The 2016 BRICS Astronomy workshop and working group (BAWG) meetings was hosted by Russia at the Ural Federal University from 5-7 September 2016. The workshop theme for the 2016 workshop was Astronomical Data and Computation.
Link to 2016 BAWG meeting materials page: http://astro.brics.urfu.ru/en/astrodata2016/materials/
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.