05-MAR-1-MC Master Conference

Representative: Simone Kasemann


The aim of the module is the organization of a geosciences conference over three to four days. The students decide on the scientific focus of the conference and prepare the scientific program regarding themes and sessions. Talks will be presented by the students as well as by in-house and external speakers. The students are responsible for the development of the program, time scheduling, speaker invitation and the assignment of activities.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the module the students will be able to
- to coordinate a conference session
- to assess the organisational complexity involved in coordinating a session
- to present scientific results to a professional audience


90 h / 3 CP

- 24 h presence, working group arrangements and conference attendance (3 SWS, 14 weeks)
- 66 h conference organisation and preparation of personal contribution


exam not marked: contribution to the conference


Will be assigned during the project