Programme

The conference will start at noon on Sunday, August 19, and close at late afternoon on Wednesday, August 22. There will be about 26 talks by Plenary and Invited Speakers, and 10-25 contributed talks chosen from conference abstracts. Each morning and afternoon session will include coffee/tea breaks organized around Poster presentations. At noon, there will be ample time for discussions during the 2-hour lunch breaks. To this end, the downtown Helsinki is full of nice cafes and restaurants.

On Monday evening, August 20, there will be a Reception by the City of Helsinki, including a tasty buffet.

For Tuesday evening, August 21, a conference dinner is being organized.

Preliminary programme of the conference:

SUNDAY (August 19, 2018)

  SUNDAY (August 19, 2018)
12:00 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 14:10 Introduction & Welcome
14:10 - 15:10 Plenary lecture 1
15:10 - 15:50 Invited lecture 1
15:50 - 16:30 Invited lecture 2
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 17:40 Invited lecture 3
17:40 - 18:20 Invited lecture 4
18:20 - 19:00 Invited lecture 5

MONDAY (August 20, 2018)

  MONDAY (August 20, 2018)
09:00 - 09:40 Invited lecture 6
09:40 - 10:20 Invited lecture 7
10:20 - 11:00 Invited lecture 8
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:10 Invited lecture 9
12:10 - 12:30 Contributed talk 1
12:30 - 12:50 Contributed talk 2
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:10 Invited lecture 10
15:10 - 15:50 Invited lecture 11
15:10 - 16:50 Coffee break & Poster session
16:50 - 17:20 Invited lecture 12
17:20 - 17:40 Contributed talk 3
17:40 - 18:00 Contributed talk 4
19:00 - 20:00  
19:00 - 20:00 Reception by the City of Helsinki

TUESDAY (August 21, 2018)

  TUESDAY (August 21, 2018)
09:00 - 09:40 Invited lecture 13
09:40 - 10:20 Invited lecture 14
10:20 - 11:00 Invited lecture 15
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:10 Invited lecture 16
12:10 - 12:30 Contributed talk 5
12:30 - 12:50 Contributed talk 6
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Plenary lecture 2
15:30 - 15:50 Contributed talk 7
15:50 - 16:50 Coffee break & Poster session
16:50 - 17:20 Invited lecture 17
17:20 - 17:40 Contributed talk 8
17:40 - 18:00 Contributed talk 9
18:00 - 19:00  
19:00 - Conference dinner

WEDNESDAY (August 22, 2018)

  WEDNESDAY (August 22, 2018)
09:00 - 09:40 Invited lecture 18
09:40 - 10:20 Invited lecture 19
10:20 - 11:00 Invited lecture 20
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:10 Invited lecture 21
12:10 - 12:30 Contributed talk 10
12:30 - 12:50 Contributed talk 11
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:10 Invited lecture 22
15:10 - 15:50 Invited lecture 23
15:50 - 16:30 Invited lecture 24
16:30 - 16:40 Closing

 

Presentation guidelines

 

Oral presentations

Presentation should be in .pptx or .pdf format.

Speakers must adhere to their allotted time for speaking and answering questions, as a courtesy to other speakers and the audience.

Speakers can use their own laptops during presentations. The onsite presenting equipment supports both VGA and HDMI display connection systems. Mac users are supposed to bring the appropriate adaptor (either to VGA or HDMI system).

Whenever possible, presenting authors are encouraged to check their presentation before their sessions are scheduled.

 

Posters

The poster board orientation is vertical and its size is A0 (841 x 1189 mm or 33.1 x 46.8 inches, width x height).

Posters will be organized alphabetically by the presenting author's last name. The place among the poster display area will be indicated by the number on the list placed on the registration table. Material to affix posters will be available onsite.