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Tuesday, March 27

  • 08:30 - 09:00 -- Welcome / State of NANOGrav (Maura McLaughlin)
  • 09:00 - 09:20 -- Detection WG Update
  • 09:20 - 09:45 -- Searching for GW Memory in the 11 yr Dataset (Paul Baker)
  • 09:45 - 10:10 -- Searching for Continuous Wave Sources in the 11 yr Dataset
  • (Sarah Vigeland)
  • 10:10 - 10:15 -- Poster Lightning Talk (Jacob Hesse)
  • 10:15 - 10:35 -- Coffee break
  • 10:35 - 11:00 -- Evolution of the NANOGrav Upper Limits in the 11 yr Dataset
  • (Jeff Hazboun)
  • 11:00 - 12:00 -- Discussion: 11 yr data set analysis
  • 12:00 - 13:15 -- Lunch
  • 13:15 - 14:30 -- Breakout sessions (Timing + Detection, Outreach + Cyber-I)
  • 14:30 - 14:50 -- Astrophysics WG Update
  • 14:50 - 15:15 -- Pulsar Timing Constraints on the Fermi Massive Black-Hole
  • Binary Blazar Population (Miguel Holgado)
  • 15:15 - 15:45 -- Searching WG Update + PsrPopPy Web Demo
  • 15:45 - 16:00 -- Coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:00 -- Discussion: IPTA Participation and International Engagement
  • 18:00
  • -- Conference Dinner @ Boylan Heights

Wednesday, March 28

  • 09:00 - 09:20 -- Timing WG Update
  • 09:20 - 09:40 -- IMM / Noise Budget WG Update
  • 09:40 - 10:05 -- Incorporating GMRT DM Measurements with NANOGrav Timing Data
  • (Megan Jones)
  • 10:05 - 10:30 -- Frequency-dependent Effects in Pulsar Timing (Michael Lam)
  • 10:30 - 10:50 -- Coffee break
  • 10:50 - 12:00 -- Discussion: 12.5 yr Dataset
  • 12:00 - 13:15 -- Lunch
  • 13:15 - 13:40 -- Gamma-ray Timing (Thankful Cromartie)
  • 13:40 - 14:05 -- PINT Update and New Results (Jing Luo)
  • 14:05 - 15:45 -- Discussion: Astro2020/Strategic Planning (includes PTAT &
  • ngVLA)
  • 15:45 - 16:00 -- Coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:00 -- Professional Development Session

Thursday, March 29

  • 09:00 - 09:25 -- Outreach WG Update + DocDB Demo (Joey Key / Nate
  • Garver-Daniels)
  • 09:25 - 09:45 -- Discussion: Outreach (Joey Key)
  • 09:45 - 10:10 -- Gravitational Wave Beacons (Carlos Lousto)
  • 10:10 - 10:35 -- Parallax Measurements and the Kinematics of the Galactic
  • MSP Population (Ross Jennings)
  • 10:35 - 10:50 -- Coffee break
  • 10:50 - 11:15 -- Update on SEP Tests in the Triple System (Scott Ransom)
  • 11:15 - 12:00 -- Breakout Sessions (Astrophysics + Detection, Cyber-I +
  • Timing)
  • 12:00 - 13:15 -- Lunch
  • 13:15 - ?? -- Wiki Edit-thon, WG free time (Led by Paul Baker)
  • 15:30 - 16:30 -- NRAO/UVA Colloquium (Steve Taylor)