Astralis Consortium Shines at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation Conference 2024

The Astralis Instrumentation Consortium proudly participated in the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation Conference, held from June 15-20, 2024, in Yokohama, Japan. This premier event, organised by SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics, is a key platform for discussing the latest advancements in ground-based, airborne, and space-based telescopes and instrumentation.

Photo: Over fifty members from Astralis nodes attended SPIE 2024 in Yokohama, Japan, in June 2024.

As Australia’s national optical instrumentation capability, Astralis had a significant presence with over 50 members attending, contributing to more than 20 oral presentations and over 20 poster sessions.

Photo (Left): One of the presentations delivered at SPIE 2024 by Astralis on the Hector project. Photo (Right) : One of the posters presented at SPIE 2024 by Astralis on the GLINT project.

The SPIE conference serves as a central platform for sharing progress and technical insights, fostering networking and collaboration among global leaders in astronomical engineering.

“We are thrilled to present our advancements and engage with the global astronomical community,” said Jenny Jiang, COO of Astralis Instrumentation Consortium and one of the key presenters. “This conference is an invaluable platform for sharing our work and learning from others.”

Astralis’ participation in the SPIE conference underscores its dedication to maintaining Australia’s leadership in astronomical instrumentation. The team returns with invaluable insights that will drive future innovations and collaborations.