The 9th annual BRICS Astronomy Working Group meeting will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 16-19 October. The meeting will be hosted by the South African Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) with the support of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). The venue will be the South African Astronomy Observatory.
Mission of the BRICS Astronomy Working Group
The mission of the BRICS Astronomy Working Group is to promote cooperation between BRICS member countries in the field of astronomy and enabling technologies through joint activities of government, universities, research institutions, and industry, as relevant, to develop astronomical sciences, generate new knowledge, train human capital, develop new technologies and applications, and improve public understanding of science.