Social Program

Get ready for a vibrant social program at ISM9! From a remarkable Gala Dinner to a one-of-a-kind pop-up event and a Science Pub Party, we’ve curated an unforgettable experience that goes beyond the conference sessions.

Welcome Drinks at King’s College London

Join us for a memorable start to ISM9 at King’s College London’s prestigious 8th Floor of Bush House, where breath taking views of the entire city and the Thames await you. As we gather to celebrate the opening of the conference in this exceptional venue, enjoy an unparalleled vantage point to London’s iconic skyline as the sun sets over the city. Savour delectable canapés and refreshing drinks while networking with fellow attendees, distinguished speakers, and leading researchers from around the globe.

The Welcome Drinks event promises to set the stage for inspiring discussions and forging lasting connections throughout the conference. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to toast to a brilliant week of metallomics exploration high above the vibrant heart of London.

Between the Bridges Bash

Join us for an unforgettable evening at “Between the Bridges,” a one-of-a-kind pop-up venue that graces London’s landscape every summer right at the foot of the London Eye. As the first social event of ISM9, this unique space with its innovative design and vibrant atmosphere seamlessly fuses urban charm and a casual party vibe. So, get ready to make the most out of your food & drink passports offering a taste of various refreshing concoctions and delectable delights from food trucks. Capture fun-filled memories in our interactive photobooths and immerse yourself in life-sized board games. To top it all off, our talented DJ will be spinning some crazy international beats. Don’t miss this opportunity to kick off an incredible week of social events in style at our Between the Bridges Bash!

Gala Dinner at the Lincoln’s Inn Great Hall

Join us for a remarkable Gala Dinner on 19th June 2024, enjoying the timeless elegance of the Lincoln’s Inn Great Hall nestled in the heart of London. With a history dating back to the 14th century, this iconic venue has been an enduring symbol of legal excellence in London. Step into the grandeur of the Great Hall, with its Gothic architecture and adorned with magnificent stained-glass windows and oak-panelled walls. Be transported back in time, experiencing the very essence of British legal history. This social event will be a truly special evening, where you will enjoy a night of fine dining, engage in meaningful conversations, and indulge in the rich heritage that resides within these storied walls.

Science Pub Party

Ready for an exhilarating evening of science, conversation, and camaraderie? Inspired by the renowned Pint of Science movement in the United Kingdom, we invite students to step onto the stage and captivate the audience with fascinating, entertaining, and creative presentations about their amazing research. Engage in lively discussions as our talented speakers tackle a wide array of scientific topics, fuelling your curiosity and expanding what you knew to be possible. Immerse yourself in a true pub-style atmosphere, socialising, networking, and unwinding with like-minded enthusiasts while enjoying – well – a pint (or more) of course! Don’t miss this unique blend of science and socialising that will leave you inspired and eager to explore the unending horizons of metallomics from the future leaders in the field.

ISM9 offers standard, and on-site registration fees for regular participants and students both in person and virtual.

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