3rd International Symposium on Sensor Science 2005, Jülich,
Germany from 18.-21. July 2005
Asked Questions (FAQ)
kind of hardware will be provided for the oral presentations?
For the oral session presentation, the I3S 2005 committee will arrange
a video projector, microphone and a presentation PC as well as a
are strongly encouraged to bring your own laptop and a back-up CD of
your presentation to the conference, in case of technical
incompatibility. The presentation PC will support MS Powerpoint (ver.
2003), Open Office (ver. 1.1.4 & ver. 2.0) and Adobe PDF. The
operating system will be the German Windows 2000 (SP4) version.
you will be able to attach your own laptop to the video
projector. If you require
other special multimedia equipment, please contact the I3S
2005 committee. If you plan to play video- and audiofiles during your
presentation, we strongly recommend that you check that these files can
used without a third-party player and codec. If you are not sure
whether your presentation will be compatible with the presentation PC
you cannot use your own laptop, you can send a version to the
conference committee by e-mail before the start of the
conference. We will test it on the presentation PC and inform
you of the results. However, all participants will have
session to test the presentation in advance. Please note
that special characters can differ on computers which use
languages, and so do make sure to use international standard
Unicode) for special characters.
Oral presentation: 15 min.
Keynote lecture: 30 min
Plenary lecture: 45 min
There is no time allocated for any extension to these presentations.
Please ensure that your presentation does not exceed the given time
2. How should
I prepare my poster for the poster session?
The I3S 2005 committee will provide DIN
A0 poster walls in portrait
format (width = 841 mm, height = 1189 mm). Landscape format
is not possible. Please prepare your poster according to DIN A0 format.
Pins and tape will be provided by the conference committee.
do I get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Port) to Aachen?
From Frankfurt Airport you can go by
train (or even by plane) to Cologne. There is a high speed train which
also has a Lufthansa flight number. So, you can reserve a seat on this
(only 1 h to Cologne) at your travel agency. From
Cologne there is a direct train to Aachen (also appr. 1 h to Aachen).
For the time schedule of the trains, please see the Homepage
of Deutsche Bahn AG: www.bahn.de
All hotels listed on the hotel registration form
are more or less close to Aachen railway station (max. 3 km).
can I reach the conference location in Jülich by train or car?
can I do if I miss the bus shuttle?
You can reach the conference location
also by train. Please see 4.
possible to use the Internet during the conference?
Yes, we will provide PC's with
internet connections during the conference.
will the Welcome Reception be held?
The "Welcome Reception" will be in the
Auditorium at the Aachen Unviversity of Applied Sciences, Jülich
Campus, Heinrich-Mußmann-Strasse 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany.
necessary to participate in the Welcome Reception?
In principle, it is not necessary to
participate in the Welcome Reception. Registration can also be
on Monday from 9:00 to 10:00.
will the Conference Dinner in Aachen be held?
The Conference Dinner
will be at the "Spectaculum" in Aachen, Alexanderstrasse 109,
Hansemannplatz, 52062 Aachen.
will the Farewell Party in Jülich be held?
The Farewell Party will start directly
after the end of the conference program on Wednesday evening (18:15).
is possible to get more information about Aachen and Jülich?
If you need some information about
Aachen in advance, please visit the following websites www.aachen-tourist.de
Additional information about both cities will be provided in your
can I do on Monday evening after the conference program?
You could take in the sights of Aachen,
and enjoy the ambience of this lovely old city. You can find
a city map in your conference bag or visit the website www.aachen-tourist.de