Loading Events

International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly


August 6, 2024 August 12, 2024


Cape Town International Convention Centre
Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street
Cape Town, 8001


A graphic of Africa surrounded by different colors of broken apart circles and including a red dot for a location in Cape Town, South Africa. Below this says XXXII International Astronomical Union General Assembely. Below this are the words Cape Town, South Africa, 2024.

This pivotal event marks a groundbreaking moment as the triennial IAU GA will, for the first time ever, adopt an open-access format. From August 6 to 15, 2024, individuals around the globe will have the unprecedented opportunity to access live talks presented at the assembly remotely. It will be held in Africa for the first time in the more than 100-year history of the body. Learn more about the IAU General Assembly and how you can support our IAU African Travel Fund.