The Biochemical Society’s events programme includes Harden ConferencesScientific Meetings, as well as Training Events and Courses

We additionally support Early Career Life Scientists’ Symposia and Sponsored Events.

We welcome event proposals from any member of the scientific community, however please note that at least one member of the event Programme Committee must be a Member of the Biochemical Society. You can find further information for Programme Coordinators here.

Submit your proposal

Event proposals are welcomed for scheduling throughout the year to complement the Society’s vibrant events programme.

Proposals submitted will be considered by Research Areas and/or Theme Panels (as appropriate) and then by Conferences Committee, or Education Committee for Training Events and Courses. Please note this process can take up to 8 weeks. 
From submission to date of event please allow 9 months for a Training event or course,12 months for a Scientific Meeting, 15 months for a Harden Conference and 6 months for a Sponsored event.

Please note that, due to the postponement of 2020 events, our programme for 2021 face-to-face events is now full. Therefore we will only be considering proposals for face-to-face events to run in 2022 and beyond.

Proposals for online events and independently organised scientific meetings (sponsored events) taking place in 2021 will still be considered.


Next proposal deadlines are at 5pm on the following dates: 

27 July 2020


This is what our programme coordinators have to say:

“I just want to say how well I thought the meeting went. Everyone has been extremely complimentary about it. Thank you for everything that you did, it was a pleasure working with you. We would definitely like to do it again!”


Scientific Meeting: BMP Signalling in Cancer II – April 2019

“Without your excellent organisation and effort this meeting would not have been as good as it was – so thank you for all your work over the past few months.”


Scientific Meeting: Structural Mass Spectrometry of Membrane Proteins – August 2019