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2019 Fall RAMP Users Group Meeting October 28 - November 1

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Host Institution: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
3 White Flint North (3WFN), 11601 Lansdowne Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Register for the 2019 Fall RAMP Users' Group Meeting October 28 - November 1, 2019: Click Here

  • You must be a RAMP member to register. If you are not a RAMP member, click here to submit a membership
Meetings Schedule at a Glance

RAMP Meeting Schedule: Click Here

VARSKIN Technical Meeting Schedule: Click Here

VARSKIN Technical Meeting Poster: Click Here

Non-Light Water Reactor Meeting Schedule: Click Here

Non-Light Water Reactor Meeting Poster: Coming Soon!

Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

The RAMP 2019 User’s Meeting (October 28 through November 01, 2019) was awarded 36 CECs by the American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP). The AAHP CEC approval number is 2019-06-005.

Hotel and Travel Information

Visas for the United States: Should you require an additional letter for your visa application, please send an email to ramp@nrc.gov with the message title “Visa Assistance Required – 2019 RAMP Meeting.”

Visa Application Assistance:

Dr. Stephanie Bush-Goddard
Senior Health Physicist
Email: stephanie.bush-goddard@nrc.gov

Dr. Vered Shaffer
Health Physicist
Email: vered.shaffer@nrc.gov

Hotel Block Information:
A block of rooms at a special conference and per diem rate ($251 USD/night plus applicable taxes) has been set aside at the Bethesda North Marriot Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, Maryland. The cutoff date for room reservation at this cost is October 6, 2019. Reservations can be made directly with reservations at 1-301-822-9200 (hotel directly), 1-800-228-9290 (toll free) using a credit card. Guests should identify themselves as part of the US NRC RAMP User Group Meeting 2019 Room Block. You can cancel your reservation for no charge until one day before arrival. The special room rate is valid from Sunday, October 27, 2019 through Saturday, November 2, 2019. The hotel parking rates is $15 per day. Alternatively, both the meeting location and hotel are less than 3 minutes walking distance from the White Flint Metro Station.

Map of Metro: Click Here

Hotel near US NRC: Click Here

Tours and Social Events Information

A tour of the U.S. NRC's Operations Center is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2019. Information for the tour will be provided during the opening session of the meeting. Security requirements for tour attendees are listed below.

  • Visitors will need to provide their name and organization in advance of the meeting.
  • Visitors must report to the Reception Desk and surrender a piece of identification in exchange for a visitor pass.
  • Visitors MUST BE escorted at all times while in our spaces and signed in/out by an employee.
  • All acceptable forms of photo identification must be valid, issued by a federal, provincial, municipal authority, and include the bearer's name and signature.

Additionally, various social events are tentatively planned. The first social event is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2019 in the evening. A tour, which be local to Rockville, MD and a second social event are also tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, October 30, 2019. More information to come.