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
    • Reception and Registration - Sage Hotel Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Convener: Dr Susanna Guatelli (University of Wollongong)
    • 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
      Chairs: Joseph Perl and Susanna Guatelli Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 1
      Welcome address Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Susanna Guatelli (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 2
      Solid State Micro-and Mini-Dosimetry in Particle Therapy Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Anatoly Rosenfeld (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 3
      Geant4 – past, current and future Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

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    • 4
      The Geant4 Geometry modeler, recent developments Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)
    • 5
      Geant4 for medical physics: recent developments Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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

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    • 7
      New theoretical atomic radiation library for basic science and applications Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Tibor Kibedi (Australian National University (ANU))
    • 8
      Inclusion of novel proton and alpha shell ionisation cross sections in Geant4 Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Samer Bakr (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 9
      Improving Geant4 Coherent Scattering by adding nuclear Thomson and Delbrück processes Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Mohamed Omer (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
    • 10
      A Bethe-Heitler 5D polarized photon-to-e+e-pair conversion event generator Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Denis Robert Leon Bernard (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))
    • 11
      Strangeness in the liège intranuclear cascade model Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

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      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 12
      Validation of Geant4 Fragmentation for Heavy Ion Therapy  by means of microdosimetry measurements Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: David Bolst (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 13
      Feasibility study of a novel multi-strip silicon detector for use in protontherapy range verification Quality Assurance Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Aaron Merchant (Centre For Medical Radiation Physics, University of Wollongong)
    • 14
      Evaluation of Geant4 for in-vivo range verification in Heavy Ion Therapy Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Andrew Chacon (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 15
      A Geant4 simulation study for in-vivo range verification in protontherapy Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Melek Zarifi (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 8:30 AM
      Arrival tea and coffee Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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    • 16
      TOPAS Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Robin Hill (Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Sydney)
    • 18
      Geant4 activities in the radiation therapy field at the University of Seville 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
      Tea break Grand Pacific

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    • 19
      Monoenergetic experimental validation of a Geant4 Monte Carlo code for breast dosimetry applications Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Christian Fedon (Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre)
    • 20
      A Geant4 study on air gap optimisation for a correction-free silicon diode array detector Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Giordano Biasi (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 21
      Feasibility of in-vivo source position verification during high dose rate prostate brachytherapy using a 2D diode array 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
      Lunch Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 22
      Sensitivity analysis of parameters affecting optical photon transport in plastic scintillating fibres using Geant4 Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Samuel Blake (University of Sydney)
    • 23
      Optimisation of Geant4 simulations for synchrotron-based microbeam radiation therapy Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Matthew Cameron (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 24
      Understanding radio-enhancement with gadolinium nanoparticles for theranostic use on the Australian MRI-Linac Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Hilary Byrne (University of Sydney)
    • 25
      Geant4 simulations for multidisciplinary and medical applications of laser-driven ion beams Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

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    • 26
      Introduction to developing nuclear medicine applications using GATE Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Alessandra Malaroda (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 27
      GATE Monte Carlo dosimetry simulation of Mars Spectral CT Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Price Jackson (Department of Molecular Imaging, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)
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      Social Dinner Harbourfront Restaurant

      Harbourfront Restaurant

    • 8:30 AM
      Arrival tea and coffee Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 30
      Implementation of EM physics for nano scale gold electron simulations Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Dousatsu Sakata (University of Bordeaux)
    • 31
      Potential implementation of nitrogen, propane and DNA cross sections for electrons and light ions into Geant4-DNA Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Heidi Nettelbeck (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB))
    • 32
      Geant4 Simulation Study on nanoparticle enhanced Microbeam Radiation Therapy Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

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      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 33
      Investigation of Geant4-DNA chemical yields and comparison with RITRACKS and experimental observations Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Dylan Peukert (University of South Autralia)
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      Simulation platform for Radionuclide therapy (RNT) and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in vitro studies Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Yaser Gholami (University of Sydney)
    • 35
      Geant4 modelling of MRI-guided proton therapy hardware concepts Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Bradley Oborn (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 36
      Evaluation of silicon based microdosimetry for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Quality Assurance Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

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

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
    • 37
      Student Prize, sponsored by Amentum Pty Ltd Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia
      Speaker: Iwan Cornelius
    • 38
      Geant4 Technical Forum & Wrap up 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
      Tea break Grand Pacific

      Grand Pacific

      Sage Hotel, Wollongong, Australia