First Circular

EPOS Seismology Workshop, including the 2017 ORFEUS Annual workshop and EMSC General Assembly

25 – 27 October 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

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A three-day workshop to learn about and discuss EPOS-Seismology, including hands-on experience of  EPOS-Seismology services, and a special focus on EPOS GNSS services and their interconnection with seismology.

In combination with the ORFEUS Annual workshop, with a focus on Seismology on the Iberian Peninsula and in Northern Africa.

The annual EMSC General Assembly will take place during this workshop on the evening of 26 October.


The workshop will take place at IPMA, Portuguese institute for Sea and Atmosphere and ISEL, High Institute of Engineering of Lisbon Both venues are within easy reach of the Lisbon airport, on the red line metro.


A dedicated workshop website will be opened soon, including registration information.

A limited contingent of pre-booked hotel rooms at special conditions will be available (first-come /first-serve basis),  information will be provided on the workshop webpage.

Any accommodation with good access to the red line metro1 is convenient to attend the workshop.


Preliminary Agenda (all times Lisbon local)

Start Wednesday, 25. 10. 2017, 10 a.m. (11 a.m. CEST)

End Friday, 27. 10. 2017, 3 p.m. (4 p.m. CEST)

Day 1

Morning Seismology on the Iberian Peninsula and Northern Africa; ORFEUS status and plans

Afternoon Seismological Observatories in the region; EPOS-Seismology – general overview

Day 2 Posters all day

Morning EPOS-Seismology Services; EPOS-GNSS activities; EPOS-ICS status and developments

Afternoon EPOS-Seismology hands-on and user interaction; EMSC General Assembly

Evening workshop dinner

Day 3

Morning EPOS-Seismology – user expectation and experience; SERA and other projects

Afternoon User integration / User feedback Close of workshop

Local organizing committee and support

IPMA: Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere: Fernando Carrilho, coordination

ISEL: High Institute of Engineering of Lisbon: Graça Silveira, Nuno Dias

IST/UBI: Instituto Superior Técnico: Joao Fonseca

FCUL: University of Lisbon: Susana Custodio