BASES Conference


Prof Clyde Williams, OBE, FBASES (Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee)

Prof Clyde Williams

"I am delighted to welcome you to BASES Conference 2016.

BASES prides itself in putting together 2 days of world-leading sport and exercise science-specific content. Whether you wish to present your own research or listen to others, I do hope you will join us for what promises to be highlights of the sports and exercises sciences calendar. "

Early bird delegate rates 

Available until Friday 16 September 2016. All prices include VAT.

Two day residential packages (including 1 night's accommodation and gala dinner):

BASES member
BASES student member £299
Non-member £510*
BASES student non-member £327.80*

Other two day packages available: 'twin room' and 'non-residential'.

Single day packages:

BASES member £199
BASES student member
BASES student non-member£169.40*

* Includes one year's complimentary BASES membership.

Research Group Packages: research group leaders can bring up to three of their students - 10% discount for each student.

Rates will increase by £25 (including VAT) per person per day after the early bird deadline.

BASES Conference 2016 - The flagship event for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

BASES Conference 2016 will take place on Tuesday 29 November and Wednesday 30 November 2016 at Nottingham's East Midland's Conference Centre.

  • Two-day programme packed with world leading insight and experience put together by our expert Scientific Programme Committee
  • Present your research (free communication and poster sessions) and gain a publication in the
    Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Rub shoulders with world-leading experts
  • Open doors to opportunities via the largest UK sport and exercise science network
  • Engaging content including invited keynotes and symposia
  • Fives BASES re-accreditation credits per day.

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World-class venue


The East Midland’s Conference Centre is a stunning modern venue, with a stylish, contemporary look. 

The venue is set in 330 acres of landscaped parkland, only 2 miles from central Nottingham, ensuring accessibility from all parts of the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Nottingham offers a variety of accommodation to suit any budget. The brand new, contemporary hotel, The Orchard, located adjacent to the East Midland’s Conference Centre is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day.

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Present your research

  • Share your most up-to-date findings and receive valuable feedback from colleagues
  • Free communication and poster sessions available
  • All abstracts will be published in an online supplement of the Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Meet other researchers and make valuable future contacts
  • Awards available for BASES members
  • BASES Conference Grants available
  • Gain 10 BASES re-accreditation credits per presentation.

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Supporters and exhibitors

  • Platinum and Gold supporter packages 
  • 3m x 2m exhibiton stands
  • Gala drinks reception sponsorship
  • Meet budget holders and decision-makers
  • Central location – the Conference Hub will house refreshments, and delegate social and networking activity, guaranteeing footfall and exposure
  • World-class venue with everything under one roof
  • Over 350 delegates per day – including sport and exercise science academics and practitioners, senior students, BASES members, industry professionals and researchers.

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