UMC 2019 • Registration and Fees

The World’s Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders

Sustainable Development of Seabed Mineral Resources: Environment, Regulations and Technology


UMC 2019 image of Fenghuang Island, Sanya City

48th Underwater Mining Conference
September 22 through 27, 2019
JW Marriott Hotel Sanya Dadonghai Bay
Sanya City, Hainan, China


Register for UMC 2016

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 Fees

Registration is discounted for current members of the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS):

Guest Fee Options

Spouses and guests of UMC participants are welcome to join us:


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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Conference Contacts

  • 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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