INFRASOUND TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP 2012 (ITW2012)

INFRASOUND TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP 2012
(ITW2012)

Co-Organizers
Korea Institute of Geoscience&Mineral Resources
(KIGAM)


Location  
Yuseong-gu, Dajeon, Republic of Korea 

Dates  
8-12 October 2012

Language:
The working language of the workshop will be English


Point(s) Of Contact
Mr. Belkacem Djermouni
Head, Training Unit
Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Vienna International Centre
P.O.Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
tel.:+43 1 26030 6312
Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: Belkacem.Djermouniping@ctbtopong.org


Objectives

The purpose of the Infrasound Technology Workshop 2012 is to create an international forum for presenting and discussing recent advancements in infrasound research and operational capabilities of global and regional networks. 

The main themes of the ITW2012 will be:

  1. Infrasound Instrumentation
  2. Infrasound Modeling
  3. Infrasound data Processing
  4. Infrasound Stations Performance&Network Detection Capabilities
  5. Analysis of Infrasound Sources
  6. Civil and Scientific Application of Infrasound 
     


Participants Profile 
The workshop is aimed towards all scientists, engineers and other persons involved in infrasound technology and related fields.

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


Application Procedures
Deadline for application: 31 July 2012

Applicants are requested to complete the registration form and forward it to the Point of Contact by latest 31 July 2012

Registration Form  Initiates file download PDF   

States Signatories wishing to nominate experts are requested to inform the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see Point of Contact) through their respective Permanent Mission.

Nominees should indicate in the registration form whether they intend to submit a poster or a power-point presentation relevant to the objectives of the Workshop.

No registration fee will be charged.


Financial Information
Travel costs, daily subsistence allowance, health insurance, etc. must be borne by the participants.

Participants from Developing Countries
The Provisional Technical Secretariat will support the travel and daily subsistence allowance for a limited number of participants from developing countries who intend to present an invited presentation or poster that is relevant to the objectives of the Workshop. In this regard, the Provisional Technical Secretariat will make arrangements for issuance of economy flight tickets, health insurance and hotel booking for subsidized participants.


Other Pertinent Information

Presentations
Power-point presentations shall not exceed 20 minutes. Posters should be in either A0 or B1 format.

Visas
Participants should apply for visas, if needed, at the corresponding consular office upon receipt of an acceptance Note Verbale from the Provisional Technical Secretariat, in order to ensure timely processing.  The Provisional Technical Secretariat will provide personal invitations to visa applicants.

Health/Accident Insurance
It is strongly recommended that prior to departure all participants should acquire health and accident insurance for the duration of the workshop.