Thread: ORFEUS Workshop 2018 - Registration closes on September 30th !

Started: 2018-09-14 18:57:53
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Dear Colleague,

the 2018 ORFEUS Annual Observatory Meeting and Workshop will be held in Athens, Greece, on 12-14 November 2018.

Please register by September 30th at the latest:

The workshop will focus on Strong-Motion Seismology and Engineering Seismology. Core thematic areas are:

T1 - Coordination and knowledge transfer among Euro-Mediterranean networks and observatories;

T2 - ORFEUS / EPOS strong-motion services and products;

T3 - Challenges in Strong-Motion and Engineering Seismology and the role of ORFEUS in serving the community to face them;

T4 - Best practices in site characterisation;

T5 - EPOS NFOs data integration.

The workshop will comprise oral and poster presentations. The oral program will include only solicited talks in all thematic areas.

The present list of speakers includes:

P. Bernard (IPGP), D. Bindi (GFZ), C. Cauzzi (SED@ETHZ), J. Clinton (SED@ETHZ), E. Cakti (KOERI), C. Cornou (ISTerre), J. Douglas (Uni. Strathclyde), F. Haslinger (SED@ETHZ), I. Kalogeras (NOA), S.-R. Kotha (GFZ), O.-J. Ktenidou (NOA), L. Luzi (INGV), B. Margaris (ITSAK), A. Marmureanu (NIEP), E. Maufroy (ISTErre), N. Melis (NOA), A. Michelini (INGV), F. Pacor (INGV), A. Pinar (KOERI), Z. Roumelioti (AUTH), R. Rupakhety (Uni Iceland), M. Shahvar (BHRC), R. Sleeman (KNMI), E. Sokos (UPAT), A. Temiz (AFAD), E. Tepeugur (AFAD), N. Theodoulidis (ITSAK), G. Weatherill (GFZ).

All attendees are encouraged to contribute with poster presentations in all thematic areas.

It is expected to have a rich discussion that brings together experiences and ideas from the operational and research communities.

Students and early career seismologists are encouraged to attend.

The program is available at [1].

The workshop includes a guided visit to the Acropolis and its strong-motion monitoring array on November 14th in the morning.

The workshop is co-sponsored by EPOS Seismology, and the participation of EPOS NFOs is encouraged.

The workshop will take place at the Amphitheater "Giannos Kranidiotis” (Akadimias 1, Athina 106 71, at walking distance from Syntagma Square, the National Garden and the Acropolis of Athens), thanks to the support of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, the UNESCO Chair on Natural Hazards in the Geosphere, the Hydrosphere and the Atmosphere, established at NOA in 2006.

The participation to the workshop is free of charge, including buffet lunches and a social dinner on Monday night.

A list of reasonably priced accommodations can be found at [2].

Looking forward to meeting many of you in Athens!

The Organising Committee




Schweizerischer Erdbebendienst
ETH Zürich

Dr. Carlo Cauzzi
NO FO 69.7
Sonneggstrasse 5
8092 Zürich

phone: +41-44-6339161

ORFEUS Secretary General


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