Astronomy Department Conferences and Workshops

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ComSciCon is a series of workshops focused on the communication of complex and technical concepts organized by graduate studentsfor graduate students.  ComSciCon attendees meet and interact with professional communicators, build lasting networks with graduate students in all fields of science and engineering from around the country, and write and publish original works.


Harvard-Heidelberg Annual Star Formation Workshops

Harvard-Heidelberg Star Formation Workshops meet yearly alternating between Cambridge and Heidelberg to bring together students and faculty from:

  • Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution, on behalf of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA)
  • The Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA),
  • The University of Heidelberg
  • The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)
  • The Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)

To meet about a topic of mutual interest in Star Formation. The next workshop is schedule for Novemebr 13-15, 2017 in Cambridge. 



Sackler Conference 2018: Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

The 10th Sackler conference organized by the ITC will take place on May 7-10, 2018, on the topic of "Gravitational Wave Astrophysics".