Conferences

This page offers information about conferences run by the Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research.

  • Computing for SKA Colloquium 2017
    9-10 February
    Two days of presentations and discussions on the design of computer systems for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
  • Computing for SKA Colloquium 2016
    11-12 February
    Two days of presentations and discussions on the design of computer systems for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
  • 4th International VLBI Technology Workshop 2015
    23 – 26 November
    The 4th International VLBI Technology Workshop will focus on major VLBI topics, including mm-VLBI and space VLBI.
  • Computing for SKA Colloquium 2015
    12-13 February
    Two days of presentations and discussions on the design of computer systems for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
  • New Zealand and the Beginnings of Radio Astronomy - A Process of Discovery
    30 January – 1 February 2013
    Three days of activities.  A two day conference to mark the significant developments in radio astronomy that have taken place in New Zealand from the pioneering work in the 1940s.  The third day will be a field trip which will include a visit to Leigh and the unveiling of a plaque to mark the discoveries of 1948.

    There will be important events before and after the Conference.

    Tuesday 29 January, 6.00 pm (1800) at AUT's North Shore (Akoranga) – A public lecture by Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Oxford) on “We are Made of Star Stuff”.

    Saturday 2 February – a coach trip to Piha to visit the remains of the RNZAF radar.
  • SKANZ 2012
    14 - 16 February
    A 3-day conference building on the success of the 2010 conference, focusing on fostering interaction and collaboration between Australian and New Zealand scientists and engineers.
  • SKANZ 2010
    15 - 19 February
    A week of events and activities relating to sciences associated with the SKA