The 2019 Midwest Magnetic Fields Meeting

Madison, Wisconsin

6–8 May, 2019

The MMF 2020 meeting is available for registration! Register HERE

Overview

The Midwest Magnetic Fields (MMF) series of meetings initially started as local Midwest event that has grown to become an international one. The event usually hosts 50 participants from the USA and abroad. It features invited and contributed talks as well as posters. Discussion is an important part of the meetings.

The conference will start at 12:30 on May 6 2019 and contiune until the 8th

Click here to pay the conference fee: Payment

The MMF workshop topics include:

  • Measuring magnetic fields
  • MHD turbulence
  • Magnetized processes
  • Cosmic ray acceleration
  • Dynamo and reconnection

You can find the links to the previous 3 meetings here: 2018, 2017 and 2016


Confirmed Invited Speakers

  • B-G Andersson (SOFIA Science Center)
  • Dinshaw Balsara (University of Notre Dame)
  • Andrey Beresnyak (Naval Research Laboratory)
  • Stanislav Boldyrev (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Richard Crutcher (University of Illinois)
  • Paolo Desiati (WIPAC, UW-Madison)
  • Carry Forest (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Priscilla C. Frisch (University of Chicago)
  • Nicholas Galitzki (University of California-San Diego)
  • Fan Guo (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Sebastian Heinz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Thiem Hoang (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute)
  • Amir Jafari (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Thomas Jones (University of Minnesota)
  • Alexey Kritsuk (University of California-San Diego)
  • Nguyen Quynh Lan (University of Notre Dame)
  • Hui Li (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Giles Novak (Northwestern University)
  • Mateusz Ruszkowski (University of Michigan)
  • Nikolai Pogorelov (University of Alabama in Huntsville)
  • Thomas Troland (University of Kentucky)
  • Eric Wilcots (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Farhad Yusef-Zadeh (Northwestern University)
  • Siyao Xu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Heshou Zhang (University of Postdam)
  • Ellen Zweibel (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • You can download the schedule here. The full list of attendees will be announced later.


    Program

    To download the program in pdf version use this LINK. The schedule can change base on last minute changes. If you have any questions concerning with the schedule please write an email to Ka Ho Yuen (kyuen2 {AT} wisc {DOT} edu) and we can figure it out for you.


    Registration

    The registration deadline is passed.

    Registration for the workshop is $70.
    Lunch (excluding the first day, i.e. May 6 2019), morning coffee, beverages and snacks during breaks are included in the registration fee for the duration of the meeting.


    Venue

    The workshop will be held at the Pyle Center room 226 located on the second floor.

    Address:
    Pyle Center. 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

    PyleCenter
    Photo: University of Wisconsin Extension

    Accommodations

    We have reserved a block of rooms at the UW Madison Union Hotel and the Lowell Center. To reserve a room, please call and mention code "MMF conference" to receive the University rate. The rate will be hold until 4/15/2019. The hotels are a few minutes form the venue.

      For the UW Madison Union Hotel
    • Phone: (608)-263-2600.
    • Room cost: $157
      For the Lowell Center
    • Phone: (608)-256-2621.
    • Room cost: $115

    A wide variety of hotels with a wide range of prices from $70 to $250 per night are available in the Madison area. Do not wait long as the availability may be limited closer to the dates of the conference.

    Getting around

    If you want to drive to the venue please visit the UW-Madison Trasportation site to purchase a daily parking permit (cheaper option), please note that you need to allwo two weeks for precessing. You may also park on a near by parking garage or find free street parking. To learn about the parking options visit the UW-Madison parking map or the City of Madison Parking Garages sites. The closest parking from the venue is at 415 N Lake St. about 5 min walking. For free parking you may need to walk 15 min and finding such parking may take time.

    The city bus system is also an option to get around the city and to other hotels for $2.00 per ride. Here is the map of the Metro Weekday service to plan your routes or you can plan them using Google Maps.