Gaia Data Workshop
Heidelberg, Germany, June 18-21, 2018

Group photo of all the participants.


The Second Gaia Data Release (DR2) will provide full 5 dimensional astrometrical solutions for 1.5 Billion objects. In addition we can expect time series for some selected objects. All in all the data is expected to be more than 2 TB. Thus, learning the right skills to access and process the data will be crucial for astronomours.

The Gaia Data Centers at ARI and CDS in collaboration with the GAVO group invite interested astronomers to the "Second Gaia Data Workshop" in Heidelberg from 18. to 21. June 2018.

This workshop will cover the following aspects:

The hands-on tutorials will use the actual Gaia Data of DR2 and introduce the Gaia Data Centers at ARI and CDS and

The workshop is funded by SFB 881 "The Milkyway System"


Thanks to the funding by SFB 881 we can limit the workshop fee to 50 Euro.


The registration is closed.

Participants limit

The workshop is limited to 50 participants.


The Workshop will take place at the Haus der Astronomie on Königstuhl in Heidelberg

Important dates

March, 2018 Registration opens
April 25, 2018 Gaia Data Release 2
June 1st, 2018 Registration will be closed.
June 18-21, 2018 Gaia Data Workshop at Haus der Astronomie in Heidelberg
June 25-29, 2018 Gaia DR2 exploration lab at ESAC

If you have any questions regarding our workshop feel free to contact us at