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Consult the frequently asked questions if you have any queries about the virtual ERS International Congress 2021.
Please note: This page is continuously updated and therefore the information below is subject to change.
The ERS International Congress will take place from 5–8 September, 2021.
The Congress will be a fully virtual event in 2021.
The preliminary online programme is available on the programme page.
Voting and interactive question and answer tools will be available in all live sessions.
Networking features will also be available on the congress platform – more details will be shared about this soon.
No virtual exhibition will be organised, however, a dedicated profile page will be available for each company. More information on how to access those pages will be shared in due course.
Details on registration fees and sale periods can be found on the registration fees web page.
Details on registration deadlines are available on the registration web pages.
General terms and conditions for the ERS International Congress are now available. Access the general terms and conditions.
By registering for Congress, participants agree to accept all terms and conditions for this year’s event.
Yes, group registration is possible for groups of at least ten people. More information on the group registration process and relevant fees are available on the group registration web page.
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have booked with the official partner for hotel accommodation, bnetwork, please send your cancellation request as soon as possible to: email@example.com.
Yes, the certificates will be available to download after Congress.
CME credits will be delivered based on your live attendance to the live sessions from 5–8 September, 2021. After completion of the Congress evaluation survey, which is mandatory to receive CME credits, you will be able to download your CME certificate.
To request a certificate of abstract/poster presentation, please contact the ERS office after Congress: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your certificate will be sent to you by the ERS office after the Congress.
All accepted abstracts will be presented in e-poster format on the dedicated platform. Authors need to upload a one-page e-poster file and an audio recording of their presentation, to present the abstract orally. ERS will contact authors in coming weeks to provide upload instructions.
Outstanding abstracts will also be selected and allocated for the live moderated sessions, where authors will connect in real-time to present their abstracts live, in addition to submitting the recordings.
ERS is currently preparing detailed instructions for these processes and all details will be shared soon.
Check the abstract submission FAQ for more details on abstracts and abstract sessions.
All accepted abstracts will be presented in e-poster PowerPoint format. The type of file required will be confirmed after the allocation process. Authors will need to upload a one-page e-poster file and an audio recording of their presentation to present the abstract orally. More details on this will be shared soon.
In the meantime, check the abstract submission FAQ for further details on abstracts and abstract sessions.
As the programme was initially developed around a hybrid format, very few changes are expected regarding the session scheduling. In case of any changes to your role, you will be contacted and informed of the changes.
For more information on how you can have a virtual presence during the Congress, please contact: email@example.com. Please note that only requests coming from industry representatives will be answered.
Yes, you may purchase vouchers for EUR 99. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To apply for press access, please complete the press registration application on the media centre web page and provide the necessary credentials, including a valid press card and examples of your reporting.
Previous attendance of the congress does not guarantee your application will be approved. Check the media and embargo policy for more information.
Press delegates will have access to all materials in the scientific programme and will be able to watch live sessions. Press will also receive an embargoed press pack containing ERS press releases, including extra materials for press that will support your reporting of new research that is being presented during the congress.
The embargo for the majority of congress abstracts will be published in due course.
To check the embargo on a specific abstract, please contact email@example.com and include the following details in your request:
Data presented during the congress is strictly copyrighted. You may only use images, graphs and other visual representations of data from the presentations with the explicit permission of the abstract author/presenter. Failure to get permission and provide evidence of this, and failure to provide accurate accreditation, will result in a breach of copyright. Check the media and embargo policy for more information.
To arrange interviews, please contact the press office: firstname.lastname@example.org
For all press and media related enquiries, please contact the press office: email@example.com