8-12 April 2019
Europe/Andorra timezone

Introduction

The course will help professionals working in the Monte Carlo radiation transport fields to understand the various functions and attributes of the code. The event is organized with the kind support of ALBA Synchrotron, in particular of María José García Fusté and Arnaud Devienne.

Registration process and dates

Registration can be started by filling and submitting the registration form.

Two payment options exist: direct credit card payment through the registration site or, alternatively, a bank transfer. Keep in mind that, for credit card payments, the credit-card companies charge a processing fee of about 2.5% (Visa and Mastercard) or about 3.7% (American Express). For the bank transfer option, please contact the organizers and arrangements will be made.

Registration is considered complete only after proof of payment is received. In case of anticipated payment delay, contact the organizers as soon as possible.

Like all previous courses, the number of participants is limited to 30 participants. Acceptance will be on a first come / first served basis. In case the limit on the number of participants is exceeded during the registration stage, a waiting list will be set up.

Please make arrangements for payment as soon as you get the respective details, the latest by March 4, 2019. After this date, if any of the accepted registrations are not yet completed by the corresponding fee payment (see below), people from the waiting list will be allowed to proceed in turn through the fee payment to validate their registration.

Accommodation

Accommodation is NOT included in the course fee.

There are several hotels in Cerdanyola del Vallès or Barcelona. Special prices with pre-booked rooms for the FLUKA course are available at the following ones:

Located in the entrance of Cerdanyola del Vallès with connection to Barcelona by Bus line A4 (40 min), it is the closest hotel from ALBA Synchrotron (20 min walking, or 5 min by bus line A4 or line B7 to Sincrotrón ALBA). For the reservation you can contact directly the hotel with the reference code “FLUKA”, with which you will get a discounted rate:

  • Single room: 71,50€/night

  • Double room: 79,20 €/night

  • Breakfast included

More info at: http://www.exeparcdelvalles.com

Located in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona campus and connected to Universitat Autònoma (FGC) Train station with direct line S6 or S2 to Barcelona (30-40 min). Also close to ALBA Synchrotron (40 min walking, or 10 min by shuttle bus to Parc de l’ALBA). For the reservation you can contact directly the hotel with the reference code “FLUKA”, with which you will get a discounted rate:

  • Single room: 65,97€/night

  • Double room: 72,37 €/night

  • Breakfast included

More info at: http://www.hotelcampusuab.com

Course fee

The course fee is of 440 CHF.

There is an additional fee of 1000 CHF for commercial users.

There is the option to have a rental laptop for the duration of the course for 160 CHF.

The fee includes course coffee breaks, lunches, and one social dinner.

The fee does not include accommodation.

Prior Knowledge

No particular experience with FLUKA or similar Monte-Carlo packages is required, however basic knowledge of LINUX/UNIX is necessary, as well as reasonably fluent use of a plain-text editor and the ability to navigate through a file tree. For newcomers, not only to FLUKA but also to Linux, we strongly recommend to have a look into a Linux tutorial in order to be able to profit at maximum from the FLUKA course.

Computers

Participants are welcome to come with their own laptop, having verified beforehand that an up-to-date version of FLUKA and Flair is up and running. Instructions will follow.

Rental laptops with the course material preinstalled can be made available upon requesting so at registrationt ime for an additional fee (see above).

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ALBA Synchrotron Carrer de la Llum 2-26 08290 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
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