Technical Instructions for Presentations

Online registration of participants and contributions

During online registration, you are asked to provide your contact data. Here you can book events from the supporting program and submit contributions to the conference.

Please submit your contribution (poster or oral presentation) including an abstract by October 15, 2019 on You will receive confirmation for your contribution to the conference program by December 15, 2019. The final program will be posted on the conference website in January 2020.

To submit a contribution, please fill in the authors, an abstract (max. 3000 characters), a literature list (up to five entries) and optionally one figure (black and white). Please choose the format of your contribution (poster or oral) and the session it fits in. You may indicate possible alternative sessions, giving us more flexibility in the design of the program.

When the registration is completed, you will receive a personal access code. You can add or edit your contributions (before the deadline on October 15, 2019) or book events from the supporting program on the internal part of the conference website using your personal access code.

Oral Presentations

The time allowance for oral presentations is 15 minutes (12 minutes presentation + 3 minutes discussion). Please prepare your oral presentation accordingly and stay within the time limit!

Each lecture hall will provide a projector. The following presentation software will be provided: Adobe Reader and Microsoft Power Point. The presentation file can be copied onto the presentation laptop before the session or during breaks (no online submission).


Recommended poster format is DIN A0 Portrait. Posters can be hung from Wednesday, 2 pm. You will find your poster number in the upper left corner of the partition wall. Fixing material will be available.

Granting rights of use

(1) The author declares to be the copyright holder and no rights of third parties are violated. If this is not the case, the author is required to indemnify the publisher from any third party claims.

(2) The author declares that he/she has independently prepared the work in accordance with generally accepted scientific principles.