UCL Astrophysics Group


From Deep Learning to the Dark Universe

Celebrating Ofer Lahav's 60th Birthday

Ofer Lahav
Ofer Lahav reached 60 years of age in April 2019. To celebrate his distinguished and remarkably broad career, we held a conference in his honour.

‘From Deep Learning to the Dark Universe’ took place from 8 – 10 April 2019 at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK.


Sessions were held spanning the following topics of interest:

  • The local Universe
  • Cosmology
  • Dark Energy surveys
  • Neutrinos
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Astronomy and beyond
  • Science & Society

Please follow the links to the Final Programme and Slides, and the list of Participants.


The conference took place at Cumberland Lodge, a 17th-century Grade II listed country house set in the heart of Windsor Great Park, located 3.5 miles south of Windsor Castle.