NANOGrav Fall 2022 Meeting

Bi-Annual Conference for NANOGrav Science

17 Oct 2022 | 9am - 19 Oct 2022 | 5pm
Milwaukee, WI
Aerial View of the UWM Campus

Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Downtown Campus, which hosts the 2022 NANOGrav Fall Collaboration Meeting.

The meeting will take place Monday - Wednesday (Oct 17-19) within the normal business hours of Central Timezone. This meeting will be a hybrid meeting where attendees can attend in person (see details below) or via Zoom during our recorded science talks, invited guest speaker presentations, and panels. Remote attendees can ask questions and participate in discussion sessions through the NANOGrav Slack workspace (#milwaukee2022_slack_hub).

The main meeting sessions will be held in the East Ballroom of the UWM Student Union. The street address for the Union is 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211. The Union is currently having some construction work done. We will be posting a map and photos of the entrances to help you find your way closer to the date of the meeting.


Registration is Closed


Please check the NANOGrav Code of Conduct. All attendees are expected to adhere to the above principles for the duration of this meeting. If you experience any interactions which do not follow these codes, please reach out to a member of the meeting's committee.

The NANOGrav 2022 Fall Meeting at UWM has adopted the following COVID-19 policies:

  • All meeting attendees must be fully vaccinated to federal regulations; and
  • All active policies of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee must be followed at all times.

Please be sure to review our host institution's Health and Safety requirements before registering and attending, which can be found here.

The Conference Banquet Dinner will take place on Oct. 18, 2022 at the Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery located at 923 West Juneau Ave.

Meeting Agenda

The scientific meeting runs from 9 AM - 5 PM CDT Monday and Tuesday, and 9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT on Wednesday. Over the course of the meetings three (3) days at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, we have numerous academic sessions planned. To keep everyone up to date with the agenda, you can find the electron version below which will link to the relevant Zoom sessions.

Additionally, the SOC has also created a single-page version of the agenda as a PDF for those who prefer that format. You can download the PDF agenda here.


We encourage our attendees to utilize Milwaukee's public transit system for navigating the city. You can find information on the system via the official MCTS website: Riders are encouraged to download the Umo app, which allows you to purchase tickets and track buses. Multiple bus routes go to the UWM campus, including the Gold Line and Green Line. The Green Line also goes to the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE).

There are also a number of traditional and electrified bikes for rent at stations across the city, with three stations near UWM. You can learn more at the provider's website:

If you are going to be driving to campus, there is a parking garage underneath the UWM Student Union (max $12 per day).

Meeting Map - NANOGrav @ UoW-M

Map of the Student Union at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Downtown Campus where the meeting will be taking place.


A room block has been reserved for our meeting via the Saint Kate-The Arts Hotel in Milwaukee (139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202) for October 16-19, 2022. Room rates are $128 per night (+$30 per day for Parking at the On-Site Garage). You can reserve your room by calling (414) 488-0540 and asking for the "UWM Department of Physics", or by following this direct link. The cutoff date to secure reservations is Sunday, September 25th, 2022 by 11:59PM CST.

An additional room block has been reserved for our meeting at the historical Dubbel Dutch Hotel. To book a room here, you must contact Tonia Klein directly. These rooms are at the government rate of $128 per night for a single king or queen guest bed. The cutoff date to secure reservations is Sunday, September 25th, 2022 by 11:59PM CST.

Land Acknowledgement Statement

We acknowledge in Milwaukee that we are on traditional Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk and Menominee homeland along the southwest shores of Michigami, North America’s largest system of freshwater lakes, where the Milwaukee, Menominee and Kinnickinnic rivers meet and the people of Wisconsin’s sovereign Anishinaabe, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Oneida and Mohican nations remain present.

Listen to the above statement by clicking here.

Organizing Committees

Local Organizing Committee

  • Sarah Vigeland (Chair)
  • Joseph Glaser
  • Abhimanyu Susobhanan
  • David Kaplan
  • Gabe Freedman
  • Shashwat Sardesai
  • Lulu Agazie
  • Margaret Mattson
  • Holly Legleiter
  • Tonia Klein

Scientific Organizing Committee

  • Dustin Madison (Chair)
  • Tim Dolch
  • Michael Lam
  • Chiara Mingarelli
  • Magalena Siwek
  • Caitlin Witt