- You have to present in English.
- You are allowed a maximum of 20 minutes for your presentation (15 minutes + 5 minutes of discussion).
- Speakers are requested to assemble in the session hall at the beginning of the break preceding your session.
- All presentations using a computer
must be run from the computer provided in the congress room. Please see specifications
- All congress rooms are equipped with the necessary computer (notebook on lectern) and projection equipment for electronic presentation.
- The computers are Pentium 4 PC’s with Windows XP, Office 2002 operating system.
- Progress of the presentation is controlled by the speaker.
Guidelines for the preparation of your Presentation
- Your electronic presentation has to be organized in a Microsoft
Power Point Presentation file with extension .PPS or .PPT or the
presentation may be saved as a PDF that can be presented using Adobe
- Your Power Point Presentations must be Power Point 2000 or Power Point 2002 compatible.
- Your Power Point file should not exceed 500 MB.
- Do not zip your presentation.
- Please make sure that your presentation does not carry computer viruses or worms or any other malicious file.
- Make sure that your presentation runs on a Windows PC. Mac formatted CD-ROMS and MAC files cannot be read or used.
Taking your presentation to the Conference Centre
- Take your Presentation with you on USB stick or CD. Computer diskettes
are not accepted. Please DO NOT bring your lecture on your own notebook.
- We prefer to have only the file of your presentation loaded on your
USB stick or CD; so no other files.
- During the breaks and lunches you may take your USB stick or CD to
your session hall to hand it over to the technical assistant. She/he
will load it on the presentation PC.
- You may use the break before your session at the latest, however
we prefer earlier breaks.
- If you need an overhead projector or have questions about the above
specifications, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Internetcorner will be available for checking e-mails in the lobby of the Conference Centre. W-LAN will also be available to all particpants.
For information on the conference venue, Leipziger KUBUS, please visit http://www.leipziger-kubus.de . Visit http://www.leipzig.de/int/en/ for more information on Leipzig, Germany and the surrounding area.
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The average temperature in Leipzig, Germany during June varies between 53.6° F (12°C) and 71.6° F (22°C) . Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.
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How to get to the Leipziger KUBUS, Permoserstraße 15, 03418 Leipzig,
- by taxi from Leipzig airport to UFZ / KUBUS: approx. EUR 30
- by taxi from Leipzig central station to UFZ / KUBUS: approx. EUR 8
- by public transport: From Leipzig airport to Leipzig central station: There are trains which go all day long, it will take you about 15 min.
From Leipzig Central Station please take tram no. 13 direction "Taucha" or 3 direction “Sommerfeld” to stop "Permoserstraße/Torgauer Straße" (about 12 min). Please change to bus no. 90 direction "Paunsdorf/Sommerfeld" to stop "Leonhard-Frank-Straße" (1 stop) or cross “Torgauer Straße” and walk along “Permoserstraße" (5-7 min).
Citizens of the United States with a valid passport do not need a visa to enter Germany if they do not expect to stay more than 90 days and do not expect to work there. For visa information for other countries, please visit http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/diplo/en/WillkommeninD/EinreiseUndAufenthalt/uebersicht.html .
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- Brief statement why attending this conference would help your research and career.
- Letter of recommendation. Have a senior person (e.g. Ph.D. advisor, head of department, president of a mathematical society) write a brief letter of recommendation on appropriate letterhead. This letter is not needed if you have a minimum of twelve entries in MathScinet. If this is the case please state so in your message to firstname.lastname@example.org.