UMC 2017 • Registration

Economical, Technological and Environmental Aspects:
Cooperative Solutions For Future Deep-Sea Mining

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46th Underwater Mining Conference
September 24 through 29, 2017
Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Breite Straße 29
Berlin, Germany

Registration is closed.

Registration and Guest Function Fees

Registration Fees (Deadline August 4, 2017)

Several items in the UMC fee schedule below are discounted for current members of the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS):

Guest Fee Options (Deadline August 4, 2017)

Guests and spouses of UMC participants are welcome to join a Spouses Day Tour, the UMC banquet, and the geotechnical field tour (at additional cost).

Spouses Day Tour
Tuesday, September 26: USD 130. This is a delightful boat tour on the rivers and channels in central Berlin, including lunch.

UMC Banquet — Hilton Berlin
Tuesday, September 26, evening: USD 80. Guests and spouses are welcome to join UMC participants in the conference banquet. It will be a time to engage with colleagues and enjoy the fine cuisine of Germany, a special banquet address, and evening ambiance.

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The deadline for UMC Registration is August 4, 2017. Late registrations will incur a late fee of $50. Registration for the Geotechnical Field Tour and other functions after the deadline is not guaranteed.

Payment by Visa or MasterCard credit cards should be completed online at For wire transfers to IMMS (International Marine Minerals Society) please contact the Conference Coordinator for information.


Refunds (less USD 50 processing fee) will be allowed for written cancellations (email or fax) received by the Conference Coordinator by August 31, 2017.

Conference Contacts

  • Technical Program Chair
  • Dr. Robert Goodden, President
    International Marine Minerals Society
  • Technical Program Co-Chairs
  • Professor Peter Halbach
  • Dr. Thomas Kuhn, BGR
  • Professor Andrea Koschinsky
  • Technical Program Host
  • DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA)
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Karynne Chong Morgan
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • 1000 Pope Road, MSB 303
  • Honolulu HI 96822
  • Tel: +1 808.956.5095
    Mobile: +1 808.295.9418

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