Technical Training for Station Managers of IMS stations operating under PCA contracts

  Vienna, Austria
  06 May 2024 - 10 May 2024

To provide Station Managers with the knowledge and technical understanding of the PTS procurement process, the scope of O&M activities in the PCA contract, change to the PCA contract, managerial responsibilities of the station manager, mechanisms for USM and logistical support, configuration change management process, and communication with PTS through reporting.

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Participants Profile:

Individuals with managerial and planning responsibility at certified IMS stations with PCA contracts in place or PCA contracts to be concluded in 2024 and 2025.

Candidates must be proficient in English.

States Signatories hosting IMS stations with PCA contracts should nominate participant(s) who are station managers directly involved in the planning and management of operation and maintenance activities.

Priority will be given to managers who have not received training on PCA contract management and Operation and Maintenance Planning.


Technical Meeting on the IDC Validation and Acceptance Test Plan

  Vienna, Austria
  22 May 2024 - 24 May 2024

The objective of this technical meeting is to continue the process of completing the IDC Validation and Acceptance Test Plan (VATP). The focus for this particular meeting will be to;

  1. Discuss the draft VATP and review comments made regarding the current draft and suggestions to address specific issues.
  2. Review the plan for the 2024 Experiment.
  3. Review the Test Implementation Plan for the 2024 Experiment
  4. Discuss the scope of the Technical Report content to capture the results from the 2024 Experiment.


International Noble Gas Experiment Workshop 2024

  Vienna, Austria
  10 Jun 2024 - 14 Jun 2024

The Workshop aims to present and evaluate recent advances in noble gas monitoring in support of the CTBT.

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Participants Profile:

The workshop is open to scientists, engineers and experts involved in Noble Gas monitoring related to the CTBT verification regime.

Please be informed that the Provisional Technical Secretariat solicits presentations and posters from participants on the topics of the Workshop.


International Atmospheric Transport Modelling Workshop 2024

  Vienna, Austria
  03 Jul 2024 - 05 Jul 2024

The objective of the workshop is to consolidate a forum for scientific knowledge exchange to strengthen the Atmospheric Transport Modelling (ATM) community affiliated to CTBTO’s verification regime. This forum is for specialists and enthusiasts who seek a common goal in building this capacity. The three main areas to cover are:

• In general: Technological advancements in Atmospheric Transport Modelling pertinent to the improvement of CTBT’s radionuclide verification technology.

• More specific: Uncertainty quantification and its scientific methods for data analysis to gain more confidence in ATM.

• Datafusion: Methodologies to spatial-temporally link SHI (seismic, hydroacoustic, infrasound) and RN (radionuclide) events. 

Participants Profile

The workshop is aimed at all scientists, engineers and other persons involved in atmospheric transport modelling. Please be informed that the Provisional Technical Secretariat solicits presentations and posters from participants on the topics of the Workshop.


International Hydroacoustics Workshop 2024

  Vienna, Austria
  09 Sep 2024 - 11 Sep 2024

The objectives of the workshop are to support the CTBTO verification regime by creating a forum for scientific knowledge exchange on three main topics:

Participants Profile:

The workshop is aimed towards all scientists, engineers and other persons involved in hydroacoustics, ocean observatories, acoustic sensor technologies, cabled and autonomous underwater systems and related fields.

Please be informed that the Provisional Technical Secretariat solicits presentations and posters from participants on the topics of the Workshop.