100xCiencia.2. Co-creating Value in Scientific Research

The second edition of the Conference 100xCiencia will take place on November 2nd and 3rd in Alicante, with the participation of the 40 Spanish research centers and units  recognized by the program of excellence "Severo Ochoa" and "María de Maeztu", respectively.

Start date: 2 November, 2017
End date: 3 November, 2017
Location: Palacio de Congresos de Alicante, Avenida Denia, 47, 03013 (Alicante) 
Organizer: Instituto de Neurociencias (local organizer) together with the rest of Severo Ochoa Centers and María de Maeztu Units

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VI Spanish Meeting of Solar and Heliospheric Physics

From today until Thursday 22 June, 45 Spanish specialists in the study of the Sun, among whom are IAC researcher staff, meet at the University of Extremadura to discuss the role of this Community in the international sphere, especially from the point of view of research infrastructures, as well as the strategic position of the Canarian Observatories for the installation of large solar telescopes. 

Start date: 20 June, 2017
End date: 22 June, 2017
Location: Centro Universitario de Mérida, Universidad de Extremadura, Mérida (Badajoz)
Organizer: Sección de Física Solar y Heliosférica del Grupo de investigación “AIRE” de la Universidad de Extremadura

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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

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