for Environmental and Security Applications Richard Essex, National Institute for Standards and Technology
3:00-3:30 Xe-129 as a Replacement for He-3 in Polarized Lung Imaging Murali Cherukuri, Chief, Biophysics Section
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-4:15 Global Li-7 Supply and the Impact to Domestic Nuclear Power Reactors and
Status of Domestic Enriched Stable Isotope Production
Joel Grimm, Program Manager for Accountable and Stable Isotopes, DOE Isotope Program
4:15-4:45 Overview of Nuclear Power Technology and Global Plans Craig Welling, Deputy Director, Office of Advanced Reactor Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, DOE
4:45-5:15 Radioisotope Production at the USGS Research Reactor Steven M. Fortier, Director, National Minerals Information Center
4:45 Concluding Remarks Jehanne Gillo, DOE SC-NP and DOE IP