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Consult the frequently asked questions if you have any queries about the virtual ERS International Congress 2022.
The ERS International Congress will take place from 4–6 September, 2022.
The Congress will be hybrid. This means that it will be possible to attend the Congress physically in Barcelona or online.
The preliminary programme is available on the programme page.
a. Voting, interactive question and answer tools will be available in all live sessions.
b. Contacting participants and faculties will also be possible.
No virtual exhibition will be organised, however, a dedicated profile page is available for each company. You can access them through the main ERS landing page, by clicking on the “Virtual Exhibition” tab.
Please be aware that the ERS International Congress will follow the rules and regulations outlined by the City of Barcelona at the time of the event. Currently, no measures are in place and there are no specific requirements with regards to COVID-19. This may change. By registering for the ERS International Congress, you agree to comply with the local policies in place at the time of the event. These will be made clear to all participants before the event takes place but can be checked at any time on the Catalunya website.
As a respiratory society, we strongly recommend that all attendees are fully up to date with their vaccinations – meaning that the last vaccination/booster should not have taken place outside nine months before the date of the event.
You may find all relevant information on the practical information page.
Registration is now open. Please refer to the registration page to start your registration.
Registration fees and deadlines are available on the registration page.
General Terms and Conditions are available on the registration page.
Yes, group registration is possible as of 10 participants. More information on the group registration process and relevant fees are available the group registration page.
If you wish to register between 2 and 9 delegates, but do not have access to their myERS accounts, you are eligible for a third-party registration. More information may be found on the Third-party/Group registration page.
Please note that it is not possible to use the same account to register multiple participants. Only the first registration that is entered will be completed and saved.
Visa invitation letters are only available for participants who are fully registered and paid in full their registration fees.
During the registration process, you will have the possibility to request such letter.
It can happen that you initially answered that you did not need a visa invitation letter, but actually do now. In that case, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your passport number, passport expiry date and nationality. We will be pleased to send you the required document.
For any further queries please contact: email@example.com
A number of hotel rooms have been reserved in Barcelona and the surrounding areas for the ERS International Congress 2022. As a service for ERS Congress participants, bnetwork will arrange your hotel accommodation at no extra charge.
Please follow this link to book your hotel room.
For further information, please visit the hotel accommodation page.
Yes, the certificates will be downloadable after the Congress.
CME credits will be awarded for pre-congress content, live sessions and session replays, based on your hourly consumption. Onsite participants will be invited to scan their badge at the entrance of the sessions’ hall. Only registered participants will receive CME credits. For more information, please visit the dedicated web page.
Please contact the ERS office after the Congress, in order to request a certificate of abstract/poster presentation.
Your certificate will be sent to you by the ERS office after the Congress.
All accepted abstracts will be presented onsite in Barcelona. Abstract may be allocated in one of three different type of abstracts sessions (sessions type). In addition to the onsite presentation upload, a one-page e-poster file will be required for online delegates.
For more information visit ERS FAQ on abstracts.
It will only be possible after you received notification that your abstract is accepted in June 2022, you need to contact the ERS abstracts office with the completed abstract’s withdrawal form that will be available online from June 2022.
For more information visit ERS FAQ on abstracts.
In Barcelona there will be 3 different types of sessions. For more information check our website.
All faculties are expected to travel to Barcelona except Studio speakers and some studio chairs.
For more information on how you can have a physical, hybrid or virtual presence during the Congress, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that only requests coming from industry representatives will be answered.
Yes, you can purchase vouchers for EUR 99. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Yes, some sessions will be broadcast on the ERS virtual platform according to the programme.
Press registration will open in spring 2022. To apply for press access, you must 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.
There will be no press briefing/conference taking place as part of the ERS Congress 2022.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org