Geant4 Users Workshop

Australia/Sydney
Grand Pacific ()

Grand Pacific

Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong) , Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
http://geant4workshop-2017.com/geant4-user-workshop
    • 18:00 20:00
      Reception and Registration - Sage Hotel Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Convener: Dr. Susanna Guatelli (University of Wollongong)
    • 08:30 09:15
      Registration Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia

      Attendees can register at the Workshop at the Desk in the Grand Pacific Foyer

    • 09:15 09:30
      Welcome address 15m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 09:30 10:00
      Solid State Micro-and Mini-Dosimetry in Particle Therapy 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Anatoly Rosenfeld (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 10:00 10:30
      Geant4 – past, current and future 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
    • 10:30 11:00
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 11:00 11:30
      The Geant4 Geometry modeler, recent developments 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)
    • 11:30 12:00
      Last developments of Geant4 for medical physics 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Recent developments of the Geant4-DNA extension of the Geant4 Monte Carlo simulation toolkit 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Dr. Sebastien Laurent Incerti (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch 1h Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 13:30 14:00
      New theoretical atomic radiation library for basic science and applications 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Tibor Kibedi (Australian National University (ANU))
    • 14:00 14:30
      Inclusion of novel proton and alpha shell ionisation cross sections in Geant4 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Samer Bakr (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 14:30 15:00
      Improving Geant4 Coherent Scattering by adding nuclear Thomson and Delbrück processes 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Mohamed Omer (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
    • 15:00 15:30
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 15:30 16:00
      A Bethe-Heitler 5D polarized photon-to-e+e-pair conversion event generator 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Denis Robert Leon Bernard (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))
    • 16:00 16:30
      Strangeness in the liège intranuclear cascade model 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Jason Hirtz (IRFU, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay)
    • 16:30 17:00
      Validation of Geant4 Fragmentation for Heavy Ion Therapy  by means of microdosimetry measurements 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: David Bolst (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Evaluation of Geant4 for in-vivo range verification in Heavy Ion Therapy 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Andrew Chacon (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 17:30 18:00
      A Geant4 simulation study for in-vivo range verification in protontherapy 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Melek Zarifi (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 09:00 09:30
      TOPAS 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Joseph Perl
    • 09:30 10:00
      The use of TOPAS to determine low energy x-ray backscatter factors 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speakers: Emily Asuka Hewson (University of Sydney) , Robin Hill (Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Sydney)
    • 10:00 10:30
      Geant4 activities in the radiation therapy field at the University of Seville 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Miguel Antonio Cortes Giraldo (Depto. de Fis. Atom., Mole. y Nucl.-Universidad de Sevilla)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 11:00 11:30
      Monoenergetic experimental validation of a Geant4 Monte Carlo code for breast dosimetry applications 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Christian Fedon (Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre)
    • 11:30 12:00
      A Geant4 study on air gap optimisation for a correction-free silicon diode array detector 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Giordano Biasi (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Feasibility of in-vivo source position verification during high dose rate prostate brachytherapy using a 2D diode array 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia

      Joel Poder (CMRP, University of Wollongong and St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Kogarah)

      Speaker: Joel Poder (CMRP, University of Wollongong and St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Kogarah)
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch 1h Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 13:30 14:00
      Sensitivity analysis of parameters affecting optical photon transport in plastic scintillating fibres using Geant4 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Samuel Blake (University of Sydney)
    • 14:00 14:30
      Optimisation of Geant4 simulations for synchrotron-based microbeam radiation therapy 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Matthew Cameron (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 14:30 15:00
      Feasibility study of a novel multi-strip silicon detector for use in protontherapy range verification Quality Assurance 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Aaron Merchant (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 15:00 15:30
      Tea Break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 15:30 16:00
      Geant4 modelling of MRI-guided proton therapy hardware concepts 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Bradley Oborn (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 16:00 16:30
      Introduction to developing nuclear medicine applications using GATE 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Alessandra Malaroda (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 16:30 17:00
      GATE Monte Carlo dosimetry simulation of Mars Spectral CT 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Emmanuel Marfo (Department of Radiology, University of Otago)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Integration of GATE Monte Carlo-based radionuclide dosimetry as a practical on-line clinical tool 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Price Jackson (Department of Molecular Imaging, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)
    • 19:00 22:00
      Social Dinner 3h Harbourfront Restaurant

      Harbourfront Restaurant

    • 09:00 09:30
      Implementation of EM physics for nano scale gold electron simulations 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Dousatsu Sakata (University of Bordeaux)
    • 09:30 10:00
      Potential implementation of nitrogen, propane and DNA cross sections for electrons and light ions into Geant4-DNA 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Heidi Nettelbeck (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB))
    • 10:00 10:30
      Geant4 Simulation Study on nanoparticle enhanced Microbeam Radiation Therapy 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Elette Engels (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 11:00 11:30
      Investigation of Geant4-DNA chemical yields and comparison with RITRACKS and experimental observations 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Dylan Peukert (University of South Autralia)
    • 11:30 12:00
      Understanding radio-enhancement with gadolinium nanoparticles for theranostic use on the Australian MRI-Linac 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Hilary Byrne (University of Sydney)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Simulation platform for Radionuclide therapy (RNT) and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in vitro studies 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Yaser Gholami (University of Sydney)
    • 12:30 13:00
      Evaluation of silicon based microdosimetry for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Quality Assurance 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: James Vohradsky (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 14:00 14:30
      Investigation of track structure and condensed history physics models for application in micro and nano dosimetry 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 14:30 14:50
      Student Prize, sponsored by Amentum Pty Ltd 20m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Iwan Cornelius
    • 14:50 16:00
      Geant4 Technical Forum 1h 10m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia

      Q&A, Open discuss

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