Program of the symposium

Sunday 4.6.2017

Welcome reception in Collegium Maius
(17:00 - 19:30)

17:00    ⟶   Welcome from the organizers
18:00 - 19:00   ⟶   Guided tour through Collegium Maius
Monday 5.6.2017

Session no. 1
Applied physics: Medical Applications

08:30 - 09:00COFFEE A PRIORI  
09:00 - 09:30Openning by (TBA)
09:30 - 10:00 Joel Karp (University of Pennsylvania, United States)
"Development of PET for Total-Body Imaging" 
10:00 - 10:30 Craig Levin (Stanford University, USA)
"New directions to explore for <100 ps coincidence time resolution time-of-flight positron emission tomography" 
10:30 - 11:00 Paweł Olko (Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
"Proton radiotherapy in Europe" 
11:00 - 11:30COFFEE BREAK  
11:30 - 12:00 Denis Dauvergne (Subatomic Physics and Cosmology Laboratory, Grenoble, France)
"Prompt-gamma monitoring of particle therapy: state of the art, remaining challenges and future trends" 
12:00 - 12:30 Stefaan Vandenberghe (Ghent University, Belgium)
"PET-MRI: a review of challenges and solutions in the development of integrated multimodality imaging" 
12:30 - 13:00 Szymon Niedźwiecki (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"J-PET: a new technology for the whole-body PET imaging" 
13:00 - 14:30LUNCH (in Collegium Novum)  

Session no. 2
Fundamental physics: Exotic hadrons

14:30 - 15:00 Heinz Clement (University of Tuebingen, Germany)
"Dibaryons --- Fake or True?" 
15:00 - 15:30 Piotr Salabura (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Nuclear matter tomography with virtual photons" 
15:30 - 16:00 Michal Praszalowicz (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"On a possibility of baryonic exotica
16:00 - 16:30COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 17:00 Rajeev S. Bhalerao (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Pune, India)
"Ultra-relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions and Quark-Gluon Plasma" 
17:00 - 17:30 Shigehiro Yasui (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
"Kondo effect of heavy hadron in nuclear matter" 
17:30 - 18:00 Ken Suzuki (Stefan Meyer Institute for Subatomic Physics, Austria)
"Study of kaonic nuclear states with DISTO and Belle data" 
18:00 - 19:00Poster session  
19:00 - 20:30Classical Music Concert in Collegium Maius (↪ see details)
Tuesday 6.6.2017

Session no. 3
Fundamental physics: Hadrons in nuclei

08:30 - 09:00 Volker Metag (Giessen University, Germany)
"Status of determining meson-nucleus potentials and the search for mesic states" 
09:00 - 09:30 Avraham Gal (The Hebrew University, Israel)
"Eta-meson onset of nuclear binding scenarios " 
09:30 - 10:00 Satoru Hirenzaki (Nara Women's University, Japan)
"eta-nucleus interaction from the d+d reaction around the eta production threshold" 
10:00 - 10:30 Eulogio Oset Baguena (The Instituto de Física Corpuscular, Spain)
"The eta 3He and rho B* B*bar systems" 
10:30 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 - 11:30 Takatsugu Ishikawa (Research Center for Electron Photon Science, Thoku University, Japan)
"Low-energy scattering parameters between the eta meson and nucleon from eta photoproduction on the deuteron" 
11:30 - 12:00 Magdalena Skurzok (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Search for the eta-mesic helium in proton-deuteron and deuteron-deuteron reactions" 
12:00 - 12:30 Yoshiki Tanaka (GSI, Germany)
"First results on the experimental search for η' mesic nuclei with the 12C(p,d) reaction" 
12:30 - 13:00 Hajime Shimizu (Research Center for Electron Photon Science, Tohoku University, Japan)
"Photoproduction of eta’ mesons at SPring-8/LEPS2" 
13:00 - 14:30LUNCH (in Collegium Novum)  

Session no. 4
Applied physics: Positrons in matter

14:30 - 15:00 Bozena Jasinska (Maria Curie Skłodowska University, Poland)
"New method of (human) body imaging with PET based on 3g/2g annihilation." 
15:00 - 15:30 Ruggero Caravita (CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland)
"Advances in positronium manipulations and laser studies in the AEgIS experiment" 
15:30 - 16:00 Jerzy Dryzek (Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS, Poland)
"Positron and Positronium as probes for studding of matter at atomic level" 
16:00 - 16:30COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 17:00 Beatrix Hiesmayr (University of Vienna, Austria)
"Entanglement Detection with J-PET" 
17:00 - 17:30 Grzegorz Karwasz (University Nicolaus Copernicus Toruń, Poland)
"Positronium formation in atoms and molecules – from experiment to modeling" 
17:30 - 18:00 Kenji Shu (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Toward a Realization of Bose-Einstein Condensation of Positronium" 
18:00 - 18:30 Grażyna Sznajd (Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, PAS, Poland)
"Positron Emission Tomography in solid state physics" 
Wednesday 7.6.2017

Session no. 5
Applied physics: Medical applications

08:30 - 09:00 Charalampos Tsoumpas (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
"Image Reconstruction for PET Images with High Resolution" 
09:00 - 09:30 Ivo Rausch (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
"PET/MRI and MRI based attenuation correction" 
09:30 - 10:00 Grzegorz Korcyl (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Online processing of tomographic data" 
10:00 - 10:30 Lech Raczynski (National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland)
"Introduction of Total Variation regularization into Filtered Back-projection algorithm" 
10:30 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK  

Session no. 6
Fundamental physics: Quantum times and unstable systems

11:00 - 11:30 Neelima Kelkar (University de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia)
"Electron Tunneling Times" 
11:30 - 12:00 Francesco Giacosa (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland)
"Time evolution of an unstable quantum system" 
12:00 - 12:30 Mahir Hussein (University of Sao Paulo, Brasil)
"Dipole-dipole dispersion interactions between neutrons" 
12:00 - 13:00 Krzysztof Urbanowski (University of Zielona Gora, Institute of Physics, Poland)
"The true face of quantum decay processes: Unstable systems in rest and in motion" 
13:00 - 14:30LUNCH (in Collegium Novum)  

Session no. 7
Fundamental physics: Strange matter

14:30 - 15:00 Catalina Oana Curceanu (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy)
"Low-energy kaon-nuclei interaction studies at DAFNE (SIDDHARTA2 and AMADEUS)" 
15:00 - 15:30 Johann Zmeskal (Stefan Meyer Institute for Subatomic Physics, Austria)
15:30 - 16:00 Laura Fabbietti (Technische Universität München, Germany)
"Hadrons interaction and consequences for neutron stars" 
16:00 - 16:30COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 17:00 Sławomir Wycech (National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland)
"Gamov states of $\Sigma^+$ hyperons in nuclei" 
17:00 - 17:30 Takayasu Sekihara (Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan)
"On the structure observed in the in-flight 3He(K^-, p)n reaction at J-PARC" 
17:30 - 18:00 Kristian Piscicchia (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy)
"AMADEUS results and future plan" 
20:00 - 23:00Conference Dinner
Thursday 8.6.2017

Session no. 8
Applied physics: Hadrontherapy

09:00 - 09:30 Aleksandra K. Biegun (KVI-CART, University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
"Proton radiography in proton radiotherapy treatment " 
09:30 - 10:00 Guillaume Landry (Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany)
"Next generation imaging for ion beam therapy treatment planning" 
10:00 - 10:30 Antoni Rucinski (Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
"GPU-accelerated Monte Carlo code for fast dose recalculation in proton beam therapy" 
10:30 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 - 11:30 Fiedler Fine (Institute of Radiation Physics, Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
"Prompt Gamma Imaging in Hadron Therapy" 
11:30 - 12:00 Aleksandra Wrońska (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Experimental verification of key cross sections for prompt-gamma imaging in proton therapy" 
12:00 - 12:30 Mattia Fontana (Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon (IPNL), France)
"Versatile Compton camera for high energy gamma rays: Monte Carlo comparison with Anger camera for medical imaging" 
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH (in Collegium Novum)  

Session no. 9
Applied physics: Radioactive nuclei in living organisms

14:00 - 14:30 Ewa Stępień (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Use of systemic approach in radiation biology" 
14:30 - 15:00 Caterina Monini (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France)
"NanOxTM , a new multiscale model to predict ion RBE in hadrontherapy" 
15:00 - 15:30 Mateusz Sitarz (Heavy Ion Laboratory, Warsaw University, Poland)
"Research on the production of the medical radioisotopes at Heavy Ion Laboratory" 
15:30 - 16:00 Marek Pruszyński (Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Poland)
"Scandium radionuclides in nuclear medicine application" 
16:00 - 16:30COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 17:00 Jean Pierre Cussonneau (Subatech, France)
"3 gamma medical imaging with a liquid xenon Compton camera and Scandium-44 radionuclide" 
17:00 - 17:30 Daria Kamińska (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"3-gamma tomography with J-PET" 
18:30 - 20:00

Public lecture in Collegium Novum Main Aula
"Would it matter if matter is the same as antimatter?"
Prof. Dr. Walter Oelert
(Supervisory Professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)
In 1995 Prof. Walter Oelert and his group has created and observed at CERN eleven antihydrogen atoms. These were first anti-matter atoms registered in the laboratory by human kind!
(↪ see details)

Friday 9.6.2017

Session no. 10
Applied physics: New detection technologies

08:30 - 09:00 Ihor Kadenko (Department of Nuclear Physics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine)
"New direction in Nuclear Physics originated from the neutron activation technique application" 
09:00 - 09:25 Michał Silarski (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Neutron Actvation Analysis in an underwater environment: Status of the SABAT project" 
09:25 - 09:50 Anzori Georgadze (Kiev Institute for Nuclear Research, Ukraine)
"Monte Carlo simulation of active neutron interrogation system developed for detection of illicit materials." 
09:50 - 10:15 Vahagn Ivanyan (AANSL(Yerevan Physics Institute), Armenia)
"GEANT4 simulations of a beam shaping assembly design and optimization for thermal/epithermal neutrons" 
10:15 - 10:35COFFEE BREAK  
10:35 - 11:00 Erika De Lucia (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy)
"KLOE-2 Inner Tracker: the First Cylindrical GEM Detector" 
11:00 - 11:25 Agnieszka Obłąkowska-Mucha (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)
"Silicon Detectors for High Luminosity Colliders (on behalf of RD50
11:25 - 11:50 Alessandro Scordo (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy)
"VOXES, a new high resolution X-ray spectrometer for low yield measurements in high background environments" 
11:50 - 12:10COFFEE BREAK  
12:10 - 12:35 Giancarlo Sportelli (Università di Pisa, Italy)
"Development of data acquisition systems for dedicated PET and PET/MR applications" 
12:35 - 13:00 Mihael Makek (Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia)
"Performance of scintillation pixel detectors with MPPC read-out and digital signal processing" 
13:00 - 13:25 Anna Wieczorek (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
"Novel plastic scintillators for the hybrid J-PET/MR tomograph" 
13:25 - 14:45LUNCH (in Collegium Novum)  

Session no. 11
Fundamental physics: Exotic atoms

14:45 - 15:15 Ryugo Hayano (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"The antiprotonic helium" 
15:15 - 15:45 Kenta Itahashi (Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, RIKEN, Japan)
"Status and plans of pionic atoms spectroscopy at RIBF " 
15:45 - 16:15 Leonid Afanasyev (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia)
"Study of hadronic hydrogen-like atoms in DIRAC experiment at PS CERN" 
16:15 - 16:45 Walter Oelert (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)
"ELENA: antiproton decelerator at CERN" 
16:45 - 17:00Closing of the Conference
19:15Departure from Auditorium Maximum to BARNPARTY (↪ see details)