23 Jun 2021 - 24 Jun 2021


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:

  • Review the draft VATP rev 5.2,
  • Review draft Test Implementation Plans (TIPs) and templates to be used during the 2021 Experiment,
  • Review the draft Assessment Report on the first cycle of four Experiments, and
  • Discuss VATP rev 5.2.

A summary of the outcome from this meeting will be presented to WGB-57.

Participants Profile:

  • The meeting is aimed towards scientists, engineers and other persons who have technical expertise in one of the four IMS technologies, the functions of the IDC and in performance monitoring and testing. The participants are expected to provide their technical input to the VATP and related activities such as the 2021 Experiment.
  • States Signatories are expected to nominate experts who will provide substantive inputs to these topics for discussion.

Further details:

Language: English
Application Deadline: 07 Jun 2021 23:59 GMT
Abstract Submission Deadline: 18 Jun 2021 23:59 GMT


14:00 to 18:00 CET


The following agenda is a draft and may be subject to changes prior to the technical meeting. A detailed agenda will be provided to all participants prior to the technical meeting.

  • Brief introduction and update on the Progressive Commissioning of the IDC;
  • Review of VATP rev 5.2;
  • Review TIPs examples for the 2021 Experiment;
  • Expert presentations, discussion and feedback;
  • Review of the draft Assessment Report on the First Cycle of four Experiments;
  • Discussion on VATP rev 5.2; and
  • Meeting outcomes and action items

Other information

PowerPoint presentations shall not exceed 15 minutes.

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