Information for faculty, case submitters and abstract authors

Check below for the latest information and resources to help you to prepare for your role as faculty, a case submitter and / or abstract author.


Check what you are entitled to in your role as a speaker, chair, reviewer, abstract author or case submitter at congress.

Role in the Congress programmeMandatory to attend session?Congress registrationFinancial contribution for travel / accommodation in EUR (€)Honorarium in EUR (€) for presentations submitted with audio narration by 31 July, 2022 1
Chair (moderator)/Panellist onsite (excl. abstract sessions) (Barcelona based; up to 150 km) 2Yes (onsite)Free3000
Chair (moderator)/Panellist onsite (excl. abstract sessions) (based in Europe)2&3Yes (onsite)Free6000
Chair (moderator)/Panellist onsite (excl. abstract sessions)(based outside Europe) 2Yes (onsite)Free1’5000
Speaker/ discussant onsite (Barcelona based; up to 150 km) Yes (onsite)Free3000
Speaker/ discussant onsite (based in Europe)3Yes (onsite)Free6000
Speaker/ discussant onsite (based outside Europe) Yes (onsite)Free1’5000
Skills workshop facilitator (Barcelona based; up to 150 km)Yes (onsite)Free30075
Skills workshop facilitator (based in Europe)3Yes (onsite)Free60075
Skills workshop facilitator (based outside Europe)Yes (onsite)Free1’50075
Speaker in the studio/PG week session (online)Yes (online)50% discount for the onsite registration4No travel required75
Speaker in a pre-recorded session (excl. CRC session)No50% discount for the onsite registration4No travel required75
Speaker in a pre-recorded CRC sessionNoRegistration requiredNo travel required0
Chair (moderator) PG weekYes (online)50% discount for the onsite registration4No travel required0
Chair in an abstract sessionYes (onsite)Registration required00
Abstract reviewer / Case reviewerNo50% discount for the onsite registration4&5No travel required0
Abstract authorYes (onsite)Registration required00
Case submitter

Includes: cases in lungs on fire sessions 6

NoRegistration required00


1 Honorarium will be offered only to speakers/discussants who upload their presentation(s) by the deadline on 31 July, 2022. For the PG courses the deadline to upload the presentation is 23 October 2022.

2 Chairs (moderators)/Panellists onsite are kindly asked to moderate several sessions allocated in the morning or afternoon slots.

3 The European countries list is based on the WHO European Region list.

4 50% discount based on the registration fee available at the time of the registration and based on the category the faculty member belongs to.

5 Abstract and case reviewers up to 40 years of age will be offered a free, onsite registration.

6 Authors and co-authors of accepted cases in Lungs on fire sessions are asked to participate in the session online or onsite and, if needed, answer any questions the expert panel may have regarding their case, and interact with the participants. All cases included in Lungs on fire sessions are presented by a discussant.

Important notes

  • Participants will be asked to declare any external sponsorship or funding that they receive to support their attendance at the ERS International Congress. If a participant receives partial or complete sponsorship for their accommodation or flight, they are no longer eligible for ERS financial support. Speakers / discussants whose participation in the congress is covered by ERS in full (e.g. ERS officers) will not be entitled to the financial contribution mentioned above.
  • ERS financial contribution cannot be cumulated.
  • All speakers, discussants, facilitators, chairs, panellists and presenters are responsible for their own accommodation and travel arrangements.


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Scientific and educational programme sessions

Speakers/facilitatorsChairs (moderators)
Spoken session (onsite)Chair (moderator) onsite
Studio sessions (online)Studio chair
Pre-congress sessionSkills workshop chair
Skills labs
Skills workshops

Clinical cases sessions

Lungs on fire*Other clinical cases sessions
* General instructions-guidelines for clinical case submitters

Abstract sessions

Clinical trials session: ALERTThematic poster
Oral presentation

General instructions for abstract authors

  • Oral presentation session preparation
  • Thematic poster session preparation
  • ALERT – clinical trials session


View and download templates for speaker and abstract presentations at congress.

Oral presentations and slides

Posters and e-posters