To register follow this link:

News (29th Nov 2016): Only 30 delegate space left.

Registration deadlines:

  • Early bird rate – 4/11/2016.
  • Participants’ final registration – 2/12/2016

Registration costs

£ early bird £ standard
RSC member £160 £180
Non-member £180 £200
Student RSC member (if applicable) £90 £100
Student non-member £100 £110

Abstract Submission

News (7th Dec 2016): All the poster abstracts submitted have been accepted for presentation.

For poster and flash-talk abstracts email the completed template  to: by the 18th of November 2016 in Word format. The template can be downloaded from the following link: masc2016-abstract-template.

Poster sizes:  the recommended size for posters is A0 (841 x 1189 mm) in portrait orientation.


Up to 80 rooms are available on site (Masson House), prices range from £69-£114. Delegates should book directly through

A number of other large hotels are situated less that a mile away from the conference venue including:

  • Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge (260 rooms, prices from £47 on
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Royal Mile (78 rooms, prices from £79 on