Cluster Retreat 2024 Weimar

Date & Facts

2527 Mar 2024




Leonardo Hotel Weimar

Belvederer Allee 25,

99425 Weimar


Important dates

January 22 Deadline for the suggestions of talk contributions by cluster members
March 01 Registration deadline - prolonged
March 15 Announcement of the program
March 20 Submission deadline for poster contributions and teaser slides for a password-protected login area of the ct.qmat website


Travel information

There will be bus transportation organized from Dresden and Würzburg to Weimar and back. You will be able to select this travel option when registering for the retreat. Please check back for information on times and points of departure, which will be announced here.


Participation is free of charge. Please register for the event using the registration form at the bottom of the page once registration has opened.


For any questions regarding the event, please contact the ct.qmat Administrative Office at


Bus transportation will be arranged from Dresden and Würzburg to Weimar and back:


Monday 9:00 am at Lukasplatz, Dresden

Monday 8:15 am at Am Hubland, Würzburg (Treffpunkt 10, exit Röntgen lecture hall)

Wednesday 3:00 pm at Leonardo Hotel (destination Lukasplatz)

Wednesday 3:00 pm at Leonardo Hotel (destination Am Hubland - Treffpunkt 10)


The Cluster Retreat 2024 will offer its participants a chance to present their scientific findings, discuss their work with peers, network, and ask questions in a familial setting. It will include, among other things, a series of talks, poster sessions, as well as social events to connect with your fellow scientists.


Scientific Program Committee
    • Alexey Chernikov
    • Ewelina Hankiewicz
    • Elena Hassinger
    • Tobias Kießling
    • Markus Leisegang
    • Giorgio Sangiovanni
    • Jeroen van den Brink




All cluster members (PIs, Associates, special external members) are encouraged to suggest one or more speakers from their groups. Talks (15+5 minutes) should report progress on cluster-relevant topics or discuss and/or propose new research directions and ideas. Preference will be given to topics which foster interactions between different research groups.


Requirements and guidelines for oral presentations.



Attendees submitting a poster will participate in a poster teaser session where they will be given a maximum of 60 seconds to introduce themselves and their contribution (similar to an elevator pitch).


Requirements and guidelines for posters and the poster teaser session.


Please submit your contributions via email to


Since the talks can only be suggested by the cluster members, you could opt for presenting a poster.

If you are travelling individually, please let us know when you will arrive at / leave the venue, so we can plan accordingly.

If there are more registrations than rooms, early career researchers will have to share a two bed room. Please indicate a preferred roommate below for that case.

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