Geant4 School - University of Wollongong

Australia/Sydney
    • 08:00 09:00
      Registration - Building 32.G01, UOW Main Campus, Wollongong

      Attendees can register

    • 09:00 10:30
      Session I: Geant4 Introduction, Geant4 Kernel

      Introduction to Geant4, Geant4 Installation, Kernel, GUI, Visualisation and Geometry

      • 09:00
        Introduction to the Geant4 School 15m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 09:15
        Lecture I: Introduction to Geant4 30m

        Intro, how to install Geant4, how to run Geant4 applications, Documentation, Examples

        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 09:45
        Lecture II: Geant4 Kernel 45m
        Speaker: David Bolst (University of Wollongong)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Session II: Geant4 GUI, Visualisation and Geometry functionality

      Geant4 User Interface, Visualisation and Geometry

      • 11:00
        Lecture III: Geant4 Geometry 45m
        Speaker: David Bolst (University of Wollongong)
      • 11:45
        Lecture IV: Geant4 Visualisation 15m
        Speaker: Dale Prokopovich (ANSTO)
      • 12:00
        Lecture V: Geant4 User Interface 30m
        Speaker: Dale Prokopovich (ANSTO)
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 17:30
      Hands-on session I: Hands-on session I. Geant4 Basic examples.

      Run basic examples and the brachytherapy advanced example

      Convener: David Bolst (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 08:30 10:30
      Session III: Modelling of beamlines, radioactive sources and human anatomies
      • 08:30
        Lecture VI: How to model radiation fields and sources 15m
        Speaker: Dean Cutajar (University of Wollongong)
      • 08:45
        Lecture VII: How to model beamlines 30m
        Speaker: David Bolst (University of Wollongong)
      • 09:15
        Lecture VIII: How to model external fields 20m
        Speaker: Brad Oborn (University of Wollongong)
      • 09:35
        Lecture IX: How to model human phantoms 30m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 10:05
        Lecture X: Geant4 physics component and physics lists 25m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Session IV: Geant4 physics - part I

      Introduction to the Geant4 physics component. Geant4 EM Physics

      • 11:00
        Lecture XI: Geant4 EM physics 30m
        Speaker: Jeremy Brown
      • 11:30
        Lecture XII: Modelling of optical photons 30m

        Optical photons, scintillators and optical fibers

        Speaker: Jeremy Brown
      • 12:00
        Lecture XIII: Geant4 hadronic physics 30m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 17:30
      Hands-on session II: Brachytherapy, how to model radioactive sources in terms of radiation field and geometry, store energy deposition, select physics lists
      Convener: Susanna Guatelli
    • 19:00 22:00
      Social Dinner: Social Dinner, Novotel, North Wollongong
    • 08:30 10:30
      Session V: Physics, examples, speed-up techniques and visualisation tools for medical physics applications
      • 08:50
        Lecture XIV: G4-Med: a benchmarking system for medical physics 30m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 09:20
        Lecture XV: Geant4 examples for medical applications 30m

        Extended and Advanced examples for dosimetry, microdosimetry and nuclear medicine

        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 09:50
        Lecture XVI: How to speed up your simulation 10m
        Speaker: Susanna Guatelli
      • 10:00
        Lecture XVII: gMocrean visualistion tool 30m
        Speaker: Shogo Okada
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Session VI: Scoring and analysis
      • 11:00
        Lecture XIIX:The doiPET Advanced Example 30m
        Speaker: Abdella mohammednur Ahmed (Wollongong University and ANSTO)
      • 11:30
        Lecture XIX: Geant4 scoring 30m

        G4Multifunctional Detectors and scoring meshes. How to calculate dose

        Speaker: Dean Cutajar (University of Wollongong)
      • 12:00
        Lecture XX: Geant4 analysis component 30m
        Speaker: Shogo Okada
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 17:30
      Hands-on session III: Hands-on session III. Geant4 for modelling medical particle accelerators and detectors
      Convener: David Bolst (CMRP, University of Wollongong)
    • 08:30 10:30
      Session VII: Geant4 for radiobiology
      • 08:30
        Lecture-DNA-I:Physica models for track structure Monte Carlo codes 45m
        Speaker: Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University)
      • 09:15
        Lecture-DNA-II: Geant4-DNA 45m
        Speaker: Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3)
      • 10:00
        Lecture-DNA-IV: Track structure models for gold 30m
        Speaker: Dousatsu Sakata (NIRS, Japan)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee break 30m
    • 11:00 12:30
      Session VIII: Geant4 for radiobiology
      • 11:00
        Lecture-DNA-IV: Evaluation of early radiation DNA damage in a fractal cell nucleus model using Geant4-DNA 45m
        Speaker: Dousatsu Sakata (NIRS, Japan)
      • 11:45
        Lecture-DNA-V: Bridging the gap between physical interactions and biological responses 45m
        Speaker: Stephen McMahon (Queen's University Belfast)
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 17:30
      Hands-on session IV: Geant4-DNA examples
      Conveners: Dousatsu Sakata (NIRS) , Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3)