ONLINE Technical Meeting on the IDC Validation and Acceptance Test Plan

Location
Online through the video-conferencing platform

DATES
23 to 24 June 2021

TIME
14:00 to 18:00 CET

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION
7 June 2021
Applicants are invited to register on ctnw.ctbto.org


POINT OF CONTACT 

Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division (IDC/CBT)
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Vienna International Centre
P.O.Box 1200
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:+43 1 26030 6484
Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: conferences_and_workshopsping@ctbtopong.org

 

OBJECTIVES

The objective of this technical meeting is to continue the process of completing the IDC Validation and Acceptance Test Plan (VATP). The focus for this particular meeting will be to;

  1. Review the draft VATP rev 5.2,
  2. Review draft Test Implementation Plans (TIPs) and templates to be used during the 2021 Experiment,
  3. Review the draft Assessment Report on the first cycle of four Experiments, and
  4. Discuss VATP rev 5.2.

A summary of the outcome from this meeting will be presented to WGB-57. 

AGENDA

The following agenda is a draft and may be subject to changes prior to the technical meeting.  A detailed agenda will be provided to all participants prior to the technical meeting.

  1. Brief introduction and update on the Progressive Commissioning of the IDC
  2. Review of VATP rev 5.2
  3. Review TIPs examples for the 2021 Experiment
  4. Expert presentations, discussion and feedback.
  5. Review of the draft Assessment Report on the First Cycle of four Experiments
  6. Discussion on VATP rev 5.2
  7. Meeting outcomes and action items


PARTICIPANTS PROFILE 

The meeting is aimed towards scientists, engineers and other persons who have technical expertise in one of the four IMS technologies, the functions of the IDC and in performance monitoring and testing. The participants are expected to provide their technical input to the VATP and related activities such as the 2021 Experiment.

States Signatories are expected to nominate experts who will provide substantive inputs to these topics for discussion

APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION 

Applicants are invited to submit an abstract relevant to the objectives of the meeting at the time of registration via the registration platform ctnw.ctbto.org before 7 June 2021. 

OTHER INFORMATION
PowerPoint presentations shall not exceed 15 minutes.