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When and where will the symposium take place?

The JCF-Symposium will take place in Hannover from 23th to 26th of March 2022.

 

How do I get there?

Since Hannover is an important traffic hub in northern Germany, you can come by train, airplane or even bus. For sake of the environment, we encourage you to use the excellent public transportation system.

The address of the venue is:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover 

 

How can I register for the FJS?

You can register using the following link. Please make sure to pay attention to the current registration deadline as described on our website.

 

Where can I find current deadlines and which deadlines do exist?

All deadlines can be found on our website. The important deadlines are the abstract submission deadline for oral and poster-abstracts (January 26, 2022) and the registration deadline (February 9, 2022). Information regarding workshop registration will be added on the website and sent to the participants via email after the registration deadline.

 

Which positions are included in the FJS registration fee?

The registration fee includes access to the scientific program, conference dinner, welcome reception and workshops. For a printed version of the book of abstracts and the social activities on Saturday afternoon, additional fees apply.

 

When does the conference fee need to be paid?

After registration, you will receive an email invoice to the mail address you provided in the registration process. The conference fee has then directly to be be paid to the bank account stated in the invoice. For further information, please consult the General Terms and Conditions of GDCh.

 

Will the FJS 2022 take place in presence or in a digital format? Where can I find information on travel restrictions and guidelines regarding the pandemic situation?

Currently, the FJS 2022 in Hannover is planned in presence using 2G+ regulations. Any changes and updates will be shared in the news section on our website. Shortly before the conference, all participants will be provided with detailed instructions on regulations and safety measures at the conference site.

 

What is an "active participation" at the conference?

An "active participation" includes the presentation of a poster or an oral talk during the FJS. To apply for a poster or talk, please send your abstract before the deadline to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It is also possible to register for the conference without active participation.

 

How do I provide my student verification upon registration?

The student verification has to be sent to the GDCh. To do so, please send your verification to Arnd Bohl (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) after registration.

 

How do I know if my oral or poster presentation has been accepted?

You will be informed shortly after the abstract deadline, if your contribution has been accepted. In case of poster presentations, we can accept a large number of contributions and your abstract should be directly accepted.

For oral presentations, only a limited number of slots is available. If you applied for an oral presentation, you will be informed shortly after the abstract deadline (and before the registration deadline), whether you are selected with one of the oral presentation slots. If you are have not been considered for an oral presentation, you will still have the option to present a poster of your research instead.

 

Can I ask for a specific slot for a poster session or oral presentation session?

For organizational reasons, it is not possible to reserve a specific slot for your talk or poster presentation. However, in urgent cases, exceptions might be arranged. Please get in contact with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are unable to attend a certain session or have specific requests.

 

Do I have to pay travel and accommodation by myself or are there any financing options?

Travel and accommodation have to be organized and paid by the participants. Hotel and travel information can be found on our website. The Deutsche Bahn is offering special conditions for GDCh events. In certain cases, you can apply for a GDCh partial scholarship for young scientists for funding.

 

Where can I stay?

We have already booked allotments at different hotels. To check which one will suit you best, please check here

If you need any help, feel free to contact our guest service team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Can I bring my child?

Yes, you can! If you wish to bring your child to the FJS 2022, you can contact Carolin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for a place at a local kindergarten during your stay. However, please note that we can only offer a limited number of 4 places.

 

How can I cancel my registration for the FJS 2022?

The withdrawal from the conference is described in the General Terms and Conditions of GDCh.

 

How can I register for the workshops on Wednesday, March 23?

Information regarding workshops and workshop registration will be released in early February. The information will be available on our website and sent to all registered participants via email. Keep an eye on our news section for updates!

 

How can I register for social activities on Saturday, March 26?

The registration for socail activities is included in the FJS registration process. You can register using the following link. Please make sure to pay attention to the current registration deadline on our website.

 

How can I register for the Spokesperson Meeting (Sprecher:innentreffen) on Wednesday, March 23?

Registration for the Spokesperson Meeting is separate from FJS registration. Information regarding the Spokesperson Meeting will be shared by the JCF National Board in advance to the conference. In case of questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Where can I find further news on the FJS?

Important updates are frequently shared on the news section on our website and on our social media channels on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Where can I download the Book of abstracts?

The digital Book of Abstracts will be available in advance to the conference in the download section of our website. Once the Book of Abstracts is available, all registered participants will be informed via email.

 

Your question is not covered in this section?

If your question could not be answered, please feel free to contact the FJS team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A FJS member will contact you as soon as possible.