Fifth edition of the conference AO4ELT

Next Sunday, June 25, begins the V edition of the conference on “Adaptive Optics for Extremely Large Telescopes” (AO4ELT5), organized by the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC). The conference will be an international meeting point for nearly 300 specialists in this technique, whose development and implementation will be one of the biggest challenges in building giant telescopes.

Start date: 25 June, 2017
End date: 30 June, 2017
Location: Hotel Botánico, Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife)
Organizer: IAC

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IX edition of the 'Our Science Day'

The Director General of Research, Development and Innovation Policy of the Secretary of State for R&D&i of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Clara Eugenia García, together with the IAC Director, Rafael Rebolo will inaugurate the IX edition of 'Our Science Day'. 


Day /Time: 26 May, 2017, 9:00h
Location: Orfeón de La Paz de La Laguna.
Organizer: IAC


The event consists of a series of brief presentations in which the scientific staff, postdocs and students of the IAC share their latest research results. 

"TALK WITH THEM: women in Astronomy"

The IAC joins the celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with the activity "TALK TO THEM: women in Astronomy".

Start date: 11 Feb, 2017, 10:00 h
Finalización: 11 Feb, 2017, 14:00 h
Location: Herradores Street, La Laguna (Tenerife).
Organizer: IAC, with the collaboration of Galerías Wehbe and Ayuntamiento de San Cristóbal de La Laguna

 The aim is to give face to face publicity of the work carried out by women astronomers and engineers at the IAC, to stimulate interest in scientific and technological careers, and to show that science and technology are not the exclusive province of men. >> Read more

4th SOLARNET meeting

The 4th SOLARNET meeting "The physics of the Sun from the interior to the outer atmosphere", organized by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), will take place during 16th and 20th January in Arrecife (Lanzarote). The main pupose of this conference is to provide a coherent picture of the Sun as a single physical system playing all the underlying physical processes measured and observed in the solar atmosphere to date. 

Start date: 16 January, 2017
End date: 20 January, 2017
Location: Arrecife (Lanzarote)
Organizer: IAC

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Ceremony of accreditation to the 'Severo Ochoa' Centres and 'María de Maeztu' Units 2015

The Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, Carmen Vela, will preside the ceremony of accreditation of the 'Severo Ochoa' Centres and 'María de Maeztu' Units of excellence.


Day /Time: 2 Feb, 2016, 12:00h
Location: Salón de Actos, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Paseo de la Castellana, 162. Madrid.
Organizer: SEIDI, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

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