ADASS 2016


ADASS 2016 – Trieste

The annual Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference provides a forum for scientists and programmers concerned with algorithms, software and software systems employed in the acquisitions, reduction, analysis and dissemination of astronomical data.

ADASS XXVI, the 2016 conference will be held 16-20 October at the Stazione Marittima Conference Centre, Trieste, Italy.  The hosts of ADASS XXVI is the Trieste Astronomical Observatory (OATs) of the Italian national Institute of Astrophysics (INAF).

The ADASS XXVI program will include invited talks, contributed papers, display sessions, tutorials, computer demonstrations, and special interest (“Birds of a Feather” or BoF) meetings.

This year’s conference key themes are:

  • Reduction and Analysis Algorithms for Large Databases and Vice-versa
  • Management of Scientific and Data Analysis Projects
  • New Trends in HPC and Distributed Computing
  • Long-term Management of Data Archives
  • Data Models in Astrophysics
  • Python in Astronomy
  • Surveys for Transient Objects in the Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Confirmed invited speakers include:

  • Christophe Arviset (ESA-ESAC)
  • Tiziana Ferrari (EGI)
  • Gerard Lemson (Johns Hopkins)
  • Mireille Louys (CDS)
  • Robert Lupton (Princeton)
  • Luisa Rebull (IPAC/Caltech)
  • Giuliano Taffoni (INAF-OATs)
  • Eric Chassande-Mottin (Uni Paris 7)
  • Thomas Robitaille