Conference Format

The MOP 2024 conference will take place in-person from 8-12 July 2024 on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus. Virtual participation will not be supported.

Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 29 March 2024

Registration deadline: 31 May 2024

Preliminary program: May 2024

Ice-breaker: 7 July 2024

Conference: 8-12 July 2024


Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) serves the Twin Cities.

Nonstop flights operate to and from most major U.S. and Canadian cities,  London LHR, Paris CDG, Amsterdam AMS, Dublin DUB, Frankfurt FRA, Tokyo HND, Seoul ICN.

Ice Breaker, Banquet, and Meals

There will be an ice breaker preceding the conference on Sunday, 7 July, where you can pick up your badges. 

There will additionally be a banquet on Thursday, 11 July

Refreshments will be available during breaks.


Please contact Bob Lysak ( or Ali Sulaiman (