Science and Technical Meetings

ESO Science Meetings provides information about upcoming ESO or ESO-related Seminars, Colloquia and Scientific Conferences and Workshops in Europe and Chile.

The following pages provide more details.

Seminars, Colloquia, and Lunch Talks

Local information about Seminars, Colloquia, and Lunch Talks:



During these times of enforced home-working,  the science life had to be adapted. For the time being, we have the following weekly activities:

  • Local Science Coffee meetings at 11:00
  • Local Journal Club on Tuesdays 
  • Joint talks with Garching colleagues on Wednesday, 10:00
  • Local TMTs on Wednesday afternnoon, 14:30 (
  • Joint ESO/ALMA colloquium on Thursday at 11:00 (
  • Stellar coffee: every other Monday, 14:30
  • Extragalactic coffee: every other Monday, 15:30



ESO or ESO-Related Conferences and Workshops

The call for proposals for ESO Workshops 2023 opened on 23 June and the deadline to submit proposals was 12 September.

List of the approved workshops: 

  • Spectral fidelity (Italy)
  • "Two in a million” - The interplay between binaries and star clusters (ESO - Garching)
  • A Decade of ESO Wide-field Imaging Surveys - Scientific Legacies and Benchmarks for Future Facilities (ESO - Garching)
  • Metal Production and Distribution in a Hierarchical Universe – II (ESO - Chile) 
  • Australia-ESO joint conference 3: Galaxy transformation across space and time (Australia)