Accommodation

There are several hotels and bed & breakfasts in Amberg. Conference guests are welcome to use our hotel contingents for overnight stays from 10 to 14.03.24. By using the code 'STACK2024' as a promo code, you will receive special Conference offers. The conference venue (at OTH Amberg-Weiden) is easily accessible by foot within about 15 minutes or by public transport. Rooms are available at the following hotels:

 

Registration

Registration for the International Meeting of the STACK Community 2024 will be open from 24.10.2023 to 09.02.2024.

To register, please first register as a user on our ConfTool page. You can then log in and register for the International Meeting of the STACK Community 2024 under "Register as a participant". Please note: Registration on the ConfTool page alone does not constitute registration for the event.

Please note: Contributors to the International Meeting of the STACK Community 2024 must also register to attend the event.

Participation fee

Depending on the type of participation there are different costs:

StatusParticipation fee
Participant on-site300 €
Participant online125 €

Submissions

You are invited to submit your abstracts (up to 350 words) for the International Meeting of the STACK Community 2024 starting from 24.10.2023 via ConfTool. Proposals are welcome in English on topics related to STACK. It is possible to hand in contributions for presentations, lightning talks, workshops and posters. When submitting*, please indicate your desired presentation format. Afterwards a review process will take place.

Possible suggestions for topics:

  • STACK in teaching or exams
  • Feedback
  • New users and authoring of questions
  • Testing and maintaining
  • Contributing to the documentation, and the code base
  • Implementation and usage of GeoGebra, JSXGraph, or other Programs
  • Automation of question and feedback generation

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is prolonged until 09th of Februrary 2024**. After a review by the program committee, you will receive a notification of acceptance/rejection by February 16, 2024. After your acceptance, you are recommended to hand in your contribution via ConfTool. Accepted contributors will also have the opportunity to publish a paper based on their contribution to the Open Access platform Zenodo. The paper is optional.

* If you encounter any problems during the submission process or do not receive any confirmation by email please contact the organizers via STACK2024@oth-aw.de

** By midnight - 23:59 Middle European Time (UTC +1)

Presentations

For the sessions with this format, the presentations will be clustered thematically. The presentations should shed light on their topic in depth. Depending on the type of presentation, you will have 30 or 15 minutes, discussion included. Please note that attention will be paid to the observance of the times.

The recommended file types to be used for presentations are PowerPoint (*.ppt / *.pptx) or Portable Document Format (PDF). If you want to use other file types, or include interactive elements from other sources, feel free to contact us.

Talk

Each Talk is 30 minutes in duration. It is recommended to use 20-25 minutes to present and 5-10 minutes for discussion.

Lightning talk

Each lightning talk is 15 minutes in duration. It is recommended to use 10-12 minutes to present and 3-5 minutes for discussion.

Poster presentation

You can present your topic or concept free in terms of design on an A0 poster, also with accompanying materials, models, etc... The posters will also be bundled thematically and presented in an openly accessible room. In the course of this, there will be room for detailed discussions on individual posters. The presentation session itself will take place in VR***. Each presentation is 15 minutes in duration. It is recommended to use 8-10 minutes to present and 5-7 minutes for discussion.

Please note: We recommend providing handouts or QR codes to download the poster.

The recommended file types to be used for posters are *.ai, *.svg, *.jpg or *.png. The recommended size is A0.

*** We recommend the use of a VR-headset, but participation via a pc-screen is possible as well.

Workshop

In workshops, you present your topic with the active involvement of the participants. Workshops will last 90 minutes each, and the format is free. The participants can be involved in a variety of ways.

Please indicate what equipment you need for your workshop and how you would like to involve the participants. Please also indicate any prior knowledge needed for the workshop.

The recommended file types depend on the format of the workshop.

Proceedings

This year again, participants will have the opportunity to publish a paper based on their contribution to the OpenAccess platform Zenodo. Please follow the template for the submission of your paper. It will be available here soon.

Planned date of publishment is 10.06.2024.

Accommodation

There are several hotels and bed & breakfasts in Amberg. Conference guests are welcome to use our hotel contingents for overnight stays from 10 to 14.03.24. By using the code 'STACK2024' as a promo code, you will receive special Conference offers. The conference venue (at OTH Amberg-Weiden) is easily accessible by foot within about 15 minutes or by public transport. Rooms are available at the following hotels:

 

Conference Dinner

This year, the Conference Dinner will take place at HeimatGenuss im Bruckmüller. The historic rooms in the brewery inn with their cozy atmosphere invite you to linger and enjoy a freshly tapped Bruckmüller beer from the in-house brewery. Freshly prepared specialties from the region await you.
Enjoy yourself in a convivial atmosphere, make new and renew old acquaintances, enjoy food and drinks, lean back, relax and end the evening on a cozy note.
The location is within walking distance from the venue as well as the hotels in Vilsstraße 2 in the middle of the old town of Amberg. When you register, you can already choose your meal. If you have any special requests or questions, please contact us at STACK2024@oth-aw.de.