NEWS: 12th april 2018: as we have reached the maximum number of participants we are forced to close the registration process.

Please note that the participation is limited to 100 persons.

Applications for oral or poster contributions or for simple participation are welcome.

We especially encourage young scientists (PhDs, postdoctoral researchers) to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Registration fees are as following:

Student (PhD and master) = 150 euros

Post-docs and senior participants = 200 euros

Registration fee will include: lunches and coffee/tea breaks, workshop material and the excursion. The social dinner cost is not included in the registration fee and will be paid separately.

Please use the registration form (download here).

The deadline for abstract submission for oral and poster presentation is 1st April, 2018.

Please send the abstract  by email to ( using the template (download here).

Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by 15th April 2018.

 The deadline for registration is 1st May 2018.

 Invited lectures will be allocated 25 plus 5 minutes for discussions. 15 plus 5 minutes for discussion will be allocated for oral contributions (or 8 + 2 minutes for discussion for short presentations).
The poster presentations (A0, portrait format or 70cm width x 100 cm heigth) will be an important part of the conference. Two official poster sessions are planned. However, the posters will be on display during the whole conference, so that there is also time to look at the posters during the breaks. Poster contributors will be also given the opportunity to present their poster results with “flash” presentations. More details will follow.