General information

Abstract submission

Your abstract should not exceed 250 words. Please do not select more than two topics.

Poster format

Please use size A0 (height 118 cm, width 84 cm)

Oral presentations

The length of regular oral presentations is 15 min (+ 5 min discussion). Submitted oral presentations of particular importance/quality may be upgraded to keynote lecture (25 + 5 min).

Acceptance of an abstract for oral presentation requires the presenter to be registered before 26 Jan 2018!

Registration fees and payment

The registration fees (incl. VAT) are as follows:

Conference

Student

Regular

 

Early registration

70 €

180 €

Member

120 €

300 €

Non-member

Late or on-site registration

120 €

230 €

Member

180 €

350 €

Non-member

 

Gala dinner

Student

Regular

 

Early registration

35 €

70 €

Member

35 €

70 €

Non-member

Late registration

50 €

85 €

Member

50 €

85 €

Non-member

 

To benefit from the reduced SFSM or DGMS membership registration fees, 2018 membership fees must be fully paid up. To benefit from the student rates, proof of student status must be provided with the payment. 

No on-site registration is available for the Gala dinner. The deadline for the Gala dinner registration is 1 March 2018.

Payment is possible via direct bank transfer or by credit card. For credit card payments, please initially choose the option of direct bank transfer. A link for credit card payment options will be available .

 

Travel stipends for DGMS student members 

DGMS student members who meet the guidelines can apply for DGMS travel stipends via the online form on the DGMS website (information in German only) before January 31, 2018.

Students applying for a travel stipend will receive a flat rate of 350 €. Students from the local area (Saarland, Kaiserslautern) will receive a reduced flat rate of 250 €.

Importantly, students who apply for a travel stipend will have to confirm by signature - directly after the conference in Saarbrücken - that no additional third-party financial support is available. Otherwise the travel stipend cannot be awarded. 

Additional announcements may be made during the conference in Saarbrücken!

Official languages

The official languages of the EMSC 2018 are English, French and German. To facilitate scientific exchange between all participants

  • the lectures, keynotes and oral communications should be presented in English. Slides should also be written in English,
  • for poster presentations, English is strongly encouraged (even if it is possible to use French or German).

Conference badges

Name tags are provided at the registration desk in Bulding B4.1, along with your conferene bag. Name tags must be worn at all times within the conference venue.

Lunch/coffee

Lunch is included with the registration fees on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Coffee will be provided throughout the conference in the poster/exhibition area.

Internet

Free wireless internet is provided in the conference building.

Gala dinner

The conference dinner will take place at the Carreau Wendel mining museum La Mine in Petite-Rosselle on Wenesday night. Petite-Rosselle is located just across the border on the French side. Bus transportation from the conference venue and back to Saarbrücken will be available. Further details will be provided during the EMSC.

For any problem or question dealing with registration or payment, please contact Denise Meyer d.mayer@univw.uni-saarland.de

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