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Standard registration
17 August 2019 - 20 September 2019
On-site registration
22 September 2019
IET Member
IEEE / OSA Member
Workshop only
Gala dinner
Welcome Reception Spouse / Guest
Book of Kells Tour (only 200 available)
Brian Cox Science Lecture (only 100 available)

*All prices are per person and include VAT at 23%

Conference fees explained

Workshop only Registration fees include:

Workshop only registration includes one workshop in the morning and one workshop in the afternoon. It also includes one pass to the Get Together Drinks Reception taking place on Sunday evening.

Conference Registration fees include:

Attendance to all conference sessions, Sunday workshops, a copy of the conference proceedings, delegate coffee breaks, 1 attendance pass at the Get Together Reception and 1 attendance pass at the Welcome Reception.

Registration Instructions for presenting authors

Each accepted paper must be associated with at least one registered author before 16 August 2019. Each registered author can be associated to no more than two accepted papers. Please note that, if you register as an author, you must provide the Paper ID number when registering - please have your Paper ID number to hand before you start the registration process.

Press Registration

Please select the link below to apply for a press registration.

Please note this is a pre-registration process and you will receive confirmation within 72 hours as to whether your press registration has been successful.

Press Registration link

Please Note:

Students must prove their current enrolment (e.g. student status declaration, proof of payment for classes, letter from adviser). Post-docs are not eligible to register at student rates. Please send all documents to

IEEE/IET/OSA Members must provide a valid membership number.

Interested in the social events?

Please see the social events page for more information on this years' social programme.

How to register

Two easy methods to register & pay:

Booking more than one person?

You can do this online by selecting "add registrant" on the second registration page.

Making a large group booking?

If you wish to book three or more people, it may be easier and quicker for you to complete a group booking form* (up to 5 people at a time) Please email the completed form to   

*Group booking forms will be processed before payment is taken. Once processed, a pro forma invoice will be sent to the lead registrant, along with payment instructions.

Do you require a pro-forma invoice, before making a payment?

Please complete a pro-forma invoice request form, which can be sent to us via fax, email or post. Once processed, we will send you a copy of your proforma invoice, along with full payment instructions.


If you have an enquiry about your conference registration, please email

If your query is urgent or you wish to make a payment over the phone, please call: +44 (0)1438 765 657 or +44 (0)1438 765 650.

Applying for a visa

IMPORTANT: Processing times for visa applications can vary significantly depending on the applicant's individual circumstances. We recommend submitting an application at least 12 weeks in advance.

Delegates may check if a visa is required for their journey through the .gov web page.

Requesting a visa letter

Step 1: You will need to register and pay for your conference ticket via one of the methods mentioned above. Please bear in mind that, group bookings, faxed registration forms, requesting a pro-forma invoice and paying via BACS, can take up to 1 week to process.

Step 2: Request a visa letter at You will be required to supply the following information:

  • Name: 
  • Date of Birth:                    
  • Place of Birth:                   
  • Passport Number:           
  • Date of Expiry Passport:
  • Date of Issue Passport:
  • Place of Issue Passport:
  • Affiliation:             

Step 3: Please read the visa guidelines in full and follow all steps carefully.