Joint TiP & BMBF PhD Meeting Oberjoch

Jan 13 - 17, 2014

Venue: Gästehaus Iseler, Oberjoch

  

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Organized by the DFG Priority Programme 1372 Tibetan Plateau: Formation - Climate - Ecosystems (TiP).

as part of the TiP Young Scientist & Early Career Programme

in collaboration with the BMBF Programme Central Asia: Monsoon Development & GeoEcosystems (CAME)

 

General information

The third joint TiP and BMBF PhD meeting shall be a nucleus for networking and capacity building between the DFG and BMBF programmes at the level of project scientists. Young project scientists and PhD students will exchange ideas and experiences in field and laboratory work in a relaxed atmosphere. 

 

Topics:

Posters and oral presentations at scientific conferences:

improvement of posters and training of communication skills

 

 During the afternoons, the skiing area of Oberjoch gives multiple opportunity for sports activities like skiing, snowboarding, snow shoe walks, tobboganing or hiking.

 

How to get there:

By car:

A7 to exit OY/Mittelberg; follow B310 to direction Bad Hindelang until you reach Oberjoch. In Oberjoch, turn left direction Iseler Ski Lift; after 100m turn right, atl Iseler Str. turn left and use the parking of Berghaus Iseler at the end of the street.

By train:

Take a train to SONTHOFEN (Allgäu) http://www.sonthofen.de/Tourismus/Anreise/MitderBahn.aspx

At Sonthofen Railway station, we will provide NO BUS SHUTTLE SERVICE at normal arrival times by ourselves, because there is a very convenient public bus (Line 9748 direction Oberjoch, Oy/Mittelberg; in front of the railway station; departures see schedule) 

http://www.badhindelang.de/fileadmin/Mediendatenbank/PDFs/Informieren/OEPNV_Montag_bis_Freitag_2014.pdf

Take this bus to Oberjoch/Iselerbahn. From here, it's a short walk to Berghaus Iseler. Luggage transport by a ski-doo will be organised for announced arrival times.

 

 

 

Your arrivals:
Please report your means of transport and expected arrival time to me
if you have not done yet!

Rooms:
If you have any preference with whom to share your room, please tell
me. We  need some volunteers for a few 3- and 4-bed rooms (those
arrivng on Sunday are already foreseen for two 3-bed-rooms). Most of
the participants will stay in 2-bed-rooms, some of the rooms are
equipped with bunk beds (Stockbetten) like in a youth hostel.
Otherwise, rooms will be distributed at arrival.

Program outline:

The main topic of the workshop will be PRESENTATIONS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS. 

Monday:

arrivals until 6 p.m.

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Tuesday:

Workshop on Poster presentations

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Wednesday and Thursday:

Workshop  "Improving scientific presentations" by Rhethorik-Akademie Tübingen (Boris Kositzke)

Language during this workshop: German! (Your presentations may be in English; we will try to translate the most important information, if necessary)

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A plan for the seminar sessions (daytime and evenings) will be made on Monday evening


Reimbursement of expenses (TiP participants only):
If you had expenses (e.g. train tickets), you should fill the attached
travel expenses claim form of Tübingen University, sign it and send
it, together with original bills, to me (or bring it to Oberjoch, if
you got the bills already). Your expenses will be reimbursed to your
bank account (don't forget to fill your  private address).

Departure of the Tübingen group will be on Monday at 13:00 from the
yard of the Geoscience Institute

!!!!!!Please send your arrival information, if not yet done !!!!!

Please don't hesitate to contact me, if you have any questions!

Contacts:
Uni Tübingen office (Rösler/Herb) 07071-2974697
Wolfgang Rösler 0163-7553369
Christian Herb 0157-34320659
Berghaus Iseler 08324-7730
Peter Onder 0176-23136450 (Keeper of Berghaus Iseler)