Frequently Asked Questions

When and where will the conference take place?

The Conference will take place from September 19-21, 2019, in Essen/Germany. The conference venue, Haus der Technik, is directly next to Essen main station in the city centre of Essen.

What are the registration rates?

The registration fees for the conference are as follows:

  • Regular rate 80 € (from June 1st)
  • Regular rate/ Early Bird 60 € (until May 31st )
  • Student rate 35 €

How to get the student rate?

Participants can get the student rate if they are pre-doctoral students, or if they are doctoral students who work less than 50%, or if they are in receipt of a scholarship.

Students are required to present a student ID or certificate of studentship at the registration desk at the conference venue as proof.

PhD students who are employed at 50% or more should please register at the ordinary rate.

Important dates

Jan. 10th, 2019 Deadline for submission of abstracts for papers

Jan. 31st, 2019 Notification of acceptance for papers

Feb. 1st, 2019 Opening of Early Bird online registration

May 31st, 2019 End of Early Bird registration

June 1st, 2019 Regular registration starts

Aug. 15th, 2019 Regular registration ends

Sept. 19-21, 2019 Conference takes place


Questions concerning the conference may be addressed to
or members of the organizing team:

Patricia Ronan:

Evelyn Ziegler: