Plenary Talks are 40 minutes + 5 minutes of discussion.

Invited Talks are 25 minutes + 5 minutes of discussion.

Regular Talks are 12 minutes + 3 minutes of discussion.

Please stick to your timeslot. Speakers will be notified 2 minutes before the end of their talk by a sign and at the end of their timeslot by a bell. 

The talks will take place in the new lecture hall and media center (HMZ) of the Technical University of Darmstadt on campus Lichtwiese. The parallel sessions will take place in two different lecture halls, HMZ 1 and HMZ 202. Plenary sessions will always be in the main lecture hall (HMZ 1).

The beamer format is 16:9 or 4:3, the connection to Laptops can be established via VGA or HDMI. Either you can copy your slides to a Laptop provided by the conference during the break before the session or you may use your own Laptop. In any case, please contact the session chair before the start of your session and check whether your slides have any technical issues. You can also contact the technical conference staff to do that. Especially, presentations containing videos or animations should be checked beforehand.


The layout of the posters is A0 in portrait orientation (upright, 841 mm x 1189 mm). They should be set up before the first talk and stay there the whole day. All poster sessions will take place in the entrance hall of the conference venue, where also the exhibition space is located. All material for hanging the poster will be provided by the conference organizers. The presenters need to be present at their posters during the poster session.