IST Technical Conference 2020 – York

IST One-day Technical Conference 2020
Spring Lane Building, University of York

POSTPONED until 15th September 2021

We are doing our best to contact all our exhibitors, partners, delegates and individuals involved with the Conference to make people aware that we have had to postpone the Conference. Please feel free to contact the IST Office if you have any questions or queries.

We are looking into the possibility of a virtual conference this year and will update members and delegates shortly with more information on this. Your ideas and suggestions for what you would like to see would be very welcome (


Statement from Terry Croft, MBE FIScT

“This has been a very difficult decision for us to make. We are working with Simon, Lucy and the University of York to ensure that we can deliver a successful York Technician Week and Conference next year. We are sorry to have to postpone until next year, however we hope that everyone will understand that we have a duty to ensure the safety of everyone involved, from our members and attendees to the exhibitors and organisers.”


IST Conference 2020 – Flyer

Date: Wednesday 16th September 2020

Time: Start 10.00 and close at 16.30

The Roger Dainty Best Poster Prizes – Win upto £150 Amazon Giftcard

We will again be offering prizes for the Best Poster and this is in honour of Roger Dainty MBE, FIScT.

Amazon VouchersWant to be in with a chance to win upto £150 worth of Amazon vouchers/giftcard?

It’s your chance to share your work experience with others in an informal way, to tell a story in pictures and/or words. Please email if you would like to submit a poster and we can arrange to reserve space in the hall.

All posters must be manned by a delegate who is attending at the Conference, so that our judges to come and speak to you, and the Amazon giftcard will be presented in the final afternoon session of the Conference.

Target participants
The Conference has been specifically organised for technicians, technologists, technical supervisors, laboratory/service managers and technical managers.

Delegate Rates (**Early Bird discount rates expire 1st June**)
£49 – IST members and Groups => 6 or more (IST members and/or non-members)
£59 – non-members
FREE – University of York Staff