The Workshop will:
-Facilitate interaction between Station Operators and also with the PTS through participation in focused group discussions;
-Highlight major achievements in the Operation and Maintenance of IMS stations while focusing on the necessary steps to be taken to ensure their long term sustainment;
-Focus on the way forward to enhance IMS station data availability, quality and its authentication; and
-Update Station Operators on tools available for monitoring and assessing IMS network performance.
The PTS is actively pursuing initiatives to improve the performance of the IDC waveform automatic processing pipeline. Some active research and development areas are :
The PTS is initiating procedures for issuing the Updated Event Bulletin (UEB) as part of Special Studies and Expert Technical Analysis. The status of this work will be reviewed. A prototype tool will be discussed with a view of eliciting expert input on algorithms and methodologies to incorporate.
The objective of this technical expert meeting is twofold:
Meeting participants are welcome to contribute to the technical meeting by making a 15 minute presentation related to one of the topics above.