Important dates BOPSS 2019

BOPSS 2019, Nottingham
Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st June 2019

Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University.

The BOPSS Meeting will take place at the Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU (part of Nottingham Trent University).

Registration will take place in the Newton Forum (Level 1) and refreshments, exhibition and ePosters will be located in the Newton Forum (Level 0)

Lectures will take place in Lecture Theatre 2 accessed from Newton Forum (Level 0)

For delegates doors open at 8.30 am and please use the Burton Street entrance (on Thursday/ Friday if you are booked on a pre-meeting event doors will be open at 7.45 am)


Registration opens – 7th Jan

Abstract submission opens – 7th Jan

Abstract submission closes – 22nd March (end of Friday)

Notification of review panel – 15th April

Early registration closes noon – 1st May


June 19th – Update Day

June 19th eve – Welcome Reception

June 20th & 21st – Scientific Meeting

June 20th eve – Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner: Wollaton Hall – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 20th June 2019 from 6.30 pm

Built in 1588, Wollaton Hall is Grade 1 listed building, which nestles in 500 acres of parkland with herds of red and fallow deer roaming free.  It boasts a large lake and woodland, which create a dramatic contrast to the Hall.  It has formal and sensory gardens, historic Camellia House, Doric Temple, and avenues of ancient trees and late Georgian lodges.  The Hall is now home to Nottingham’s Natural History Museum and Industrial Museum, and has restored Tudor kitchens, Admirals Bath, and the stunning ”Prospect Room” located at the top of the building.  You will be welcomed into the garden terrace for a pre-dinner drinks reception and you will have the opportunity to view the many exhibits, or stroll through the beautiful gardens and admire the views.  Dinner will then be served in the Great Hall & the Salon Room followed by music and dancing.

We have organised coach pick from Nottingham Trent University leaving at 6.15 pm prompt.  Link to coach pickup map here. Coach will pick up from Chaucer Street opposite main University entrance.  We will be providing a vegetarian alternative suitable to cover all dietary requirements.  Please give your name to your server on the night.  Coaches for everyone depart from Wollaton Hall at 11 pm prompt and drop off back at Shakespeare Street in the city centre.

BOPSS 5 km run

Thursday 20th June 2019 at 7am – JUST TURN UP

Meet Giorgio at the Waverley Street Lodge at the Arboretum entrance NG7 4HF.  Advertised route has changed as park is closed. There will be pacesetters / route guides.  You can use public shower in Maudsley Building which is open from 7.30 am. New route

Nottingham Pub Crawl

Tuesday 18th June 2019 at 7.30pm

Starting at “Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem”, England’s oldest Inn truly a step back in time.