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The SKA Organisation and our partners around the world host, and attend a wide range of scientific, technical, outreach and decision-making events. These range from SKA internal partner meetings which can be by invitation only, to large scale science and engineering conferences and symposiums. Documentation for meetings and events organised by the SKA Organisation can be viewed here (external link). If you think an event you are organising could be of interest for the SKA, please send an email to with the details of the event. Past events can be consulted here. The table below shows a list of events of relevance for the SKA Project: Please check back and bookmark this page for updates to conferences and events of interest.

SKA Events
Science Events
Engineering Events
National Astronomy Meetings
Outreach Events
Event name Date Location Relevance for SKA SKA Involvement
Communicating Astronomy with the Public (CAP) 2018 24-28 Mar 18 Fukuoka, Japan SKA Outreach & Education Comm's Team attending
Next Einstein Forum 2018 26-28 Mar 18 Kigali, Rwanda SKA Science & Industry TBD
EWASS 2018 3-6 Apr 18 Liverpool, UK SKA Science Director-General / Science Team / Comm's Team
Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference 3-6 Apr 18 Dunedin, New Zealand SKA Outreach & Education TBD
26th SKA Board Meeting 11-12 Apr 18 Gothenburg, Sweden Internal Meeting SKA Board of Directors / Director-General / Senior Leadership Team
ScienceX 2018 14-15 Apr 18 Manchester, UK SKA Outreach & Education Comm's Team / SKAO Staff
CASCA 2018 22-26 May 18 Victoria, Canada SKA Science Director-General / Senior Leadership Team
SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018 10-15 Jun 18 Austin, USA SKA Engineering & Industry Deputy Director-General / Senior Leadership Team
Switzerland SKA Day 11-12 Jun 18 Zurich, Switzerland SKA Industry Director-General attending
10th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2018) 13-15 Jun 18 Edinburgh, UK SKA Science
EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018 9-14 Jul 18 Toulouse, France SKA Science & Industry Director-General / Comm's Team
27th SKA Board Meeting 10-11 Jul 18 South Africa Internal Meeting SKA Board of Directors / Director-General / Senior Leadership Team
COSPAR 2018 14-22 Jul 18 Pasadena, USA SKA Science Science Team
Biannual Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA) 16-20 Jul 18 Salamanca, Spain SKA Science / NAM
Bluedot 2018 20-22 Jul 18 Jodrell Bank, UK SKA Outreach & Education Comm's Team / SKAO Staff
XXX IAU General Assembly 20-31 Aug 18 Vienna, Austria SKA Science Science Team / Comm's Team
SKA General Science Meeting and Key Science Workshop 3-7 Sep 18 SKA HQ, Manchester Annual SKA Science Meeting Science Team / SKAO Staff
ICRI 2018 12-14 Sep 18 Vienna, Austria SKA Policy Senior Leadership Team
14th EVN Symposium & Users Meeting 8-11 Oct 18 Granada, Spain SKA Science Science Team Attending
28th SKA Board Meeting 7-8 Nov 18 SKA Headquarters, UK Internal Meeting SKA Board of Directors / Director-General / Senior Leadership Team