SIDE EVENTS

In addition to the main scientific programme, there will be a number of Side Events at the IAU GA 2024. For more information, please download the detailed schedule.

DATE TIME EVENT NAME
4 August

5 August

09:00 – 18:00

09:00 – 16:00

ASTRO ACCEL Summit
5 August 08:00 – 11:00 Astro-tourism workshop
5 August

6 August

08:00 – 17:00

08:00 – 10:00

LITU meeting
5 August 17:30 – 19:30 Shared Skies Exhibition
7 August 12:00 – 13:30 MeerKAT/SARAO Side event
7 August 19:00 – 22:00 Public lecture
7 August 09:00 – 17:00 Open Access Encounters: the good, the bad and the ugly
7 August 21:00 – 22:30 Stargazing
8 August 08:00 – 09:30 Global Coalition for Dark Skies
8 August 08:00 – 10:00 Working Group on Cartographic Coordinates and Rotational Elements (WGCCRE)
8 August 07:00 – 12:00 GA Special event (breakfast)
8 August 14:00 – 17:00 EHT science session
8 August 18:30 – 19:30 Public lecture
9 August 09:30 – 17:00 SKA Observatory: exploring a Universe of opportunities (event program)
9 August 10:00 – 17:00 IAUS319 JWST Hands on Workshop
9 August 15:30 – 17:00 Guardians of the Galaxy: Overcoming DEI Barriers Within Astronomical Observatories
9 August 18:30 – 21:00 Public Talk:  Prof Gerry Gilmore
12 August

13 August

08:00 – 10:00

08:00 – 10:00

K-band AstroGeo VLBI Project (Part 1)

K-band AstroGeo VLBI Project (Part 2)

12 August 09:00 – 17:00 Astronomy Education Hack Day
12 August 09:00 – 12:00 Multiwavelength Astronomy with AMT in the context of Africa – Intercontinental collaborations
12 August 15:30 – 17:00 NASA – SSERVI Africa Node
12 August 17:00 – 18:30 IAU Working Group on Multi-waveband ICRF
13 August 08:30 – 10:00 Working Group for Astronomy in Culture (WGAC)
13 August 10:20 – 17:00 Private Meeting of SA Vera C. Rubin Observatory Data-Rights Holders (Current & Future)
13 August 18:30 – 21:00 Invited talk & storytelling
13 August 21:00 – 22:30 Stargazing
14 August 10:20 – 18:30 VO workshop for African astronomers
14 August 11:00 – 15:00 High School Event
14 August 19:30 – 21:00 Cosmic Savannah Live Show
15 August 12:00 – 13:30 SKA HI science working group
15 August 14:00 – 16:00 Inclusive astronomy hands-on workshop (Light Sound) at external venue