IX Collaboration Meeting of the MPD Experiment at the NICA Facility is organized in Dubna, Russia at the V.I.Veksler and A.M.Baldin LABORATORY OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research on April 25-27, 2022 either in person or remotely.
The recent progress in the production of the MPD detector will be presented. The status of the production of the components of all major subsystems as well as their installation, commissioning and calibration schedule, recent challenges and possible solutions will be discussed. The schedule of NICA complex construction and commissioning as well as plans for first beams will be provided. New developments in the performance studies for physics observables, carried out within the MPD Physics Working Groups will be presented, including discussion publication plans. Computing and software infrastructure will also be discussed.