Workshop on Medical Accelerator Design and Diagnostics

from Monday, December 10, 2018 (7:00 PM) to Wednesday, December 12, 2018 (2:30 PM)
GSI (KBW - Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Dec 10, 2018
Dec 11, 2018
Dec 12, 2018
AM
9:00 AM Welcome / admin & logistics - Dr Samantha Colosimo (University of Liverpool)   (KBW - Auditorium)
9:15 AM Challenges and trends in imaging technologies at medical accelerators - Christian Graeff (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
9:45 AM
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 10:30 AM) (KBW - Auditorium)
9:45 AM Detector technologies for medical accelerators - Bernd Voss (Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI))   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:15 AM Study of the Clatterbridge Eye Proton Therapy beamline - Jacinta Yap (University of Liverpool / Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 12:15 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
11:00 AM Characterisation of the LHCb VELO detector as a stand-alone, non-invasive Online Beam Monitor for Medical Accelerators - Roland Schnuerer (Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
11:15 AM Developing a supersonic gas-jet based beam profile monitor - Amir Salehilashkajani (Liverpool University)   (KBW - Auditorium)
11:30 AM Minimum invasive diagnostics for medical accelerators - Dr Hao Zhang (University of Liverpool/Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:00 PM Non-Interceptive BPM system for PROSCAN - Sudharsan Srinivasan (PSI - Paul Scherrer Institut)   (KBW - Auditorium)
9:00 AM
Accelerator Control and Optimization (until 10:30 AM) (KBW - Auditorium)
9:00 AM State of the art accelerator control and optimization - David Ondreka   (KBW - Auditorium)
9:30 AM Standardisation of software applications in control system’s slow environment - Carlos Afonso (Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica)   (KBW - Auditorium)
9:45 AM Trends towards highest dose-rate applications – Consequences for medical accelerators and diagnostics - Simon Busold (Varian Medical Systems Particle Therapy GmbH)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:00 AM Beam diagnostics for commissioning and operation at MedAustron - Andrea De Franco (MedAustron)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Technology Upgrades (until 12:45 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
11:00 AM Technology Updates - A Vision for the Future - Jacobus Maarten Schippers   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:00 PM Gantry design using superconducting magnets - Ewa Oponowicz (University of Manchester/Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:15 PM Breakdown studies in RF High Gradient acceleration structure for hadron therapy - Anna Vnuchenko (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES))   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:30 PM Geant4 simulation and validation of the CAN (Sevilla, Spain) cyclotron beam parameters - Anna Baratto-Roldán (Centro Nacional de Aceleradores / Universidad de Sevilla)   (KBW - Auditorium)
PM
7:00 PM --- Reception ---
12:15 PM
Discussion Session (until 12:30 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 3:15 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
2:00 PM Design and optimisation of ultra-compact, high-resolution X-ray imaging systems - Thomas Primidis (University of Liverpool)   (KBW - Auditorium)
2:15 PM A scintillator-based range telescope for particle therapy - Laurent Kelleter (UCL)   (KBW - Auditorium)
2:30 PM MOGA Optimisation method in storage ring - Sara Dastan (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
2:45 PM Future ion therapy: challenges and opportunities - Maurizio Vretenar (CERN)   (KBW - Auditorium)
3:15 PM
Discussion Session (until 3:30 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM
Monitor Integration (until 5:00 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
4:00 PM Challenges in medical accelerator design - Jarno Van de Walle (IBA)   (KBW - Auditorium)
4:30 PM Integration of prototype range verification systems in a gantry treatement room - Johannes Petzoldt (Iba)   (KBW - Auditorium)
4:45 PM Response function measurements and simulations for the integral monitor chambers - Ulrich Weber (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
7:30 PM --- Dinner ---
12:45 PM
Discussion Session (until 1:00 PM) (KBW - Auditorium)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:15 PM --- End of Workshop ---