Workshop on Medical Accelerator Design and Diagnostics

from Monday, 10 December 2018 (19:00) to Wednesday, 12 December 2018 (14:30)
GSI (KBW - Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
10 Dec 2018
11 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018
AM
09:00 Welcome / admin & logistics - Dr Samantha Colosimo (University of Liverpool)   (KBW - Auditorium)
09:15 Challenges and trends in imaging technologies at medical accelerators - Christian Graeff (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
09:45
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 10:30) (KBW - Auditorium)
09:45 Detector technologies for medical accelerators - Bernd Voss (Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI))   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:15 Study of the Clatterbridge Eye Proton Therapy beamline - Jacinta Yap (University of Liverpool / Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 12:15) (KBW - Auditorium)
11:00 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 Developing a supersonic gas-jet based beam profile monitor - Amir Salehilashkajani (Liverpool University)   (KBW - Auditorium)
11:30 Minimum invasive diagnostics for medical accelerators - Dr Hao Zhang (University of Liverpool/Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:00 Non-Interceptive BPM system for PROSCAN - Sudharsan Srinivasan (PSI - Paul Scherrer Institut)   (KBW - Auditorium)
09:00
Accelerator Control and Optimization (until 10:30) (KBW - Auditorium)
09:00 State of the art accelerator control and optimization - David Ondreka   (KBW - Auditorium)
09:30 Standardisation of software applications in control system’s slow environment - Carlos Afonso (Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica)   (KBW - Auditorium)
09:45 Trends towards highest dose-rate applications – Consequences for medical accelerators and diagnostics - Simon Busold (Varian Medical Systems Particle Therapy GmbH)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:00 Beam diagnostics for commissioning and operation at MedAustron - Andrea De Franco (MedAustron)   (KBW - Auditorium)
10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
Technology Upgrades (until 12:45) (KBW - Auditorium)
11:00 Technology Updates - A Vision for the Future - Jacobus Maarten Schippers   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:00 Gantry design using superconducting magnets - Ewa Oponowicz (University of Manchester/Cockcroft Institute)   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:15 Breakdown studies in RF High Gradient acceleration structure for hadron therapy - Anna Vnuchenko (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES))   (KBW - Auditorium)
12:30 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
19:00 --- Reception ---
12:15
Discussion Session (until 12:30) (KBW - Auditorium)
12:30 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Least invasive beam monitoring (until 15:15) (KBW - Auditorium)
14:00 Design and optimisation of ultra-compact, high-resolution X-ray imaging systems - Thomas Primidis (University of Liverpool)   (KBW - Auditorium)
14:15 A scintillator-based range telescope for particle therapy - Laurent Kelleter (UCL)   (KBW - Auditorium)
14:30 MOGA Optimisation method in storage ring - Sara Dastan (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
14:45 Future ion therapy: challenges and opportunities - Maurizio Vretenar (CERN)   (KBW - Auditorium)
15:15
Discussion Session (until 15:30) (KBW - Auditorium)
15:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:00
Monitor Integration (until 17:00) (KBW - Auditorium)
16:00 Challenges in medical accelerator design - Jarno Van de Walle (IBA)   (KBW - Auditorium)
16:30 Integration of prototype range verification systems in a gantry treatement room - Johannes Petzoldt (Iba)   (KBW - Auditorium)
16:45 Response function measurements and simulations for the integral monitor chambers - Ulrich Weber (GSI)   (KBW - Auditorium)
19:30 --- Dinner ---
12:45
Discussion Session (until 13:00) (KBW - Auditorium)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:15 --- End of Workshop ---
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