03 - 06 July 2017, Manchester, UK

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mmc2017 Conference Registration is split into two streams:

  • mmc2017 Congress Delegate - includes conference registration, exhibition entry and lunch vouchers. The enhanced package includes includes conference registration for 3 days, lunch vouchers for each day and a discounted ticket to the Congress Banquet.
  • EMAG 2017 Delegate - includes conference registration for 3 days, lunch vouchers for each day and tickets to the EMAG Dinner on Tuesday 4 July and the Congress Banquet on Wednesday 5 July.

These are then further separated into RMS/EMAG/MSI/SMG members and non-members and there are also separate registration rates for students.

Student rate is available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students only. Post-doctoral researchers are not considered students.

You can opt to register for the full conference or for 1 or 2 days instead. Take a look at our conference overview to plan your visit.

To enhance your experience at mmc2017, you can choose to attend one of the pre-congress workshops taking place on Monday 3 July or one of the satellite events taking place throughout the Congress. There are also a number of optional Social Events for you to take advantage of.

If you have any questions regarding your conference registration please email or call +44 (0) 1865 254 760

If you have been a member of the Royal Microscopical Society for 6 months or more and your abstract has been accepted to mmc2017 then you are able to apply for an RMS Travel Bursary to help with funding.

Visa assistance and Letters of Invitation

As organisers of mmc2017, the Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) are happy to provide copies of Confirmation of Registration letters and also copies of Receipts of Payment in order to assist with Visa applications.

The RMS are also willing to issue Letters of Invitation to assist with Visa applications but only to verified conference participants, e.g. Invited Speakers and Conference Attendees that have completed the registration process and paid their registration fee.

Letters of Invitation will be emailed as a PDF document. Print copies will be mailed upon conference attendee's request. All Letter of Invitation requests must be emailed to Zu Dragnevska at the RMS.

In the case of your Visa being denied, the RMS will accept cancellation and will refund your conference registration fee minus a £25 administration fee. If your application has been denied you must notify us no later than 2 June 2017. If you wish to transfer your registration to a colleague with a successful Visa application, please contact Zu Dragnevska.

It is your responsibility to obtain the Visa and the RMS cannot intervene or assist with your application further than supplying you with the above mentioned documentation. We advise that you apply for your Visa as early as possible.

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mmc2017 is the latest in an impressive list of events dating back to the 1960s starting with the Micro conference and exhibition series. This later became MicroScience which grew ever-bigger until 2010. The RMS hosted the European Microscopy Congress in 2012 which was the catalyst for the current Microscience Microscopy Congress series.

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