SPERA Conference 2017

Call for Abstracts

SPERA invites the submission of papers on original work for consideration for the Conference Program. Authors will have the opportunity to submit an abstract for either an oral or a poster presentation at the conference.

Topics of the Conference:

  • Instruments and Method development
  • Radioecology
  • Contaminated Sites - impact assessment
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Radiotracers of environmental processes

SPERA is committed to providing conferences that embrace diversity in backgrounds, qualifications, genders and viewpoints. SPERA fosters an environment in which all individuals are provided with equal opportunity.


Abstract Submissions will be invited during the registration process for the conference.

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words in length and provided as a word document attachment.

Submissions must include:

  • Your submission title
  • The Conference stream and interest group that your submission covers
  • Author(s) and affiliation(s) and a contact email

The lodgement of a submission does not indicate automatic inclusion in the Conference program. Receipt and acceptance will be acknowledged to the person submitting. Further communication will be with the submitting author only unless otherwise directed.


Presentations will generally be 20 minutes in length, including introduction and question time.


The SPERA 2018 Committee will notify authors of acceptance by 13 July 2018. All presenters will be required to register for the conference by 6 August 2018  to be included in the Conference program. Accepted presenters who fail to register by the deadline will be withdrawn from the Conference proceedings. Please note that all Conference costs, including registration fees, must be met from the presenter’s own resources.

A selection of the contributions to SPERA 2018 will be published as original papers in a special issue of Environmental Journal of Radioactivity (www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-environmental-radioactivity).