September 6, 2016

Practical information

The conference will be implemented using Zoom platform ( Please be sure to have the latest version of Zoom app installed since connections using a web browser may have limited functionality. The latest version of Zoom app can be downloaded here. We also ask You to prepare appropriate communication equipment (webcam, microphone, speakers/headphones, etc.) and test it before Your presentation. We kindly ask You to use headphones with a microphone for better sound quality. Please check system requirements at:

After connecting to Open Readings 2022 using provided link or Meeting ID and Passcode You will find yourself in the main room, where opening, plenary, social and closing sessions will take place.

After the plenary talk, each day the conference will split into two parallel sessions which will take place in the two Breakout Rooms: Red” room for sessions with odd numbers (1,3,5,7,9,11, 13, 15) and “Green” room for sessions with even numbers (2,4,6,8,10,12, 14, 16). To access those sessions please press the “Breakout Rooms” button on the main Zoom control panel, scroll to the corresponding room, select it and press join:

Important: If You do not see the “Breakout Rooms” button in the menu – You must update Your Zoom app. Go to, download “Zoom Client for Meetings”, install it and try to connect again.

Please be sure that Your microphone is muted before entering a Breakout room (the control icon is in the left bottom corner).

During presentations, You will be automatically muted, so comments/questions for the presenting author can be given in two different ways:

  • By pressing the “Chat button” on the main Zoom control panel and writing a question via a personal message to the session chairman (preferable way). Chairman will ask selected questions during a discussion at the end of the talk:

  • By pressing the Participants button on the main Zoom control panel and then pressing the Raise Hand button in the “Participants” window. Chairman will see Your raised hand and may ask You to unmute Your microphone and directly participate in the discussion:

We kindly ask the participants to always keep their microphones muted except they are presenting, chairing the session or participating in the discussion.

After successful submission of your abstract and poster, the 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. 
  • 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 including a brief introduction to your field of research.

Poster presentations

  • Poster sessions also will be virtual. 
  • Please note that Your uploaded posters will be published on our conference website during the conference. Please contact the event organizers if You have any concerns.


This year the best oral and poster presentations will be awarded.

Abstract submission:

We encourage you to submit your contributions by the 1st of February, 2022!

Your abstract will be strictly reviewed by our Programme Committee, so please, keep to the guidelines set in the template which can be found on 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 2022. These will be used by the organizers of the conference for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and on 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.

Registration and attending are 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 the Lithuanian Journal of Physics (2020 impact factor 0.633, 5-year impact factor 0.712).

If you are interested, please refer to the Lithuanian Journal of Physics.