Do everything
that connects people,
and nothing that divides them.

F&U confirm

(: Happy Conferences :)

Organizer of scientific events

Since 1998


We cover your back from organisational trivia while you concentrate exclusively on content and strategy for your event. This we guarantee with our friendly and experienced team with backgrounds in natural sciences and humanities.

In Leipzig, all over Germany and even internationally – F&U confirm is a PCO (Professional Congress Organiser) offering the complete spectrum of organisation and agency services that you might need in preparing any event, even including publications and media realisation for workshops, tutorials, meetings and conferences – straightforward, with fresh ideas and always gladly realising your projects. This all comes in a reliable and non-bureaucratic fashion while always being affordable.




Dr. Hildegard Feldmann Manager, biologist, journalist

Ms. Feldmann majored in biology and journalism, later doing her PhD in biology at the University of Mainz. In 1992 she moved to Leipzig and started working at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in 1993. She oversaw thesis projects at the Staatliche Studienakademie Breitenbrunn’s degree in Tourism Economy, specialisation Event Management. Since 2011 she trains students in Event Management for the IHK Leipzig (Leipzig Chamber of Commerce and Industry).

Ogarit Uhlmann M.Sc. Manager, phycicist, M.Sc. in geophysics and planetary physics

Ms. Uhlmann majored in Physics at the TU Chemnitz-Zwickau and went on to complete a Master of Science in Geophysics and Planetary Physics in Newcastle upon Tyne. She moved to Leipzig in 1994 where she finished a Diploma in Physics in 1995 at the University of Leipzig. Ogarit Uhlmann worked for the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ with geographical information systems. In addition she is working as an author.

Susanne Lange Project manager, geographer (Dipoma)

Ms. Lange finished a Master in Geography at the University of Leipzig, with time abroad in Kazakhstan and Mongolia. She works for F&U confirm since 2003.

Christiane Wolf M.Sc. Project manager, M.Sc. media and communication sciences

Ms. Wolf finished her Master of Applied Media & Communication Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen in 2006. She worked as operative director for EXPO 2000, project assistant at the Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg, junior event manager in Berlin, and at trade fairs in New York and Paris among others. She works for F&U confirm since 2007.

Franziska Zezulka Project assistant, certified translator (Diploma) 

Ms. Zezulka finished a Master in translation for Arabic and English at the University of Leipzig, with additional qualifications in French and German as a Foreign Language. Her studies brought her to Syria, Ireland and Morocco. Before joining the team of F&U confirm in 2016, Franziska Zezulka worked at the University of Leipzig, the German Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan, and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, as well as a freelance translator. She also supported F&U confirm on a freelance basis for many years.

Mario Helm Project assistant, certified translator (Diploma) 

Mr. Helm studied law, translation (Spanish & Portuguese) and German as a Foreign Language at the University of Leipzig. He worked and works for the universities at Leipzig (Germany) and Concepción (Chile), among others. For many years now Mario Helm supports F&U confirm as a technical and organizational assistant, as well as with translations, layout and proof-reading.

Natalie Kretschmann M.Sc. M.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc. Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Ms. Kretschmann finished her Master in Biochemistry at the FSU Jena. She brings extensive experience from working at the FSU Jena, the University of South Australia, the Leibniz Institute on Aging, and the GVG Diagnostics GmbH at the BIO CITY Leipzig. Ms. Kretschmann supports F&U confirm with project organisation and on-site assistance.




You do not really understand something unless

you can explain it to your grandmother.

                                                                                                                                   Albert Einstein

F&U confirm offers more than a traditional PCO (Professional Congress Organisation) in many respects: We support you at home and abroad, we have expertise in abstract and review handling, and offer not only print media and websites, but also conference apps, photography and video (up to 6K) services, print in 2D and 3D, and much more. And on top of all this, it will always be our pleasure to order a coffee for you.

  • Counselling, concepts and fresh ideas
  • Green & eco-friendly meetings
  • Calculation, budgeting & sponsoring
  • Project development
  • Event production
  • Advertising the event
  • Corporate identity | corporate design
  • Photography, live streaming
  • Video (HD, 2K, 4K, 6K, PAL, Web), post-production
  • Print 2D & 3D, graphic design, logos, layout, pre-press
  • Proceedings | publications | books of abstracts
  • Editing | text writing | proof-reading | translation
  • Apps
  • Websites
  • Registration | online registration
  • Handling of abstracts, reviews and papers
  • Conference rooms
  • Technical equipment
  • Participant support
  • On-site management
  • Exhibitions
  • Catering
  • Excursions | shuttles
  • Accommodation
  • Culture | social programme
  • VIP support
  • Success monitoring
  • Organisation of evaluations

Current Projects & References



Current Projects | Selection                 Core PCO          2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2009–2011


LiNS 2017 – Leipziger interaktives Nephrologie-Seminar   17.–18. März 2017 | Halle / Saale & Leipzig

Jahresempfang des Helmholtz-Zentrums für Umweltforschung – UFZ   18. April 2017, Leipzig

POPBIO 2017 – 30th Conference of the Plant Population Biology Section of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)   18.–20. Mai 2017, Halle / Saale

AquaConsoil 2017 – 14th International Conference on Sustainable Use and Management of Soil, Sediment and Water Resources  26.–30. Juni  2017, Lyon / FR

ECVP 2017 – European Conference on Visual Perception  27.–31. August 2017 | FU Berlin

8th WRHC 2017 – Water Research Horizon Conferences – WRHC • Water Science Alliance   19.–20. September 2017 | Hamburg

DGL 2017 – Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Limnologie   25–29 September  2017 | Cottbus

ENTRIA 2017 – Entsorgungsoptionen für radioaktive Reststoffe: Interdisziplinäre Analysen und Entwicklung von Bewertungsgrundlagen   26–28 September  2017 | Braunschweig

IAPS 2017 Symposium – Knowledge for climate-proof urban development in rapidly changing environments   27–29 September  2017 | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

ASI 2017 – Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stabile Isotope e.V.   9.–11. Oktober 2017 | Hannover

GeoBonn 2018 – Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften – Geologische Vereinigung • DGGV   2–6 September  2018 | Bonn

Webportal der Deutschen Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endlagerforschung

A Snapshot of the World’s Water Quality: Towards a global assessment | UNEP-Report, Webseite & Videodokumentation

Seminare der ReinraumAkademie Leipzig und der CleanroomAcademy Wangen an der Aare / CH


Conferences as a Core PCO: Assistance for a conference over several years

(Aqua)ConSoil – International (UFZ-)Deltares Conferences on Groundwater-Soil Systems and Water Resource Management

2015 Kopenhagen / DK | 2013 Barcelona / ES | 2010 Salzburg / AT | 2008 Mailand / IT | 2000 Leipzig • je ca. 800 Teilnehmer*innen

Jahrestagungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften – Geologische Vereinigung • DGGV

2016 Innsbruck | 2015 Berlin | 2014 Frankfurt a.M. | 2012 Hannover | 2010 Darmstadt | 2009 Dresden | 2007 Stettin / PL | 2006 Berlin | 2004 Leipzig • je 400–800 Teilnehmer*innen

Jahrestagungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Limnologie • DGL

2015 Essen | 2014 Magdeburg | 2013 Potsdam | 2012 Koblenz | 2011 München | 2000–2009 u.a. Oldenburg, Konstanz, 2007 Münster, Dresden, Karlsruhe | je 400–500 Teilnehmer*innen


2012 & 2016 | Leipzig & Gent / BE, je 250–300 Teilnehmer*innen

International Conference SEMANTiCS

2014 & 2016 | Leipzig | je 250–270 Teilnehmer*innen

Water Research Horizon Conferences – WRHC • Water Science Alliance

2016 Dessau, 2010–2015 Berlin | je 200 Teilnehmer*innen

Conference on Key Topics in Deep Geological Disposal – DAEF (Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endlagerforschung) 2014 & 2016

Köln, je 100–150 Teilnehmer*innen

LC-MS in der Umweltanalytik

2014 & 2016 | Leipzig | je 130–150 Teilnehmer*innen

Sächsischer Fortbildungskongress für Nephrologie und Kindernephrologie • SFN

2008–2016 | Leipzig | je 50–100 Teilnehmer*innen

Symposium on Fish and Amphibian Embryos as Alternative Models in Teratology and Toxicology

2013–2016 | Aulnay-sous-Bois, Paris / FR | je 110 Teilnehmer*innen

Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminare • MGS

2016 Dresden | 2012 Hamburg | 2008 Magdeburg | 2004 Leipzig | 2002 Spindlermühle / CZ | 1998 Karlsbad / CZ | je 150–250 Teilnehmer*innen

Aldente Schule (Seminare / Praxiskurse Zahnmedizintechnik) 2012–2013 | Leipzig | je 20–30 Teilnehmer*innen


Late years Conferences – Selection


Final Conference 2016 of the Research Programme 'Sustainable Land Management' of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Berlin | 250 Teilnehmer*innen

First International ECSA Conference 'Citizen Science – Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy'  Berlin | 400 Teilnehmer*innen

IMWA 2016 Annual Conference 'Mining meets water – Conflicts and solutions'   Leipzig | 340 Teilnehmer*innen

ISPTS 2016 International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances    Leipzig | 270 Teilnehmer*innen

3rd Pan European IPBES Stakeholder Consultation (PESC-3)    Leipzig | 100 Teilnehmer*innen

Bismuteisenoxid (BFO)-Innovationsforum   21.–22. November 2016 | Dresden

INTERPORE International Society for Porous Media First German National Chapter Meeting     5.–6. Dezember 2016 | Leipzig



Canas 2015 – Colloquium Analytische Atomspektroskopie Leipziger KUBUS | 120 Teilnehmer*innen

10th European Conference on Computational Chemistry – EuCo CC 2015 Fulda | 110 Teilnehmer*innen

17th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication DIPCON 2015 Berlin

ICCE 2015 – 15th International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment Universität Leipzig



Deutsche Gartenamtsleiterkonferenz und Gemeinsamer Bundeskongress  "Zukunft StadtGRÜN" Neues Rathaus, Leipzig | 180 Teilnehmer*innen

ENFSI (European Network of Forensic Science Institutes) ETHG (European Textile and Hair Group) 22nd Fibre and Textiles Conference Düsseldorf | 50 Teilnehmer*innen

International Conference on Policy Mixes in Environmental and Conservation Policies – POLICYMIX Leipziger KUBUS | 120 Teilnehmer*innen

A SCIENCE POLICY SYMPOSIUM for Freshwater Life – Water Lives: new scientific horizons for biodiversity and water policy Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels / BE | 100 Teilnehmer*innen



IAG 2013 – 150th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Geodesy Potsdam | 530 Teilnehmer*innen

Diffusion Fundamentals V Universität Leipzig

CREAM Open Conference Mechanistic Effect Models for Ecological Risk Assessment of Chemicals Leipziger KUBUS

BioFresh Annual Meeting 2013 Schloss Machern



Gemeinsame Jahrestagung von SETAC GLB und Fachgruppe Umweltchemie und Ökotoxikologie der GDCh Leipziger KUBUS | 200 Teilnehmer*innen

Joint European Stable Isotope Users Group Meeting – JESIUM 2012 Leipziger KUBUS | 260 Teilnehmer*innen

6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs) 2012 – Managing Resources of a Limited Planet UFZ Leipzig | 450 Teilnehmer*innen

Kolloquium LC-MS in der Umweltanalytik 2012 Leipziger KUBUS | 130 Teilnehmer*innen

15th European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) Urban Forests – Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Management Leipziger KUBUS | Neues Rathaus Leipzig

TEEB Conference 2012 – Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation Leipziger KUBUS | 250 Teilnehmer*innen



Policy support through relevant tools and methodologies in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy  IPBES 2011 Workshop Bonn | 80 Teilnehmer*innen

International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM 2011): Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives Dresden | 500 Teilnehmer*innen

ModelCare 2011: Models – Repositories of Knowledge Leipzig | 200 Teilnehmer*innen

2. REKLIM-Konferenz 2011, Helmholtz-Verbund Regionale Klimaänderungen 2011 Leipzig | 120 Teilnehmer*innen

SVEPM 2011 – Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Annual Conference Leipzig | 150 Teilnehmer*innen

canas 2011 – Colloquium Analytische Atomspektroskopie Leipzig | 120 Teilnehmer*innen

CSC Climate Service Center Thementagung – Unter 2 Grad: Wie lassen sich der Klimawandel und seine Folgen begrenzen? Leipzig | 100 Teilnehmer*innen

21st IAPS Conference 2010 – Vulnerability, Risk and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats Leipzig | 400 Teilnehmer*innen

IAD Conference 2010 – Large River Basins: Danube meets Elbe. Challenges – Strategies – Solutions Dresden | 150 Teilnehmer*innen

12th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications – ICNMTA 2010 Leipzig | 50 Teilnehmer*inne

87. Tagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft DMG 2009 Halle / Saale | 300 Teilnehmer*innen