Important Information

Please note that all abstracts have now been selected for poster presentation. Presenter of Focus talks were also notified. Please let us know if you have not received any feedback on your abstract submission. You can find more information on poster dimensions here

We will offer laboratory tours at IST Austria on Monday February 12 and Wednesday February 14.

Monday, February 12
The dinner will take place at the IST Austria Cafeteria and will be followed by the poster session in the Mondi Hallway, Mondi 1 and Ball Room of the IST Austria campus.

Tuesday, February 13
Everyone who has registered for the excursion to Vienna will be picked up at 15:30. There will be a 1h guided tour at the famous Upper Belvedere in Vienna. It houses the impressive collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. At the heart of the display is the world‘s largest Gustav Klimt collection. After a 15-minute walk from the Belvedere, there will be dinner at restaurant Salmbräu starting around 18:30. The bus will return to Klosterneuburg, IST Austria and Marienhof at 22:00. Please note that you might have to pay for some drinks.

Wednesday, February 14
The concluding dinner will take place at the Redlinger Hütte, which is a nice 20-minute walk through the woods from IST Austria. Please let us know should you have difficulties with walking and we will arrange for a taxi transfer.

Poster Format

We kindly ask you to put up your poster after on-site registration. Please bring your posters in portrait format A0 (84,1 cm x 118,9 cm or 33.1 inches x 46.8 inches). You will find your respective location and number on a map displayed at the conference venue as well as in the conference booklet which will be sent out as pdf before the meeting.


Please note that our cancellation policy does not apply for hotel reservations. Please contact your hotel to receive information about cancellation possibilities.  

Cancellation up to 1 month before the conference starts: refund of registration fee minus €50. Cancellation between 1 month and 2 weeks before the conference starts: refund of registration fee minus €100. No cancellation after 2 weeks before the conference. 

Please contact Arinya Eller at if you need to cancel your registration.