Jim Isenberg Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting 2022


The 38th Jim Isenberg Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting was held at University of California, Davis on March 25-26, 2022. A group photograph of the conference participants can be found at this link and below:


Following the spirit and tradition of the Pacific Coast Gravity Meetings, it is strongly encouraged for postdocs, students, and other young researchers to participate and give talks.

To facilitate an open dialogue among all areas of general relativity, we hope that researchers studying various aspects of gravitational physics – including but not limited to classical and quantum gravity, astrophysics and cosmology, gravitational waves, numerical relativity, and mathematical relativity – will be able to participate. Because this is a regional meeting, most participants will be from the Western United States, but we welcome researchers from all around the globe.

There is no registration fee to attend this meeting, but we will also not be able to provide any financial assistance to speakers and participants.


You can register and submit your title and abstract by filling out this Google form before the registration deadline of March 7.

In order to save your progress on the form and modify your responses later, please sign into a Google account or select the "Send me a copy of my responses" option, which will send you a link through which you can edit your submission.

Please note that PCGM has grown to the point where we can no longer promise to accommodate all requests to speak.  To receive full consideration, please submit your title and abstract by the registration deadline of March 7; late applications will be considered at the discretion of the organizers.  Priority will be given to talks by graduate students and postdocs.

Student Talk Prize

A monetary prize will be awarded to the best talk given by a graduate student, as determined by a panel of faculty judges. If you are a PhD student, be sure to answer "Yes" to the "Are you a student?" question when registering in order to be considered.

This prize is sponsored by DGRAV, the Division of Gravitational Physics of the American Physical Society; criteria for the award can be found here.


The meeting will be held in Roessler Hall, near the physics building on UC Davis' Campus. You can find Roessler on the campus map here.

Further information about transportation, lodging, etc. can be found using the links at left. Information about the history of the Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting, including the schedules for past conferences, can be found here.

COVID-19 Information

Because this will be an in-person meeting (with no hybrid or online component), all attendees are asked to follow the UC Davis Public Health Requirements for visitors. The most up-to-date policies can be found here. Please be sure to review these requirements at the start of the meeting, since the recommendations are continually being assessed and updated.


Feel free to contact any of the following people with questions: