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)
    • Extended deadline for participation: May 7

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.