UMC 2019 • Registration and Fees
The World’s Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders
Sustainable Development of Seabed Mineral Resources: Environment, Regulations and Technology
48th Underwater Mining Conference
September 22 through 27, 2019
JW Marriott Hotel Sanya Dadonghai Bay
Sanya City, Hainan, China
Click on the Register Now button or click here and you will be directed to a secure online registration and payment process.
Registration includes: Welcome Reception, Technical Sessions, Commercial Workshops, Conference Materials, IDSSE Cocktail Reception, UMC Banquet, several lunches and IMMS Membership for 2020.
Registration is discounted for current members of the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS):
- Early Bird Registration deadline is May 31, 2019
Member USD 500, Non Member USD 600
- Regular Registration deadline is July 31, 2019
Member USD 600, Non Member USD 700
- Student Fee: USD 400
- Geotechnical Field Tour Fee: USD 75
This will include a three-hour boat tour and other stops, bus transport, guide, and lunch.
- UMC 2019 Abstracts (printed volume): USD 60
Each participant will receive a thumb drive containing the Program Agenda and the Abstracts. This fee is for those wishing to purchase a printed volume.
Guest Fee Options
Spouses and guests of UMC participants are welcome to join us:
- Spouse/Guest Fee: USD 115
Includes Welcome Reception on September 22, IDSSE Cocktail Reception on September 24, and UMC Banquet on September 26
- Spouse/Guest Tour Fee: USD 75
This is a special tour within Hainan for spouses or guests (not for UMC participants) and includes a guide, transport, entry fees, and lunch.
Payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards should be completed online at the link above (when available). For wire transfer payments to IMMS (International Marine Minerals Society) please contact the Sanya Conference Coordinator (Chinese) or Executive Director (English) for information.
Refunds (less USD 75 processing fee) will be allowed for email cancellations if received by the Sanya Conference Coordinator (Chinese) or Executive Director (English) by August 15, 2019.
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- Technical Program Chair
- Dr. Charles L. Morgan
Moana Hohonu LLC
- Technical Program Co-Chair
- Professor YANG Ning
- Institute of Deep-Sea Science and Engineering
- Chinese Academy of Sciences
- IDSSE Host Representatives
- Mr. XIAO Jianyu
- Dr. CHEN Yuxiang
- UMC 2019 Conference Coordinator
and for assistance and inquiries in Chinese
- Jack Zhang
- Executive Director
- Karynne Chong Morgan
- University of Hawai‘i
- 1000 Pope Road, MSB 322, Honolulu HI USA 96822
- Tel: +1 808.956-3184
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