This event is open to all with an interest and you can now register.

Please read our terms and conditions prior to completing your booking.


Participants can attend the meeting in-person or join the conference sessions online. In-person attendance includes refreshments and lunch and the social programme whereas online attendance, includes access to the sessions only and an optional delegate box. 

Online attendance is free for scientists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Please refer to the DAC List of ODA Recipients to check which countries are eligible. 

Registration fees (attendance in-person) Early Booking          Standard     
IOP Member £225    £275        
Associate Member (undergraduate student, trainee or apprentice)         £114 £164
Undergraduate Student Non Member £129 £179
Non Member £350 £400
Online attendance only
IOP Member £45 £45
Non Member £70 £80
ODA Country Participant £0 £0

Cancellation and refund policy

All cancellations must be made in writing.  Full details can be found in our terms and conditions. Submission of a registration is regarded as a firm booking (subject to availability) and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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 October 2021. After that day, we reserve the right to cancel all unpaid registrations. Alternative payment methods.

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline {extended}:

3 September 2021

Early registration deadline:

31 August 2021

Registration deadline (in-person)

1 October 2021

Registration deadline (virtual)

11 October 2021 (12:00 BST)

Organised by AWE and IOP Materials and Characterisation Group