Monte Carlo Workshop for Radiotherapy, Imaging and Radiation Protection

from Friday, 6 December 2019 (08:00) to Sunday, 8 December 2019 (14:00)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
6 Dec 2019
7 Dec 2019
8 Dec 2019
AM
08:00 Registration   ()
08:50 Introduction - Susanna Guatelli   ()
09:00 The Centre For Medical Radiation Physics, Wollongong University - Anatoly Rozenfeld (University of Wollongong)   ()
09:30
Session I (until 10:30) ()
09:30 Geant4-DNA: recent developments - Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
10:00 Geant4-DNA: Development of low energy cross sections for water and gold - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee break ---
10:50
Session I (until 12:40) ()
10:50 Evaluation of ionizing radiation induced early DNA damage on a cell nucleus by integrated track structure Monte Carlo simulations using Geant4-DNA - Dosatsu Sakata (University of Tsukuba (JP))   ()
11:20 Mechanistic modelling of biological responses to radiation-induced damage - Stephen McMahon (Queen's University Belfast)   ()
11:50 Microdosimetry with Geant4 for Quality Factor Estimates - Ioanna Kyriakou (Ioannina University)   ()
12:20 Advances in modelling gold nanoparticle radio-sensitisation using new Geant4-DNA physics models - Susanna Guatelli   ()
09:10
Session IV (until 10:40) ()
09:20 Low-energy Auger and conversion electron spectroscopy of medical isotopes - Bryan Tee (Australian National University)   ()
09:50 X-ray fluorescence with ANSTO libraries - Samer Bakr (Wollongong University)   ()
10:10 Improved total reaction cross section models for Geant4 - Edward Simpson (Australian National University)   ()
10:40 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
Session V (until 12:00) ()
11:00 G4-Med: a benchmarking system for Geant4 in medical physics - Susanna Guatelli   ()
11:30 Validation of the Geant4 radioactive decay and emission of Auger electrons - Samer Bakr (Wollongong University)   ()
09:00
Session VIII (until 10:30) ()
09:00 In-Silico Optimisation of Tileable SiPM Based Monolithic Scintillator Detectors for SPECT Applications - Jeremy Brown   ()
09:30 Risk of radiation-induced breast cancer in phase-contrast mammography - Vincent Beaudox (Bordeaux University)   ()
10:00 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 --- Coffee break ---
10:50
Session VIII (until 12:30) ()
11:00 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 Monte Carlo simulations for in-vivo PET in Heavy Ion Therapy - Andrew Chacon (University of Wollongong)   ()
12:00 Geant4 study for dose reconstruction in hadron therapy using in-vivo PET - Harley Rutherford (Wollongong University)   ()
PM
12:40 --- Lunch break ---
13:20
Session II (until 14:30) ()
13:20 Quantitative estimation of biological effects after irradiation by MPEXS-DNA - Shogo Okada   ()
14:00 GPU acceleration of Monte Carlo dose calculation for proton therapy - Ye Chen (KEK, Japan)   ()
14:30
Session III (until 15:30) ()
14:30 Validation of Geant4 for microdosimetry applications - David Bolst (Wollongong University)   ()
15:00 Geant4 simulations for microdosimetry in BNCT - James Vohradsky (University of Wollongong)   ()
15:30 --- Coffee break ---
15:50
Session III (until 17:50) ()
15:50 New methods for the Linear Energy Transfer (LET) and Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE) calculation by using Geant4 Monte Carlo code - Giada Petringa (LNS, INFN)   ()
16:20 Geant4 simulations for microdosimetry in Fast Neutron Therapy - James Vorahdsky (Wollongong University)   ()
16:50 Evaluation of novel organic materials for microdosimetry - Matthew Large (Wollongong University)   ()
17:20 Geant4-based microdosimetry for astronauts' radiation protection - Stefania Peracchi (Wollongong University)   ()
12:00
Session IV (until 12:30) ()
12:00 TBA - Tibor Kibedi (Australian National University)   ()
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
13:10
Session VI (until 15:40) ()
13:10 Geant4 studies for brachytherapy Quality Assurance - Dean Cutajar (Wollongong University)   ()
13:40 Geant4 studies for protontherapy Quality Assurance - Brad Oborn (Wollongong University)   ()
14:10 TBA - Sam Blake (Sydney University)   ()
14:40 Monte-Carlo calculations of kQ at the Australian Primary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory - Max Hanlon (ARPANSA)   ()
15:10 Adaptation of ICRP 110 Geant4 Human Phantom for Molecular Radiation Therapy Dosimetry - Muhammad Salman   ()
15:40 --- Coffee break ---
16:00
Session VII (until 18:00) ()
16:00 Geant4 Development and Applications in Nuclear Well Logging - Qiong Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology)   ()
16:30 A Geant4 simulation of cosmogenic radionuclide production in sodium iodide for the SABRE dark matter experiment - Yi Yi Zhong (Australian National University)   ()
17:00 Evaluating the lineal energy and secondary particle yields in a FinFET structure - Rick Chiang   ()
17:30 Simulating Betavoltaic Cells for Cubesat Space Applications - Raymond Zhou (University of New South Wales)   ()
12:30 Final remarks - Susanna Guatelli   ()
12:40 --- Lunch break ---