BASES Conference


Prof Greg Whyte OBE, FBASES (Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee)

Greg Whyte

"I am delighted to welcome you to BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017.

This will be the first joint conference between BASES and the the European Federation for Sport Psychology. We aim to provide 2 days of world-leading content across sport and exercise sciences and psychology. Whether you wish to present your own research or listen to others, I hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding event."

Abstract submission deadlines: 

Free communications: Thursday 1 June 2017

Posters and 5 slides in 5 minutes: Monday 3 July 2017

Delegate rates

Early bird delegate rates until Friday 15 September 2017

BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017

Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 November. East Midlands’s Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK

BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017 will be a joint conference combining BASES Conference 2017 with the 2017 FEPSAC European Sport Psychology Conference. FEPSAC is the European Federation of Sport Psychology.

  • Two-day sport and exercise science programme packed with world-leading insight and experience
  • A FEPSAC-specific strand: Sport and Exercise Psychology - an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Present your research (free communication and poster sessions) and gain a publication in the Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Rub shoulders with world-leading experts
  • Open doors to opportunities via the largest UK sport and exercise science network
  • Engaging content including invited keynotes and symposia
  • Five BASES re-accreditation credits per day
  • Awards available to reward outstanding research. For BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017 there will be additional awards – the FEPSAC Poster Awards for Young Researchers in Sport and Exercise Psychology

World-class venue


The East Midland’s Conference Centre is a stunning modern venue, with a stylish, contemporary look. 

The venue is set in 330 acres of landscaped parkland, only 2 miles from central Nottingham, ensuring accessibility from all parts of the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Nottingham offers a variety of accommodation to suit any budget. The brand new, contemporary hotel, The Orchard, located adjacent to the East Midland’s Conference Centre is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day.

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Present your research

  • Share your most up-to-date findings and receive valuable feedback from colleagues
  • Free communication and poster sessions available
  • All abstracts will be published in an online supplement of the Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Meet other researchers and make valuable future contacts
  • Awards available for BASES and FEPSAC members
  • BASES Conference Grants available
  • Gain 10 BASES re-accreditation credits per presentation.

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Supporters and exhibitors

  • Platinum and Gold supporter packages 
  • 3m x 2m exhibiton stands
  • Gala drinks reception sponsorship
  • Meet budget holders and decision-makers
  • Central location – the Conference Hub will house refreshments, and delegate social and networking activity, guaranteeing footfall and exposure
  • World-class venue with everything under one roof
  • Approximately 500 delegates – including sport and exercise scientists and psychologists, senior students, BASES and FEPSAC members, industry professionals and researchers.

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