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ISIPT World Congress


World Heritage City of Bath 2 - 6 September 2018

Congress Venue

The Congress will be based at the University of Bath hilltop site above the ancient city. The University is situated in parkland with beautiful wooded surroundings. It has excellent parking and frequent public transport services to all key parts of the nearby City, including central hotels and the Bath Spa mainline Train Station and adjacent Bus Station.

Congress activities will take place at The Edge conference venue, located immediately adjacent both the University Bus Interchange and large Car Parks.

The Edge is a high quality but cost effective venue suitable for all the technical and related meeting and exhibition activities. This new venue provides superb facilities in its flexible spaces that can be arranged for breakout discussions, exhibition and poster spaces, conference presentation sessions, and buffet dining spaces. Its largest plenary theatre space accommodates 220 delegates. The Edge also has offers an integral Coffee Bar and Reception area.

Details including a Google Maps virtual tour can be found at:

Congress Banquet: A suggested venue for the Celebratory Banquet is on the top floor of Roman Bath and Pump room ( as shown in the Travel & Tourism web-page. Delegates can enjoy a drinks reception in front of the Roman Spa with dinner in the adjacent large dining room.

Conference Chair: Professor Manuch Soleimani has major experience in mounting events in IPT and related topics. He was Organising Chair to the Medical Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) Conference in 2011, attracting 130 delegates; and recently hosted the TosCA 2016 X-ray Tomography Symposium, attracting 140 international delegates and gained support from 15 companies for sponsorships and demonstration exhibits.

Organisation: A WCIPT-9 local organising team will manage arrangements; a ‘Scientific Committee’ of IPT experts will oversee the program and certify quality of papers.

Acknowledgements: The WC-IPT series of Congresses are ISIPT events. The ISIPT is most grateful for the generous partnership of the University of Bath, UK, and in particular to Professor M Soleimani and his team, for the organisation of the 9th World Congress, WC-IPT-9, scheduled to take place in Bath in September 2018.