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This year's IPTA science meeting will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the student workshop will be held in Socorro, New Mexico. More detailed information will be available soon. For now, if you are interested in attending, please fill out the pre-registration form.

Key Dates

  • IPTA 2018 Student Week: June 11 - 15, 2018
  • IPTA 2018 Science Week: June 18 - 22, 2018

The International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) is a consortium of pulsar timing groups worldwide who pool their expertise and resources with the aim of detecting gravitational waves (GWs) through the long term monitoring of many millisecond pulsars.


Local Organizing Committee:
  • Paul Demorest (NRAO - Socorro) (chair)
  • Sarah Burke-Spolaor (West Virginia University)
  • Nathaniel Garver-Daniels (West Virginia University)
  • Maura McLaughlin (West Virginia University)
  • Kevin Stovall (NRAO - Socorro)
Science Organizing Committee:
  • Duncan Lorimer (West Virginia University) (chair)
  • Jeandrew Brink
  • Bhal Chandra (NCRA)
  • Delphine Perrodin (OAC - INAF)
  • Na Wang (Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory)
  • Xingjiang Zhu (University of Western Australia)