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  • Monday, 17 August 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Registration and Administrative Formalities
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 Registration and Administrative Formalities 2h0'
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Remarks
      • 10:30 Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Remarks 1h0'
        Speaker: K.R. Sreenivasan, ICTP Director, and Workshop Organizers
    • 11:30 - 12:00 ICTP Training Programs and the African Initiative
      • 11:30 ICTP Training Programs and the African Initiative 30'
        Speaker: Abdelkrim Aoudia (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Upper mantle structure beneath eastern and southern Africa: Implications for the origin of the Cenozoic rifting, volcanism and plateau uplift
      • 14:00 Upper mantle structure beneath eastern and southern Africa: Implications for the origin of the Cenozoic rifting, volcanism and plateau uplift 40'
        Speaker: Andy Nyblade (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:20 An outline of the East African Rift Volcanism
      • 14:40 An outline of the East African Rift Volcanism 40'
        Speaker: Yirgu Gezahegn (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Seismicity of the East African Rift
      • 15:20 Seismicity of the East African Rift 40'
        Speaker: Atalay Ayele W. (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:10 Time and length scales of deformation in the East African Rift: Implications for EQ and Volcanic hazards
      • 16:30 Time and length scales of deformation in the East African Rift: Implications for EQ and Volcanic hazards 40'
        Speaker: Cindy Ebinger (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:10 - 17:50 Magma intrusion – implications for ‘hidden risks’ in youthful as well as evolved rifts?
      • 17:10 Magma intrusion – implications for ‘hidden risks’ in youthful as well as evolved rifts? 40'
        Speaker: Roger Buck (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:50 - 18:30 Constraints on rheology of East African lithoshere from space geodetic observations of deformation following large seismic and volcanic events
      • 17:50 Constraints on rheology of East African lithoshere from space geodetic observations of deformation following large seismic and volcanic events 40'
        Speaker: Yuri Fialko (University of California at San Diego, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 19:00 - 22:00 Reception and get together
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Reception and get together 3h0'
  • Tuesday, 18 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Seismic monitoring on volcanoes in a multi-disciplinary context
      • 09:00 Seismic monitoring on volcanoes in a multi-disciplinary context 30'
        Speaker: Jürgen Neuberg (University of Leeds, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Modelling and interpretation of different seismic signals on volcanoes
      • 09:30 Modelling and interpretation of different seismic signals on volcanoes 30'
        Speaker: Jürgen Neuberg (University of Leeds, U.K.)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 11:00 The Seismicity of the Northern Tanzania. Divergence and its implications to seismic hazard along the Eastern branch of EARS.
      • 10:30 The Seismicity of the Northern Tanzania. Divergence and its implications to seismic hazard along the Eastern branch of EARS. 30'
        Speaker: Richard Ferdinand Wambura (University of Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania)
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Monitoring and evaluating seismic hazard in Eritrea
      • 11:00 Monitoring and evaluating seismic hazard in Eritrea 30'
        Speaker: Ghebrebrhan Ogubazghi (Asmara University, Eritrea)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 11:50 The Goma volcanic observatory around Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira volcanoes
      • 11:30 The Goma volcanic observatory around Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira volcanoes 20'
        Speaker: Louis de Montfort Bagalwa Rukeza (Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo)
    • 11:50 - 12:10 Seismic Activity in Madagascar
      • 11:50 Seismic Activity in Madagascar 20'
        Speaker: Gerard Rambolamanana (Universite' d'Antananarivo, Madagascar)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:10 - 12:40 Monitoring Seismic and Volcanic activity in Cameroon
      • 12:10 Monitoring Seismic and Volcanic activity in Cameroon 30'
        Speaker: Bekoa Ateba/Charles Tabod (Inst. for Geological and Mining Research, Yaounde'/Univ. de Yaounde' 1, Republic of Cameroon)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Active- and passive-source seismic imaging of crustal architecture and magmatism in East Africa
      • 14:00 Active- and passive-source seismic imaging of crustal architecture and magmatism in East Africa 30'
        Speaker: Kathleen Keranen (School of Geology and Geophysics, Norman, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:30 - 15:00 Applying marine geophysics to the East Africa Rift System: a possible strategy for investigating the Western Rift?
      • 14:30 Applying marine geophysics to the East Africa Rift System: a possible strategy for investigating the Western Rift? 30'
        Speaker: Donna Shilington (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA)
        Material: lecture notes Other material
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Geological Assessments of Natural Hazards in East Africa: how Real is the Threat?
      • 15:30 Geological Assessments of Natural Hazards in East Africa: how Real is the Threat? 30'
        Speaker: Giday WoldeGabriel (Los Alamos National Lab., USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Geological structure and seismicity of the Trans-Kalahari Rift, Northwestern Botswana
      • 16:00 Geological structure and seismicity of the Trans-Kalahari Rift, Northwestern Botswana 30'
        Speaker: Motsoptse Modisi (University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana)
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Suswa volcano, Kenya rift: evidence of magma mixing, Na-F complexing and eruptions triggered by recharge
      • 16:30 Suswa volcano, Kenya rift: evidence of magma mixing, Na-F complexing and eruptions triggered by recharge 30'
        Speaker: Vanessa Espejel (University of Texas at El Paso, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:00 - 19:00 Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session
      • 17:00 Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session 2h0'
    • 20:30 - 22:00 Computer session
      Seismic monitoring: controlled source data + seismicity and interpretation 
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 20:30 Computer session 1h30'
  • Wednesday, 19 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Geodesy Advancing Hazards Science
      • 09:00 Geodesy Advancing Hazards Science 40'
        Speaker: Meghan Miller (UNAVCO, Boulder, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Present-day strain rates and large-scale dynamics of the East African Rift
      • 09:40 Present-day strain rates and large-scale dynamics of the East African Rift 40'
        Speaker: Sarah Stamps (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Deformation modelling from multiswaths InSAR data at Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira volcanoes
      • 10:50 Deformation modelling from multiswaths InSAR data at Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira volcanoes 40'
        Speaker: Valerie Cayol (Universite' Jean Monnet, St. Etienne, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:00 The current rifting episode of Manda Hararo-Dabbhu (Afar depression, Ethiopia): what can we learn from InSAR data?
      • 11:30 The current rifting episode of Manda Hararo-Dabbhu (Afar depression, Ethiopia): what can we learn from InSAR data? 30'
        Speaker: Raphael Grandin (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 12:30 The contribution of gravimeteric work at IGSSA in the quest to understanding the tectonic setup in Ethiopia
      • 12:00 The contribution of gravimeteric work at IGSSA in the quest to understanding the tectonic setup in Ethiopia 30'
        Speaker: Teklemariam Elias Lewi (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Volcanic degassing and ground-based geochemical monitoring
      • 14:00 Volcanic degassing and ground-based geochemical monitoring 40'
        Speaker: Marie Boichu (University of Cambridge, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:20 Remote sensing of volcanic gas emissions in the East African Rift
      • 14:40 Remote sensing of volcanic gas emissions in the East African Rift 40'
        Speaker: Simon Carn (Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:50 - 16:30 Geochemical and Gas Monitoring: field observations and interpretations
      • 15:50 Geochemical and Gas Monitoring: field observations and interpretations 40'
        Speaker: Tobias Fischer (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:30 - 17:00 The January 2002 Volcano-Tectonic Eruption of Nyiragongo volcano, Democratic Republic of Congo
      • 16:30 The January 2002 Volcano-Tectonic Eruption of Nyiragongo volcano, Democratic Republic of Congo 30'
        Speaker: Dario Tedesco (University of Naples, Caserta, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:00 - 17:45 Top science questions in East African Rift - East African Rift unsolved issues - Processes we don’t understand - Identification of key areas where additional research is needed.
      • 17:00 Top science questions in East African Rift - East African Rift unsolved issues - Processes we don’t understand - Identification of key areas where additional research is needed. 45'
    • 17:45 - 18:30 Long-term funding and students training in volcanic and earthquake research in Africa.
      • 17:45 Long-term funding and students training in volcanic and earthquake research in Africa. 45'
    • 20:30 - 22:00 Geochemical and gas monitoring
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 20:30 Geochemical and gas monitoring 1h30'
  • Thursday, 20 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena
      • 09:00 Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena 40'
        Speaker: Roger Buck (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:20 The assessment of volcanic hazards, vulnerability, risk and uncertainty
      • 09:40 The assessment of volcanic hazards, vulnerability, risk and uncertainty 40'
        Speaker: Steve Sparks (University of Bristol, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break and Group Photograph
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:20 Coffee Break and Group Photograph 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 The management of a volcanic crisis at the Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat
      • 10:50 The management of a volcanic crisis at the Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat 40'
        Speaker: Steve Sparks (University of Bristol, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 11:50 Anomalous earthquakes associated with Nyiragongo Volcano
      • 11:30 Anomalous earthquakes associated with Nyiragongo Volcano 20'
        Speaker: Ashley Shuler (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:30 Poster session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:50 Poster session 40'
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Effective Communications: Imperative in Reducing Volcano Risk
      • 14:00 Effective Communications: Imperative in Reducing Volcano Risk 40'
        Speaker: Bob Tilling (US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:10 Emergency management in volcanic crisis: Italian cases
      • 14:40 Emergency management in volcanic crisis: Italian cases 30'
        Speaker: Vittorio Bosi (Volcanic Risk Service, Dept. of Civil Protection of Italy, Roma, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:10 - 15:40 An Exercise In Hazard Communication: Examples From Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano In Tanzania, A M 7.0 Earthquake In Mozambique, and Crater Lake Degassing Events In Cameroon
      • 15:10 An Exercise In Hazard Communication: Examples From Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano In Tanzania, A M 7.0 Earthquake In Mozambique, and Crater Lake Degassing Events In Cameroon 30'
        Speaker: Gari Mayberry (U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Washington, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:40 - 16:10 Eruptive Activity of Nyiragongo Volcano lessons learned: the scenarios of the contingency plan of the city of Goma
      • 15:40 Eruptive Activity of Nyiragongo Volcano lessons learned: the scenarios of the contingency plan of the city of Goma 30'
        Speaker: Dario Tedesco (University of Naples, Caserta, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:10 - 16:40 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:10 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:40 - 17:00 Impacts of the Oldoinyo lengai eruptions on the local communities
      • 16:40 Impacts of the Oldoinyo lengai eruptions on the local communities 20'
        Speaker: Crispin Kinabo (University of Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania)
    • 17:00 - 17:20 Creation and development of the "Volcanic Risk Management Unit in Goma"
      • 17:00 Creation and development of the "Volcanic Risk Management Unit in Goma" 20'
        Speaker: Innocent Badriyo Agama (UNOPS-Unité de Gestion des Risques Volcaniques et Environnementaux, Goma, DRC)
    • 17:30 - 18:00 Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring in the East African Rift - Potential Problems and the Way Forward
      • 17:30 Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring in the East African Rift - Potential Problems and the Way Forward 30'
        Speaker: Atalay Ayele W. (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
    • 18:00 - 18:30 Discussion and report from different African countries on hazard communication issues
      • 18:00 Discussion and report from different African countries on hazard communication issues 30'
    • 20:30 - 22:00 Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 20:30 Modeling of volcanic and tectonic phenomena 1h30'
  • Friday, 21 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Infrastructure issues for volcanic and seismic monitoring and data management/sharing
      • 09:00 Infrastructure issues for volcanic and seismic monitoring and data management/sharing 1h0'
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:00 Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session
      • 10:30 Short presentations by the participants followed by a poster session 1h30'
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Short and long term needs of African geoscientists in research, infrastructure and education. Role of the international scientific community and suggestions for new actions and possible course corrections that may be necessary for greater impact, regional data centers/Sub-Saharan volcano and earthquake observatory, Diploma- Master- PhD (SANDWICH) programmes, strategy for effective hazard communication,...
      • 14:00 Short and long term needs of African geoscientists in research, infrastructure and education. Role of the international scientific community and suggestions for new actions and possible course corrections that may be necessary for greater impact, regional data centers/Sub-Saharan volcano and earthquake observatory, Diploma- Master- PhD (SANDWICH) programmes, strategy for effective hazard communication,... 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Definition of thematic areas/groups with a list of issues to be discussed (For each group a rapporteur and a note-taker will be nominated).
      • 16:00 Definition of thematic areas/groups with a list of issues to be discussed (For each group a rapporteur and a note-taker will be nominated). 1h0'
  • Saturday, 22 August 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Meeting of the thematic groups and discussion of the different issues and strategies to be followed
      • 09:30 Meeting of the thematic groups and discussion of the different issues and strategies to be followed 1h0'
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Coffee Break and wrap-up meeting of the Rapporteurs
      • 10:30 Coffee Break and wrap-up meeting of the Rapporteurs 1h0'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Presentation from one of the Rapporteurs: summary of actions and solutions.
      • 11:30 Presentation from one of the Rapporteurs: summary of actions and solutions. 1h0'
  • Monday, 24 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 11:00 GPS theory and principles
      • 09:00 GPS theory and principles 2h0'
        Speaker: Eric Calais (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Education and Outreach
      • 11:30 Education and Outreach 1h0'
        Speaker: Susan Eriksson (UNAVCO, Boulder, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Field operations and integrated monitoring systems
      • 14:00 Field operations and integrated monitoring systems 1h0'
        Speaker: David Mencin (UNAVCO, Boulder, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 16:30 Lab on GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:00 Lab on GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity 1h30'
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 17:00 - 18:30 GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity (continued)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 17:00 GPS data processing -- from raw data to positions and velocity (continued) 1h30'
    • 19:00 - 22:00 Reception and Get together
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Reception and Get together 3h0'
  • Tuesday, 25 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 11:00 InSAR fundamentals and Advanced Methods
      • 09:00 InSAR fundamentals and Advanced Methods 2h0'
        Speaker: Tim Wright/Juliet Biggs (University of Leeds, U.K./University of Oxford, U.K)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Volcano Deformation - models and examples
      • 11:30 Volcano Deformation - models and examples 1h0'
        Speaker: Tim Wright/Juliet Biggs (University of Leeds, U.K./University of Oxford, U.K)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 16:00 Lab. on DORIS software
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 Lab. on DORIS software 2h0'
        Speaker: Sami Samieiesfahany (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 18:00 Lab. on DORIS software
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 16:30 Lab. on DORIS software 1h30'
        Speaker: Sami Samieiesfahany (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
  • Wednesday, 26 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:45 Plate motions and strain distribution in deforming regions (emphasis on regional deformation, mapping strain)
      • 09:00 Plate motions and strain distribution in deforming regions (emphasis on regional deformation, mapping strain) 45'
        Speaker: Eric Calais (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:45 - 10:30 The seismic cycle 1. Co-seismic deformation
      • 09:45 The seismic cycle 1. Co-seismic deformation 45'
        Speaker: Tim Wright (University of Leeds, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 The seismic cycle 2. Inter-seismic and post-seismic deformation
      • 11:00 The seismic cycle 2. Inter-seismic and post-seismic deformation 45'
        Speaker: Juliet Biggs (University of Oxford, U.K)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Afar Case Study
      • 11:45 Afar Case Study 45'
        Speaker: Tim Wright /Eric Calais (Leeds University, U.K./Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Borehole Strainmeters
      • 14:00 Borehole Strainmeters 30'
        Speaker: David Mencin (UNAVCO, Boulder, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:30 - 16:00 Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:30 Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source) 1h30'
        Speaker: Tim Wright (Leeds University, UK)
        Material: practical exercises set up
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 18:30 Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source), continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 16:30 Lab on elastic surface displacements (InSAR + GPS) for simple sources (earthquakes, dikes, Mogi source), continued 2h0'
        Speaker: Tim Wright (Leeds University, UK)
        Material: material for practical session
    • 20:30 - 22:00 Extra Lab session if needed
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 20:30 Extra Lab session if needed 1h30'
  • Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Introduction to earthquake interaction and stress triggering
      • 09:00 Introduction to earthquake interaction and stress triggering 1h0'
        Speaker: Ross Stein (US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:30 Coulomb 3.1 basics demonstration (displacement, strain, stress)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 10:30 Coulomb 3.1 basics demonstration (displacement, strain, stress) 2h0'
        Speaker: Ross Stein (US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 17:00 Trip to Grotta Gigante
      • 14:00 Trip to Grotta Gigante 3h0'
    • 17:00 - 17:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 17:30 - 18:30 The Global Earthquake Model initiative and Africa; presentation and open discussion
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 17:30 The Global Earthquake Model initiative and Africa; presentation and open discussion 1h0'
        Speaker: Ross Stein (US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 20:30 - 22:30 Coulomb 3.1 advanced features (Coulomb stress, volcano interaction)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 20:30 Coulomb 3.1 advanced features (Coulomb stress, volcano interaction) 2h0'
        Speaker: Ross Stein (US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA)
  • Friday, 28 August 2009
    • 09:00 - 10:20 Education and Outreach
      • 09:00 Education and Outreach 1h20'
        Speaker: Susan Eriksson (UNAVCO, Boulder, USA)
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 12:20 East African Rift GPS Infrastructure
      Reports from different countries, ongoing international activities and what next? 
      • 10:50 East African Rift GPS Infrastructure 1h30'
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:20 Lunch Break 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Final Discussion Session: Finalize the strategic document drafted during the first week
      • 14:00 Final Discussion Session: Finalize the strategic document drafted during the first week 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Closing ceremony
      • 15:30 Closing ceremony 30'