(Non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
Jun 5-10, 2016: SCMA 2016, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jun 14 - Jul 5, 2016: LSST@Europe2, Belgrade, Serbia
Aug 3-7, 2016: Bellingham, Washington
Aug 9-11, 2016: NOAO review work, Tucson, Arizona
Aug 14-20, 2016: LSST AHM meeting, Tucson, Arizona
Sep 7-21, 2016: IAU Symposium 324, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Oct 18 - Nov 1, 2016: IAU Symposium 325, Sorrento, Italy
Nov 27 - Dec 10, 2016: Atacama Variables, Santiago, Chile
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2016: Zagreb, Croatia
Jun 4-29, 2017: Stockholm, Sweden
Memorable Press Items
NSF Will Advance the LSST!: With approval from the National Science Board, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director will advance the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) to the final design stage. This action permits the NSF Director to include funds for LSST construction in a future budget request.
President Obama on LSST: President Obama and Chilean President Piñera highlighted the effective collaboration in the fields of astronomy and astro-engineering which will allow the operation of the LSST and ALMA telescopes in the northern Chile, involving an investment of 1.5 billion dollars, with a close collaboration between public and private academic and research institutions in both countries.