The Expanding Universe of Accelerator Applications
L’expansion de l’univers des applications d’accélérateurs



The meeting program will consist of oral plenary sessions, oral parallel sessions, and interactive poster sessions.


  • Accelerator Facilities
    • planned facilities & future possibilities at present facilities
    • progress at facilities under construction
    • management strategies for accelerator facilities
  • Accelerator Design & Technology
    • Codes and models,
    • radiation shielding and dosimetry and residual activation
    • reliability analyses
    • prototyping
  • Material Research with Accelerators
    • new structural materials for fission and fusion reactors
    • effect of fast heavy ions on materials
    • investigations of materials for microelectronics with fast particles
    • structural and chemical analysis by low-energy nuclear methods at accelerators.
  • Accelerators in Life Sciences
    • hadron therapy
    • radiobiology
    • BNCT (Boron Neutron Capture Therapy)
    • biology with synchrotron radiation
  • Accelerators for ADS and ADS experiments
    • drivers of an experiment
    • large-scale demonstrators
    • industrial types and applications
  • High Power Proton Accelerators and High Power Spallation Targets
    • window and beam dump technologies
    • neutron spallation sources.
  • Accelerators for Monitoring the Environment
    • physical and chemical properties of the environment
    • history and art
    • safety and security.
  • Industrial Applications
    • Electron irradiation
    • X-ray conversion
    • Sterilization
    • Wear analyses
  • Nuclear Data
    • fission and fusion applications
    • photonuclear cross sections
    • nuclear models and applications
    • simulating nuclear reactions for calculations.
  • Accelerator production of radioisotopes
    • medical applications
    • geoscience applications


The AccApp topical meeting is dedicated to the worldwide accelerator and nuclear science communities, including operators, designers, users, and technologists. Attendance by young professionals is strongly encouraged. And representation from the industrial sector will be sought.



Valeri Lebedev, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, USA, “Design of High Power Proton Accelerators”

 Cynthia Keppel, Hall A and C Experimental Group Leader, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA, USA, “Hadron Beam Therapy

Wenlong Zhan, Vice-President of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese ADS program Manager, “Progress of ADS/ADANES 2017”

Shane Koscielniak, Project Leader ARIEL Electron Linac, TRIUMF, “High power electron linacs for production of rare isotopes”

Oliver Kester, Associate Laboratory Director Accelerator Division, TRIUMF, “Status and Prospects of the TRIUMF accelerator facility”

Valeriia Starovoitova (Niowave, Inc.)  “Isotope production with electron accelerators and accelerator-driven systems

Carmen Angulo, Expert Group Leader Accelerator Project, SCK•CEN ǀ  Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, “Status of the MYRRHA project

Suzanne E. Lapi, Cyclotron Facility Director, University of Alabama at Birmingham, “Low Energy Accelerator Production of Isotopes for Medical Imaging”

Andrew Harken, Columbia University “RARAF: Microbeams, Broad Beams and Beyond”