Conference Registration

All participants must register and pay the relevant registration fee.  Only one abstract per person. Abstract submission is now closed.

It is possible to attend the conference without presenting a paper.

Registration is now closed.

T2M members benefit from a reduced conference registration fee and get a choice of journal subscriptions. Become a T2M member here.

Early Bird Fee (closed 15 June 2017)


Early Bird T2M Members Fee**


Early Bird Reduced Fee*


Early Bird Reduced Fee T2M members**


Late Registration Fee


Late Registration T2M Member Fee


Late Registration Reduced Fee


Late Registration Reduced T2M Member Fee


* Reduced Fees are available for: Students, activists, artists, retirees, participants coming from ‘lower income’ and ‘lower middle income’ countries as defined by the World Bank. All Latin American countries. You will be requested to provide proof of status.

** To qualify for the T2M member rates, you must be a registered T2M member. Become a member and get registration discounts along with a choice of journal subscriptions.

Delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodation. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Cancellations received before 2nd August 2017 will be issued a refund minus an administration fee of £50. It is highly unlikely we will be able to refund costs after this time. Refunds shall not be payable for any total or partial failure of performance by the conference organisers of their duties and obligations under this Agreement occasioned by any act of God including but not limited to fire, flood, drought, tempest; act of government or state, war, civil commotion, insurrection, blockade, embargo, prevention from or hindrance in obtaining any raw materials, energy or other supplies, interruption of utility service, labour disputes of whatever nature including but not limited to strike, lock out or boycott; fuel shortage, disruption to transportation services or facilities, and any other reason beyond the control of the conference organisers.

Mobile Utopia Excursions

Sunday 5 November – Day excursions (booking essential)
Option 1 – A6/M6 and Forton Services, led by Professor Peter Merriman
Option 2 – Lancaster Transport History Walk, led by Dr Vivienne Tabner
Option 3 – ‘Wordsworth Walk’ in the Lakes, led by Professor Simon Bainbridge

Important Dates

15 April (New deadline!) Abstract submission
22 May 2017 Notification of acceptance for abstracts and sessions
5 May 2017 Submission of artworks and posters
5 June 2017 (New deadline!) Deadline to apply for travel grants
5 June Notification of acceptance for artworks and posters
12 June 2017 Decision on travel grants
15 June 2017 Early Bird registration closes
1 September 2017 Programme Deadline
1 October 2017 Submission of full papers and posters
1 Ocober 2017 Conference Registration Deadline
2-5 November 2017 Conference

Travel Grants

Graduates and doctoral students and participants from developing countries whose submissions have been accepted may apply for travel grants of up to £250. A limited number of grants are available. Please complete the Mobile Utopia Travel Grant Application, detailing the cost of travel. Applications must be received by 5 June, decisions will be made by 12 June 2017.