Thread: Announcing the First SeisComp Workshop for the Americas

Started: 2012-01-03 00:54:29
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Branden Christensen
2012-01-03 00:54:29
*The Observatorio Sismico del Occidente de Panama (OSOP) is pleased to
announce the First SeisComp Workshop for the Americas *
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Date: Sunday, June 3rd to Saturday, June 9th
Location: OSOP, Volcan Baru, Panama
Application Deadline: March 15th, 2012
Slots: 15 (The first 10 participants will receive free room)
Cost: 1,900 USD (includes ice breaker, coffee, snacks, lunch, a gala dinner
and RUMBA. Transportation not included.) 2,500 after deadline.


*Company Description*
OSOP develops, supports, installs, maintains and configures instrumentation
and software for early warning civil defense systems to mitigate the
effects of natural disasters. OSOP's vertically integrated solutions and
turn-key SeisComp-Earthworm-Earlybird-Seisan systems are being installed
world-wide.


*Workshop Description*
This short-course is comprehensive and ambitious in its scope:

Day -1: Introduction to Linux for Seismologists
Day 1: Introduction to SeisComp | Metadata Management (PDCC) | SeisComp
Installation Part 1
Day 2: SeisComp Installation Part 2
Day 3: Integrating SeisComp, Earthworm and Seisan
Day 4: SWOT analysis | The day-to-day use of SeisComp in observatories |
Data Quality Control (PQLX)
Day 5: Advanced Topics as decided by the participants | Q&A Session
Day 6: Instrument Calibration and Sensor Orientation

This course is targeted at people who need to install, integrate and
maintain different seismological software, technicians who install field
equipment and need to maintain response databases for seismic networks as
well as those who are on the fence about installing integrated software
packages which include SeisComp.

* Lectures will be given in English and Spanish.
* Certificates will be given in conjunction with the University of Panama.
* Formal invitations from the University of Panama are available upon
request.
* Instructors: Wilfried Strauss, PhD, Branden Christensen, MSc, Angel
Rodriguez, MSc and others.
* Classroom: OSOP has moved to a new, larger facility with an educational
wing.
* Presentations: Please note that you do not have to bring a presentation
to the workshop. You may, however, bring a poster of any nature so that you
may hash out ideas with staff and participants during down-time.
* We can help with transportation arrangements.


*How to apply*
Send an email to Branden Christensen (branden . christensen @ osop . com .
pa) and Angel Rodriguez (a <angel<at>volcanbaru.com>ngel @ volcanbaru . com)
expressing your interest. Please be sure to include your full name, phone
number(s), title, organization and country of residence.

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