Cluster retreat 2021

Date & Facts

1011 Mar 2021


The virtual Cluster Retreat 2021 takes place from 10 to 11 March 2021. It gives the involved research groups an opportunity to present their scientific findings in the framework of ct.qmat and discuss their work with peers, exchange ideas and ask questions in a familiar setting.




10 February - Nomination of talk contributions by cluster members

22 February - Submission of poster titles

23 February - Announcement of the conference program (updated on 09 March)

26 February - Online registration (registration form see below)

05 March      - Submission of poster contributions (for the data format check out the section below)
Submission of contributions via email at


We will have a series of short talks by participants on their work within ct.qmat. There will also be a virtual poster session and opportunities for the attendees to share their experiences and advice. Finally, we will have a number of speakers from the GHN talking on both academic and practical topics.




Contribution requirements




All cluster members are encouraged to nominate one (or more) speaker(s) from their groups and to send their names and talk titles via email by 10 February at the latest. Talks should report progress on cluster-relevant topics or discuss/propose new research directions and ideas. Preference will be given to topics which foster interactions between different groups.

Layout: No special template is required, but please use our ct.qmat logo.

Talk duration: 20 + 10 minutes & 12 + 8 minutes



1. Submit your poster title by 22 Februar

Requested information: affiliation, titel, name of presenter

2. Submit your poster by 5 March

Layout: please use the provided templateand our ct.qmat logo

File types: PDF max. 5MB

File name: AffiliatedCenter_LastNamePresenter_Poster.pdf/jpg (e.g. UniWÜ_Curie_Poster.pdf/jpg)

3. Submit 2 slides for the poster teaser session by 5 March

Talk duration: up to 60 seconds (similar to an elevator pitch)

File type: PDF max. 2MB

File name: AffiliatedCenter_LastNamePresenter_Teaser.pdf (e.g. TUD_Curie_Teaser.pdf)

The guidelines for the slides for the poster teaser session can be found here.



If you have any questions regarding the conference program, the poster template, or the retreat in general, please contact us via email at


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