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Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems Conference Series (ADASS) XXXI to be held from 24-28 October 2021

Thursday, 21 October 2021

The Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems Conference Series (ADASS) XXXI will be held from 24 – 28 October 2021 and is hosted by RATT, SARAO, IDIA and SAAO.

ADASS is an annual conference striving to provide a forum for astronomers, computer scientists, software engineers, faculty members and students working in areas related to algorithms, software and systems for the acquisition, reduction, analysis, and dissemination of astronomical data. Read more:

This year’s conference will be a hybrid event bringing together all participants into a single conference via the ADASS XXXI virtual venue. The conference program includes invited speakers, contributed papers, poster sessions, tutorials, computer demonstrations, as well as special interest meetings.

In order to accommodate worldwide participation, the conference schedule is distributed over early morning and evening sessions to accommodate international time zones. Further details regarding the conference program can be found via the ADASS XXXI website.

Please note that the conference content is only available to registered participants. Registered participants will receive an email with all the relevant information on how to access conference facilities, as well as interact with other participants and speakers.

Venue: The Westin Cape Town 

Online participation:

Organising institutions:





For more information contact

Khulu Phasiwe

Head: Communications & Science Engagement

Tel: +27 (0) 506 7300 | Cell: +27 (0) 72 263 8749


Last Updated on October 21, 2021