NANOGrav's Fall 2024 Collaboration Meeting

06 Oct 2024 | 11pm - 09 Oct 2024 | 10:59pm
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
The Palmer Commons Building

Street view of the Palmer Commons Main Building. Credit: CRLT, University of Michigan

The meeting will take place Monday - Wednesday (October 7th - 9th) within the normal business hours of the Eastern Time Zone. This meeting will be a hybrid meeting where attendees can attend in person or via Zoom during our recorded science talks, invited guest speaker presentations, and panels.

The main meeting sessions will be hosted by the University of Michigan's Department of Astronomy and to be held at UM's Palmer Commons (100 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2218, USA), which serves as the University's premier conference space.


Registration Opening Soon


Conference Schedule

NANOGrav's Student Introductory Workshop

From Saturday - Sunday (October 5th - 6th), the University of Michigan will be hosting both the traditional Student Introductory Workshop. This will feature introductory talks, a career panel, and python-based tutorials for NANOGrav science topics. Additional information will be provided as it is available.

Main Conference

The conference will consist of three days, featuring talks from collaboration members, open discussion sessions, an invited DEI speaker, and poster presentations. Our open call for submissions will occur in mid-June 2024.

Travel Information

This conference is being hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, which is ~45 miles outside of the city of Detroit, MI.

Getting To/From the UoM and the Airport

Most folks will be flying in via Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), located 25 miles east (~40 minute driving time) of the conference's campus. DTW is a modern international airport and a hub for many major flight carriers, including Delta, Spirit, and US Air.

While carpooling a taxi/ride-share is certainly an option, the Michigan Flyer fleet is can be a very suitable DTW. Prepaid fare is $15 one way/$25 round trip. Tickets purchased at the coach are $18. For questions, call 517-333-0400.

Bell Tower Hotel

The Bell Tower Hotel in Ann Arbor will be the conference's primary hotel.

Lodging Information

Our primary lodging will likely be the Bell Tower Hotel and the Graduate in Ann Arbor, both of which are within walking distance to the meeting's location. We have organized hotel blocks at both locations at a rate of $229 USD per night.

Due to both hotel's availability restrictions, for those attending / leading the Student Workshop, we have a separate block at the Residence Inn (Downtown Ann Arbor) at a rate of $219 USD per night. We do request that this hotel block be reserved for those needing to stay the full duration of October 4th - 9th.

Attendees can book either a single or double room at either location by following the links below: