During the conference 2 contests for young scientists will be organized :
Young Speaker Contest
- Only PhD students or young postdoctoral researchers with not more than 5 years of professional experience after their PhD are admitted to the contest
- The presentation has to focus on the own scientific work of the candidate and the work should not have been honored by the BPS before
- 15 minutes talk in front of the plenary audience (plus 5 minutes of questions)
- To enter this contest, send an abstract, CV and list of publications to: j.ongena(at)fz-juelich.de; a pre-selection will occur on March 20, 2018 at the Universiteit Antwerpen.
- Prizes: €750 (best talk), €500 (second best talk), €300 (third best talk)
- Deadline for application: March 11, 2018 .
- Only PhD students are admitted to the contest
- The poster has to be presented by the PhD student in person
- Only one poster per research group is admitted to the contest
- To participate, click the corresponding button on the abstract submission form
- Prizes: €400 (best poster), €300 (second and third best posters)
- Deadline for participation: March 24, 2018 .
The laureates of both contests will be asked to write an article on the presented subject for the journal of the Belgian Physical Society, BPhy, before receiving the prize.