Advanced Training/Capacity Building Course for NDC Technical Staff in Northern and Western Africa


Rabat, Morocco

             2-13 November 2009


To train 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, 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 6180/6132
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973



Further details relating to the course will be provided at a later stage.

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 WordPDF


Deadline for Application:

The completed registration form must be received by the PTS no later than 28 August 2009.


Financial Information:

Travel and a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) will be covered by the PTS.


(1) Introduction and overview;

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

(3) IMS data, acquisition, processing and storage: standards software packages;

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

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


Other pertinent information:

Open only to States Signatories in the Northern and Western African region.

Information on Morocco