SPENVIS User's Workshop 2013
Brussels, Belgium
22 - 24 May 2013

Steering Committee: M. Kruglanski (BIRA/IASB), H. Evans (ESA/ESTEC), E. Daly (ESA/ESTEC), D. Rodgers (ESA/ESTEC)

The SPENVIS User Workshop was held at the Royal Library of Belgium, Belgium's national and scientific library. It is one of the most important libraries in Europe since its history goes back to the 15th century.

Workshop goals
Organising committee

Workshop goals

The main objective of this event is to bring the SPENVIS users together to share their experience and to identify their requirements. The workshop focuses on the current and the forthcoming Next Generation SPENVIS systems.


Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Session 1: SPENVIS in general
13h30-13h40: Welcome M. Kruglanski (BIRA-IASB)
13h40-14h00: ESA perspectives E. Daly (ESA/ESTEC)
14h00-14h45: Overview of current and future SPENVIS and Organization Tutorials M. Kruglanski (BIRA-IASB)
14h45-15h05: European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS) E. Daly (ESA/ESTEC)
15h05-15h20: Coffee break
Session 2: Space Radiation Environment
15h20-15h50: AE9, AP9, and SPM: New Models for Radiation Belt and Space Plasma Specification S. Huston (Aer Inc.)
15h50-16h35: Tutorial: Radiation models in SPENVIS and their accuracy D. Heynderickx (DH Consultancy)
16h35-16h55: A comparison between high-energy radiation background models and SPENVIS trapped-particle radiation models J. Krizmanic (Universities Space Research Association)
16h55-17h15: Numerical estimation of Galactic Cosmic Ray (GCR) exposure in space - An Investigation of GCR models and shielding effects A. I. Mrigakshi (DLR - German Aerospace Center)
17h30:Social event
Thursday, 23 May 2013
Session 3: Geant4 Tools
09h30-10h00: Geant4 Radiation Shielding and Effects Analysis in SPENVIS: Past and Present, and Future Trends P. Truscott (Kallisto Consultancy)
10h00-10h45: Tutorial: Geant4 Package in SPENVIS N. Messios (BIRA-IASB)
10h45-11h05: SPENVIS JAVA Geometry Definition Tool L. Hetey (BIRA-IASB)
11h05-11h25: Coffee break - Poster session 1
11h25-11h45: Radiation analysis of a space instrument for observing Jupiter and Galilean moons, using JOREM and SSAT L. Rossi (Université de Liège)
11h45-12h05: Image Sensor Dark Signal Non Uniformity modeling using GEANT 4 C. Inguimbert (ONERA Toulouse center Space environment department)
12h05-12h25: Dose Assessments During Interplanetary Journeys with SPENVIS: Approach to the Issue and Comparison of Results with DREADCode E. Cazzola (KULeuven)
12h25-13h35: Lunch break
Session 4: Single Event Effects
13h35-14h05: Simulation of Single Event Effects and rate prediction. CODES an ESA tool A. Keating (LIP)
14h05-14h50: Tutorial: SEE modeling with SPENVIS E. De Donder (BIRA-IASB)
14h50-15h10: An overview of the PROBA-II and PROBA-V SEE analysis flow and comparison to in-flight data J. De Hert (QinetiQ NV)
15h10-15h30: Coffee break - Poster session 2
Session 5: Spacecraft Charging
15h30-16h00: Internal charging: principles, tools and measurements K. Ryden (SSC, UK)
16h00-16h45: Tutorial: SPENVIS spacecraft charging models E. De Donder (BIRA-IASB)
16h45-17h05: Space Weather Radiation Effects on Geostationary Communication Satellite Solid State Power Amplifiers W. Q. Lohmeyer (MIT, USA)
17h05-17h25: The SPIS (Spacecraft Plasma Interaction System) project: new evolutions J. Forest (ARTENUM)
Friday, 24 May 2013
Session 6: Miscellaneous
09h00-09h25: The Dynamics of Inner Magnetosphere of the Earth K. Borremans (BIRA-IASB)
09h25-09h50: The use of SPENVIS for space projects of Space research institute of Russia V. Arefiev (Space research Institute of RAS, Moscow)
09h50-10h15: The OMERE freeware for space radiation environment and effects A. Varotsou (TRAD)
10h15-10h30: Coffee break
10h30-11h30: Next Generation SPENVIS: Current status - 3rd party developments - Release SPENVIS-NG team
11h30-12h30: Discussion / Round-up SPENVIS-NG team

Organising committee

M. Kruglanski, N. Messios, E. De Donder, S. Calders, L. Hetey, S. Chabanski, S. Hallet and E. Gamby.

Last update: 23 September 2013