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Events

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 enquiries@skatelescope.org 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
Mega-science Exhibition 8 May 19 - 20 Mar 20 Multiple locations in India Features all international science projects India is involved in SKA booth; SKA talks
SKA Switzerland Days 19-20 Jun 19 Bern, Switzerland SKA project update, cross-audience engagement Talks from SKAO representatives
EWASS 2019 24-28 Jun 19 Lyon, France SKA Science SKA booth; Organised session: The role of European-led surveys in guiding future SKA1 science + other talks
World Congress of Science Journalists (WCSJ) 1-5 Jul 19 Lausanne, Switzerland High-level engagement, Media networking SKA booth
2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting 7-12 Jul 19 Atlanta, USA SKA Engineering
Bluedot 2019 18-21 Jul 19 Manchester, UK SKA Outreach & Education
A Centenary of Astrophysical Jets: Observation, Theory and Future Prospects 23-26 Jul 19 Manchester, UK SKA Science
Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) 6-10 Oct 19 Groningen, the Netherlands SKA computing
SKA VLBI workshop 14-17 Oct 19 SKA HQ, Jodrell Bank, UK SKA VLBI
IAUS 358: Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion — a roadmap to action within the framework of the IAU 100th Anniversary 12-15 Nov 19 Tokyo, Japan
SKA conference: the SKA System Design, Operations & Plans 25-28 Nov 19 Shanghai, China SKA engineering, SKA commissioning, SKA operations SKA talks