German Conference on Synthetic Biology (GCSB21) - Engineering Living Systems

Information for Speakers and Poster Authors


Dear lecture and poster authors, please note: Registration fee cannot be waived for authors. However, generous support by the Joachim-Herz-Stiftung enabling free registration of 175 students is gratefully acknowledged, based on "first come, first served" principle.

Please register online. If you are unable to present your lecture or poster for any reason, please let us know immediately.

Conference Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Online Platform

As an online networking platform we use Converia's Virtual Venue (CVV). Here you can visit lectures, posters and meet participants.

The ZOOM Meeting will be used for the live-streaming of the lectures. We recommend all speakers to download the ZOOM APP to share your presentation
( In case you have already installed it, make sure that you have the latest version.

It is recommended to use Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

Oral Presentations

Please prepare your slides in 16:9 format.

*Keynote lecture is planned for a 35 min talk.
*Lecture from Call for Papers is planned for a 20 min talk
(discussion time please see programme)

*Poster Flash Talk (selected posters): 3 min flash talk with 3 slides, no discussion.

Strict timekeeping will be essential for the smooth running of the conference.

In case that you use special software for your presentation or if you have videos included into your file, please notify the conference secretariat in advance.

Poster presentations, preparation and upload of e-posters

The E-Posters will be displayed throughout the whole online conference.

Poster session: Wednesday, 15 September, 2:50 - 4:20 p.m. (CEST)

The poster authors are requested to be present on wonder during the poster session for Q&A.

To see how to prepare the content and what requirements does a PDF E-Poster need to meet to be correctly displayed, please download the poster instruction.

The UPLOAD OF YOUR E-POSTER is possible from 25 August to 3 September.

Please log in at, click on "View submitted papers/sessions". Click "Actions" then you have the possibility to upload your e-poster in PDF format under "Upload or edit presentation".

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