Community Meeting of the UK SKA Science Community, Monday 2 July 2018

June 25, 2018, from Sian Giles

Community Meeting of the UK SKA Science Community, Monday 2 July 2018.
Royal Astronomical Society, London.
Final Announcement.

Registration is now open for the UK SKA Science Community meeting which will be held at the Royal Astronomical Society, London on Monday 2nd July 2018, running from 10am to 5pm. Attendance at the meeting is free, but participants must register by Friday 29 June. Please register at:,

Schedule is available here:

This meeting will provide an opportunity for the UK community to keep up-to-date with SKA developments and plans for new UK and European data infrastructure, and to discuss science opportunities from new radio surveys and the challenges arising from big data sets in astronomy.

The meeting will begin with an update from SKAO on the current status of SKA and planning for SKA data challenges. There will then be a series of invited and contributed presentations on science from SKA precursors, ideas for dealing with large data sets, and presentations on UKT0 and plans for a European SKA regional data centre. Finally, the meeting will conclude with a discussion of UK priorities in this area.

Please contact Jonathan Pritchard ( or David Bacon ( with any questions.