Symposium fees and deadlines

Please find below a brief overview of the symposium fees. Full detailed information is available on the registration website. Early registration opens on 4th September 2017 and closes on 2nd February 2018. After this date, late registration rates will apply (registration closes on 28 May 2018). One-day Registration for TMS meeting (Friday 22nd June 2018) is also available.

Professional Student              Retiree
Early Registration £370 £270                  £320
Late Registration £420 £320                  £370
TMS Meeting Only £80 £50                    £65

The registration fee* covers all lunches, teas/coffees, and receptions. The registration pack will include a conference bag, the symposium brochure and a USB stick with a PDF of all symposium abstracts.

*22.06.2017 due to unforseen bank handling charges we have today increased the registration costs by £10.

Accompanying persons must be registered in order to participate in any of the symposium events. The registration for an accompanying person must be linked to a specific congress participant.

  • Catered £160 for the whole week (incl. lunches, teas/coffees and receptions)
  • Un-catered £50 for the whole week (incl. teas/coffees)

Symposium dinner will be charged separately.


A pre-symposium fieldtrip “Geology of Scotland” will take place the week before the symposium. Several mid-symposium fieldtrips are arranged for Wednesday 20th June 2018. It is not possible to book more than one mid-symposium fieldtrip for the day, as they overlap. Accompanying person(s) can join their host on the same fieldtrip.


Abstracts can be submitted at any time after registration up to 2nd February 2018.

Abstract deadline has been extended to 30th March 2018.

St Andrews Workshops

Workshop proposals must be submitted before 2nd February 2018 – extended to 30th March 2018.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made before 28 February 2018 will be charged a £45 administration fee. Cancellations received between 1 March and 30 April 2018 will incur charges of 25% of the registration fee. Cancellations received after 30 April 2018 – no refunds will be made but replacements can be requested.