Multi-Wavelength Astronomy in the Cloud Workshop

Multi-Wavelength Astronomy in the Cloud

SAAO Auditorium

26 Aug 2019

09h00 – 17h00

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The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy and the South African Astronomical Observatory would like to invite you to a workshop about multi-wavelength astronomy, current and future data challenges, and how cloud computing technology can help to address them.

The aim of the workshop is to introduce the South African multi-wavelength astronomical community to the Ilifu cloud computing facility and identify current and future needs within the community that could be met by the Ilifu operational model.

Local Organising Committee


09:00 – IDIA/ilifu Cloud Technical talk – Russ Taylor

09:30 – IDIA/ilifu Cloud Radio Astronomy Talk – Jordan Collier

10:00 – IDIA/ilifu Cloud Multi-Wavelength Astronomy Talk – Mattia Vaccari

10:30 – Break

11:00 – SAAO Data Management / Processing – Christian Hettlage / Encarni Romero-Colmenero / Lucian Botha / Nhlavutelo Macebele / Sifiso Myeza / Lonwabo Zaula

11:30 – SAAO’s Intelligent Observatory Project – Steve Potter

12:00 – MeerLICHT/ThunderKAT Talk – Patrick Woudt

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – LSST Transients & SA-based Follow-Up – Michelle Lochner

14:00 – MeerKAT/SKA Data Science Challenges – Bruce Bassett

14:30 – SA-GAMMA and Multi-Wavelength Follow-Up -David Buckley

15:00 – Break

15:30 – Ilifu Cloud Demo & Discussion about Future Requirements – Jeremy Smith & others

16:30 – Wrap-Up Discussion & Future Steps

17:00 – End

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Note: We are in the process of gathering all the presentations delivered during the workshop. The presentations will be uploaded over the next couple of weeks. Please do check back in the upcoming weeks.

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