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Speakers' and Poster Instructions

Scientific presentations will be held either as oral presentation or by poster and will be given in English (conference language) or German. For further information please contact the division in which you have submitted the contributed talk or the poster.

All plenary talks will be given in English.


Oral Presentations

Usually, presentations will have the following durations. For exact information please contact the division in which you have submitted the contributed talk.

  • Contributed talks are 15 minutes including discussion and speaker change (12 min talk + 3 min discussion/speaker change).
  • Invited talks are 30 minutes including discussion and speaker change (25 min talk + 5 min discussion/speaker change).
  • Plenary presentations are 45 minutes without discussion.

All lecture halls and seminar rooms are equipped with electronic presentation technique. You can connect your own laptop (please check connection before the start of your session) or you might bring your presentation (pdf or PowerPoint “2007”) on an USB memory stick and transfer it to the computer in the lecture hall before the start of the session. In all lecture halls there will be service staff to help you with your presentation.

Speakers are requested to be in the lecture hall at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session, reporting to the chairperson of the session as well as the technical staff to ensure the laptops handshake with the projectors (“beamers”) and to receive a brief introduction to the equipment in the lecture hall.

If you need other presentation facilities please ask for availability at the information desk as soon as you arrive at the conference or better in advance via telephone +49-(0)511-762-14770


Poster Presentation

The poster sessions will take place in the Gallery of the Lichthof (main building) from 16:00 to 18:30.

The poster boards will be marked with the number according to the scientific programme. Authors are asked to mount their poster before their session. Each poster should display the number according to the scientific programme. Each poster should not be larger than 90 cm x 120 cm (DIN A0).

For the mounting of the poster please use the provided mounting material at the poster frame or contact the student staff available at the poster area. The presenting authors should be at hand for discussion at their poster during at least half of the poster session and should note this time at the poster.

The posters have to be removed after the session. Any posters remaining on poster boards will be removed early in the next morning and disposed without requesting your permission

The  conference  management  accepts  no liability for the posters.