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November 18-21th , 2018. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Astroinformatics

The 2018 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) will take place in September 18-21th at Bengaluru, India.

TF member George Djorgovski is part of the program committee for the Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Astroinformatics

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September 3-7th. Astroinformatics 2018

The Astroinformatics 2018 conference will take place on Sept. 3-7, 2018 hosted by the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg, Germany

TF members George Djorgovski, Matthew J. Graham, Giuseppe Longo, Erzsébet Merényi, Ray Norris and Pavlos Protopapas are part of the SOC of the conference and are giving talks. TF member Kai L. Polsterer is part of the LOC of the conference. 

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August 19-29th 2018. La Serena school for data science

TF members Matthew Graham and Francisco Forster are participating as organizers and lecturares at the 2018 La Serena school for data science, AURA campus, La Serena, Chile

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August 21-29th, 2017. La Serena winter school for data science

AURA at La Serena, Chile is hosting a winter school for undergraduates and early graduate students on applied tools for data driven science with focus on astroinformatics.

Astrominer TF members Matthew Graham, Pavlos Protopapas and Francisco Forster are participating on the SOC of this event

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October 20th, 2016. IAU Symposium 325 on Astroinformatics

Sorrento, October 20-24 (Thu-Mon), 2016

IAU symposium n.325 on Astroinformatics (AstroInfo16) will bring together world-class experts to address the methodological and technological challenges posed by the scientific exploitation of massive data sets produced by the new generation of telescopes and observatories. Astronomy, which already was at the forefront of Big Data science with exponentially growing data volumes and data rates, is now entering the petascale regime at optical, infrared and radio wavelengths.

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August 9th, 2016: Supernovae through the ages

The Millennium Institute of Astrophysics is organizing the conference Supernovae through the ages: Understanding the past to prepare for the future. The conference will take place in Easter Island, Chile from 9th to 13th August, 2016.

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January 6th, 2016. 11th WSOM

The 11th Workshop on Self-Organizing Maps" will be held in Jan 6-8, 2016 at Rice University, Houston. More information at

October 5th, 2015. Astroinformatics 2015 Conference

This is the second announcement for the conference Astroinformatics 2015. The conference will be held October 5-9, 2015, in Dubrovnik, Croatia. 

Astroinformatics is an emerging discipline at the intersection of astronomy and astrophysics and applied computer science and engineering, arising from the need to address the challenges and opportunities of exponential growth of data volumes, rates, and complexity from next-generation telescopes.

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August 17, 2015. LSST Community Workshop

The LSST2015 Project and Community Workshop will take place the week of August 17, 2015 at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, WA. This workshop will allow technical teams involved in building LSST to interact with each other and the broader community. Sessions will focus on topics of cross-cutting significance and interest, with Project Team meetings toward the beginning of the week and Community science-focused topics toward the end including the Observing Strategy Workshop. In addition, participants can self-organize additional meetings before and after LSST2015. A block agenda has been posted to help organize your participation; a detailed agenda will be posted as it is developed. Closer to the meeting date, breakout slides will be linked to the detailed agenda, available by day from the Agenda pull down menu. 

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