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Speakers' and Poster Instructions

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

All plenary talks will be given in English.

Oral Presentations

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 projectors, aspect ratio 4:3, as well as computers. We ask you to upload your presentation prior to the session start from a USB stick in PDF or PowerPoint 2010 format. Alternatively, you may connect your own laptop via VGA. All lecture halls will be opened 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 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.


The poster sessions will take place in the Orangerie, Redoutensaal and in the two exhibition tents, directly behind the Kollegienhaus in the Schlossgarten.

Each poster should be no larger than 90 cm x 120 cm (DIN A0). 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. 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.

Authors are requested to be available at their poster for at least half of the length of their poster session. Please provide the information when you will be available.

The  posters  have  to  be  removed  after  the  session.  Any  posters  remaining  on  display  walls  will  be removed  and  disposed  without  requesting  your  permission. 

The  conference  management  accepts  no liability for the posters.