Workshop Date: May 6-9, 2013
Last Date to Pay and receive the Early Payment Discount: April 6, 2013
Last Date to Cancel registration for a cash refund: April 6, 2013
This workshop is four days long.
If tuition is paid before the early payment discount date (see date above): $1600
If tuition is paid after the early payment discount date (see date above): $1900
If tuition is paid after the start of the class: $2100
This workshop will teach the participant how to use PENELOPE.
PENELOPE is an acronym for "Penetration and ENErgy LOss of Positrons and Electrons"
PENELOPE is a general-purpose Monte Carlo simulation code system with
Realistic, well defined interaction models
Fast and accurate random sampling algorithms
Efficient tools for tracking particles through complex geometries (constructive quadric geometry)
Complementary tools: variance reduction, transport in electromagnetic fields, tabulation of macroscopic interaction parameters, ...
Click here for more information about Penelope.
The class will be taught by, Francesc Salvat, the principal author of the code.
Topics included are:
Interface to Penelope subroutines
Running a simulation
Graphical display of results
Lodging and Facilities
This course will be held in Las Vegas, NV. The host hotel has yet to be determined.
In order to signup for the workshop, email the following information to Randy Schwarz (preferred) or call (509)539-8621 :
- Method of payment: checks (preferred) or credit card (Visa/MasterCard)
- Your version of Penelope
Method of Payment:
The workshop is four days long.
Payment for the workshop can be made by check, cash, wire transfer, or VISA/Mastercard.
Payment by Check (preferred):
To pay by check, make checks out to Visual Editor Consultants (checks must be in US dollars on a check from a US bank). Send check to:
P.O. Box 1308
Richland, WA 99352
Payment by Credit Card:
Payment will be refunded for cancellations received by the "Last Date to Cancel for a Refund" date. Cancellations received after that date will be rescheduled to the next available class but payment will not be refunded. Substitutions of a different employee from the same company are permitted with prior approval.