Poster competition 2018

All participants whose posters are accepted by the Program Comittee are eligible (except the participants of the Hans-Walter-Hennicke Lecture Competition).

For a participation in the competition, please note the following guidelines:

  • Format of the posters: DIN-A0, vertical (841 mm x 1189 mm)
  • Please submit the Short Abstract for your poster in English, with a maximum of 1.500 characters and a maximum of 6 authors. We only accept online submissions. Please submit your Short Abstract through our congress management system. You need to be registered as a participant for the DKG Annual Meeting &Symposium on High-Performance Ceramics
  • The lectures on the poster presentations take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Your lecture needs to be held in English and has a time limit of 2 minutes (structure: title, question, methods, results).
  • The lecture will be held with an accompanying PowerPoint presentation, with a total of 2 slides in English. The slides for your presentation need to be submitted online until March 31, 2018. A dealayed submission may suspend you from the competition.
  • After the presentations, there will be an inspection of the posters by the jury and the conference participants, which will take place during the Get-Together on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The inspection requires the presence of the posters’ author.
  • All posters have to be fastened to the poster walls by the author himself on April 10, 2018, between 09:00 am and 02:00 pm. After the DKG Annual Meeting, the posters also must be removed by the authors.
  • The award ceremony of the poster competition will take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, starting at 07:00 pm, during the DKG Social Evening. We expect all participants of the poster competition to attend the Social Evening and the award ceremony. 


The DKG Poster competition is supported by



The top three posters will be awarded, and the sponsor has provided the following cash prizes:

1st  prize: 750 EUR
2nd prize: 500 EUR
3rd  prize: 250 EUR