Annual Conference 2018
of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology

Jahrestagung 2018
der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie

15 – 18 April 2018 • Wolfsburg, Germany

Congress details


Online Programme


Guidelines for presenting abstract authors

Selected posters will be presented as ePosters. The ePoster presentations are taking place during the poster sessions on Monday from 14:30–17:30 and on Tuesday from 14:30–17:00 at our ePoster terminals.

The duration of each presentation is 3 minutes plus 1 minute for discussion.

The poster presentations are taking place during the poster sessions on Monday from 14:30–17:30 and on Tuesday from 14:30–17:00.

Please note that there will be a poster change from Monday to Tuesday.

Pins will be provided on your poster board. Please do not use any other type of pins than those provided. All poster boards will be labelled with a poster number. You can find your poster number in the programme book.

The size of your poster has to be in accordance to DIN format A0 (84,1 cm width x 118,9 cm height) and should not be laminated. Mounting material will be provided at the poster board on site. 

Poster Session 1 I Monday, 16 April I 14:30–17:30
All posters from Session 1 have to be mounted until 12:00 on Monday, 16 April and have to be removed until 10:00 on Tuesday, 17 April.

Poster Session 2 I Tuesday, 17 April I 14:30–17:00
All posters from Session 2 have to be mounted until 12:00 on Tuesday, 17 April and have to be removed until 12:00 on Wednesday, 18 April at the latest.

Submission of a Presentation/Technical Information
The presentation should be prepared as PDF, MS Office PowerPoint for Windows or key for Macintosh DVD in format 4:3. A presentation notebook with a PDF reader and MS Office PowerPoint 2016 will be provided. The use of personal notebooks is possible upon agreement. However, it may interrupt the flow of the programme in the lecture hall. Please provide an adapter for VGA if necessary. To guarantee a smooth running programme please upload your presentation in due time – at least 2 hours before your presentation is due to start. Should you wish to use non-digital equipment, please contact us at

Presentation Upload
The media check-in for uploading your presentation is located at the first floor (please follow the signposting). For submission, please use a USB flash drive, CD or DVD disc that is not protected by any software. Professional staff and equipment will be available for you to arrange and preview your presentation. 

Time Allocation
Please prepare your presentation for the allotted amount of time. Chairs and moderators may interrupt should you overrun your time limit.