Meetings

SCAR AAA holds regular meetings to report on advances in Antarctic astronomy, and plan for the future.

Previous meetings

5th workshop of the SCAR AAA June 17, 2019 – June 19, 2019

Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica (AAA) is a Scientific Research Program of SCAR, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. The objectives of AAA are to coordinate all astronomical activities in Antarctica ensuring the best possible outcomes from international investment in Antarctic astronomy, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines. This meeting aims to bring together all the key players in Antarctic astronomy to conclude the 2015 – 2018 Implementation Plan and to coordinate future strategies and collaborations. This is the fifth meeting in the series, following the AAA2011 in Sydney, Australia, the AAA2013 at the Certosa ...

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Where the Poles come together June 15, 2018 – June 26, 2018

XXXV SCAR Biennial Meetings
Arctic Science Summit Week 2018 & IASC Business Meetings 
SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference
2018 Arctic Observing Summit


Timeline 
15 - 18 June 2018 SCAR and IASC/ASSW Business & Satellite Meetings
19 - 23 June 2018 SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference & Open COMNAP Session 
24 - 26 June 2018 SCAR Delegates Meeting & 2018 Arctic Observing Summit

POLAR2018 is a joint event from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and the International Arctic Science Committee IASC. The SCAR meetings, the ASSW and the Open Science Conference will be hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute for ...

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4th Workshop of the SCAR AAA July 31, 2017 – Aug. 4, 2017

Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica (AAA) is a Scientific Research Program of SCAR, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Broadly stated, the objectives of AAA are to coordinate astronomical activities in Antarctica in a way that ensures the best possible outcomes from international investment in Antarctic astronomy, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines. This meeting aims to bring together the key players in Antarctic astronomy to conclude the 2015 - 2018 Implementation Plan and to coordinate future strategies and collaborations. This is the fourth meeting in the series, following the AAA2011 in Sydney, Australia, the AAA2013 ...

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3rd Workshop of the SCAR AAA Aug. 7, 2015 – Aug. 7, 2015

Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica became a Scientific Research Program of SCAR in 2010. Broadly stated, its objectives are to coordinate astronomical activities in Antarctica in a way that ensures the best possible outcomes from international investment in Antarctic astronomy, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines. This meeting aims to bring together the key players in Antarctic astronomy to further develop our 2015 - 2018 Implementation Plan.; This is the third meeting in the series; previous meetings being AAA2011 at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, and AAA2013 at the Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy.

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2nd workshop of the SCAR AAA July 24, 2013 – July 26, 2013

Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica became a Scientific Research Program of SCAR in 2010. Broadly stated, its objectives are to coordinate astronomical activities in Antarctica in a way that ensures the best possible outcomes from international investment in Antarctic astronomy, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines. This meeting aims to bring together the key players in Antarctic astronomy, to further develop the work begun in 2011 at the "Taronga Zoo" meeting in Sydney, Australia.

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Kick-off meeting of the SCAR AAA June 29, 2011 – July 1, 2011

Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica became a Scientific Research Program  of SCAR in 2010.  Broadly stated, its objectives are to coordinate astronomical activities in Antarctica in a way that ensures the best possible outcomes from international investment in Antarctic astronomy, and to maximize the opportunities for productive interaction with other disciplines.  This kick-off meeting aims to bring together the key players in Antarctic astronomy, to review the implementation plans of the four AAA Working Groups, and to coordinate future activities.

Note: although this is an open meeting, numbers are limited and so early registration is recommended. This meeting ...

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