Gaia Calendar

Information about Gaia events, conferences and DPAC meetings                                                   Gaia events calendar archive

 

Conferences, Workshops & Symposia

For more conferences and symposia, see: International Astronomy Meetings

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For MW-Gaia workshops, see MW-Gaia.org.

Date Conference/Symposium Place Link
22 - 24 January 2024

26th International Microlensing Conference

Livermore, California, USA More info
27 - 31 May 2024 The Milky Way Assembly Tale - Plots and characters as of today, and what to expect in future editions Bologna, Italy More info
17 - 21 June 2024 Exoplanets 5 Leiden, The Netherlands More info
1 - 5 July 2024 EAS meeting Padova, Italy More info
24 - 28 June 2024 Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun Conference 22 San Diego, California, USA More info
6 - 15 August 2024 XXXII IAU General Assembly Cape Town, South Africa More info

 

 

Internal Gaia Calendar (DPAC)

Please note: Attendance to these meetings is restricted to DPAC members and invited guests.

Only members who have signed in to the Gaia Cosmos site will be able to access the links below.

Previous Meetings Archive
Date Title Place Local Organiser Link
18 - 22 March 2024 7th DPAC Consortium Meeting Nice Orlagh Creevey - Paolo Tanga More info
31 March - 4 April 2025 8th DPAC Consortium Meeting Cambridge    
2026 9th DPAC Consortium Meeting Geneva    

 

 

Important dates of Gaia

 

Date Event Place Link
12 October 1993 Proposal for the Gaia mission - More info
11-12 October 2000 Selection of the Gaia mission by ESA - More info
9 February 2006 Adoption of the Gaia mission by ESA    
15 June 2006 Gaia DPAC starts activities - More info / More info
7 June 2007 ESA SPC approves DPAC proposal for Gaia data processing - More info
19 December 2013 09:12 UTC Gaia launch Kourou More info
25 July 2014 Start of routine operations - More info
14 September 2016 Gaia Data Release 1 - More info
25 April 2018 Gaia Data Release 2 - More info
16 July 2019 Whitehead Eclipse Avoidance Manoeuvre marks the end of nominal mission - More info
17 July 2019 First day of mission extension - More info
3 December 2020 Early Gaia Data Release 3 - More info
13 June 2022 Gaia Data Release 3 - More info
10 October 2023 Focused Product Release - More info
19 December 2023 Gaia's launch anniversary - 10 years in space L2 More info