STScI hosts colloquia, conferences, lectures, meetings, symposia, and workshops that cover a broad array of topics of interest to the astronomical community as well as the general public. From this page, you can find current, upcoming, and past events of interest.
Use the filter bar below to search by specific event criteria including Type, Mission, Keyword, and/or Date. Click the Submit button to generate the query. Information and resources for each event can be found by clicking on the "Read More" link. All times listed are Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted.
October 1 through 6, 2023 Science Meetings
The James Webb Space Telescope will be prominently supported during the 55th annual meeting of the AAS Division of Planetary Sciences (DPS). This meeting will be both in-person and virtual. Workshop:...
October 3, 2023 Lectures
Speaker: Nimisha Kumari (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Mapping Feedback in Local Galaxies with HWO-enabling Technology: Adventures in Developing Efficient Extended Source Instruments for UV MissionsOctober 4, 2023 Colloquia
On the heels of the recommendations of the 2020 Decadal Survey, the astrophysics community is gearing up to work on the next great space mission – the Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO). With sensitivity...
October 6, 2023 Lectures
We are now one full year into the era of JWST, NASA’s flagship observatory and the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. Exoplanet characterization has historically been dominated by space-based...
October 11, 2023 Colloquia
Abstract coming soon. Speaker: Ilse Cleeves (University of Virginia)
October 12, 2023 Community Events
Please join us in-person to learn more about astronomy during our Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program event "Family STEM Forum" followed by an opportunity to engage in hands-on activities...
October 18, 2023 Colloquia
The standard cold dark matter plus cosmological constant model predicts that galaxies form within dark-matter haloes, and that low-mass galaxies are more dark-matter dominated than massive ones. The unexpected...
Gone With the Wind: Assessing the Impact of Stellar Wind Feedback in Massive Star and Star Cluster FormationNovember 1, 2023 Colloquia
Abstract coming soon. Speaker: Anna Rosen (San Diego State University)
Rise of the Glass Animals (and Protozoans): Tracking the Paleozoic Transformation of the Silica Cycle by BiomineralizersNovember 3, 2023 Lectures
Phanerozoic oceans have witnessed the transformation of the marine silica cycle from a system primarily controlled by abiotic precipitation reactions to one in which silica biomineralization (by diatoms)...
November 7, 2023 Lectures
Speakers: Tim Rhue & Margaret Carruthers (Space Telescope Science Institute)
November 8, 2023 Colloquia
In this talk, I will be reviewing the observations that have contributed to the development of the Standard Cosmological Model. I will argue that as we seek to address many of the remaining questions,...
November 14 through 17, 2023 Workshops
This workshop will bring together experienced JWST users who have improved, extended, or superseded the STScI calibration pipeline. The first two days will be a plenary session, where participants...
November 29, 2023 Colloquia
Abstract coming soon. Speaker: Drummond Fielding (Cornell University)
December 1, 2023 Lectures
The advent of the Artificial Intelligence era has granted us unprecedented access to protein structural data. How did nature discover folded proteins more than 3 billion years ago? How do new protein structures...
December 6, 2023 Colloquia
Abstract coming soon. Speaker: Claudia Scarlata (University of Minnesota)