Social events

The following events are included in the registration fees.  Please indicate your attendance when registering for the conference. 

16 July 2017                                                         

Welcome reception and barbecue at The Vale

A BBQ will take in the Vale Village area at the University of Birmingham.
Dress: Casual


17 July 2017

Reception and dinner at University of Birmingham, followed by IOP Presidents Medal
Dress: Smart/casual


18 July 2017

Concert by Lauren Zhang, FTCL(piano), LRSM (piano), LTCL (violin) at Bramall Concert Hall

Lauren began her piano lessons with Madeline Ignazito in the USA when she was four years’ old, and started to learn violin with Terry Coulton when she was six years’ old. Lauren has been learning piano with Robert Markham at the Birmingham Conservatoire, and violin with Sam Mason. To obtain further information about Lauren Zhang click here.


19 July 2017

Tours: Option 1 - Ironbridge and the Museum of the Gorge - Option 2: Stratford-upon-Avon - Option 3: Local Attractions

For further information about the above tours please click here. Please indicate your preferred tour choice when registering online.
Dress: Sensible walking shoes and waterproof clothing as the weather can be changeable


19 July 2017

Conference Gala Dinner  at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Dress: Smart/casual


The following public lecture is taking place at the University of Birmingham during the conference.  It is open to all and attendance is free. Online registration is required through the link given below.

18 July 2017

Institute of Physics - Evening Lecture 2016-2017
Professor Yvonne Elsworth "Good Vibrations - taking the pulse of a star"
Click here to register



Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Proceedings deadline:
    30 June 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    7 July 2017
  • Paper reviews deadline:
    14 August 2017