SCALES Conference 2023

The SCALES Conference took place place on the week of June 26–30th 2023, on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University.

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M3ODEL and its partners are happy to announce the 1st Conference on Multiscale Modeling of Complex Systems or SCALES Conference, focused on methods on multiscale modeling and their interdisciplinary applications. The program is organized around sessions that emphasize methods in multiscale modeling, but the goal is to enable interesting and fruitful discussions by engaging people from different fields in each session.




The Conference Program (download here) is organized around methods and their applications. The invited speakers include:

  • Stochastic models
    • N. Vercauteren, B. Gess
  • HPC & Machine learning
    • A. Tkatchenko, L. Räss
  • Uncertainty quantification & inverse methods
    • R. Scheichl, A. Cohen
  • Multiscale Methods
    • E. Tadmor, M. Deserno, G. Hummer, W. Grabowski
  • Interdisciplinary applications
    • T. Gerya, M. Dabrowski, P. Gallo, M. Nuñez Valdez, V. Ehrlacher, D. May

The list of posters can be downloaded here.

Information for Presenters

Speakers are invited to use their own computer, provided they have the proper adaptor for HDMI media. Just in case, we advise having a copy of the presentation on an USB stick.

Invited talks are 30 minutes long plus 10 minutes for discussions (40 minutes total).

Contributed talks are 15 minutes long plus 5 for discussions (20 minutes total).

Poster presenters can either prepare a poster in landscape or portrait format. Please use the standard DIN A0 size as a reference (~84x120 cm).

Workshop on HPC using Julia, Monday June 26th

There will be a pre-conference workshop the day before the conference starts, especially designed for students, on the use of high-performance computing using the programming language Julia. The workshop will include lectures and hands-on exercises and will be taught by L. Räss, I. Utkin (ETH Zurich), and B. Kaus (JGU Mainz). A computer is required.

Location: NaturWissenschaften (NatFak) Building, 07-232 (Senatssaal, 7th floor), J.-J.-Becher-Weg 21, 55128 Mainz.

Time: Monday June 26th, 9 – 17 hs.

Lunch will be provided.

Venue: Campus of the JGU Mainz

The meeting will take place on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. Oral and poster sessions are located in the lecture hall Atrium Maximum and Linke Aula of the Alte Mensa Building.

The campus is easy to reach from the Mainz main train station or city center by public transport (RMV):

    • Tram lines 51, 53, 59: stop Universität
    • Bus lines 6, 9, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 630, 68, 78, 79, (night bus lines 90, 91, 93): stop Universität
    • Bus line 9: stop Johannes-von-Müller-Weg
    • Bus line 57: stop Botanischer Garten

Conference Dinner

A social event will take place on Thursday June 29th and will include a visit to the Wine Estate Schloss Vollrads and dinner. If you would like to participate, please select this option on the registration page and indicate what type of meal you prefer.
We have arranged transportation from the University campus to this venue.