COVID-19 information


We are still influenced by Covid19 and must follow the related regulations. We kindly ask you follow the GFZ-internal and government regulations carefully for a safe event bringing the community together after the long period of videoconferences:

  • The GFZ-internal and governmental measures, recommendations on distance, occupational health and safety, and infection prevention must be followed.
  • Please only attend the meeting if you have been free of symptoms of COVID-19 infection for at least six days (fever over 38°C, cough, cold, headache, aching limbs, fatigue and scratchy throat).
  • Please regularly disinfect and wash your hands and follow the proper conduct with respect to coughing and sneezing.
  • Please always maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 m to the others.
  • In the auditorium, please leave 2-3 seats between the participants and sit shifted compared to the neighboring rows: please see here the seating plan  in auditorium.
  • The wearing of mouth-nose protection (preferably FFP2) is mandatory for all participants with the following exceptions:
    • Outdoors,
    • Oral presenters during the presentation in the Auditorium,
    • While seated in the auditorium only when the 1.5 m distance and sufficient regular ventilation is met. However, it is still recommended to keep the mask while seated in any condition.
  • Masks are mandatory if a minimum distance of 1.5 m is not ensured when sitting.
  • Please wear a mask during the poster session.
  • Vaccination against the Coronavirus is viewed as an important protective measure, and it is recommended to test yourself regularly before attending the meeting.
  • In case of a suspected infection or tested positive during the workshop, we kindly ask to immediately start self-isolation and contact the organizers:

For the entry regulation in Germany please check here.

Potsdam is in the Federal State of Brandenburg. Information from the Brandenburg tourism office can be found here.

Thanks for your understanding.


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