LSC-Virgo Joint Meeting
December 15-18, 2008
College Park, Maryland
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Pre-registered Attendees
Use the links at the top right corner of this page to check the meeting program, register, find travel and hotel information, etc.

Meeting Location

The meeting will be held on the campus of the University of Maryland in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union. The Union has meeting rooms on its top floor (away from most of the students) which are well-suited for our face-to-face and plenary sessions.

Wireless Internet is available throughout the building; you will receive a username/password and login instructions when you pick up your registration packet at the beginning of the meeting.

Important Dates

November 23: Last day to book a hotel room at the special discounted rate (extended from original deadline of November 21)
December 8:  
8:00pm EST
Pre-registration deadline -- extended from original deadline of December 4
(After this date, you will have to register on-site and pay a higher registration fee)
December 8 : Up to this date, you can cancel your registration and receive a refund of the registration fee (minus a $20 processing charge)

Meeting Organization

This meeting is being hosted by the University of Maryland Department of Physics.

Registration services, hotel arrangements, etc. are being handled by the university's Conferences & Visitor Services office. Questions about registration or payments can be sent to All other questions can be directed to Peter Shawhan.

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Maryland!
-- Peter Shawhan, Alessandra Buonanno, and the Maryland Gravitational Waves Group