SKA in Seoul: Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on HI Science

November 2-4 (Mon-Wed), 2015
CenterMark Hotel, Insa-Dong, Jongno-Gu, Seoul, Korea

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Scientific Rationale

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For the coming decade, the forthcoming Square Kilometre Array (SKA) pathfinders - facilities like Apertif, ASKAP, FAST, MeerKAT, and JVLA - will open a new golden age of radio astronomy, providing unprecedented data flow of high-quality multi-wavelength data in combination with the observations at other wavelengths.

As Asian countries' involvement to SKA increases and SKA re-baseline process is being finalised, it is timely to discuss about collaboration of science and engineering between Australia, one of SKA member countries, and Asian countries, which have an advantage of geological closeness to facilitate collaboration.

The main purpose of this workshop is to bring together scientists and engineers who are, or who would like to be, involved in SKA pathfinders and SKA not only to foster collaboration between those countries, but also to draw more attention and involvement from Asian astronomical communities. This meeting will be a strong drive to establish a lasting collaborative relationship between the astronomical societies in the Asia-Pacific region, thereby contributing to maximising science from the groundbreaking facilities.

Contact us
ska_kr (at)

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
Korea Astronomy and Space science Institute (KASI)
Center for Galaxy Evolution Research (CGER)
POSCO TJ Park Foundation
BK21 Plus - Institute of Earth/Atmosphere/Astronomy (Yonsei University)

Designed by Aeree Chung. Last updated by Hyein Yoon: December 10, 2015