Monte Carlo Workshop for Radiotherapy, Imaging and Radiation Protection

from Friday, December 6, 2019 (8:00 AM) to Sunday, December 8, 2019 (2:00 PM)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Dec 6, 2019
Dec 7, 2019
Dec 8, 2019
AM
8:00 AM Registration - Building 32.G01, UOW Main Campus, Wollongong   ()
8:50 AM Introduction - Susanna Guatelli   ()
9:00 AM Welcome speech by the Dean of UOW Engineering and Information Sciences - Prof. Valerie Linton (University of Wollongong)   ()
9:15 AM The Centre For Medical Radiation Physics, Wollongong University - Anatoly Rozenfeld (University of Wollongong)   ()
9:45 AM
Session I - Jeremy Brown David Bolst (until 10:45 AM) ()
9:45 AM Geant4-DNA: recent developments - Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
10:15 AM Geant4-DNA: Development of low energy cross sections for water and gold - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University)   ()
10:45 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Session I (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Evaluation of ionizing radiation induced early DNA damage on a cell nucleus by integrated track structure Monte Carlo simulations using Geant4-DNA - Dousatsu Sakata (NIRS, Japan)   ()
11:30 AM Mechanistic modelling of biological responses to radiation-induced damage - Stephen McMahon (Queen's University Belfast)   ()
12:00 PM Microdosimetry with Geant4 for Quality Factor Estimates - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University)   ()
9:30 AM
Session IV - Dousatsu Sakata (NIRS) Susanna Guatelli (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:30 AM Low-energy Auger and conversion electron spectroscopy of medical isotopes - Bryan Tee (Australian National University)   ()
10:00 AM X-ray fluorescence with ANSTO libraries - Samer Bakr (Wollongong University)   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:50 AM
Session IV (until 11:50 AM) ()
10:50 AM NS_Radlist – a new atomic radiation data base for basic science and applications - Tibor Kibedi (Australian National University)   ()
11:20 AM Improved total reaction cross section models for Geant4 - Edward Simpson (Australian National University)   ()
11:50 AM
Session V - Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) Dousatsu Sakata (until 12:35 PM) ()
11:50 AM G4-Med: a benchmarking system for Geant4 in medical physics - Susanna Guatelli   ()
12:05 PM Validation of the Geant4 radioactive decay and emission of Auger electrons - Samer Bakr (Wollongong University)   ()
9:00 AM
Session VIII - Stephen McMahon Alessandra Malaroda (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM In-Silico Optimisation of Tileable SiPM Based Monolithic Scintillator Detectors for SPECT Applications - Jeremy Brown   ()
9:30 AM Risk of radiation-induced breast cancer in phase-contrast mammography - Vincent Beaudox (Bordeaux University)   ()
10:00 AM Towards Actively Collimated Multi-tracer Imaging (ACMI): A MR compatible active collimation element for high performance simultaneous PET/SPECT imaging at the human scale - Jeremy Brown   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Session VIII (until 12:40 PM) ()
11:00 AM NEMA-NU 2-2012 Validation of a Geant4 Model of a Whole-Body Prototype PET Scanner with Four-Layer Depth-of-Interaction Detectors - Abdella Ahmed (ANSTO)   ()
11:30 AM Monte Carlo simulations for in-vivo PET in Heavy Ion Therapy - Andrew Chacon (University of Wollongong)   ()
12:00 PM Geant4 study for dose reconstruction in hadron therapy using in-vivo PET - Harley Rutherford (Wollongong University)   ()
12:30 PM Final remarks - Susanna Guatelli   ()
PM
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session II - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University) Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) (until 2:40 PM) ()
1:30 PM Quantitative estimation of biological effects after irradiation by MPEXS-DNA - Shogo Okada   ()
2:10 PM GPU acceleration of Monte Carlo dose calculation for proton therapy - Ye Chen (KEK, Japan)   ()
2:40 PM
Session III - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University) Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) (until 3:40 PM) ()
2:40 PM Validation of Geant4 for microdosimetry applications - David Bolst (Wollongong University)   ()
3:10 PM Geant4 simulations for microdosimetry in BNCT - James Vohradsky (University of Wollongong)   ()
3:40 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM
Session III (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:00 PM Geant4 simulations for microdosimetry in Fast Neutron Therapy - James Vorahdsky (Wollongong University)   ()
4:30 PM Evaluation of novel organic materials for microdosimetry - Matthew Large (Wollongong University)   ()
5:00 PM Geant4-based microdosimetry for astronauts' radiation protection - Stefania Peracchi (Wollongong University)   ()
7:00 PM --- Social Dinner, Harbour Front, Wollongong ---
12:35 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:25 PM
Session VI - Dean Cutajar Brad Oborn (until 3:15 PM) ()
1:25 PM Geant4 studies for brachytherapy Quality Assurance - Dean Cutajar (Wollongong University)   ()
1:55 PM Geant4 studies for protontherapy Quality Assurance - Brad Oborn (Wollongong University)   ()
2:25 PM Monte-Carlo calculations of kQ at the Australian Primary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory - Max Hanlon (ARPANSA)   ()
2:55 PM Adaptation of ICRP 110 Geant4 Human Phantom for Molecular Radiation Therapy Dosimetry - Muhammad Salman   ()
3:15 PM --- Coffee break ---
3:35 PM
Session VII - Edward Simpson (ANU) Jeremy Brown (until 5:35 PM) ()
3:35 PM Geant4 Development and Applications in Nuclear Well Logging - Qiong Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology)   ()
4:05 PM A Geant4 simulation of cosmogenic radionuclide production in sodium iodide for the SABRE dark matter experiment - Yi Yi Zhong (Australian National University)   ()
4:35 PM Evaluating the lineal energy and secondary particle yields in a FinFET structure - Rick Chiang   ()
5:05 PM Simulating Betavoltaic Cells for Cubesat Space Applications - Raymond Zhou (University of New South Wales)   ()
7:00 PM --- Pub: The Illawarra Brewery, Eastern Terrace, Win Entertainment Centre, Crown St & Harbour St ---
12:40 PM --- Light lunch provided ---