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General Information


You can still register any time by clicking “Registration” in the left-hand menu using the online registration pro-cedure. Online registration will be open until Sept. 14, 2023. Afterwards you can directly register at the Symposium Office.


The location of the BPS '23 is at the

University of Bayreuth
Universitätsstr. 30
95447 Bayreuth,

Bldg. NW II
Lecture halls H18 and H19.

In front of the lecture halls you'll find the Symposium Office (S 76), exhibits of supporting companies, coffee & tea. You'll find a map and more directions left at 'Directions and Accommodation'.

Final ProgramHide

You can download the BPS '23 short programm here

Poster GuidelinesHide
  • The poster format is DIN A0 portrait (max. 124.5x90 cm HxW, A0 oversize). IMPORTANT: The maximum width for landscape format posters is also 90 cm. The posters will be mounted by you on wooden boards. Please, bring your own mounting material.

  • Posters of Poster Sessions I & II will be introduced by an oral introduction during the Poster Introduction on Monday or Tuesday. Please prepare max. FiVE pdf pages (best in landscape, no Powerpoint!) for your short oral poster presentation of max. 2 min. More pages will be removed. We will use a video projector (beamer) to present your pdf files. Please, email your pdf file in time (deadline: Sept. 12th, 2023) to BPSposter.intro@gmail.com only, so we can easily access and sort these into one pdf file. Only use the poster number (1 to 57), last name, and ID of the presenter as file name, i. e. "60miller1234.pdf" in the case your poster number would be 60, the presenter’s last name "Miller" and the BPS '23 registration ID 1234. By the way, your registration ID are the four last digits of your login ID, bps20231234.

  • Posters of Session III will not be introduced during the conference, thus no pdf file is necessary.
Name TagsHide

You will receive a name tag in your welcome package at the BPS '23 Symposium Office which is located in front of the lecture hall. Please display your BPS '23 name tag throughout the conference, in particular for coffee and lunch breaks.

Certificate of ParticipationHide

You will receive our certificate that you participated at the BPS '23 in your welcome package at your registration in the Symposium Office.


Exhibitions from sponsors of BPS ’23 will be outside the lecture halls and open during both conference days.
BPS ’23 is thankful for the support of the participating companies and institutions

Internet AccessHide

WiFi (WLAN) access will be provided on site, via free @BayernWLAN or via eduroam (if you are registered at
your home university). In room S 71 (also building NW II) there are workstations available for online access
exclusively for BPS ’23 participants.

Lectures - Oral Presentations (Beamer, Video)Hide
  • Only for lectures, not for poster introduction: A video presentation system (beamer) will be provided for presentations directly from a laptop. Preferably you will bring your own laptop; otherwise we will need your file on a USB stick, Powerpoint presentations must be saved with "Package Presentation for CD" to imbed all media. During the breaks, the laptops for the following session will be installed and tested. Thus, bring your system to the front during the break preceding your presentation. Currently the equipment in the lecture halls supports HDMI, in the case your laptop only features another display port (VGA, DVI, Apple, etc.) please, bring your own adapter.

  • Poster introduction: For the short oral introduction of Poster Session I & II we need a pdf file with your presentation which will be on display during the 2 min. See "Poster Guidelines" above.

It is possible to have lunch at the dining facilities (mensa) on campus. Lunch is included in your BPS’23 registration fee and you will receive lunch tickets for Monday and Tuesday. You can use each open line and have a free choice of meals. Salads, vegetarianandvegan meal are also available.
Please hand out your lunch ticket to the person at the cash register.

Payment in cash is not possibleat the campus dining facilities.

Social EventsHide
  • On Sunday night at 19:30 we'll offer a BPS Get-together, where complimentary beer, pretzels, and sausages will be served. Also vegetarian and vegan food will be available. Please, organize your own transportation to your hotel, pooling cabs is encouraged.

  • On Monday night the BPS Concert, preceded by a small reception, will take place at Villa Wahnfried from 19:15 to 20:30. A bus transfer to the concert will be provided, the bus departs at 19:00 from Infopoint 6. Afterwards you'll find places for dinner on your own in walking distance at restaurants downtown.

  • The BPS Conference Dinner concluding the symposium, is scheduled on Tuesday night from 20:00 to 23:30 at the Restaurant “Liebesbier” in the center of the city. A bus transfer to the dinner location will be provided, the bus departs at 19:30 from Infopoint 6. Afterwards, neither to your hotel nor to the University a bus transfer will be provided.
Mobile PhonesHide

Participants are requested to mute their phones in the BPS '23 lecture halls all the times.


In case you wish to cancel your BPS '23 registration, please inform the Symposium Office by e-mail (bps@uni-bayreuth.de) accordingly. If you qualify for a refund (i.e. you have already paid your conference fee), a service fee of 50 EUR will be deducted.


The official language of the BPS '23 is English.

Insurance and LiabilityHide

Neither the BPS '23 organizers nor the University of Bayreuth will accept liability for personal injury or loss or damage of property of participants and accompanying persons either during the conference or while traveling to the conference. Participants are strongly recommended to get their own insurance coverage, for cases such as health and accident, lost luggage, or trip cancelation.

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