UMC 2016 • Registration

Resource and Environmental Assessments
for Seafloor Mining Development

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45th Underwater Mining Conference
October 9 through 13, 2016
Orakai Songdo Park Hotel
151, Techno park-ro, Yeonsu-gu
Incheon • South Korea

Registration and Guest Function Fees

REGISTRATION FEES (Deadline August 31, 2016)

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 31, 2016)

Guests and spouses of UMC participants are welcome to join the banquet as well as the geotechnical field tour (at additional cost).

Spouses Day Tour, Tuesday, October 11: USD 75. This will be an escorted adventure into Seoul with visits to Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Namsan Tower, and Insadong (subject to change). Includes escort, travel by subway, entry fees and lunch.

UMC Banquet, Tuesday, October 11, evening: USD 75. Guests and spouses are welcome to join the UMC participants in the conference banquet. It will be a time to engage with colleagues and enjoy the fine cuisine of Korea, a special banquet address, and evening ambiance.


The deadline for UMC Registration is August 31, 2016. 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 starting July 25. 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 September 15, 2016.

Conference Contacts

  • Technical Program Chair
  • Dr. Samantha Smith, President
    International Marine Minerals Society
  • Technical Program Host
  • Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (Korea)
  • and KIOST (Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology)
  • 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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