Contributed talks or poster submission:

Deadline: 15th May 2017 (Now closed)

  • Please submit the title and abstract of your contributed talk here.
  • There will be a poster session: please submit the tittle and abstract  here.

An award for the best poster will be given at OPSFA’14.
The prize will be sponsored by Cambridge University Press (CUP)

  • Accepted talks/posters will be posted under Participants page. Please let us know if you need an acceptance letter.



Registration is now open: press HERE.

  • Early Career Researchers from developing countries* (PhD in 2014 or later) or Research students:
    • By 15 May 2017: (New date!) By 23h59 BST (GMT+1) on the 20th May:  £200 
    • After 20 May 2017: £250
  • All other participants:
    • By 15 May 2017: (New date!) By 23h59 BST (GMT+1) on the 20th May: £250 
    • After 20 May 2017: £300

(* A list of developing countries can be found here).

Registration fees cover lunches, coffee-breaks, welcoming reception and conference material.



If you are a PhD Research Student or an Early Career Researcher (PhD in 2014 or later) you can apply for a bursary that will cover the cost of your conference fee. (Priority will be given to those from developing countries.)

To apply fill in this form by the 15th May. A reference will be needed and this can be found here.


Conference dinner is optional and will be held on Thursday, 6th July 2017. It costs £45 per person. This includes a three course meal (drinks included) and a welcome reception.


Optional tours during the free afternoon will be also available. These include:

  • guided Canterbury Cathedral tour on the 5thJuly at 14:30 (£15.50 per person with tour and entrance)
  • guided Canterbury Walking tour on the 5thJuly at 14:30 (£7 per person).