The Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference is held each year at a different hosting astronomical institution. Trieste will host the 26th edition of this top event. the office will be in charge of the Organising Secretariat.
The conference provides a forum for scientists and programmers concerned with algorithms, software and software systems employed in the acquisition, reduction, analysis, and dissemination of astronomical data. An important element of the program is to foster communication between developers and users with a range of expertise in the production and use of software and systems.