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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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SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing

Start Date: 07 March 2018  / End Date:  10 March 2018
Where: Tokyo JP

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics is proud to present the Eighteenth Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. This series of conferences has played a key role in promoting parallel scientific computing, algorithms ...
High Performance Computing in Astronomy and Astrophysics (PDP 2018)

Start Date: 21 March 2018  / End Date:  23 March 2018
Where: Cambridge UK

High Performance Computing is an essential tool in almost all branches of science today. Large scale computations of complex systems of equations that are either intractable with analytic techniques or require an huge amount of time, and the expon ...
LIGO Open Data Workshop #1

Start Date: 25 March 2018  / End Date:  26 March 2018
Where: Pasadena CA USA

The Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has opened the field of gravitational wave astronomy through the direct detection of signals predicted by Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. Data around these discoverie ...
Bayes Comp 2018

Start Date: 26 March 2018  / End Date:  28 March 2018
Where: Barcelona ES

Bayes Comp is a biennial conference sponsored by the ISBA section of the same name. The conference and the section both aim to promote original research into computational methods for inference and decision making and to encourage the use of frontie ...
GPU-based analytics and data science

Start Date: 03 April 2018  / End Date:  09 April 2018
Where: San Sabastian ES

The EU-funded BigSkyEarth program seeks to improve the computational expertise of astronomical and Earth observational sciences by boosting communication between disciplines and bring new methodologies for Big Data to bear on scientific problems. T ...
SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification

Start Date: 16 April 2018  / End Date:  19 April 2018
Where: Garden Grove CA USA

Uncertainty quantification (UQ) is essential for producing informative computational predictions in a wide range of sciences and engineering. The field relies on a broad range of mathematical and statistical foundations, with associated algorithmic ...
Statistical challenges for large-scale structure in the era of LSST

Start Date: 18 April 2018  / End Date:  20 April 2018
Where: Oxford UK

Large-scale structure (LSS) is a powerful cosmological tool, in particular in combination with weak lensing observations. However, a number of statistical, computational and theoretical challenges will be brought about by the unprecedented depth and ...
XLDB 2018: 11th Extremely Large Databases Conference

Start Date: 30 April 2018  / End Date:  02 May 2018
Where: Stanford CA USA

XLDB events are uniquely targeted gatherings that discuss the real-world challenges, practical considerations, and nuts-and-bolts solutions in the realm of managing and analyzing extreme scale data sets. Attendees include Big Data users from industr ...
Python in Astronomy 2018

Start Date: 30 April 2018  / End Date:  04 May 2018
Where: New York NY USA

Organized by the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics, this workshop focuses on sharing information about state-of-the art Python Astronomy packages, improving interoperability between astronomical Python packages, mentoring ...
Symposium on Data Science and Statistics

Start Date: 16 May 2018  / End Date:  19 May 2018
Where: Reston VA USA

2018 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics—the new annual symposium for data scientists, computer scientists, and statisticians who analyze and visualize complex data. SDSS is an exciting partnership between the American Statistical Associatio ...
Summer School on Computational Astrophysics

Start Date: 17 May 2018  / End Date:  25 May 2018
Where: Shanghai CN

The Tsung-Dao Lee Institute (TDLI) in Shanghai, China is organising a series of summer or winter schools in the field of nuclear astrophysics. The main goal of the 2018 School is to teach students how to write and use hydrodynamic codes based on fin ...
Astronomical Data Analysis IX (ADA IX)

Start Date: 20 May 2018  / End Date:  22 May 2018
Where: Valencia ES

Held regularly since 2001, the ADA conference series has been focused on algorithms and information extraction from astrophysics data sets. It became a strongly interdisciplinary forum where researchers from diverse fields such as Astronomy, Statist ...
Statistical Challenges in 21st Century Cosmology (COSMO21)

Start Date: 23 May 2018  / End Date:  25 May 2018
Where: Valencia ES

The dialogue between astronomers and statisticians during the last 20 years has been fruitful and has been the origin of a new discipline that is now widely called Astrostatistics. In addition to actual data challenges, the cosmological community is ...
Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIV & Summer School in Astroinformatics

Start Date: 29 May 2018  / End Date:  08 June 2018

Penn State's Center for Astrostatistics is supplementing its long-standing week-long Summer School in statistical methodology with a new Summer School in Astroinformatics. Registration is now open; participants can attend one or both of the program ...
SIAM Conference on Imaging Science

Start Date: 05 June 2018  / End Date:  08 June 2018
Where: Bologna IT

The SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Science (SIAG/IS) is organizing the biennial SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, one of the flagship events in imaging science and mathematical aspects of imaging. Reconstruction, enhancement, segmentation, analysi ...
Time-Domain Astronomy: a High Energy View

Start Date: 13 June 2018  / End Date:  15 June 2018
Where: Madrid ES

Most X-ray emitting objects show variability whose timescales can span many orders of magnitudes, from decades down to milliseconds depending on the source. Studying X-ray variability, we can probe the physics of a large numbe ...
Data Visualization and Exploration in the LSST Era

Start Date: 19 June 2018  / End Date:  21 June 2018

Astronomy is at a crossroads and active researchers in the field are facing a changing landscape of best practices driven by the emergence of Big Data. This three-day workshop, at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, will help establ ...
International Society of Bayesian Analysis: ISBA 2018 World Meeting

Start Date: 24 June 2018  / End Date:  29 June 2018
Where: Edinburgh UK

Keynote speakers include: Nicholas Chopin, Montse Fuentes, Michael Jordan, Steven MacEachern, Philip Dawid, Alan Gelfand, Ed George, Tony O'Hagen, Judith Rousseau. Short courses include econometrics, approximate Bayesian computation (including astr ...
DSSV 2018: Data Science, Statistics & Visualization

Start Date: 09 July 2018  / End Date:  11 July 2018
Where: Vienna AT

This meeting shall create a forum to discuss recent progress and emerging ideas in these different disciplines and encourage informal contacts and discussions among all the participants. The conference welcomes contributions to practical aspects of ...
Model Uncertainty: Mathematical and Statistical (MUMS)

Start Date: 20 August 2018  / End Date:  16 May 2019
Where: Research Triangle NC USA

This is a year-long cross-disciplinary research program starting August 2018 at the Statistical and Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) in Research Triangle NC USA. It is rarely the case that either a mathematical model or a statistical model o ...