The astronomy convention “AstroCon21” returns to the Al Thuraya Planetarium in the Katara Cultural Village on October 8th and 9th, 2021. It is the only convention in Qatar that focuses on astronomy and space discovery.

AstroCon21 brings together international and local scientists and experts in this field creating a space of discourse and networking for specialists, academicians, students, and space enthusiasts.

AstroCon21 invites people of all ages to attend this fifth edition, which promises to be the best one yet. Each day will commence with a speech by a keynote speaker, followed by space and astronomy workshops. The audience will have the opportunity to participate in workshops as well as different interactive activities, among them, space-themed performances.

AstroCon21 is organized by the Astronomy Club at Qatar University and the Astronomy branch of the Qatar University Alumni Association. It is held in strategic partnership with Al Thuraya Planetarium in Katara and is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Qatar as a gold sponsor, and Qatar Youth Hostels as a tourism partner.

Event Details

Date: October 8, 9
Location: Al Thuraya Planetarium, Katara Cultural Village،, Building 41, Doha, Qatar