Booking & planning info

Our plans for #SocMedHE17 are well under way, the booking system is now OPEN

Information to help you plan:

18th December 2017: pre-conference social event  6pm – Late
It will be an informal and fun evening with plenty of space to sit, relax and socialise.
All tickets cost £40 per head including buffet and some drinks. Further details will be communicated in November.

19th December 2017: conference
– Registration will open at 8.30 am
– We aim for the BYOC to start at 9.30 am
– The conference will close at 4 pm prompt with no plenary.
– Final programme will be announced in November.

– Standard Delegates: early bird £150; full rate £180

– Students: early bird £80; full rate £100
– Sheffield Hallam University (SHU staff please note: you must book with your SHU email address to qualify, and you will need an activity/cost code to book).
– Pre-conference social event ticket: flat rate £40

Early bird is now closed!
All attending presenters must register for the conference

#SocMedHE17 will take place in Sheffield Hallam University’s Charles Street building, it’s a five minute walk from the train station and in walking distance of many of the city’s hotels. . The pre-conference event venue is also nearby.

Sheffield has a wide range of accommodation on offer, with many hotels a very short distance from the conference venue. Take a look at the various hotels with special rates, along with a link to discounted train tickets if applicable.

If you have any questions, please email us at

Best wishes from the SocMedHE organising team!