CST is sponsoring the annual meeting of the IOP Particle Accelerators and Beams Group on Thursday April 18, 2018 at Lancaster University. The main program will be a series of talks covering a wide range of topical UK research in the field of particle accelerators and their applications. There will be a student poster session with a prize for best poster. Lunch will be provided. The day will conclude with the PAB group prize lecture from the winner of the 2017 PAB group prize for outstanding professional contributions.