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Past Events

Nov
4
2019
TMT Science Forum 2019
12:00 AM • Xiamen, China • Conference

The TMT Science Forum 2019 is organized in Xiamen Island, China, on November 4-6, 2019.

May
4
2019
AstroDay in Prince Kuhio Mall in Hilo, Hawaii
10:00 AM • Hilo, Hawaii • Education & Outreach

Joined by many other science, education, and community organizations, TMT will participate in the festivities to share the joy of Astronomy.

Jan
28
2019
Extremely Big Eyes on the Early Universe Conferences
12:00 AM • UCLA, California, USA • Conference

The registration is open for the first conference to be held at UCLA, January 28 - February 1, 2019.

Jan
6
2019
233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
8:00 AM • Seattle, Washington • Conference

Dec
10
2018
2018 TMT Science Forum
9:00 AM • Pasadena, CA • Science Talk

The 6th TMT Science Forum will happen December 10-12, 2018 in Pasadena, California. The theme for this year Forum is "Breakthrough Science with the Thirty-Meter-Telescope" and registration is now...

Jul
14
2018
Pasadena Astronomy Week and AstroFest
2:00 PM • Pasadena, CA • Education & Outreach

TMT will participate in the upcoming Astronomy Week starting with another Astronomy Festival at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday July 14th.

Jul
14
2018
COSPAR 2018
9:00 AM • Pasadena, CA • Conference

TMT will be present at the Committee on Space Research 2018 Assembly that will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center on July 14-22, 2018. Looking forward to sharing our latest work and...

Jul
2
2018
Conference on Shedding Light on the Dark Universe with Extremely Large Telescopes
9:00 AM • Trieste, Italy • Conference

TMT will participate in the upcoming "Shedding Light on the Dark Universe with Extremely Large Telescopes" Conference, hosted by the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP ), in...

Jun
10
2018
TMT at the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation Meeting
9:00 AM • Austin, TX, USA • Conference

The Thirty Meter Telescope will be represented at the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation Meeting by a booth (#408) at the exhibition center.

May
22
2018
CASCA 2018 - 49th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society
8:00 AM • Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC • Conference

TMT will participate in the upcoming CASCA 2018, held at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC from 22 May to 26 May 2018.

Apr
2
2018
Shedding Light on the Dark Universe with Extremely Large Telescopes
9:00 AM • UCLA, California, USA • Conference

The registration for the “Shedding Light on the Dark Universe with Extremely Large Telescopes" conference in UCLA in April 2018 is now open.

Jan
28
2018
2018 Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day
8:00 AM • UH Hilo • Education & Outreach

Onizuka Day is a free event full of workshops, activity booths and astronauts. Seats are still available for students in grades 4-12 to register for the workshops. Check out their website for more...

Jan
18
2018
Multiplexed Fiber Spectroscopy with Keck & TMT
9:00 AM • Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, CA • Conference

The aim of this two-day workshop is to discuss the technical aspects of designing/building multiplexed fiber spectrographs as well as the scientific possibilities opened up by such instruments on...

Jan
8
2018
TMT at the 231st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
9:00 AM • Washington, DC • Conference

The Thirty Meter Telescope will be represented at the 231st meeting of the American Astronomical Society by a series of talks and a booth (#707) at the exhibition center. TMT will also host an open...

Nov
7
2017
TMT Science Forum 2017
9:00 AM • Mysore, India • Conference

Each year, the Forum gathers members of the international astronomical community to meet, collaborate, and plan for future TMT science programs. It is the premier opportunity to learn about TMT,...

Oct
16
2017
TMT WFOS China Partnership Meeting
9:00 AM • Beijing, China • Seminar/Workshop

Representatives from the Thirty Meter Telescope’s (TMT’s) Wide-Field Optical Spectrograph (WFOS) team and TMT’s China partners will gather in China to discuss potential collaboration during the...

Aug
24
2017
From radio interferometer projects to TMT: the quest to understanding planet formation
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Dr. Masao Saito from NJAO, Japan will provide a historical perspective on various radio interferometers used to study protoplanetary disks and how telescopes like TMT can take planetary exploration...

Aug
7
2017
Summer Internship Symposium
9:00 AM • Hilo, Hawaii • Education & Outreach

The Akamai Workforce Initiative’s Internship Program will hold its Student Internship Symposiums on Hawaii Island in Hilo and Waimea on Monday, August 7.

May
12
2017
Can TMT Image Habitable Planets?
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Oliver Guyon who is the SCExAO Project Scientist will discuss TMT capabilities to image habitable planets.

Mar
27
2017
China's Ambitions in Astronomy and Space Science: the TMT Perspective
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Richard de Grijs will will discuss Chinas's ambitions in astronomy and space science pertaining to the TMT project. Interested to join remotely? Contact Warren Skidmore at was@tmt.org

Mar
10
2017
Overview and Construction Update of the LSST Observatory
11:00 AM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Chuck Claver from the LSST observatory will present construction updates for the LSST.

Dec
20
2016
Super Vision needs a Super Map: A Road Map for the Generation of a Near-Infrared Guide Star Catalog for Thirty Meter Telescope Observations
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Dr Smitha Subramanian from the Indian Institute of Science will talk about "A Road Map for the Generation of a Near-Infrared Guide Star Catalog for Thirty Meter Telescope Observations" Interested...

Oct
27
2016
Using a Large Telescope to See Small Things: The Application of Fizeau Interferometry to the Study of Solar System Objects
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Al Conrad from the LBTO will talk about using a large telescope to see small things: the application of FizeauiInterferometry to the study of solar system objects. Interested to join remotely?...

Sep
29
2016
Ground based high contrast exploration of exoplanets and their formation site
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office • Science Talk

The talk by Dr. Julien Girard, a VLT SHPERE Staff Scientists at ESO will focus on ground based high contrast exploration of exoplanets and their formation site. Interested to join remotely? Contact...

Aug
11
2016
The Habitable Exoplanet Imaging Mission (HabEx) NASA Astrophysics Large Mission Concept
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

Dr. Bertrand Menneson, the HabEx Study Scientist and STDT co-chair will deliver an introductory talk about the mission. Interested to join remotely? Contact the host Christophe Dumas at...

Jun
2
2016
Science in the Era of the LSST and the need for the Next Generation of Telescopes
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

David Ciardi from the Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech/IPAC will talk about the science in the era of LSST and the next generation big telescopes. Interested to join this talk remotely?...

Mar
31
2016
Solar System Science with TMT
12:00 PM • TMT Project Office, Pasadena • Science Talk

This is the first presentation is a series of Science Talks at TMT. The series will invite scientists and engineering from around the world working on the TMT project to talk about the potential...