Event Cancellations and Postponements

In response to rapidly changing circumstances due to the COVID-19 virus, STScI is rescheduling or cancelling the events listed below.

To find comprehensive information or materials, please visit our Events section for a list of all known upcoming and past events. If you have questions, please contact .


Accurate Flux Calibration for 21st Century Astrophysics

Was March 17-19, 2020 
Postponed with new date still to be determined
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The Local Group: Assembly and Evolution – Spring Symposium

Rescheduled to August 31-September 4, 2020
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Science with the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes VI: Entering a Golden Age for UV – Optical – IR Space Astronomy

Rescheduled for 2021.  Conference date to be announced in October 2020. 
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Public Lecture Series: 30 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

Was April 7, 2020

Public Lecture Series: May

Was May 5, 2020

Hubble at 30 – Bahcall Lecture

Was April 14, 2020
Postponed with new date still to be determined
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Spring Colloquia

The following colloquia have been suspended.

  • March 25, 2020: Probing Star Formation Feedback at its Most Extreme
  • April 1, 2020: Observing Planet Formation
  • April 8, 2020: Laboratory Study of Instabilities and Turbulence Relevant to Astrophysical Accretion Disks
  • April 15, 2020: Constraining Planet Formation with Spectroscopy of Direct Imaged Planets
  • April 29, 2020: Suppressed Superwinds: A New Paradigm for Extreme Massive-Star Feedback
  • May 6, 2020: Dark Matter in the Universe
  • May 20, 2020: The CMB as Seen by the Atacama Cosmology Telescope


Engineering and Technology Colloquia 

The following colloquia have been suspended.

  • April 14, 2020: AWS Cloud for Research Computing: Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and HPC
Planets, Life, and the Universe Lecture Series

The following lecture has been cancelled.

  • April 3, 2020: Life’s Rich Pageant: The Amazing Feats of Marine Microbes, and What They Tell Us About Life On Earth and Beyond