Opportunity for active participation and attendance to the CTBT Science and Technology 2013 Conference is provided.

Vienna, Austria

Training course: 24-26 June 2013
CTBT Science and Technology Conference: 17-21 June 2013

The working language will be English

Point(s) Of Contact
Ms. Chen Yu Liu-Kiebacher
Administrative Clerk IDC/CBT
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Vienna International Centre
P.O.Box 1200
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:+43 1 26030 6588; Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org



  • Understanding the roles of National Data Centres in the verification regime;
  • Building and/or improving the National Data Centre capabilities in radionuclide monitoring;
  • Providing participants with sufficient knowledge for accessing and using IMS data and IDC products;
  • Providing practical experience in analyzing IMS data.



CTBT Science and Technology 2013 Conference

  • The Earth as a complex system
  • Events and their characterization
  • Advances in sensors, networks and processing.


  • Introduction and overview
  • Data and products access;
  • Hands-on training on Radionuclide Software for data processing and interactive analysis for particulate and noble gas samples;
  • Hands-on training on ATM post-processing software.


Participants Profile

CTBT Science and Technology 2013 Conference
Experience and interest in scientific studies related to the three themes of the conference (see agenda).


  • Experienced NDC technical staff/authorized users (preferably Principal User);
  • Advanced experience in radionuclide data analysis and/or similar experience related to nuclear test-ban verification;
  • Linux background and some SQL experience are required.

Priority is also given to those having registered for the CTBT Science and Technology 2013.

Application Procedures
Nominations together with the registration forms should be submitted only through established official channels (their Permanent Missions to the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs) to the PTS point of contact above, no later than 8 March 2013.

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However, pending the official nomination, participants may fax the registration, upon its approval by a director of the institution or firm, to allow timely travel and accommodation arrangements by the PTS.

Participants are encouraged to also register for and participate in the Science and Technology 2013 Conference, http://www.ctbto.org/specials/snt2013/, from 17 to 21 June 2013, Vienna, Austria (which follows this workshop)

Financial Information

Applicable to PTs-funded participants only

In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative directives, the PTS will provide a Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) and financial support to cover the travel costs.

  • The DSA will be sufficient to cover related expenses during the training programme;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and send the flight tickets to the participants for the most direct and economic route;
  • Participants may, under exceptional circumstances, be authorized to purchase their ticket locally, but only if this proves to be most cost efficient for the PTS and has been authorized by the PTS in advance.

Other Pertinent Information

The PTS will organize accommodation for participants.  Participants will be expected to pay for their hotel stay out of their DSA, which they receive from a representative of the PTS upon arrival at the training programme venue.

Insurance: all PTS-funded participants shall be covered under the Global Medical Insurance scheme for the PTS trainees under third party liability insurance.