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Beginning Visual Editor

This workshop is great for students with little or no experience with the Visual Editor or MCNP!

(32 Cont. Ed. credits through American Academy of Health Physics.  Click here for AAHP Site.  Workshop number is 2008-00-032)

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Important Dates

Workshop Date:  September 24-28, 2018

Last Date to Pay and receive the Early Payment Discount:   August 24, 2018

Last Date to Cancel registration for a cash refund:   August 24, 2018

Workshop Fees

If tuition is paid before the early payment discount date (see date above):  $2500

If tuition is paid after the early payment discount date (see date above): $2800

If tuition is paid after the class starts: $3000

Workshop Description

Participants MUST get MCNP® and the Visual Editor 61 from RSICC prior to the class.  Email proof by following the steps in this .pdf file.  You must email this proof to Randy Schwarz with your registration. 


Click here for useful information about using Visplot 6.1 with 6.2 input files.


This is the ideal workshop for the new user. This workshop will be taught using the Visual Editor Code.


The workshop will cover the basics of making a geometry including universes and lattices, creating sources and adding tallies to your input. New users should expect to be able to make their own complete input files and run basic calculations. The end of the day Friday will be reserved for a discussion on variance reduction.


  For a more detailed course description, click here.

Lodging and Facilities

This workshop will be held in Las Vegas at the Jockey club, an executive suite designed to accommodate small meetings.  We will meet at 8:30 in the lobby of the Jockey Club.


The website for the jockey club is here:


The Jockey club is conveniently located right off of Las Vegas Blvd.  This link shows a map and directions:


You can stay at the Jockey club or any of the main hotels along Las Vegas Blvd. and be within walking distance to the workshop location.


No rooms are reserved for this class.  Students should make their own lodging arrangements.




To register, you must send proof that you are a licensed user of MCNP® to Randy Schwarz.  To do this, follow the instructions in this .pdf file.


After you have sent proof to Randy, you must also email the following information to Randy Schwarz (preferred) or call (509)539-8621 :


Note:  In some cases it can take up to 45 days to get approved for this code.  Your registration can not be finalized until you have been approved for access to this code by RSICC.  Click Here to order the code from RSICC.


Method of Payment:

The workshop is five days long.


Payment for the workshop can be made by check, 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:

      Randy Schwarz

      P.O. Box 1308 

      Richland, WA 99352



Payment by wire transfer (also preferred):

Email Randy for details.


Payment by Credit Card:

Please fill out the form and fax it to (509)946-2001.  Click here to download credit card payment form (.pdf format)  (Microsoft Word format).

Cancellation Policy

Payment will be refunded for cancellations received by the "Last Date to Cancel for a Refund" date, two weeks in advance of the start date of the workshop. 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.