Upcoming Events

Hotwiring the Transient Universe VII

May 13-16, 2024

Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto

Details: https://www.dunlap.utoronto.ca/hotwired7/

Deadlines:  Registration deadline: April 15, 2024 (or until full; there is capacity for 100 in-person attendees)


May 20-24, 2024

Chania, Greece

Details: https://cosmo21.cosmostat.org/

Deadlines: Registration deadline: March 29, 2024 (or before if the maximum of 100 people is reached).  While the registration deadline has already passed, we include this in our list so the AN readers are aware of the event for future reference.

Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIX

June 3-7 2024

Enhanced virtual online format through Penn State University

Details: https://sites.psu.edu/astrostatistics/su24/

Deadlines: Registration deadline is May 11, 2024.

Joint Statistical Meeting

Aug 3-8, 2024

Portland, OR

Details: https://ww2.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2024/ 

Deadlines: Submission of Topic-Contributed Session Proposals Nov 15-Dec 7, 2023; Abstract submission Dec 1, 2023 - Feb 1, 2024; Meeting and Event Request submissions Jan 25-Apr 4, 2024; Registration opens May 1, 2024

Past Events

International Astrostatistics Association (IAA) Elections

Event dates:  October 6-31, 2023

Event location:  Online

Details:  Only IAA members are allowed to vote.  If you are an IAA member,  you should have already received an email with a link to the voting system.

Deadlines: IAA members vote by October 31, 2023

The International Astrostatistics Association (IAA) is a global scientific association devoted to astrostatistics and astroinformatics with the goal to promote collaboration between astronomers, statisticians and computer scientists. Membership is free and open to any scientist interested in the statistical analysis of astronomical data. To apply for membership please visit the IAA website: http://iaa.mi.oa-brera.inaf.it/IAA/home.html

International Astronomical Union nominations for memberships

Details: IAU Individual or Junior memberships are open for nominations

Nominations open on: October 7, 2023

Nominations end on: December 15, 2023


10th Astronomical Data Analysis Summer School

September 18, 2023 - September 22, 2023

Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

Details: http://ada10.cosmostat.org/
Held regularly since 2001, the Astronomical Data Analysis (ADA) summer school has been focused on training early career researchers on the state-of-the-art in data analysis techniques and tools for astrophysics. 

Deadline: April 30, 2023

Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XVIII

June 5-9, 2023

Center for Astrostatistics, Pennsylvania State University

Details: https://sites.psu.edu/astrostatistics/su23/

Deadline: May 5, 2023

Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy VIII

June 12-16, 2023

Center for Astrostatistics, Pennsylvania State University

Details: http://scma8.org

Deadlines: Abstract submission deadline was Feb 1, 2023, Final program will be announced Mar 15, 2023

Summer School in AstroStatistics in Crete

June 19-23, 2023

Department of Physics, University of Crete, Heraklion 

Details: http://astro.physics.uoc.gr/Conferences/Astrostatistics_School_Crete_2023/ 

Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
Note: the deadline has passed, but this event may be of interest in future years.

Statistics for Astronomy 

Session 312 at the 64th ISI World Statistics Congress in Ottawa 2023 

July 19, 2023

Ottawa, Canada

Details: https://www.isi2023.org/

Session Details: https://www.isi2023.org/conferences/session/312/details/

Early registration deadline is on April 17, 2023

Six Astrostatistics Sessions at the ASA JSM2023

True North Strong and…Amazing at Astrostatistics! (D. Stenning)

Astronomers Speak Statistics (J.G. Babu)

Modeling techniques for astrostatistical datasets (J. Williams)

Pulling Signal out of Noise for Data-Driven Discoveries in Astronomy (H. Tak)

Uncertainty Quantification in Astronomy (A. Siemiginowska)

Finalists of the Best Student Papers in Astrostatistics Competition (H. Tak)

August 5-10, 2023

Toronto, Canada

Conference Details: https://ww2.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2023/

The program will be announced in May 2023.

Astromatic 2023

August 6-12, 2023

University of Montreal

Details: https://www.astro.umontreal.ca/astromatic/2023/
Summary from website:  Astromatic 2023 is a week-long program to bring together a group of 15 outstanding undergraduate students interested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and astrophysics from around the world in the vibrant city of Montreal. The program consists of lectures on these topics given by experts, followed by a hackathon and an exciting competition that fosters teamwork and creativity to develop a powerful project at the intersection of astrophysics and machine learning.

Deadline: April 15, 2023