5th Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate
School Students' Conference
May 23, 2013
IPS Ljubljana, Slovenia
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The 5th International Postgraduate School Students' Conference has concluded. We would like to thank all attendees for participating in this meeting. We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2014!

Two proceedings books are available at:

Best paper awards

This year four awards were given: one for best contribution on each study programme and one for the best conference contribution. The commission consisted of:

  • prof. dr. Boris Žemva, commission head
  • prof. dr. Marko Bohanec, ICT professor
  • prof. dr. Barbara Malič, NANO professor
  • prof. dr. Zvonko Trontelj, NANO professor
  • prof. dr. Radmila Milačič, ECO professor
  • Nejc Trdin, student
The winners of the prestigious "IPSSC best paper award" are:
  • Best conference paper (500 EUR)
    Stability of mercury compounds at high temperatures
    Matej Sedlar, Majda Pavlin, Sani Bašič, Milena Horvat
    [paper | poster]

  • Best ECO paper (300 EUR)
    A novel method for speciation of Pt in human serum incubated with cisplatin, oxaliplatin and carboplatin by conjoint liquid chromatography on monolithic disks with UV and ICP-MS detection
    Anže Martinčič, Radmila Milačič, Maja Čemažar, Gregor Serša, Janez Ščančar
    [paper | poster]

  • Best ICT paper (300 EUR)
    Learning bagged models of dynamic sytstems
    Nikola Simidjievski, Ljupčo Todorovski, Sašo Džeroski
    [paper | poster]

  • Best NANO paper (300 EUR)
    The effect of silica sol infiltration on the properties of dental 3Y − TZP ceramics
    Anastasia Samodurova, Andraž Kocjan, Irena Pribošič, Tomaž Kosmač
    [paper | poster]

Congratulations to the winners!

We invite all students to contribute paper and poster on their research for the 5th International Postgraduate School Student Conference, IPSSC'13, which will take place at Jožef Stefan Institute, May 23, 2013.

What is it all about?

The purpose of the conference is to establish contacts between students and enterprises, to make the students aware of the needs and methods of development in the industry and the service sector as well as to offer the representatives of the enterprises information and direct contact with the research and potential candidates.


The conference will be held at the Jožef Stefan Institute main hall.

Time Event Place
9:00 - 9:30 Registration JSI Main hall
9:30 - 10:00 5th IPS Students' Conference opening:
  • Introduction: Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Kornhauser-Frazer, IPS Dean
  • Honorary Speech: Prof. Dr. Vito Turk, IPS President
  • Opening Speech: Nejc Trdin, President of the IPS Student Council
JSI Main hall
10:00 - 12:00 Poster session - individual presentations of research results considering the scientific quality, industry and service application, and the importance of broadening the scientific culture JSI Main hall
12:00 - 13:00 Coffee break JSI Main hall
13:00 - 15:15 Panel: chaired by Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Kornhauser-Frazer
  • 13:00-14:00 - Presentation of development plans and projects of invited companies
    • DOMEL (Mag. Matjaž Čemažar, Director of Research and Development)
    • KOLEKTOR (Ludvik Kumar, Chief Research Officer)
  • 14:00-14:20 - Experience of the Ljubljana University Incubator (Dr. Lidija Honzak, General Director)
  • 14:20-15:15 - Joint panel discussion
    • Introduction: Prof. Dr. Jadran Lenarčič, JSI Director
JSI Large lecture hall
15:30 - 16:00 Conference closing, Best Contribution Awards:
  • Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Kornhauser-Frazer, IPS Dean
  • Prof. Dr. Boris Žemva, President of the Evaluation Committee of the 5th IPS Students' Conference
  • Nejc Trdin, President of the IPS Student Council
JSI Main hall

How can I participate?

You can present your research work to other students, colleagues and representatives from industry with:

  • short paper in A5 format (5-9 pages of scientific text + 1 page of abstract in non-technical text) and
  • poster in A1 format.
More information about preparing both can be read in the call for papers.

I want to participate!

ALLRIGHT! Confirm your attendance as soon as possible, but no later than 8th of March 2013 using the following registration form.

More information

More information about the conference can be found in the brochure which was distributed to all IPS students and supervisors.


The conference is supported by:


May 12, 2013:
High Submissions

This year IPSSC has again received a high number of submissions (47). We are proud, that from these 47 submissions, three are from undergraduate students. We would like to thank all authors for their contributions.

March 28, 2013:
Extended Submission Deadine

Due to several requests we have extended the submission deadline till April 7, 2013. To submit a paper please use the submission form.

February 26, 2013:
Invitations for participation

Today we have sent invitations to all students enrolled in the International Postgraduate School, to participate in the conference with their work. The invitation letter can be seen here. Also note that attandence in the conference must be confirmed no later than March 8, 2013.

January 23, 2013:
Conference Announcement

We proudly announce the 5th IPSSC conference. We invite all interested students to participate in organizing this meeting.

Important dates

The conference:
May 23, 2013

Camera ready papers:
April 28, 2013

Acceptance notification:
April 22, 2013

Extended submission deadline:
April 7, 2013

Papers submission:
March 31, 2013

Attendance confirmation:
March 8, 2013

Organized by

Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School


Student Council of
Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School

Past Conferences

2009 1st IPSSC
2010 2nd IPSSC
2011 3rd IPSSC
2012 4th IPSSC

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