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12th IVS General Meeting (GM2022)

The 12th General Meeting of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS) will be held from March 28 through April 1, 2022, in online format.


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All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application of VLBI in the fields of geodesy, Earth sciences, and astrometry are invited to attend the meeting.
The IVS GM 2022 will be organised online and hosted by the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI), NLS.

Code of Conduct

Expected Behavior
All participants are treated with respect and consideration, valuing a diversity of views and opinions.
Be considerate, respectful, and collaborative. Communicate openly with respect for others, critiquing ideas rather than individuals.
Avoid personal attacks directed toward other participants. Be mindful of your fellow participants. Alert staff if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress.
Respect the rules and policies of the meeting venue.
Anyone requested to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. Staff may take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning.

Unacceptable Behavior
Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form will not be tolerated.
Physical or verbal abuse of any participant.
Examples of unacceptable behavior include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any participant.
Disruption of discussions and chats.
Reporting Unacceptable Behavior
If you are the subject of unacceptable behavior or have witnessed any such behavior, please immediately notify a member of the organizing team.
Notification should be done by contacting a local host person or by emailing your concern to Dirk Behrend <> or Nataliya Zubko <>.


For further information contact any member of the Local Organizing Committee, the Program Committee, or the Coordinating Center.

Program Committee:
James Anderson, Germany
Dirk Behrend, USA  (Chair)
Johannes Böhm, Austria
John Gipson, USA
Anastasiia Girdiuk , Germany
Megan Johnson, USA
Lucia McCallum, Australia
Chet Ruszczyk, USA
Fengchun Shu, China
Gino Tuccari, Italy
Stuart Weston, New Zealand
Alet de Witt, South Africa
Nataliya Zubko, Finland

Local Organizing Committee
Niko Kareinen
Hannu Koivula
Eliisa Nylén
Markku Poutanen
Renne Vantola
Nataliya Zubko