UMC 2015 • Registration

Nearshore Underwater Mining:
Critical Commodities for the Future

St Petersburg beach

44th Underwater Mining Conference*
November 1 through November 6, 2015
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel • Tampa Bay, Florida • USA
*formerly the Underwater Mining Institute (UMI)

Registration is now closed.

Registration and Guest Function Fees

REGISTRATION FEES (Deadline August 31, 2015)

Several items in the UMC fee schedule below are discounted for current members of the International Marine Minerals Society:

GUEST FEE OPTIONS (Deadline August 31, 2015)

Guests and spouses of UMC participants are, in addition to the geotechnical field tour above, welcome to join the following St. Petersburg activities:

Spouses St. Petersburg Art Walk, Tuesday, November 3, 09:00h to 16:00h: USD 75. This casual guided tour will be a mix of art and shopping at unique boutiques filled with items created by local craft artisans as well as internationally known brands. There will be an al fresco lunch, a docent led tour of galleries, free time to browse through numerous museums, cafes and shops, and a special gift for participants.

Click here for the Spouses St. Petersburg Art Walk PDF.

UMC Banquet at the Museum of Fine Arts, Monday, November 2, evening: USD 75. Guests and spouses are welcome to join the UMC participants in this lovely setting for the conference banquet. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the company, flavors, a special banquet address, and evening.

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The deadline for UMC Registration is August 31, 2015. Late registrations will incur a late fee of $50. Registration for the Geotechnical Field Tour and other functions after the deadline are not guaranteed.

Payment is preferred by Visa or MasterCard credit cards completed online at or via UMC 2015 Conference Registration Form PDF (updated 09-18-15). For checks payable to IMMS (International Marine Minerals Society) or wire transfers 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 30, 2015.

Conference Contacts

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