During the conference two contests for young scientists will be organized :

  • Young Speaker Contest
    • Only PhD students or young postdoctoral researchers with not more than 5 years of professional experience after their PhD are admitted to the contest
    • The presentation has to focus on the own scientific work of the candidate and the work should not have been honored by the BPS before
    • 15 minutes talk in front of the plenary audience
    • To enter this contest, send an abstract, CV and list of publications to fabrice.louche [at] Submit also your abstract on the regular way (don’t forget to tick the corresponding box during the abstract submission); a pre-selection will occur on the 23rd of April 2019.
    • Prizes : €750 (best talk), €500 (second best talk), €300 (third best talk)
    • Deadline for application : 12th of April 2019
  • Poster Contest
    • Only PhD students are admitted to the contest
    • The poster has to be presented by the Phd student in person
    • Only one poster per research group is admitted to the contest
    • To participate, click the corresponding button on the abstract submission form
    • Prizes : €400 (best poster), €300 (second and third best posters)
    • Deadline for participation: 30th of April

The laureates of both contests will be asked to write an article on the presented subject for the journal of the Belgian Physical Society, BPhy, before receiving the prize.