ASTERICS-OBELICS International School

from 06 JUN 2017 until 09 JUN 2017 

The First ASTERICS-OBELICS International School is organized in the framework of OBELICS  (Observatory E-environments LINked by common ChallengeS) work package of H2020 – ASTERICS project.

06 Jun 2017
LAPP, Annecy le Vieux
Prior knowledge needed?

It will provide theoretical and hands-on training to physicists to acquire efficient and fast computer programming techniques, as well as skills for improving their scientific data analysis software.

For whom?

The school is specifically intended for a large audience including PhD students, postdocs, senior researchers from the domain of astrophysics and astroparticle physics.


The school will include theory and hands-on sessions on following subjects by reputed international tutors

  • Efficient code writing
  • Parallel & GPU programming
  • Python libraries for astronomy & astrophysics

The reference programming language for this school will be Python.


To ensure organizational effectiveness we will be allowing maximum 60 registrations therefore we request interested participants to register as soon as possible. An attractive registration fee of €150 will be charged to confirm participation. This fee will include course fee, accommodation arrangements, social events, lunch and coffee breaks during the school.