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
    • 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
      Reception and Registration - Sage Hotel Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Convener: Dr Susanna Guatelli (University of Wollongong)
    • 8:30 AM 9:10 AM
      Registration & Coffee: Registration Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia

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

    • 9:10 AM 9:15 AM
      Chairs: Joseph Perl and Susanna Guatelli 5m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 9:15 AM 9:30 AM
      Welcome address 15m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      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 AM 10:30 AM
      Geant4 – past, current and future 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
      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 PM 1:25 PM
      Lunch 55m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1:25 PM 1:30 PM
      Chairs: Makoto Asai and Dousatsu Sakata 5m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1:30 PM 2:00 PM
      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))
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      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)
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      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)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      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))
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Strangeness in the liège intranuclear cascade model 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Jason Hirtz (IRFU, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay)
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      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)
    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      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 (Centre For Medical Radiation Physics, University of Wollongong)
    • 5:30 PM 6:00 PM
      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)
    • 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
      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)
    • 8:30 AM 8:55 AM
      Arrival tea and coffee 25m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 8:55 AM 9:00 AM
      Chairs: Gabriele Cosmo and Susanna Guatelli 5m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      TOPAS 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Joseph Perl
    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      The use of TOPAS to determine low energy x-ray backscatter factors 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Robin Hill (Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Sydney)
    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      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 AM 11:00 AM
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      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 AM 12:00 PM
      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 PM 12:30 PM
      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 PM 1:10 PM
      Lunch 40m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1:10 PM 1:25 PM
      Group picture 15m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1:25 PM 1:30 PM
      Chairs: Brad Oborn and Jeremy Davis 5m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1:30 PM 2:00 PM
      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)
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      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)
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      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)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Geant4 simulations for multidisciplinary and medical applications of laser-driven ion beams 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Francesco Romano (Universita & INFN, Bari)
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Tea Break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Introduction to developing nuclear medicine applications using GATE 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Alessandra Malaroda (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      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)
    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      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)
    • 7:00 PM 10:00 PM
      Social Dinner 3h Harbourfront Restaurant

      Harbourfront Restaurant

    • 8:30 AM 8:55 AM
      Arrival tea and coffee 25m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 8:55 AM 9:00 AM
      Chairs: Sebastien Incerti and Francesco Romano 5m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      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)
    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      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 AM 10:30 AM
      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 AM 11:00 AM
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      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 AM 12:00 PM
      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)
    • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
      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)
    • 12:30 PM 1:00 PM
      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)
    • 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 2:00 PM 2:15 PM
      Student Prize, sponsored by Amentum Pty Ltd 15m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Iwan Cornelius
    • 2:15 PM 3:45 PM
      Geant4 Technical Forum & Wrap up 1h 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia

      Tibor Kibedi, ANU (15 min)
      Robin Hill (15 min)
      Q&A, Open discuss

      Speakers: Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)), Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 3:45 PM 4:15 PM
      Tea break 30m Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia