This event is open to all with an interest and you can now register online. You are advised to read the following information and our terms and conditions prior to completing your booking.


The registration fee is inclusive of:

  • Refreshments and lunch on all days
  • Welcome reception
  • Conference dinner
  • Excursion
  • 5 day tram pass
  • All event material

Please indicate your attendance when registering.  

Accommodation is available onsite in Cripps Hall of Residence in a mixture of ensuite (£50 per night) and standard rooms (£35 per night) with shared bathrooms. Rooms are allocated strictly on a first-come, first served basis.

 Attendee Category   Before or on 4 June 2018   From 5 June 2018
 IOP Member   £395   £445
 IOP Concessionary   £250   £300
 Non Member   £515   £565
 Student Non Member   £322   £372

The fee for an accompanying person is £120 and includes the welcome reception, conference dinner and excursion.

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 Additional Attendee Category   
 Industry Day only   £90
 Industry Day only (student)   £70


Cancellation and refund policy

The Institute operates a cancellation policy as follows. All cancellations must be made in writing.  Full details can be found in our terms and conditions which are available online at Please make sure you have read and understand the T&Cs before registering for the conference. Submission of a registration is regarded as a firm booking (subject to availability) and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If the written cancellation is received by the Institute:

      • at least six weeks prior to the first day of the event, a full credit/refund will be issued
      • less than six weeks, but at least three weeks, prior to the first day of the event, a full credit/refund minus a 20% administrative charge will be issued
      • less than three weeks prior to the first day of the event, or you do not attend the event, no refund will be issued.

Register on-line

Online registration is recommended via our secure server. For those unable to register online, you can request a registration form by email to or by telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800.

Payment of fees

In order to ensure that it complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI DSS") and for the protection of its members and others, the Institute of Physics will only accept credit and/or debit card payments online through RBS WorldPay secure payment server. All payments must arrive by 29 June 2018. After that day, all unpaid registrations will be cancelled.

Confirmation of your payment will be sent by e-mail once the transaction has been successfully processed. Alternative payment methods.

If you have any questions about payment for your conference registration, email or telephone +44 (0)20 7470 4800.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]: 
    30 April 2018
  • Early registration deadline [EXTENDED]:
    4 June 2018
  • Exhibitor deadline:
    4 June 2018
  • Registration deadline [EXTENDED]:
    29 June 2018

Latest news

  • There has been recent news of fraudulent activity in relation to this conference. For more information please click here. (17.05.2018)
  • A provisional overview of the programme is now available online (06.06.2018)
  • The full programme, abstract book and handbook is now available online (03.07.2018)