Freiberg 2022


2nd Joint Meeting of the “Young Crystallographers“ (DGK) and the “Young Crystal Growers” (DGKK)

After we unfortunately had to cancel our jointly planned meeting in 2020 due to the Corona pandemic, we are incredibly happy to finally be able to make up for it. The Meeting will take place on:

Monday, October 03rd – Wednesday, October 05th, 2022
at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

Present your own research with a 5-minute Lightning Talk and a corresponding Poster!
Meet peers from the most diverse fields of crystallography and crystal growth!
• Explore career possibilities in industry and academia!


UPDATE June 2022:
The registration is open! More information below.


Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg,
Zentrum für effiziente Hochtemperatur-Stoffwandlung (ZeHS),
Winklerstraße 5, 09599 Freiberg


Academic talks:
Dr. Manfred Jurisch (ex FCM Freiberg): „Life as a crystal grower.“
Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky (BGI Bayreuth): „High Pressure Crystallography Unlimited.“
Dr. Sebastian Bette (MPI Stuttgart): „X-ray analysis in art.“
Dr. Carsten Richter (Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung, Berlin): „X-ray diffraction imaging revealing the actual structure of single crystalline materials.“

Industry talks:
STOE & Cie GmbH
Freiberg Compound Materials
Freiberg Instruments

In addition, laboratory tours are planned at Freiberg Compound Materials and Fraunhofer-Technologiezentrum für Hochleistungsmaterialien THM.



To register for our 2nd Joint Meeting please download and send us the completed registration form as PDF or Word file to: info.dgkyc „at“ The deadline for registration will be 08/22/2022.

All participants are asked to present a poster (DIN A0) and a 5-minute Lightning Talk about their current research (BSc, MSc, PhD) (talks and presentations are to be held in english). If you want to participate, but struggle with the deadline and your abstract do not hesitate to contact us.

The charge of the seminar is 45€. The price includes conference fee, coffee breaks, two lunches, the BBQ on Monday evening (3rd of October 2022) and the conference dinner on Tuesday (4th of October 2022). Travel and accommodation must be arranged independently and are not included in the price.

We will comply with the Corona Rules of the State of Saxony and, if necessary, take measures to ensure the feasibility of this meeting. For more information on the applicable rules, please visit the following link:


This page will be updated with all new developements and details. Please check back here regularly or on our social media pages.


Organizing committee:
Sebastian Gruner (RWTH Aachen, DGKK)
Tina Weigel (TUBA Freiberg, DGK)
Melanie Nentwich (DESY Hamburg, DGK)
Kevin Keller (TUBA Freiberg, DGK)
Jan Philipp Wöhrle (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, DGK & DGKK)
Constantin Buyer (Universität Stuttgart, DGK)
Jakob Möbs (Philipps-Universität Marburg, DGK)


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