Full registration includes access to technical sessions, exhibits, and all social events (Ice Breaker Reception, Lunch (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), Exhibitors Reception, and Gala Dinner). Prices for various registration categories are provided via the link at the bottom of this page.


Main Conference

There are various options for registering for the main OCEANS ’17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen conference:

Please read below to see which method you should use.

Exhibit Hall

Access to the exhibition hall only is free of charge; however, you must register either online (select “Exhibits Only” registration) to obtain a name badge which is required for admission.


Tutorials, held on Monday, June 19, are considered “add-ons” to the main OCEANS ’17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen conference and you may register for Tutorials without registering for the full conference. You must however register, or you will not be able to attend. Click here for a Tutorial schedule

If you are registering as a full conference attendee, you will be able to add individual tutorials and workshops to your registration.


Presenting Author of a Conference Paper or Student Poster

If you are the presenting author of a conference paper or of a student poster and have been notified that your abstract has been accepted, please follow the Author Dashboard login instructions contained in your acceptance email.

These instructions will take you through the paper upload process, including copyright, PDF eXpress, and Paper Registration. You will be registering for the conference as part of the Paper Registration process, so please do not use the Attendee registration page linked in the next section. Student Poster Contest authors will receive a free full registration, but still need to go through a registration process to ensure we have all details required.

Non-Presenting Conference Attendees

Conference attendees who are not submitting papers or student posters.


Questions, Changes, Additions?

For questions regarding registration, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Cancellations or requests for refunds must be received in writing (email is sufficient) on or before 19 May 2017. A processing fee of £50.00 GBP will be deducted from each registration cancelled by 19 May 2017. No refunds will be issued for any cancellations received after 19 May 2017; however, transfer of registration to another person in your organization may be possible. Send all requests to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include “Conference Cancellation” in the subject line.


Click here for fee schedule.

Gold Patron

Oceans OES
Marine Technology Society

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University of Aberdeen
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Associated Societies

Society for Underwater Technology   The Challenger Society for Marine Sciences Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Institute of Physics