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Important Dates

Workshop Date:  July 17-21, 2023

Last Date to Pay and receive the Early Payment Discount:   June 17, 2023

Last Date to Cancel registration for a cash refund:   June 17, 2023


Workshop Fees

This workshop is four days long.

If tuition is paid before the early payment discount date (see date above):  $2000

If tuition is paid after the early payment discount date (see date above): $2300

If tuition is paid after the start of the class: $2500

 Workshop Description

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


Click here for more information about Penelope.

PenGUIn is a graphical user interface for Penelope.  For more information about PenGUIn, click here.


The class will be taught by, Francesc Salvat, the principal author of the code and Randy Schwarz.



Topics included are:

  For a more detailed course description, click here.

Lodging and Facilities

This course will be held in Richland, WA, United States



Please email the following information to Randy Schwarz (preferred) or call (509)539-8621 :

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.