Advanced Training Course for National Data Centre Technical Staff

Advanced Training Course for National Data Centre Technical Staff


Vienna, Austria


              24 November - 5 December 2008


Training in processing International Monitoring System (IMS) data and analysing International Data Centre (IDC) products. 


The working language of the workshop will be English.

Point of Contact:

Head, Services and Training Unit
Services, Quality Control and Training Section
International Data Centre Division
Provisional Technical Secretariat
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive
Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
P.O. Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 26030 6312
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973


Participants Profile:

Technical staff at an existing or planned National Data Centre (NDC) in all regions.

Application Procedures:

NDC technical staff are invited to submit their applications for this training programme through established official channels (their Permanent Mssions to the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs) .

Registration Form:
   MS WordPDF

Deadline for Application:

The completed registration form must be received by the PTS not later than 15 September 2008.  

Financial Information:

Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA): at the expense of the PTS

Travel: at the expence of the PTS


(1) Introduction and overview;

(2) Methods to access IMS data and IDC products;

(3) NDC support/performance reports;

(4) IMS data, acquisition, processing and storage: standard software packages;

(5) Necessary NDC's resources to process IMS data and analyse IDC products;

(6) Practical sessions on data and products access, use of standards software packages, etc. 

Other pertinent information:

(1) Open only to States Signatories.

(2) Vienna Information