Exhibition

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A two-day exhibition will be held alongside the conference programme, running on 9-10 April 2018. The exhibition will be located in Room C15 of the Renold Building alongside catering and posters. 

We expect more than 150 participants to attend, including academics, industrial researchers and students from across the UK.

We also offer a wide range of sponsorship opportunities for companies who want to increase their visibility both prior to and during the conference. To find out further information head to the sponsorship page on the website.

The cost to exhibit is £550 + VAT* if booked before 19 January 2017; £650 + VAT* thereafter. Space is limited and allocated strictly on a first-come, first-served basis. Please refer to the exhibition and sponsorship prospectus for full details.

Exhibition Package - Floor plan

Space is available by the square metre (sqm) – the minimum stand is 3m x 2m. The package includes:

  • Your company profile in the handbook and abstract book 
  • Your company logo and website link on the conference website
  • List of conference delegate registrations
  • Access to the technical sessions for 1 company representatives
  • Tea/coffee and lunch provided during the exhibition for two company representative (additional representatives can be booked at £100 + VAT per person)
  • Conference dinner tickets for 1 company representatives


The basic exhibition space includes a 6ft table, one single 500-watt socket, two chairs and free WiFi internet access. Additional furniture and fixtures and fittings are available and this information will be sent to confirmed exhibitors once their space has been confirmed. Space is allocated on a strictly first-come, first served basis.

The exhibition stands can be mounted on the evening of 8 April 2018. Exhibitors will be able to set up their stands from 8:00am on Monday 9th April and will be asked to remove all material after the pm refreshment break on Tuesday 10 April. 

If you would like to register interest for the exhibition and receive an e-mail when spaces are available to reserve, please e-mail conferences@iop.org with your company and contact details.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    19 January 2018
  • Early registration deadline:
    23 March 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    3 April 2018