Information for speakers

Presentations can be held in German or English (conference language) and usually have the following durations:

  • For contributed talks a total of 15 minutes including discussion time and speaker change (12 min talk + 3 min discussion/speaker change) is allowed.
  • For invited talks a total of 30 minutes including discussion time and speaker change (25 min talk + 5 min discussion/speaker change) is allowed.
  • For plenary talks are 45 minutes without discussion time is allowed.

For further information on the language or length of the presentation, please contact the division or working group at which you will be giving the presentation.

All lecture halls are equipped with projectors (16:9). Speakers are requested to connect their own laptops. The connection standard is HDMI – please bring your own adapters for your device. A limited number of laptops and HDMI adapters will be available for loan. If you would like to take advantage of this offer, please inform the staff at the information desk no later than the day before your presentation. In this case, please bring your presentation file on a USB stick to the presentation. An upload system is not provided.

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 e-mail: dpgtagung[@]