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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
SABID - ApJS 2017 : Management, Search and Analysis of Solar and Stellar Astronomy Big Data (SABID) - SPECIAL ISSUE IN JOURNAL

Start Date: 05 May 2017  / End Date:  16 June 2017
Where: Astrophysical Journal - Supplement Series

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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
ADACS Data Science Training

Event Date: 23 March 2017 23 March 2017
Where: Sydney AU

Throughout 2017 the Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) initiative for Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS)at Swinburne University will deliver data services and expert training to improve data management and computing practises, helping the ...
Time Series Analysis for Synoptic Surveys and Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Start Date: 20 March 2017  / End Date:  23 March 2017
Where: Bengaluru IN

This 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 ...
Blind Analysis in High-Stakes Survey Science: When, Why, and How?

Start Date: 13 March 2017  / End Date:  15 March 2017
Where: Stanford CA USA

Blind 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 ...
Detecting the unexpected: Discovery in the era of astronomically Big Data

Start Date: 27 February 2017  / End Date:  02 March 2017
Where: Baltimore MD USA

What 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 ...
Dark Energy School V

Event Date: 13 February 2017 13 February 2017
Where: Stanford CA USA

Four Dark Energy Schools have been held as part of Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC) meetings.
The Transient Universe with JWST

Start Date: 17 January 2017  / End Date:  18 January 2017
Where: Cambridge MA USA

How can the transient community best use the unique capabilities of the James Webb Space Telescope, to be launched in 2018? This two-day workshop will bring together JWST and transient-science experts. We will learn about JWST's unique capabilities ...
229th American Astronomical Society meeting: astrostatistics session

Start Date: 03 January 2017  / End Date:  07 January 2017
Where: Grapevine TX

The large winter AAS meeting held near Dallas TX will have two events relevant to astrostatisics. First, a session entitled 'Flexible Multi-dimensional modeling of complex data in astonomy) on Wednesday January 4. The session presents tutorials ...
Mining the sky: knowledge discovery in big and complex astronomical data sets and data streams

Start Date: 06 December 2016  / End Date:  09 December 2016
Where: Athens GR

Astronomical observations produce some of the largest “big data” today through a new generation of telescopes. While these data sets exhibit the usual challenges associated with big data (immense data volumes, high dimensionality, high complexit ...
Big Data Challenges, Research, and Technologies in the Earth and Planetary Sciences

Event Date: 05 December 2016 05 December 2016
Where: Washington D.C. USA

This workshop is part of the 2016 IEEE International Big Data Conference. A new paradigm is needed in order to increase the productivity and effectiveness of scientific data analysis for Earth and planetary science investigation. This paradigm must ...