6th Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate
School Students' Conference
May 20. - 21., 2015
IPS Ljubljana, Slovenia
Do you want to contribute to sustainable development?
Stimulate the industry with your innovation!

The 6th International Postgraduate School Students' Conference has concluded. We would like to thank all attendees for participating in this event. We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2015!

Two proceedings books are available at:

Best paper awards

This year four awards were given: one for best contribution on each study programme (except for the Information and Communication Technologies programme) and two for the best conference contribution. The commission consisted of:

  • prof. dr. Boris Žemva, commission head
  • prof. dr. Ester Heath, ECO professor
  • prof. dr. Marko Bohanec, ICT professor
  • prof. dr. Barbara Malič, NANO professor
  • prof. dr. Veronika Stoka, NANO professor
  • Nejc Trdin, student representative
The winners of the prestigious "IPSSC best paper award" are:
  • Best conference paper (400 EUR)
    Recognizing Human Activities and Detecting Falls in Real-Time
    Hristijan Gjoreski, Simon Kozina, Mitja Luštrek, Matjaž Gams

  • Best conference paper (400 EUR)
    The Role of Different Niobium Pentoxide Precusors in the Solid-State Synthesis of Potassium Sodium Niobate
    Jitka Hreščak, Andreja Benčan, Tadej Rojac, Barbara Malič

  • Best ECO paper (300 EUR)
    Isotopically Enriched Tin Tracers: A Powerful Tool to Study the Transformation of Organotin Compounds in Landfill Leachate
    Kelly Peeters, Tea Zuliani, Janez Ščančar, Radmila Milačič

  • Best ICT paper
    The award was not presented

  • Best NANO paper (300 EUR)
    TNFα-induced Apoptosis in U937 Cell Line is Independent of Cathepsin D and Cysteine Cathepsins
    Katja Bidovec, Veronika Stoka, Vito Turk

  • Best paper according to active participants
    Preparation of Magnetically-Modified Oenococcus Oeni
    Peter Dušak, Marin Berovič, Darko Makovec

Congratulations to the winners!

We invite all students to contribute paper and poster on their research for the 6th International Postgraduate School Student Conference, IPSSC'14, which will take place at Jožef Stefan Institute, May 20. - 22., 2014. The invitaions to the conference are available in English and Slovene.

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, main lecture room and F5 seminar room. The schedule is available here.

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! Submit your paper and poster to the new easychair IPSSC'14 conference page as soon as possible, but no later than 31rd of March 2014 using the following link. The submission deadline has been extended to 7th of April 2014.

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:


March 27, 2014:
Invited speaker announcment

We are glad to inform you that after conference opening, Prof. David Probert, Head of Centre for Technology Management research from University of Cambridge will give a talk on applying research work in industry. The talk will be held on 20th of May in Large Auditorium of Jožef Stefan Institue.

March 27, 2014:
Extended Submission Deadine

Due to several requests we have extended the submission deadline till April 7th, 2014. To submit a paper please use the Submission link at the top of the page.

February 19, 2014:
Conference Announcement

We proudly announce the 6th IPSSC conference. We invite all interested students to participate in organizing this meeting.

Important dates

The conference:
May 20. - 22., 2014

Camera ready papers:
April 28, 2014

Acceptance notification:
April 21, 2014

Extended submission deadline:
March 31, 2014
April 7, 2014

Paper submission:
March 31, 2014

Organized by

Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School's
Student Council

Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School


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Past Conferences

2009 1st IPSSC
2010 2nd IPSSC
2011 3rd IPSSC
2012 4th IPSSC
2013 5th IPSSC
2014 6th IPSSC

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