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Scientific presentations will be held either orally or by poster and will be given in English or German. All plenary talks will be given in English.

Oral Presentation

Usually, presentations will have the following durations. For exact information, please refer to your division.

  • 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 (beamers, aspect ratio 4:3) as well as laptops. You can connect your own laptop (please check connection before the start of your session) or you might bring your presentation (pdf or PowerPoint “2010”) 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.

All lecture theatres will be opened, at the latest, 30 minutes prior to the lecture. 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 in advance via email to or latest immediately after arrival at the conference at the information desk.


The poster sessions (Tuesday-Thursday) will take place in the 1st and 2nd floor of the Philosophicum, Jakob-Welder-Weg 18, from 17:00 to 19:00.

The poster boards will be marked with the number according to the scientific program. Authors are asked to mount their poster before their session. Each poster should display the number according to the scientific program. Each poster should be no larger than 85 cm in width and 120 cm in height (DIN A0 portrait).

For the mounting of the poster please use the provided mounting material (residue-free) 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 poster session. Any posters remaining on poster boards will be removed and disposed without notice.

The  conference  management  accepts  no liability for the posters.