Question 1. I am new to the system, how do I create my account?

In order to register for a conference, training, or workshop, you will need an account on the system.

  1. Click on the link given below, or the "Sign Up" link on the Login Page.
  2. Choose your own "Username" and fill in ALL of the information on the "Sign Up" form. Remember your chosen "Username" and "Password".
  3. After submitting the form, an automated email will be sent to you to confirm your email address.
  4. When you receive the email with the activation link, please click on "Activate Login". This link is valid for one hour.
  5. You will be taken to the Login page, which will confirm the activation of your account.
  6. You can now login with your "Username" and "Password".

To start creating an account, click here.

Question 2. How do I complete my full profile data?

When you first create your account, as explained in Question 1, you will be automatically sent to the "My Profile" page when you first login.

If you wish to complete your profile at a later date, or amend it, please login to the system, select the "User" menu at the top-right, and then select the "My Profile" option. Alternatively, you can click here.

At the bottom of the form, you will need to select an Establishment with which you are affiliated. Registered establishments will appear in the selection list based on the Country you selected in the "Contact Information" section. If your Establishment is not listed, please select "Other" and enter the name of your establishment in the text field that will appear.

Don't forget to click the "Submit" button to save your updated profile.

Question 3. I have forgotten my username or password. How do I login?

To recover your username or reset your password, you will need the email account which you have registered in the system.

If you have forgotten your password, please follow the instructions here.

If you have forgotten your username, please follow the instructions here.

Question 4. How do I register for a CTBT event (technology workshop or CTBT Science and Technology Conference)?

Before you register for a conference, training, or workshop:

You can register for an event directly from the list of events using the "Register" button, or from the detailed information about the event.

Question 5. Where do I find information on financial support/funding for participants who have submitted an abstract?

For information on funding, please refer to the technical workshop announcement at or the SnT webpage.

Question 6. How do I submit abstracts for a technology workshop or for the CTBT Science and Technology Conference?

You can submit an abstract after you have registered for the event. At the bottom of the detailed page about the event, there will be a "Create Abstract" button.

You can save a draft of the abstract and preview the abstract before submission.

Once you submit an abstract to an event it becomes locked and cannot be edited again.

You may upload multiple abstracts under different themes.

Question 7. Why is this system called CTNW?

CTNW stands for Conferences, Training, and Workshops. It is the CTBTO's primary platform for managing these events.