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15 - 19 September 2008

Key Dates

Early registration deadline
15 August 2008
Standard registration deadline
5 September 2008
Cancellation deadline
11 August 2008
On-site Fee
From 6 September 2008


Registration and Payment

On-line Registration
On-line registration
is now available and offers the highest degree of flexibility and security. All payments will be processed securely using WorldPay. Please note the five registration options available:

Hard Copy Registration
Alternatively, please complete and return the form to:

Congress Secretariat
The Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
United Kingdom

Fax: +44 (0)20 7470 4900

We recommend that you register early to take advantage of the reduced registration fee.

The tutorial Fee includes
- admission to the tutorial
- coffee and refreshments during breaks
- Lunch
- printed handout of the selected tutorial

The Conference Fee includes
- all scientific lectures
- coffee and refreshments during breaks
- a daily lunch
- one volume of either the ESSDERC or ESSCIRC printed proceedings
- one USB storage device including electronic proceedings of both conferences and the Fringe Poster session
- Welcome reception on Tuesday 16 September
- Conference Dinner on Wednesday 17 September

The workshop Fee includes
- admission to the workshop
- coffee and refreshments during breaks (unless otherwise indicated)
- lunch (unless otherwise indicated)

Registration for the workshops is via their respective sites - see 'Workshops'.


Cheques should be made payable to the Institute of Physics in either Pound Sterling, Euros (rate of 1.43) of US Dollars (rate of 2.00).

Bank Transfer
Payable to the Institute of Physics, Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, 9 - 13 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SE3 1DD, UK (a pro-forma invoice will be sent if payment has not been received at the time of us confirming your booking)
£ Sterling - Payments to accounts number 00253575, sort code 30-94-81
€ Euro - Payments at exchange rate 1.43 to account number 86000359, sort code 30-94-81
$ US Dollar - Payments at exchange rate of 2.0 to account number 11306596, sort code 30-94-81 

Credit/ Debit Card
Visa / Master Card / American Express / Maestro / Delta

Payment via credit / debit card can be made in either £ Sterling or € Euro's. Payment in €'s will assume the conversion rate on the day of the transaction.

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Congress Secretariat at the Institute of Phyics. For cancellations received by 11 August, 2008 a refund minus a 20% administration fee will be granted. No refunds can be made after that date. Name changes will be effected free of charge.


Conference Fee - 16 - 18 September 2008

  Early Standard On-Site
IOP and IEEE Member1 £431 £456 £506
Non Member £480 £555 £605
IOP and IEEE Student Member1 £210 £260 £310
Student Non Member £225 £275 £325
Students/Fringe2 £166 £200 £250

Tutorials on Monday 15 Septeber 2008

Half Day Tutorials

  Early Standard On-Site
Member1 £65 £80 £90
Non Member £75 £90 £100
Student Member1 £30 £40 £50
Student Non Member £40 £50 £60

Full Day or Two Half Day Tutorials

  Early Standard On-Site
Member1 £100 £115 £140
Non Member £120 £135 £150
Student Member1 £50 £65 £90
Student Non Member £60 £75 £100

1 Select your membership status from the membership catorgories
2 All students presenting a poster at the Fringe are eligible for the discounted registration fee - please indicate 'Fringe' from the membership catorgories

Additional Printed Proceedings
One volume of either the ESSDERC or ESSCIRC printed proceedings is included in your registration fee.

ESSDERC Proceedings £35
ESSCIRC Proceedings £35

Accompanying Persons Programme

Welcome Reception (Tuesday 16 September)  
Conference Dinner (Wednesday 17 September) £70 + VAT