Vienna, Austria
  28 Nov 2022 - 02 Dec 2022



The workshop will:

  • Facilitate interaction between Station Operators and the PTS.
  • 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.
  • Update Station Operators on tools available for monitoring and assessing IMS network performance.
  • Experience and challenges of network Operation and Maintenance under unforeseen circumstances.

Participants Profile:

Station Operators, local operators, NDC staff, contractors and equipment suppliers involved in the operation and maintenance of the IMS.

Further details:

Language: English
Application Deadline: 17 Jul 2022 23:59 GMT
Funding Application Deadline: 09 Jun 2022 23:59 GMT
Abstract Submission Deadline: 17 Jul 2022 23:59 GMT


Vienna, Austria (the workshop can be transformed to an online format in case of unforeseen circumstances).

Financial Information (for PTS-funded participants only):

Financial support may be available to a limited number of participants. Such assistance must be requested at the time of registration (by selecting the relevant box during online registration).

Financial support will be considered only for those applicants who have registered and submitted an abstract that will be accepted no later than 31 May 2022. Participants are strongly encouraged to first seek travel and participation funds from non-CTBTO sources.

In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide the following:

  • A Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) that is sufficient to cover the related expenses during the workshop program will be paid on the first day of the workshops to the participants;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and forward the flight ticket to the participants for the most direct and economic route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, be authorized to do so and only if this proves to be most cost efficient for the PTS;
  • The PTS will book a hotel and cover the costs for the accommodation; and
  • Health insurance will be provided that covers the duration of the workshop.

Requirement: Scanned passport copies

Other Pertinent Information:

  • Presentations: All presentations should be in Oral format only.
  • Hotel: Information about hotels and venue of the workshop will be provided at a later stage.
  • Visas: Participants should apply for visas, if needed, at the corresponding consular office upon receipt of an acceptance Note Verbale from the Secretariat, in order to ensure timely processing.

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