Important Information

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This year's IPTA science meeting and student week will be held at the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques, Sèvres, France. For further information on the venue please visit the website of the CIEP Seminar Centre. Some brief information can also be found in this english language PDF. The CIEP website is available in multiple languages that may be selected through the navigation bar at the top of the page.

Key Dates

  • IPTA 2017 Student Week: 26-30 June, 2017
  • IPTA 2017 Science Week: 03-07 July, 2017

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:
  • Nathaniel Garver-Daniels (West Virginia University)
  • Gilles Theureau (Chair -- Univ Orléans, CNRS and Paris Observatory)
  • Ismael Cognard (Univ Orléans, CNRS and Paris Observatory)
  • Lucas Guillemot (Univ Orléans, CNRS and Paris Observatory)
  • Antoine Petiteau (Univ Paris-Diderot, CNRS and Paris Observatory)
  • Alexandre Le Tiec (CNRS and Paris Observatory)
Science Organizing Committee:
  • Steve Taylor (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
  • Caterina Tiburzi (Univ Bielefeld)
  • Linqing Wen (Univ of Western Australia)
  • Stefan Oslowski (Swinburne University of Technology)
  • Gilles Theureau (Univ Orléans, CNRS and Paris Observatory)

This event has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730562