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We attempt to list all conferences, workshops, and sessions that specialize in astrostatistics and astroinformatics.  On more general methodology, we give a selection of many conferences in statistics and information sciences.  More extensive lists are available are provided by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, International Statistical InstituteStatistics Conferences Worldwide, KD nuggets, and Wikipedia's list of computer science conferences.  A comprehensive list of astronomy and astrophysics meetings is provided by Canada's Astronomical Data Center.  

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BigSkyEarth Training School 2017: Visualization for large scale analytics

Start Date: 03 April 2017  / End Date:  08 April 2017
Where: Preston UK

BigSkyEarth is organizing this Training School as part of its objective to bridge gaps in available methodologies for scalable ‘big data’ analytics and to frame a common long term agenda between astronomy and Earth observation. Effective visuali ...
Forecasting with Massive Data in Real Time

Start Date: 20 April 2017  / End Date:  21 April 2017
Where: New York NY USA

The aim in this workshop is to display the efforts of industry and academia to cope with large amounts of data that have to be analyzed in real time. As many analytical solutions are specifically designed with an infrastructure in mind, it is the in ...
20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics

Start Date: 20 April 2017  / End Date:  22 April 2017
Where: Fort Lauderdale FL USA

Since its inception in 1985, AISTATS has been an interdisciplinary gathering of researchers at the intersection of artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, and related areas.
2017 Google Summer of Code

Start Date: 04 May 2017  / End Date:  29 August 2017

Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization on a 3 month programming project during their break from school. Astronomy p ...
Python in Astronomy 2017

Event Date: 08 May 2017 08 May 2017
Where: Leiden NL

This conference aims to bring a wide variety of people who use, develop or teach people about Python packages in the context of all forms of Astronomy. The conference will include presentations, tutorials, unconference sessions, and sprints. As well ...
Astrostatistics Program Transition Workshop

Start Date: 10 May 2017  / End Date:  12 May 2017
Where: Research Triangle NC

The NSF-supported Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) has been conducting a year-long program in cross-disciplinary research relating to statistical, mathematical and computational issues in astronomy. Working Groups tr ...
1st International Summer School on Classification and Data Analysis

Event Date: 22 May 2017 22 May 2017
Where: Rimini IT

The “Clustering and Classification” summer school – organised by the CLADAG (the classification group of the Italian Statistical Society) – is designed to introduce clustering and classification methods to advanced undergraduate students, Ph ...
Building the Infrastructure for Time-Domain Alert Science in the LSST Era

Start Date: 22 May 2017  / End Date:  25 May 2017
Where: Tucson AZ USA

The era of large-scale time-domain astronomical surveys has arrived. The volume and rate of alerts will be unprecedented and well beyond the ability of individual investigators to process. We will need to create a time-domain ecosystem, with softwar ...
Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Start Date: 23 May 2017  / End Date:  26 May 2017
Where: JeJu KR

PAKDD is a leading international conference in the areas of knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD). It provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical de ...
School on Gravitational Waves for Cosmology and Astrophysics

Start Date: 28 May 2017  / End Date:  10 June 2017
Where: Benasque ES

The recent direct observation of gravitational waves marked the beginning of a new era for the exploration of the universe. In the near future a considerable amount of data on gravitational waves will be provided by the LIGO/VIRGO, LISA and PTA expe ...
Statistical perspectives on Uncertainty Quantification 2017

Start Date: 29 May 2017  / End Date:  30 May 2017
Where: Altanta GA USA

The workshop will focus on statistical and mathematical aspects of uncertainty quantification of complex computational models. [This is relevant for large-scale problems in computational astrophysics.] The workshop will consist of non-parallel sess ...
Supernovae: The LSST Revolution

Start Date: 31 May 2017  / End Date:  02 June 2017
Where: Evanston IL USA

We aim to bring together experts & young researchers working on all types of supernovae. We will explore key issues from the LSST survey perspective and deliver a white paper with identified challenges and recommendations.
Workshop on Sparsity in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Start Date: 01 June 2017  / End Date:  02 June 2017
Where: Brussels BE

In recent years the acquisition of big data sets on one hand and the increasing popularity of high-dimensional models on the other hand have intensified the interdisciplinary contacts between data sciences, machine learning, statistics, applied math ...
Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIII

Start Date: 05 June 2017  / End Date:  09 June 2017
Where: University Park PA USA

Penn State is continuing its annual Summer Schools in Statistics designed for graduate students and researchers in astronomy. The thirteenth summer school is an intensive week covering basic statistical inference, several fields of applied statisti ...
3rd PANDA Symposium on Time-Domain Astronomy: High-Energy Transients and Explosions

Start Date: 12 June 2017  / End Date:  16 June 2017
Where: Nanjing CN

The PANDA Symposia series are aiming at establishing and fostering collaborations among young postdoctoral fellows from the Pacific/Asiatic scientific community. Multi-wavelength Time Domain Astronomy (TDA), in particular, is the future of high-ene ...
LSST school & workshop: Getting ready for doing science with LSST data

Start Date: 12 June 2017  / End Date:  16 June 2017
Where: Lyon FR

The school is intended for advanced graduate students and post-docs interested in working with astronomical images, and in particular with the ones to be produced by the LSST. The workshop is expected to bring together experts from the LSST data man ...
11th meeting on Bayesian Nonparametrics

Start Date: 26 June 2017  / End Date:  30 June 2017
Where: Paris FR

The Bayesian nonparametrics (BNP) conference is a bi-annual international meeting bringing together leading experts and talented young researchers working on applications and theory of nonparametric Bayesian statistics. It is an official section mee ...
Astroinformatics: From Big Data to understanding the Universe at Large

Start Date: 29 June 2017  / End Date:  30 June 2017
Where: Prague CZ

This meeting is Symposium S14 within EWASS 2017, the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science. Through this symposium we hope to bring together many experts to better integrate astroinformatics and standardization in all fields of astronomy, i ...
useR! 2017

Start Date: 04 July 2017  / End Date:  07 July 2017
Where: Brussels BE

R is the premier public domain software environment for statistical computing. The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community. Lectures cover a broad spectrum of topics ranging from technical an ...
SciPy 2017: Scientific Computing with Python

Start Date: 10 July 2017  / End Date:  16 July 2017
Where: Austin TX USA

SciPy 2017, the 16th annual Scientific Computing with Python conference, brings together over 700 participants from industry, academia, and government to showcase their latest projects, learn from skilled users and developers, and collaborate on cod ...