UMC 2020 • Registration and Fees

The World’s Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders

Marine Minerals: Solutions for a Clean Energy Future

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club.

49th Underwater Minerals Conference

September 27 – October 2, 2020
The Vinoy® Renaissance — St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club
St. Petersburg, Florida USA

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UMC 2020 will happen from September 27 to October 2, 2020 at St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Advance registration rates are available now through May 31, 2020. On-site registration rates will apply thereafter.

Full access registration includes unlimited access to all scientific sessions, seminars, topical lectures, plenary events, workshops, Banquet, Welcoming Cocktail, and the Expo.

To qualify for the reduced rates:


Early Bird Rates
by May 31

Regular Rates
before Aug. 31

Late Rates
before Sep. 25

On site Rates

Virtual Rates

IMMS Members


















UMC Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by September 20, 2020. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after this date. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee and will be issued no sooner than 4 weeks after the meeting. Written cancellations may be sent via e-mail to .

IMMS reserves the right to cancel or reschedule UMC 2020 due to unforeseen circumstances, natural hazards and other dangerous situations. Registrants will be notified.

On-site Registration

Online registration is open and will remain open throughout the meeting. You are also welcome to register for the meeting on-site at the The Vinoy® Renaissance Resort Convention Center, during the conference times.

Other Information

Badges are required to attend all events.

Conference workshops require early registration as space is limited.

Registration Questions?

Information about our cancellation policy, substitutions, and other commonly asked questions are available on our registration FAQs. For further assistance in the registration process, please contact

Conference Contacts

For assistance and inquiries, please contact:

  • Laura Carvalho B.C. Azevedo
  • UMC Conference Manager
  • University of South Florida
  • College of Marine Science
  • 830 1st Street S
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA

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