Midwest Magnetic Fields 2017 Workshop

25-26 May, 2017


The Midwest Magnetic Fields (MMF) workshop is an annual meeting to promote discussion and collaboration between groups in the Midwest studying astrophysical magnetic fields. This year the MMF workshop will be in conjunction with the SOFIA meeting (Link).

The MMF workshop topics include:

  • Measuring magnetic fields
  • MHD turbulence
  • Magnetized processes
  • Cosmic ray accelerations
  • Dynamo and reconnection
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Midwest Magnetic Fields Venue

The workshop will be held at Union South at the northwoods room.

Union South. 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715


The registration deadlines are:

  • May 4 last day to register to present talk or poster
  • May 24 last day to register to attend the conference

Registration for the workshop is $60.
Lunch, morning coffee, and beverages and snacks during breaks are included in the registration fee for the duration of the meeting.


We have reserved a block of rooms. To reserve a room, please call and mention code "MMF conference" to receive the University rate. The rate will be hold until April 24th. The Pyle Center has a block of rooms for the 23th, based on the SOFIA start date.

Recommended: Fluno Center

  • Phone: 1-877-773-5866.
  • Room cost: $149
  • email: reservations@fluno.com

Recommended: Pyle Center

    • Phone: 1-866-301-1753.
    • Room cost: $105 for single and $117 for double ocupancy
    • email: lowell@ecc.uwex.edu


List of invited speakers. The full list of attendees will be announce after the end of the registration.

Last name First name Institution
AnderssonB-GSOFIA Science Center
BalsaraDinshawUniversity of Notre Dame
BeresnyakAndreyNaval Research Laboratory
BurkhartBlakesleyHarvard CfA
ClarkSusanColumbia University
CrutcherRichardUniversity of Illinois
FisselLauraCIERA - Northwestern University
FrischPriscillaThe University of Chicago
HeilesCarlUniversity of California, Berkeley
HeinzSebastianUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
JonesThomasUniversity of Minnesota
LazarianAlexUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
LiHuiLos Alamos National Laboratory
Mac LowMordecai-MarkAmerican Museum of Natural History
NovakGilesNorthwestern University
PogorelovNikolaiThe University of Alabama in Huntsville
PogosyanDmitriUniversity of Alberta
SlepianZacharyLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
SpanglerStevenThe University of Iowa
StaguhnJohannesGoddard Space Flight Center - NASA
TrolandThomasUniversity of Kentucky
VishniacEthanJohns Hopkins University
WestJenniferUniverisity of Toronto
Yusef-ZadehFarhadNorthwestern University


To download the program in pdf version use this link: (LINK). The shedule can chage base on last minute changes.