Hans-Walter-Hennicke Lecture Competition 2023 (HWH competition / March 28, 2023)

  • Due date for application is Feb. 9, 2023

  • Participation requirements: Participation is open to all graduates (with Bachelor, Master, Diploma or comparable final examination - excluding doctoral thesis) whose sintific work has been submitted to the field of raw materials/ceramics at a college, academy or university and this defense date back not longer than one year.
  • Not eligible - Participants in the poster competition and/or speakers at CERAMICS 2023

 

In remembrance of Prof. Dr. Hans-Walter Hennicke, the DKG has been awarding the Hans-Walter Hennicke Lecture Competition Award since 1995. With this prize, we honor the best lectures of young ceramists and academics on the topics of their final theses.

In remembrance of Prof. Dr. Hans-Walter Hennicke, the DKG has been awarding the Hans-Walter Hennicke Lecture Competition Award since 1995.

With this prize, we honor the best lectures of young ceramists and academics on the topics of their final theses.

Source: Family photo
(Prof. Hennicke in the Haldenwang laboratory around 1956)

 

Please note the following requirements for an application
 

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Please register personally online at www.2023.dkg.de
You have to present your contest presentation live, otherwise you cannot participate in the contest.

Please indicate:

  • your full name and contact details,
  • the topic of your lecture,
  • the name of the institution where you completed the thesis and
  • the date of the examination.

If some of the information is missing, your application may not be considered.

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Please hand in a short abstract in English with a max. of 1.500 characters and a max. of 6 authors. Please refrain from writing the lecture title in uppercase letters, and try to avoid the use of equations in the text. There will be no proofreading.

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Only one candidate per institution can be accepted to participate in the competition. In case of multiple applications the head of your institution will have the final decision regarding an internal selection process.

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It is possible that you will be asked in advance by the DKG office to submit your application to a jury for professional assessment. All candidates will be informed about their acceptance to the competition in due time via the email addresses in their user accounts.

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Your short abstract, slides and presentation must be in English. The lecture has to be held exactly in 15 minutes, unless otherwise agreed by the Program Committee, followed by a 5-minute discussion. Adhering to the speaking time is an important assessment criterion!

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The assessment criteria are:

  • content,
  • structure and visual presentation,
  • imagery,
  • presentation style,
  • timekeeping and
  • discussion.

For each criterion, the jury awards 1 to 4 points, a maximum of 24 points can be reached.

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Only for attendance events: A laptop and a beamer will be available. If you need other media for your presentation, please contact the DKG office in advance (congress@dkg.de).

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Award ceremony is on March 29, 2023 during the conference dinner (your attendance at the award ceremony is encouraged by the programme committee).

The Hans-Walter Hennicke Lecture Competition is supported by
Morgan Advanced Materials Haldenwanger GmbH

 

 

The sponsor of the contest offers the following financial awards for the three best lectures:
 

1st  prize: 1.500 EUR
2nd prize: 1.000 EUR
3rd  prize:     500 EUR