Registration

Earlybird registration is now open.

REGISTER FOR MVN20 HERE

When: 2-3 March

Where: We The Curious, Bristol, UK

Our members are able to access significantly discounted registration rates for our Symposium. Membership can cost as little as £42 per year for ordinary members and £21 per year for students, so join today!

Earlybird Registration

Earlybird registration will open from 09:00 (BST), Wednesday 21 August to 17:00 (GMT), Wednesday 15 January.

Earlybird Member: £210
Earlybird Concession Member*: £120
Earlybird Non-Member: £290
Earlybird Day Rate: £150
Accompanying Person: £80
Discount Parent Registration: £110

Any delegates that require a carer to be present are entitled to bring a helper free of charge.

*Concession Member is a member only rate and includes student and retired members.

**These rates are only available until the early bird deadline, details of these will be available on our ‘For Families’ page.

Please note we are only able to offer invoices in exceptional circumstances. Group bookings of up to 8 can be made online and paid by card.

Standard Registration

Standard registration will open from 17:00 (GMT), Monday 13 January to 17:00 (GMT), Monday 17 February.

Member: £260
Concession Member*: £150
Non-Member: £350
Day Rate: £180

Any delegates that require a carer to be present are entitled to bring a helper free of charge.

*Concession Member is a member only rate and includes student and retired members.

Please note we are only able to offer invoices in exceptional circumstances. Group bookings of up to 8 can be made online and paid by card.

REGISTER FOR MVN20 HERE

On-site Registration

We will be able to take registrations on the day, however these will be at a higher rate, so we recommend booking before standard registration closes.

On site day rate: £200

Planetarium

See stars and explore new possibilities for humankind in the UK’s only 3D Planetarium!

We will be offering two 30 minute showings within the Planetarium on Tuesday night, before the Conference Dinner. If you would like to join one of these showings, then please add this to your booking, free of charge. Alternatively, you can join on the day, however once a session has been fully allocated we will not be able to accept any more attendees.

Conference Dinner

We invite you to join us at the conference dinner on Monday 2 March at Bristol Aquarium! This will include a welcome drinks reception and 3 course seated dinner.

This will be at an additional cost of £45 and will need to be added to your registration when you book.

Post-Conference Tours

We will be offering a number of post-conference tours to enhance your stay in the beautiful city of Bristol. Make sure to add this to your registration when booking.

Accommodation & Travel

Accommodation and travel is to be booked by delegates independently, we have a provided some information and recommendations here.

Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations are subject to a £50 administration fee.

If cancellation is received before 17:00 (GMT),  Monday 20 January, full registration (less £50 admin fee) will be given, and 50% refund on the conference dinner and additional activities.

If Cancellation is received after 17:00 (GMT), Monday 20 January, but before 17:00 (GMT), Friday 21 February , 50% of registration will be refunded, a £50 admin fee will be charged, and 50% refund on the conference dinner and pre-pay workshops.

No refunds will be given after 17:00 (GMT), Friday 21 February.

Please contact BES Events Officer, Siri for information on cancellations.

Invitation VISA letters

We are able to provide invitation letters to those attending our Symposium and attendance certificates after the meeting. We do not get involved in the VISA process other than providing these letters. VISA applications will only be provided after the following criteria have been satisfied:

  • Applicants must provide us with a scan of their valid in date passport that contains a photo of them.
  • Applicants must provide us with an academic CV and the correspondence address for the letter.
  • Applicants must provide us with a letter of support from their institute, saying they support the delegate attending the meeting.
  • This must be carried in good time before the meeting, “last minute” requests will not be processed.
  • We should forewarn delegates requesting VISA letters that a Skype/phone call MAY be required in some circumstances.
  • The general rule is that delegate must have paid for registration and submitted an abstract in order to get a letter of invitation.

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