Included in the registration price:

  • Access to all talks and poster sessions.
  • Lunch on Thursday and Friday.
  • Tea and coffee during break times (and buscuits!).
  • Ice Breaker Welcome Mixer with drinks and canapes.
  • Printed programme and name badge.
  • Students only: Ticket to the Student Social in the Auckland Arms (with hot buffet).

Please note that Abstract Books need to be ordered at the time of registration, to save paper. All abstracts and the conference time table will be available through an interactive website application or a downloadable PDF.

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Earlybird Registration

Concession member*: £40
Full member: £70
Non-member: £90

Note: Ends 25th November 2016.

Standard Registration

Concession member*: £60
Full member: £100
Non-member: £120

Note: Ends 16th December 2016.

Day Registration

Concession member*: £30
Full member: £50
Non-member: £60

Note: Ends 16th December 2016. You can only purchase a single day ticket.

* Concession applies to students and retired members.

Financial Support for attendees: From Phyconet, note PhD students are not eligible.

BPS Financial Support for Students: Student members can apply for funding to support their attendance to the meeting, please see the society website. Deadline for applications is the 1st December 2016. Later applications may be made up to before the meeting but outcomes would not be released before the next submission deadline (i.e. 1st February 2017).

Additional Financial Support for Students from Other Sources:

  • Bursaries are offered by the French Phycological Society, to PhD students in their 3rd year and until 2 years after their defence. These bursaries aim to support attendance at an international conference. Deadline Dec. 1st 2016. Link in French



Meeting Dinner

Meeting dinner: £40 per person.

The evening includes a 3 course meal, wine/juice and coffee to finish in the elegant setting of Bangor University's Reichel Hall. Entertainment will probably be provided in the form of speeches from established members, and awards will be given out.

To keep costs down, we have to select a set menu and after discussion, we have settled on the following (PDF menu can be see here):

  • Starter: Trio of salmon and crab, horseradish crème fraiche and Affilia cress, soda bread.
    Vegetarian option: Roasted red peppers savoury cheesecake topped with a tomato and basil jelly set on herby crumbs.
  • Main course: Char grilled Graig fawr farm rump of welsh lamb, dauphinoise potatoes, Paloise sauce (minted Bearnaise), peas and carrots with smoky bacon and a red wine reduction.
    Vegetarian option: Spinach and ricotta parcel with a tomato and cumin sauce, seasonal vegetables and potatoes.
  • Dessert:Panna cotta with fruits of the forest compote, fresh vanilla crème anglaise and an almond tuile.
  • If you have any dietary requirements, or would like the vegetarian option, please note when registering.

Pre-meeting Activities

We have two activities for those of you who do not want to go to the AGM, and have Wednesday afternoon to spare.

For thrill-seekers

Join Ribride to explore the Menai Strait, rated the best thing to do in Menai Bridge by TripAdvisor! Going under Thomas Telford’s Menai Suspension Bridge, past Church Island with its fifteenth-century St Tysilio’s church. We then enter the infamous Swellies, with its shipwrecks, rocks and whirlpools. We whip under the Britannia Bridge to spot the Lions and salute Lord Nelson’s statue. After viewing Plas Newydd, we return to Menai Bridge and on to see some of the amazing homes known locally as ‘Millionaires Row’. After passing Garth Pier, the second-longest pier in Wales, at Bangor, we turn to zip back to Menai Bridge.

This trip departs from Porth Daniel, Menai Bridge, LL59 5DE at 2pm on Wednesday 11th January 2017 and the experience is 1 hour in duration.

Cost is £20 per-person, limited to 44 attendees. Book at the time of registration.

For history-seekers

Join a Beaumaris native (well one of our PhD students who lives there!) to explore the historic town of Beaumaris. The imposing Castle is regarded by many as the finest of all the great Edwardian castles in Wales, is nestled amongst othe notable buildings in the town including the courthouse built in 1614, the 14th-century St Mary's and St Nicholas's Church and the Beaumaris Gaol. An array of quirky shops, galleries and cafes make up the rest of this historic and friendly town.

This trip departs from two locations, 1) Outside the Management Centre Accommodation at 1.00pm and 2) Menai Bridge Library 1.20pm, by minibus. Visitors will be returned to Menai Bridge in time for the Ice Breaker session.

Cost is £5 per-person (not including entry to Beaumaris attractions), limited to 34 attendees. Book at the time of registration.

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