JOIN US!

Fees

Professionals
early bird - until 30 April 2022
1300 €
  • Technical programme
  • Proceedings
  • Get together
  • Conference evening
  • Poster and exhibition evening
  • Coffee and lunch breaks
1400 € on site
ended 1100 € until 1. May 2022
Students
full-time students only
400 €
  • Technical programme
  • Proceedings
  • Get together
  • Conference evening
  • Poster and exhibition evening
  • Coffee and lunch breaks
Companion
No access to the technical programme
150 €
  • Opening ceremony
  • Get together
  • Conference evening

Fees are including all conference activities, conference documents, conference reception and conference dinner, lunch and refreshments. 

The expense of every single meal is less than 60 €.

Event preparation and organisation are associated with financial and human resources. We ask for your understanding, that cancellations up to six weeks prior to the event will be charged with a service fee of 50 % of the participation fee. In case of later cancellation or no-show, 100 % of the participation fee will be charged.

For presenters: The inclusion of accepted papers in the final programme requires that the payment of the registration fee is received not later than 31 January 2022.

Terms of Cancellation

Cancellation of participation can only be refunded if the cancellation is received in time:

by 29 May 2022: 50% of the participation fee
from 30 May 2022: no refund possible

The participation fee for presenting authors (for all kinds of presentations) whose papers were accepted for the programme cannot be refunded in any case.

Social Programme

© Congress Hotel Potsdam

Welcome Reception
Kongresshotel Potsdam

The Kongresshotel Potsdam is located directly at the Templiner See, surrounded by a beautiful landscape and offers an excellent setting for your reunion with colleagues from the SMiRT community and for meeting new friends.

When:
Sunday, 10 July 2022, from 18:00 h

Duration: 2 hours

Price per person: inclusive for registered participants and registered accompanying persons

© Michael Zwanzig

Exhibitor and Poster Evening
Kongresshotel Potsdam

The exhibitors at SMiRT 26 look forward to welcoming you to their stands on Monday evening. In addition, the three best posters will be awarded on this evening. 

When:
Monday, 11 July 2022, from approx. 18:00 h

Duration: 2 hours

Price per person: inclusive for registered participants only

© Michael Haddenhorst

Conference Dinner
TIPI am Kanzleramt in Berlin

The TIPI is the largest stationary tent stage in Europe and is located in the Berliner Tiergarten between the Federal Chancellery and the House of World Cultures. Let us surprise you and look forward to a great evening!

When:
Thursday, 14 July 2022, from approx. 17:00 h

Duration: approx. 6 hours (incl. bus transfer)

Price per person: inclusive for registered participants and registered accompanying persons

Technical Tours
To book a tour, log in to your customer account and select 'Ticket & Tours Summary`.

© BAM

BAM, NDT department

Technical Visit to BAM, NDT department

The visitors will be welcomed at BAM, the Federal institute for Materials Research and Testing, which celebrated its 150th anniversary last year.  Among other things, BAM is responsible for the certification of transport and storage containers of radioactive waste in Germany. The visit will focus on a lab and demonstration tour in the NDT department, including

  • Various NDT methods, e. g. ultrasound and acoustic emission
  • Radiography/CT  for very small and very large objects
  • Fiber optic radioactivity sensing
  • NDT and monitoring in civil engineering
  • Robotic platforms for sensors and NDT
  • The visitors will have a chance to discuss directly with BAM’s researchers and research managers

The visitors will have a chance to discuss directly with BAM’s researchers and research managers. 

When: 
Wednesday, 13 July, from 13:30 h

Duration: about 4 hours

Price per Person: 39 EUR

 

© OML

Otto-Mohr Laboratory (OML) and sightseeing in Dresden

Visit and test demonstration at the Otto-Mohr Laboratory (OML) in combination with sightseeing in Dresden

  • (including bus transfer from / to the hotel)
  • In the morning: Guided tour through the laboratory 
  • Focus on test methods and machines for dynamic experiments on (reinforced) concrete
  • Live experiment in the Split Hopkinson Bar
  • Live expeirment in the drop tower
  • In the afternoon: Guided city tour in Dresden, see programme at sightseeing tour to Dresden
  • Lunch in the “Italian Village” on the Elbe river

When:
Wednesday, 13 July 2022, from 08:00 h

Duration: all day

Price per person incl. lunch: 110 EUR

© Volker Mai_Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Bessy II

SOLD OUT


Visit the experimental hall of BESSY II in Berlin-Adlershof

BESSY II is a third-generation synchrotron radiation source that produces extremely bright X-ray light. Researchers from all over the world can use this light for their experiments. BESSY II is a universal tool for studying an endless variety of samples, for example solar cells, materials for solar hydrogen production and quantum materials. Proteins can be studied for the development of new medicines, and meteorites and archaeological finds can be investigated using the soft X-ray light from BESSY II.

  • Exclusive Tour in your own bus to Berlin – Adlershof
  • Access is prohibited to persons under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing mothers, persons with open wounds
  • For the registration/examination at the radiation protection visitor lists will be prepared to be ready by 29 June at the latest
  • limited to 20 persons

When:
Thursday, 14 July 2022, from 09:00 h

Duration: 4 hours

Price per Person: 39 EUR

Experimental Reactor BER II

Guided tour through the experimental halls around the research reactor

The Berlin Experimental Reactor BER II of Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) reached the end of its planned lifecycle and was shut down permanently at the end of 2019. HZB’s dismantling team will spend the next few years developing the exact plans for the dismantling in every detail. The plan is for BER II to be fully dismantled by the end of the 2020s.

  • Exclusive Tour in your own bus to Berlin – Wannsee
  • Access is prohibited to persons under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing mothers, persons with open wounds
  • For the registration/examination at the radiation protection visitor lists will be prepared to be ready by 29 June at the latest
  • limited to 20 persons

When: 
Tuesday, 12 July 2022, from 09:00 h

Duration: 4 hours

Price per Person: 25 EUR

 

 

 

Sightseeing Tours
To book a tour, log in to your customer account and select 'Ticket & Tours Summary`.

© PMSG_ André Stiebitz

POTSDAM - at a glance

City tour in your own bus to the most important sights of Potsdam with stops
(including bus transfer from / to the hotel)

  • Sanssouci Park with Sanssouci Palace, New Palace, Orangerie Palace
  • New garden with Cecilienhof Palace (site of the Potsdam Agreement)
  • Babelsberg Park with Babelsberg Castle
  • Glienicke Bridge (Bridge of Spies)
  • Schiffbauergasse cultural and creative quarter with Hans-Otto-Theater
  • Baroque city center, Luisenplatz, Brandenburg Gate, St. Peter & Paul Church
  • Old market with Nikolaikirche and Museum Barberini
  • New market with a coach stable
  • Dutch Quarter
  • Russian colony Alexandrowka with a Russian Orthodox Church
  • Pfingstberg hill with castle

 

When: 
Monday, 11 July 2022, from 13:30 h

Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Price per person: 24 €

Brandenburger Tor © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

BERLIN - multifaceted capital

Bus trip to Berlin with a large city tour to the most important sights with stops
(including bus transfer from / to the hotel)

  • City West with Kurfürstendamm, Gedächtniskirche, KADEWE and zoological garden
  • Potsdamer Platz with the Sony Center
  • Government district with Reichstag, Federal Chancellery, Federal President's Office
  • Brandenburg Gate, "Unter den Linden" boulevard, Friedrichstrasse and
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Museum Island
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Humboldtforum (City Palace)
  • Nikolaiviertel
  • Alexanderplatz with the television tower
  • Free time to explore and shop on your own
  • Lunch in the “Froschkönig” restaurant in the Nikolaiviertel
  • Optional: Guided tour of the German Bundestag (Reichstag building) – extra costs

 

When: 
Tuesday, 12 July 2022, from 09:00 h

Duration: 5 - 6 hours

Price per person incl. lunch: 64 €

© Dresden Marketing GmbH_ Patrick Eichler

DRESDEN - Residence of the Saxons - Monarchy

Bus trip to Dresden with a large city tour to the most important sights with stops
(including bus transfer from / to the hotel)

  • Castle and Castle Church
  • Brühl's terrace with the Albertinum
  • Woman Church
  • Dresden Zwinger with picture gallery
  • Old market
  • Kreuzkirche
  • Prager Strasse
  • Visit to the Green Vault or
  • Visit to the “Old Masters” picture gallery with the Sistine Madonna or
  • Visit to the Albertinum – Museum
  • Free time to explore and shop on your own
  • Return via the vineyards of the cathedral city of Meißen
  • Lunch in the “Italian Village” on the Elbe river

 

When:
Wednesday, 13 July 2022, from 08:00 h

Duration: all day

Price per person incl. lunch: 110 €

Venue

Kongresshotel Potsdam

Am Luftschiffhafen 1
14471 Potsdam

Directions

Book your journey here

For room reservation in the conference hotel:

Room booking (rates from EUR 126 per night incl. breakfast, W-LAN, Wellbeing Area) availabe via:

Booking form/german

Booking form/english

After the contingent for room reservations has expired, for room reservation please contact  info@kongreshotel-potsdam.de (with subject "SMiRT").

Corona Protection Measures

In Germany, and thus also in Berlin and Brandenburg, most of the measures relating to the corona virus have been lifted. 

Nevertheless, for your own safety and the protection of others, we recommend that you follow the basic hygiene rules (Keep your distance wherever possible, wash/disinfect your hands, avoid close physical contact).

Please regard: Wearing a medical mask is mandatory in public transportation and medical facilities.

Corona PCR test and Аntigen test in Berlin and Potsdam
You can carry out the corona test at the following locations:

Visa Requirements

Visa required?

Visitors for many non-EU countries need a visa.

You should apply immediately to the German consular office or embassy in your country in order to avoid delay and other inconveniences. The visa application procedure can take up to severeal months.

For more detailed information please see the official website of the Federal Foreign Office or contact the German embassy of your country.

Official Invitation

Holders of some passports may require an official invitation to obtain a visa.

We assist you by processing an official invitation letter on request. Therefore we need the following information:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number

After payment of the registration fee, we will process your request for issuing the official invitation. We will send it to you by e-mail. If you need the hard copy of the invitation letter by express delivery service, we will charge a service fee of 100.- €.

If you need an invitation letter to apply for visa, please fill in the form and send it by e-mail to tagungen@dgzfp.de.