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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 ...
SABID 2016: Solar & Stellar Astronomy Big Data - Workshop on Workshop on Management, Search and Mining of Massive Repositories of Solar & Stellar Astronomy Data

Start Date: 05 December 2016  / End Date:  08 December 2016
Where: Washington, DC, USA

Organizers of the 3rd SABID 2016 workshop solicit high-quality original research papers related to solar & stellar astronomy big data mining, which through innovative data mining techniques contribute to the open stellar astronomy and solar physics ...
Wide-Field Variability Surveys: A 21st Century Perspective

Start Date: 28 November 2016  / End Date:  02 December 2016
Where: San Pedro de Atacama CL

This meeting, the 22nd Los Alamos Stellar Pulsation Conference, is devoted to studying the impact of wide-field variability surveys upon pulsating star research. We plan to bring together astronomers who have been involved in the planning and execu ...
Statistical Scalability for Streaming Data

Event Date: 15 November 2016 15 November 2016
Where: London UK

The central goal of the StatScale programme will be to deliver the next generation of statistical solutions required to harness insight from streaming data. Streaming data challenges arise in numerous fields from consumer products to transport netwo ...
4th Conference of Computational Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS 2016)

Start Date: 07 November 2016  / End Date:  10 November 2016
Where: San Jose dos Campos BR

This conference, sponsored every two years by the Pan-American Association on Computational Interdisciplinary Sciences (PACIS), aims to be a meeting place of researchers and students working in areas of science that use scientific computing in their ...
Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers

Start Date: 06 November 2016  / End Date:  09 November 2016
Where: Pacific Grove CA USA

Now in its 50th year, the annual Asilomar conferences are sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society. It provides a forum for presenting recent and novel work in various areas of theoretical and applied signal processing. Recent meetings have p ...
ESAC Data Analysis and Statistics Workshop 2016

Start Date: 25 October 2016  / End Date:  28 October 2016
Where: Madrid ES

This is the third of a continuing series of annual workshops. Topics include: introduction to statistics; Bayesian inference, parameter estimation and model comparison, machine learning, density estimation, classification and dimensionality reducti ...
IAU Symposium #325: Astroinformatics

Start Date: 20 October 2016  / End Date:  24 October 2016
Where: Sorrento IT

This symposium, the first of its kind sponsored by the International Astronomical Union, seeks to define the current status and future developments of the emerging field of astroinformatics. It brings together world-­‐class e ...
International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Analysis (ICMLDA'16)

Start Date: 19 October 2016  / End Date:  21 October 2016
Where: San Francisco CA USA

The conference ICMLDA'16 is held under the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science WCECS 2016 organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG).
Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems: ADASS XXVI

Start Date: 16 October 2016  / End Date:  20 October 2016
Where: Trieste IT

The annual Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference provides a forum for scientists and programmers concerned with algorithms, software and software systems employed in the acquisitions, reduction, analysis and disseminatio ...
Hot-wiring the Transient Universe V

Start Date: 10 October 2016  / End Date:  14 October 2016
Where: Villanova PA USA

Hot-wiring the Transient Universe 5 will explore opportunities and challenges of massively parallel time domain surveys coupled with rapid coordinated multi-wavelength follow-up observations. The interdisciplinary agenda includes future and ongoing ...
Learn yt Workshop 2016

Start Date: 10 October 2016  / End Date:  12 October 2016
Where: Urbana IL USA

yt is an open-source software package for analysis and visualization of astrophysical simulation data ( The workshop will cover basic usage of yt, including the yt data model, yt's field system, low-level data inspection, basic visua ...
Workshop on Distributed and Parallel Data Analysis (DPDA)

Start Date: 21 September 2016  / End Date:  23 September 2016
Where: Research Triangle Park NC USA

The workshop aims to bring academic researchers and industrial engineers together for the exploration and scientific discussions on recent challenges faced by practitioners and related theories and proven best practices in both academia and industri ...
PHYSTAT-Nu Fermilab 2016

Start Date: 19 September 2016  / End Date:  21 September 2016
Where: Batavia IL USA

Fermilab is hosting an international workshop on statistical issues in experimental neutrino physics, called Phystat-Nu Fermilab 2016. This workshop will bring together statisticians and experimental physicists to address the challenges raised in th ...
11th Heidelberg Summer School on Astrostatistics & Data Mining

Start Date: 12 September 2016  / End Date:  16 September 2016
Where: Heidelberg DE

The school will look at the principles of inference and methods of astronomical data analysis and data mining. We will cover a range of numerical and statistical techniques and their application to different types of astronomical data. The ...
OpenAstronomy: Software carpentry

Start Date: 12 September 2016  / End Date:  16 September 2016
Where: Sheffield UK

OpenAstronomy is a collaboration between many astronomy focused open source projects. Workshops run by OpenAstronomy use the excellent Software Carpentry curriculum for the first two days, which is designed to help scientists and engineers get more ...
Astro Hack Week 2016

Start Date: 29 August 2016  / End Date:  02 September 2016
Where: Berkeley CA USA

AstroHackWeek is, in part, a summer school. The mornings will offer lectures and exercises covering essential skills for working effectively with large astronomical datasets. Past years have seen topics such as machine learning, Bayesian inference, ...