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.

  Click here to register online   


The registration fee is inclusive of refreshments and lunch on all days, attendance to the welcome drinks reception, the conference dinner and all event material. Please indicate your attendance when registering.  

Accommodation is not included within the registration fee and must be pre-booked separately.  Accommodation is available at Storm Jameson Court for £47.00 per room, per night on a bed and breakfast basis.

The following fees apply to those registering online and making payment with a credit/debit card: 

 Attendee Category   Before or on 4 July 2017   From 5 July 2017
 IOP Member   £250   £300
 IOP Concessionary (student member)   £138   £188
 Non Member   £350   £400
 Student Non Member   £163   £213


For all other payment methods, the fees are as follows: 

 Attendee Category   Before or on 4 July 2017   From 5 July 2017
 IOP Member   £280   £330
 IOP Concessionary (student member)   £168   £218
 Non Member   £380   £430
 Student Non Member   £193   £243

The discount will be applied at the basket page when "credit card" is selected as the method of payment. The Conferences department reserve the right to amend your fee without prior notice if an incorrect payment method is selected. Please note the discount is only available until the registration deadline.

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 1 August 2017. 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:
    02 June 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    11 July 2017 [extended]
  • Registration deadline:
    01 August 2017