Annual Conference 2019
of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology

Jahrestagung 2019 der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie
17 – 20 March 2019 • Mainz, Germany

Congress details


Online Programme


Guidelines for presenting abstract authors

The poster sessions will not be chaired. The presenting author gets the chance to present the poster to an interested audience. Please be available at your poster during the following poster session on Monday from 14:45–17:00 or on Tuesday from 15:45–18:00. Posters which are on the short list for the poster price will find a notification on their poster board.

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 | Monday, 18 March | 14:45–17:00
All posters from Session 1 have to be attached 12:00 hrs on Monday, 18 March and have to be removed until 10:00 on Tuesday, 19 March.

Poster Session 2 | Tuesday, 19 March | 15:45–18:00
All posters from Session 2 have to be attached until 12:00 on Tuesday, 18 March and have to be removed until 10:00 on Wednesday, 20 March at the latest.

Please note that your poster will not be forwarded.

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.

Presentation Upload
The media check-in for uploading your presentation is located in Foyer B of the Philosophicum (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 (12 minutes talk + 3 minutes discussion). Chairs and moderators may interrupt should you overrun your time limit.

Display of Name and Countdown in projection
Your name will be displayed in the middle upper part of your presentation. Please consider to leave space (ca. 1/10 height at the top of your presentation). A countdown will be displayed on the bottom right corner.

The abstract book will be available as electronic version at the conference website. You can find your abstract according to the programme ID.