D&U Meeting 2024

The GAP/(M)ACE Developers & Users Meeting 2024 will be the third GAP D&U Meeting to be organized, after the D&U Meeting 2022 & D&U Meeting 2023. It will take place at Free University Berlin, Germany, on 17-20 September 2024.


  • Hendrik Heenen (Fritz Haber Institute)
  • Albert Bartók (Warwick University)
  • Johannes Margraf (University of Bayreuth)
  • Miguel Caro (Aalto University)
  • Gábor Csányi (University of Cambridge)
  • Giulia Glorani (Fritz Haber Institute)

Invited speakers

These are the invited speakers for the GAP/(M)ACE D&U Meeting 2024. Check the program (closer to the meeting dates) for presentation topics.

  • Ralf Drautz (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)
  • Ilyes Batatia (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • James Kermode (University of Warwick, UK)
  • Noam Bernstein (NRL, USA)
  • Geneviève Dusson (CNRS, France)
  • Cas van der Oord (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Volker Deringer (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Eszter Varga-Umbrich (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Elena Gelzinyte (Fritz Haber Institute, Germany)
  • Rina Ibragimova (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Venkat Kapil (University College London, UK)


The conference programme will be available closer to the meeting date. The conference will start at 9 am on the 17th of September and concludes around 1 pm on the 20th of September.


The meeting will take place at the Institute of Computer Science of the Free University of Berlin, Takustrasse. 9, 14195, Berlin, Germany, in the south-western district of the city in the heart of the university campus.

The conference venue is well-accessible via a metro connection to the line U3 (station “Dahlem-Dorf”) as well as several bus lines. There are a number of hotels in the vicinity and along the U3 line. In the area of the workshop venue, you can find a supermarket, restaurants, and beer garden(s). The U3 can quickly take you to the more buzzing areas of Berlin within 20′ (due to Berlin’s size this can also take somewhat longer).


The GAP/(M)ACE D&U Meeting is meant for both GAP and (M)ACE experts and new or inexperienced users that would like to learn how GAP and (M)ACE can help them solve their materials modeling question.

To register for the meeting, please follow this link. Please provide a motivation for your attendance. Additionally, we invite abstract submissions for contributed talks (20min) and posters, that needs to be specified in Your message when you are applying The registration is free of charge thanks to our generous sponsors: Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Psi-K, CECAM-DE-MMS, DFG, and Free University Berlin.

We will try to offer a limited amount of free accommodation for participants in the guest house of the Fritz Haber Institute. Please indicate in Your message if you would like to apply for this housing-assistance.

If you have any questions you can reach out to glorani@fhi.mpg.de or heenen@fhi.mpg.de.


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