Abstract submission

Abstracts will be submitted to drt2017@abdn.ac.uk no latter than Wednesday 8th February 2017.

Please download the abstract instructions and template.


Registration for the conference and dinner closed on Wednesday 15th March 2017. Abstract submission and registration for the conference fieldtrips closed on 15th February 2017.

Registration includes access to the oral and poster sessions, coffee breaks, lunches, and transportation during the mid-conference excursion to the NW Highlands Geopark.

Please note that registration fees are non-refundable, so please ensure that you have up-to-date travel insurance before you register.

Registration for the conference is restricted to 140 participants. We operate a first-come first-served policy, also for pre and post-conference field excursions.

IMPORTANT: Note that you must be a student at the time of the event to qualify for the student discount. Please send a scanned proof of status (student ID card, enrolment certificate, etc.) to drt2017@abdn.ac.uk. Without this, you won’t qualify for the student rate.

Type Description

Early bird

before 19th Dec


after 19th Dec

Regular Fees for standard delegates £250 £300
Student Fees for MSc or PhD students (please note that a proof of status is required) £150 £200
Abstract Processing Charge This will cover the costs of poster boards and projection equipment £10/abstract £10/abstract
Conference dinner Dinner on 4th May 2017 at the Mercure Hotel, including reception £50 £50 
Pre-conference excursions Sunday 30th April. Includes transportation £25  
Deposit for post-conference fieltrip Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May. Includes accommodation and transportation. The final price will be £330-£400. £250