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BOPSS 2023 (Oxford)

Wednesday 19th July – Friday 21st July 2023

This year’s meeting is face to face only and will take place in Oxford. The conference will take place at Keble College, Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG

BOPSS Oxford registration closed – fully booked.

There is NO on site registration for this meeting as it is fully booked.

Please do not email to request tickets as we cannot accept anyone else for the meeting.

Please do not turn up to register on site as you will not be able to register or gain access to the meeting.

For a copy of the programme please either
view and download the pdf
or download the conference APP from your
BOPSS dashboard.

Key dates and deadlines

  • Registration opens – 09th Jan
  • Abstract submission opens – 09th Jan
  • Abstract submission closes CLOSED
  • Notification of review panel – 26th April
  • Early registration closes noon – 16th May


  • July 18th – Cotswolds bike ride & punting on river Cherwell (FULLY BOOKED)
  • July 19th – Update & Recent Advances day (separate registration fee applies)
  • July 19th eve – Welcome Reception (free)
  • July 20th & 21st – Scientific Meeting (registration fees)
  • July 20th eve – Gala Dinner, (Black Tie) – SOLD OUT


Conference: Keble College, Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG

Reception on Wednesday evening: Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW

Gala Dinner (black tie) on Thursday evening: The Divinity School, Bodleian Libraries, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

Punting on the Thames on Tuesday evening: Cherwell Boat House, Bardwell Road, Oxford, OX2 6ST

Bike ride on Tuesday, details to follow shortly

Accommodation at Keble College

For those wishing to stay at the College during the conference we have block booked student rooms with breakfast included served in the dining hall. There is limited availability. Please use the link and code below

Accommodation – Keble College (ox.ac.uk) – https://www.keble.ox.ac.uk/conferences/accommodation/

Code: BOPSS2023


Please log into your user account on the website (or if you do not have an account you can create a user account). Member payment options will appear once you are logged in and your membership subscription is up to date. You pay via the website using a credit or debit card through Stripe, or you can pay via “Direct Debit” using GoCardless. We do not take cheque or cash payments.

If you do not have a BOPSS account you can create one here.  https://www.bopss.co.uk/bopss_members/signup

Early bird registration closes at noon on 16th May 2023

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission now closed

For rules on submitting abstracts, please check out our FAQ here 

To upload your eposter, you will need be logged in to the site AND have registered for the meeting. Deadline for receipt is Friday 23rd June.

To send in your free paper refer to the email instructions sent to you. Deadline for submission is Monday 10th July.

BOPSS Annual Prizes and Awards

BOPSS is pleased to announce several awards with some relating to the annual meeting. Please visit our awards page (full details here) or follow the links below for eligibility criteria and the rules.

The Annual Publication Award – closes 30th May

The Collin Scholarship – closes 28th February

International Visiting Fellows Award – closes on 28th February

Meeting Attendance Grant – closes 28th February

Welcome from our Oxford hosts

Jonathan Norris, Tristan McMullan, and Manoj Parulekar are delighted to welcome BOPSS to Oxford