23rd UK Monte Carlo User Group Meeting (MCNEG 2018)

30-31st January


We are pleased to announce the 23rd MCNEG meeting will be held at the University of Surrey, Guildford from the 30th-31st January. The meeting provides a forum for new and experience users of Monte Carlo for radiation transport. Typically presenters include academics, researchers and students from the medical and industrial fields of radiation science.

In addition to the workshop we will be hosting a 1-day training course on EGSnrc (https://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/solutions/advisory/egsnrc_index.html) held on the 1st of February.

Thanks to sponsorship from the Institute of Physics Computational Modelling Group and the support of the University of Surrey this year’s conference will be free of charge. There will be a cost of £50 for those wishing to attend the EGSnrc training.


To register please go to https://www.regonline.co.uk/registration/MCNEG2018. The deadline for abstracts has been extended to midnight 16th January.


Confirmed invited speakers are:

Frank Verhaegen, Maastro Clinic – Monte Carlo for small animal radiotherapy

Ernesto Mainegra-Hing, National Research Council Canada – Radiation transport and the Fano test in the presence of magnetic fields with the EGSnrc simulation toolkit


Venue address:

Innovation for Health Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7JP

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/sites/default/files/campus-map-2017.pdf


The meeting will be in the Innovation for Health Building at the University of Surrey Stag Hill campus, which is building location 42 on the map. The main entrance is located at the rear of the building.

There is no parking available on campus to workshop participants, and we recommend that participants use the Guildford Park Road car park (Guildford Borough Council) which is just off campus. The car park vehicle entrance is from Guildford Park Road, not though the University campus. The cost is £5 per day (cash or telephone payment). From Guildford Park Road car park It is a 15 minute walk through the University campus to the Innovation for Health Building, via the rear Campus Entrance at grid 3A on the University map.

Walking distances to the Innovation for Health building from local hotels are: from Holiday Inn 15 minutes (0.7 mile), from Travelodge 25 minutes (1 mile).

For more information, to submit an abstract or to register please contact:

Dr Sebastian Galer

Medical Radiation Science Group

National Physical Laboratory

UK

Tel: 0208 943 6982

E-mail: Sebastian.galer@npl.co.uk


Nearest Accommodation:

Travelodge, Woodbridge Meadows, Guildford, GU1 1BD, United Kingdom

Tel: 0871 984 6295

Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XZ, United Kingdom 

Tel: 0871 942 9036