Workshop Program

The final schedule of the workshop is available here.

Most talks will be 20 minutes in length with 5 minutes for discussion. There is also plenty of time built into the workshop, such as long coffee breaks and free-time before dinner, for continuing the discussion. We will continue to post any last minute changes to the program as they might occur until just before the workshop.

Overview of the schedule:

  • Sunday, October 28: arrival at Ringberg
  • Monday – Tuesday, October 29 – 30: scientific sessions from 09h00 to 18h00
  • Wednesday a.m., October 31: scientific sessions from 09h00 to 12h30
  • Wednesday p.m., October 31: free afternoon / excursions (see below)
  • Thursday – Friday, November 1 – 2: scientific sessions from 09h00 to 18h00
  • Saturday, November 3: departure from Ringberg

Social Events

  • Sunday October 28: Registration and welcome dinner buffet at Ringberg
    There will be a welcome dinner buffet at Ringberg castle for all participants and accompanying persons Sunday evening, October 28 at 7:00 PM.  Conference registration will take place at the castle prior to and during the buffet.

  • Tuesday October 30: Bavarian Buffet
    The popular Ringberg Bavarian Buffet, will take place at Schloss Ringberg on Tuesday evening, October 30

  • Wednesday p.m. October 31: Free afternoon
    There will be a free afternoon on Wednesday, October 31. Please note that the registration fee does not cover the excursions.
    Options for excursions in the area around Ringberg and Tegernsee include the following:

    • Activities suggested by Ringberg castle, including maps of hiking trails (also available in printed form at the castle)
    • Wallberg Cable Car: On a good day, nice view of the lake and area. Also hiking options, pick your preferred combination of hiking or taking the cable car up/down/both ways. Return ticket EUR 20.00, one way EUR 11.00. Special prices for groups upon request. Open 08:45 – 16:30
      Wallbergstraße 26-28, 83700 Rottach-Egern Tel. +49 (0) 8022 705370
    • Lake Cruise with Tegernsee Shipping
      Southern Tours C and D, duration about 70 minutes (Rottach-Egern – Tegernsee – Bad Wiessee). EUR 10,00 per person, starting at Rottach-Egern, Strandbad - TOUR C at 14:40 hours or 15:50 hours - TOUR D at 15:10 hours or 16:20 hours. Group discount of 10 % off the tour price (rounded up to the nearest 10 cents) for groups of 20 or more persons paying the full price. This is conditional on one person buying the group ticket for all group members from the ticket inspector on board and paying the ticket price in one amount. The group leader will receive a ticket for the whole group. Only cash payments (no credit cards).
    The LOC will provide a shuttle service between Rottach-Egern and the Castle. Dinner will be at the castle at the regular time.
  • Friday November 2: Italian Buffet at Ringberg
    To conclude the meeting on a high note, an Italian dinner buffet at Schloss Ringberg is planned for Friday evening, November 2, for all participants and accompanying persons.

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