Conference information


Abstract submission: until April 15, 2015
Early bird registration discount: until April 3, 2015


Registration fee

  Payment until April 3, 2015 Payment after April 3, 2015
Standard € 250 € 300
Student* € 150 € 200
*Please provide a copy of an official document indicating student status at the conference reception.

The registration fee includes access to all symposia, keynotes, and poster sessions, badge, welcome reception, and soft drinks and snacks during coffee and lunch breaks.

A certificate of attendance will be provided with the conference material when registering for the conference. 

Only cash payment can be accepted for on-site registrations.


For cancellations made by June 30, 2015 an administrative fee of € 25 will apply. For cancellations made by August 15, 2015, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. For cancellations made after August 15, 2015, the registration fee cannot be refunded.

Farewell party

The farewell party will take place at Gondwanaland, Zoo Leipzig on September 11, 19:00.

Standard € 40
Student € 30

The service charge includes access to Gondwanaland in Leipzig Zoo, cold and warm buffet and welcome drink. For cancellations the service charge cannot be refunded.

Conference office

The conference office will be open on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, from 09:00−10:00 at Städtisches Kaufhaus and from 17:00−21:00 at the MPI CBS. From Wednesday, September 9 to Friday, September 11, 2015 the conference office will be located in Hörsaalgebäude opposite Hörsaal 3. Opening hours will be from 09:00 until the end of the official program. Presentations can be uploaded in the conference office (at the latest half an hour before the presentation).

Please note that only cash can be accepted for on-site registrations. Also please note that access to the pre-conference workshops is only possible after registration through the electronic system on the webpage due to limited space.

Conference staff can be identified by conference t-shirts and colored name tags. Don’t hesitate to contact them for assistance. Please wear your name tag during the conference.

A cloakroom will be available on the first floor of the Hörsaalgebäude during the official program.

Information for presenters

Oral presentations

For presentations Microsoft Windows (PDF and Microsoft PowerPoint 2013) and OS X (PDF and Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2011) based PCs (incl. sound system) will be available. Please note that presentation with your own notebook/laptop computer will not be possible. Presentations can be uploaded at the conference office (at the latest half an hour before the presentation) or sent by email to (at the latest the day before the presentation).


The maximal poster size is set at 900 mm width x 1200 mm height (portrait format). Posters can be put up at the morning of the day of the poster session and should be removed by the end of that day. Pushpins will be available at the poster boards. The badges next to the poster abstracts indicate the poster number (as you will find them on the poster boards) and the poster session in which the poster will be presented.

Internet access

Eduroam WiFi access will be available at Städtisches Kaufhaus (pre-conference workshops), MPI CBS (keynote lecture 1 and welcome reception) and Hörsaalgebäude (keynote lectures, symposia, poster sessions). At Städtisches Kaufhaus and Hörsaalgebäude you will also be able to connect to the eduevent WiFi network (SSID/network name: eduevent, PSK/password: Modellierung-2015, encryption: WPA2/AES, IP: DHCP, DNS: DHCP). Eduevent only provides http(s), pop3(s), imap(s), vpn, and ssh connections.