The symposium will begin at 10.00 am on the 18th of December at the University of Southampton and end with a reception around 5.30 pm. Registration for the meeting is free and includes all refreshments thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. But you do need to register so that we can ensure we cater properly!

Click here to register - closes 1st December.

PhD Thesis Award: The 2017 winner of the MASC PhD thesis award will present their prize lecture at the meeting. The deadline for applications is 6 pm on the 1st of December. For details on how to apply click here.

Poster presentations: To apply to present a poster you just need to provide a poster title during registration.

Oral presentations: Abstracts for oral presentations should be prepared in the template provided and emailed directly to on or before the 1st of December.

Click here to download the oral abstract template

If you've already registered and want to submit or change your poster title please send an email to

A special thanks to our sponsors. It’s thanks to their kind support we have been able to put this meeting on for “free”!!!

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