Current Meeting

Registration can be made online - Click here

Payment should be in GBP Sterling in advance. There is a deadline of 3rd June 2018 for receipt of the reduced meeting fee of £70. From 4th – 30th June 2018 the fee will be increased to £80, with the fee for delegates paying on 1st July 2018 or later being £90. The meeting fee for students who are not presenting and unemployed/retired members is £40

Delegates who are not existing members of UKSAF will be charged an additional one-off joining fee of £10, which can be selected from the appropriate option during on-line registration

VAT receipts cannot be provided as there is NO VAT content in the costs of the meeting.

There are several hotels/guesthouses within reasonable distance of the conference venue, these include:

Hotels relative to the venue (OX11 0DA), can also be found at and trivago.

The Harwell Science and Innovation Campus is six miles south-west of Didcot Parkway station, less than 60 minutes journey from London Paddington. Didcot also provides connections to Birmingham, the West of England and South Wales.

Those attending by car should use the car park opposite RCaH, next to the Catapult Building (Google Maps)

Full details of travel details can be found at

An informal social event is planned for the evening of 3rd July.  Details will follow shortly

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Prof. Georg Held (Diamond Light Source & University of Reading)
  • Prof. Graham Leggett (University of Sheffield)
  • Prof. Ian Gilmore (NPL)
  • Dr. Richard Chater (Imperial University)
  • Dr. Ian Holton (Acutance Scientific)
  • Dr Taraneh Moghim (University of Surrey & TWI) – ‘Accelerated Degradation of a Polyurethane Aerospace Coating”
  • Dr. David Morgan (HarwellXPS & Cardiff University)
  • Dr. Tim Nunney (Thermo Scientific)
  • Dr. Robert Temperton (University of Nottingham)