September 6, 2016

Practical information

We encourage you to submit your contributions till 1st of February, 2020!

Your abstract will be strictly reviewed by our Programme Committee, so please, keep to the guidelines set in the template which can be found in the registration page. Only such submissions may be qualified to be presented. If writing an abstract is a new thing, you are welcome to use this brief guide to abstract writing by Philip Koopman.

Please note that photos and footage will be taken throughout Open Readings 2020. These will be used by the organizers of conference for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or in any third party publication. Please contact the event organizers if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.

After successful submission of your abstract, following guidelines might be useful.

Oral presentations

  • Presenters will have 15 minutes for their talks and discussion. The recommended duration for the talk is 12 minutes, leaving 3 minutes for questions. Participants are welcome use the provided computer with software for showing slides in PPT, PPTX and PDF formats. Participant should upload their files and/or test their presentations before the session. Here you can find the template for the slides.
  • While preparing, please be aware of the audience consisting of young researchers most probably not well familiar with the context of your research. Therefore, we strongly advise to include a brief introduction to your field of research.

Poster presentations

    • We recommend A1 size poster in portrait. Area for poster is 1,5 meter in height and 1 meter in width. Organizers will provide participants with all the necessary equipment to hang the posters. Participants can put their posters up at the beginning of the day of their poster session or just before it.

Registration and attending is completely free! If you need any additional information or you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly via e-mail

Lithuanian Journal of Physics

Open Readings is inviting you to submit an article based on your abstract to Lithuanian Journal of Physics (2018 impact factor 0.822, 5-year impact factor 0.688).

If you are interested, send an email to with subject “Lithuanian Journal of Physics” until 1st of May. Selected papers will be published in Lithuanian Journal of Physics after usual refereeing procedure.

Accommodation Suggestions

Here we suggest some of the cheaper accommodation options in the beautiful city of Vilnius, but of course you can consider using or any other search engine. Organizers are not responsible for the accommodation, but you are always welcome to contact us if any questions appear.

Hostel Gate
Aušros Vartų st. 17-1, Vilnius
4-bed dormitory room: €11/bed;
8-bed dormitory room: €9/bed.
Ecotel Vilnius
Slucko st. 8, Vilnius
Single room: €58/room;
Double or twin room: €66/room;
Triple room: €81/room.
Pogo Hostel
B. Radvilaitės st. 3-1, Vilnius
Double room with shared bathroom: €45-50/room;
Twin room with share bathroom: €40-45/room;
Bed in 6-bed dormitory room: €15-17/bed.
Budget Central
Gedimino av. 2A-3, Vilnius
Double room: €28/room;
Twin room: €33/room;
Triple room: €39/room;
Quadruple room: €46/room.
Pylimo str. 63, Vilnius
Single room: €28/room;
Double room: €30/room;
Triple room: €48/room.
Sodų str. 14, Vilnius
Single room: €35/room;
Double room: €39/room.