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Infrasound Technology Workshop 2022 (ITW2022)

CO-ORGANIZER
Government of Portugal
Government of the Azores Autonomous Region
University of the Azores - Research Institute for Volcanology and Risk Assessment

LOCATION
São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal

DATES
30 January to 3 February 2023  

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

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

AGENDA
The main sessions of the ITW2022 will include:

(i) PTS Infrasound Technology Projects;
(ii) Measurement Systems;
(iii) Modelling and Network Processing;
(iv) Data Processing and Station Performance;
(v) Sources and Scientific Applications;
(vi) Poster sessions (covering all the topical areas of ITW2022)
 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE
The workshop is aimed towards all scientists, engineers, station operators, staff from National Data Centres and other persons involved in infrasound technology and related fields.
    
Please be informed that the Provisional Technical Secretariat (PTS) will solicit presentations and posters from participants on the topics of the Workshop.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES 
All applicants are requested to visit our registration platform https://conferences.ctbto.org/e/ITW2022 and apply online by 28 October 2022 at the latest.

Applicants should specify the type of presentation (oral, poster) and the need for financial support.

Applicants requesting financial support (on the registration platform) should submit their abstract together with their application by 30 September 2022. Acceptance of a poster or oral presentation is a requirement to qualify for financial support.

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

Registration
Applicants (not requesting financial support) are invited to submit abstracts relevant to the purposes of the Workshop by 28 October 2022 at the latest via the registration platform.

No registration fee will be charged.

 

FINANCIAL INFORMATION
For participants receiving funding from the Commission, please note that following the Staff Rules and Regulations and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide the following:

  • A Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) that is sufficient to cover related expenses during the workshop;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue, and send the flight tickets to the participants for the most direct and economical route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, be authorized to do so and only if this proves to be most cost-efficient for the PTS;
  • Information on hotel booking and method of covering expenses will be sent to participants after the registration/application deadline;
  • Health insurance will be provided that covers the duration of the workshop, including transportation time.

Requirement: scanned passport copies

 

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

Presentations
Tentatively, PowerPoint presentations are scheduled to be 20 minutes. Posters should be in either A0 or B1 portrait (vertical) format.

Visas
Participants should apply for visas, if needed, at the corresponding consular office upon receipt of an Acceptance Letter from the Provisional Technical Secretariat, in order to ensure timely processing.

Health/Accident Insurance
It is strongly recommended that prior to departure all participants not funded by the PTS should acquire health and accident insurance for the duration of the workshop.

Current COVID-19 Measures
Please Visit the below for more information on the current COVID-19 measurements in Portugal:
https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/covid-19-measures-implemented-portugal

 

POINT OF CONTACT


Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division (IDC/CBT)
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
P.O. Box 1200, A-1400
Vienna, Austria
Tel:  +43 1 26030 6484
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973
Email: [email protected]