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Las Cumbres Observatory & LSSTC Present Awards in the TOM Community Development Program

PRESS RELEASE: 18 December 2019

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https://lco.global/news/las-cumbres-observatory-and-lsstc-present-awards...

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LSST@Asia: Exploring the Wide, Fast, Deep Universe
Sydney, Australia
May 20-23, 2019

Registration now open at https://lsst-asia.org

Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED to  14th January 2019
 

April 27-29, 2020; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

Supernovae live at the intersection of research interests of a number of the Science Collaborations of the Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST). These energetic sources probe stellar physics, aid in modeling nearby multi-messenger sources, trace feedback over cosmic time, and allow us to measure the expansion history of the Universe.

Application Deadline: August 22

The LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) is now accepting applications for new students at astrodatascience.org!
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June/July 2020; Universidad de Concepción, Chile (tent.)

Due to political unrest in Chile, this meeting has been postponed until mid-2020. The meeting website will be updated with new information following the LOC and SOC meetings in January 2020 -- new submission and registration deadlines will be forthcoming.

LSSTCorp’s new Director for Science, Jennifer (Jeno) Sokoloski, comes to us from Columbia University, where she performs multi-wavelength observations of interacting binary stars and stellar transients as a Research Scientist at Columbia’s Astrophysics Laboratory.

Greetings from headquarters in Tucson and best wishes for a happy new year.

LSST Begins Pre-Commissioning Preparations

 

We are pleased to announce Dan Petrocelli as LSST Corporation’s new Senior Director of Development. <<More>>

The LSST Corporation hosted a reception for the international contributor representatives in attendance at the LSST2017 Project and Community Workshop held recently in Tucson, AZ.

Reception guests included: (standing l. to r.) Nicola Napolitano, INAF (Italy); Nicholas Rattenbury, University of Auckland (New Zealand); Sarah Brough, University of New South Wales (Australia); Jun Zhang, Shanghai University (China); Dominque Boutigny, IN2P3 (France); Min-Su Shin, KASI (Korea); Darko Jevremovic, Astronomical Observatory Belgrade (Serbia); Róbert Szabó, Konkoly Observatory (Hungary); Sherry Suyu, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Germany); Byeong-Gon Park, KASI (Korea); Lee Kelvin, Liverpool John Moores University (UK), and Patricia Eliason, LSSTCorp Executive Officer.

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