GP2A 2019 – Registration and Abstract Submission Information


To register for the conference, please use the registration portal:

Abstract Submission

Abstracts from conference registrants are invited for poster and oral presentation. Following review of all abstracts by the organising committee, a total of 6 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation.

To submit your abstract, please download complete the ‘abstract template and instructions file‘ below, and follow the instructions carefully. Completed abstracts should be sent (in MS Word format) to, with the email subject as ‘GP2A2019 Abstract submission‘.

We are no longer considering abstracts for oral presentation – however if you would still like to present a poster at the conference, please submit your abstract as described above and complete your conference registration. 

PhD/postdoctoral researcher speakers may be eligible for the conference travel award – click here to apply (deadline 31st July)!


The conference will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre (EMCC), which is situated on University Park Campus (more information on the registration portal).

The most convenient accommodation is at the Orchard Hotel, which is adjacent to the EMCC.

There are a number of other accommodation options also available in the City Centre and Beeston, both of which are easy to travel to using Nottingham’s bus and tram network.

Social Events

On the afternoon of Thursday 22nd August, delegates will have the option to participate in one of two social events. These will run at the same time, so please select your preferred option during registration:

  1. Castle Rock brewery tour – An opportunity to take part in a tour of one of Nottingham’s most well-known real ale breweries. You will be transported to the city centre where the brewery is situated and take part in a tour lasting around 45 minutes, where you will learn about the facility and the brewing process. At the end of the tour there will be a chance to sample some of the brewery’s beers
  2. Wollaton Hall Tour – A guided tour of the historic Wollaton Hall (Wayne Manor in recent Batman films) and a chance to explore the extensive deer park. Please be aware that this tour involves over 300 steps and is unfortunately not suitable for those with limited mobility.
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