The 34th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting will be held at Caltech, Pasadena, CA, on March 16 and 17, 2018. In the tradition of the Pacific Coast Gravity Meetings, students and postdocs are strongly encouraged to participate, and all areas of gravitational physics—classical and quantum, theory and experiment—are welcome. We would like this meeting to serve as a communication medium among all branches of gravitational physics. Because this is a regional meeting, many participants will be from the Western United States, but all are welcome.

The meeting is free to attend (no registration fee). Unfortunately, we are not able to provide financial assistance to speakers and participants. A prize (sponsored by the APS Division of Gravitational Physics) will be awarded for the best student talk.

It is a pleasure to dedicate this conference to Jim Isenberg, who started these meetings and has kept them going for 34 years.

Important dates

  • February 15. Hotel room block reservations are released
  • February 18. Abstract and registration deadline
  • February 26. Schedule announcement
  • March 16–17. See you all at PCGM

Organizing committee

Questions or comments? You can email the organizers at


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Caltech Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy.