Important Information

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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. These web pages will be updated with additional information as it becomes available. If you are interested in attending, please fill out the pre-registration form.

Key Dates

Meeting Dates

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


  • Book hotels for student week by May 18, 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 (Monash University)