Events & News



Please check out the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope’s latest news on this page and the pages maintained by our partners.




WFIRST Newsletter Articles


STScI Newsletter 2017 Vol. 34 Issue 02:  WFIRST and the Astronomical Landscape of the 2020s

STScI Newsletter 2016 Vol. 33 Issue 01: Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Starts Mission Formulation Phase



Conferences and workshops inspired by or relevant to the WFIRST mission are organized by various partners on the WFIRST project. Archived presentations are available of conferences and workshops organized by and held at STScI. A more extensive listing of WFIRST-related conferences and meetings by all project partners is maintained on IPAC's WFIRST website.


STScI Archived Conferences and Workshops  Partner Conferences and Meetings



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2018 Spring Symposium: The 21st Century H-R Diagram: The Power of Precision Photometry

April 23-26, 2018

Event Website     Registration



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Science with Precision Astrometry

March 13-15, 2018

Event Website      Talk Archive



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Science Platforms: Server Side Analytics

February 26-28, 2018

Event Website      Talk Archive





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Scientific Detector Workshop 2017

September 24-29, 2017

Event Website     Talk Archive



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Enabling Transiting Exoplanet Observations with JWST

July 10-12, 2017

Event Website     Talk Archive


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Astronomy in the 2020s: Synergies with WFIRST

June 26-28, 2017

Event Website     Talk Archive



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Detecting the Unexpected: Discovery in the Era of Astronomically Big Data

February 27-March 2, 2017

Event Website     Talk Archive




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High-Contrast Imaging in Space

November 14-16, 2016

Event Website     Talk Archive





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Mocking the Universe: Better Science through Data Simulation

July 27-29, 2015

Event Website     Talk Archive