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 Institute, Statistics 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.
- Detecting the unexpected: Discovery in the era of astronomically Big Data
Start Date: 27 February 2017 / End Date: 02 March 2017What tools do astronomers need to discover new classes of objects and complex trends in data sets too large to inspect by eye? This workshop held at the Space Telescope Science Institute will explore this question in specific astronomical contexts a ...
Where: Baltimore MD USA
- Blind Analysis in High-Stakes Survey Science: When, Why, and How?
Start Date: 13 March 2017 / End Date: 15 March 2017Blind analyses are an effective way to reduce or eliminate e xperimenter's bias, the unintended biasing of a result by the scientists making a measurement. While blind analysis methods have become common in certain subfields of physics and astrono ...
Where: Stanford CA USA
- Time Series Analysis for Synoptic Surveys and Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Start Date: 20 March 2017 / End Date: 23 March 2017This joint program is co-sponsored by ICTS and SAMSI (as part of the SAMSI yearlong program on Astronomy; ASTRO). The primary goal of this program is to further enrich the international collaboration in the area of synoptic time domain surveys and t ...
Where: Bengaluru IN
- BigSkyEarth Training School 2017: Visualization for large scale analytics
Start Date: 03 April 2017 / End Date: 08 April 2017BigSkyEarth 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 ...
Where: Preston UK
- Forecasting with Massive Data in Real Time
Start Date: 20 April 2017 / End Date: 21 April 2017The 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 ...
Where: New York NY USA
- 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics
Start Date: 20 April 2017 / End Date: 22 April 2017Since its inception in 1985, AISTATS has been an interdisciplinary gathering of researchers at the intersection of artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, and related areas.
Where: Fort Lauderdale FL USA
- Python in Astronomy 2017
Event Date: 08 May 2017 08 May 2017This 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 ...
Where: Leiden NL
- 1st International Summer School on Classification and Data Analysis
Event Date: 22 May 2017 22 May 2017The “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 ...
Where: Rimini IT
- Building the Infrastructure for Time-Domain Alert Science in the LSST Era
Start Date: 22 May 2017 / End Date: 25 May 2017The 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 ...
Where: Tucson AZ USA
- Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Start Date: 23 May 2017 / End Date: 26 May 2017PAKDD 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 ...
Where: JeJu KR
- School on Gravitational Waves for Cosmology and Astrophysics
Start Date: 28 May 2017 / End Date: 10 June 2017The 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 ...
Where: Benasque ES
- Statistical perspectives on Uncertainty Quantification 2017
Start Date: 29 May 2017 / End Date: 30 May 2017The 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 ...
Where: Altanta GA USA
- Supernovae: The LSST Revolution
Start Date: 31 May 2017 / End Date: 02 June 2017We 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.
Where: Evanston IL USA
- Workshop on Sparsity in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Start Date: 01 June 2017 / End Date: 02 June 2017In 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 ...
Where: Brussels BE
- Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIII
Start Date: 05 June 2017 / End Date: 09 June 2017Penn 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 ...
Where: University Park PA USA
- 3rd PANDA Symposium on Time-Domain Astronomy: High-Energy Transients and Explosions
Start Date: 12 June 2017 / End Date: 16 June 2017The 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 ...
Where: Nanjing CN
- LSST school & workshop: Getting ready for doing science with LSST data
Start Date: 12 June 2017 / End Date: 16 June 2017The 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 ...
Where: Lyon FR
- 11th meeting on Bayesian Nonparametrics
Start Date: 26 June 2017 / End Date: 30 June 2017The 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 ...
Where: Paris FR
- Astroinformatics: From Big Data to understanding the Universe at Large
Start Date: 29 June 2017 / End Date: 30 June 2017This 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 ...
Where: Prague CZ
- useR! 2017
Start Date: 04 July 2017 / End Date: 07 July 2017R 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 ...
Where: Brussels BE