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

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

© 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: 58 €

© 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 €


Kongresshotel Potsdam

Am Luftschiffhafen 1
14471 Potsdam


Book your journey here

For reservation in the conference hotel:

The rates below are guaranteed for bookings made until 14 April 2022 (booking code "SMIRT"), per night incl. breakfast, W-LAN, Wellbeing Area:

Single room 104.00 €
Single room Comfort 119.00 €
Double room Premium 130.00 €
Junior Suite 130.00 €
Studio Single 141.00 €


Booking form/german

Booking form/english


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