Advanced Training/Capacity Building Course for NDC Technical Staff in Eastern and Southern Africa


East African Community, Arusha, Tanzania 


11-22 May 2009 

Organized by:

Provisional Technical Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization


Training in processing IMS data and analysing IDC products


The working language of the workshop will be English.

Point of Contact:

Ms Victoria TURNER
Associate Training Officer
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
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 26030 6186/6312
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973

Participants Profile:

Technical staff involved or to be involved in the processing of IMS data and the analysis of IDC products.

Application Procedures:

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

Registration Form:
MS Word; PDF           

Deadline for Application:

The completed registration form must be received by the PTS no later than 30 March 2009.

Financial Information:

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

Travel: at the expense of the PTS  


(1) Introduction and overview;

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

(3) NDC support/pefrormance reports;

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

(5) Necessary NDC recources to process IMS data and analyse IDC products;

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

Other pertinent information:

(1) Open only to States Signatories in the Eastern and Southern African region

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