GENERAL INFORMATION

Access to the virtual platform

Participants will be able to access the virtual platform using personalised log in information.

Cancellations & Refunds

  • August 16, 2020: Cancellation deadline (100% refund)

  • August 17 - September 8, 2020: Cancellation deadline (50% refund)

  • After September 8, 2020: no refund

  • Refunds will be made after the conference

Certificate of Attendance
Certificates of attendance will be sent electronically after the conference upon completion of an online survey.

Language
The official language of the congress will be English (no simultaneous translation).

Programme

Live sessions

Live sessions will take place at a specific time set in the programme. During this time attendees will have the possibility to ask questions to the presenters in the session chat. A session moderator will convey the questions to the speakers.
All live sessions will be available on-demand from the next day until 1 month after the conference. At this stage the interaction with the speakers will be possible via a messaging system.

On-demand sessions

On-demand sessions are available from the time of release until 1 month after the conference. Interaction with presenters is possible via a messaging system incorporated in the virtual platform.

e-Posters

All e-Posters will need to be uploaded directly to the virtual conference. These will be available to all virtual attendees at all times, from the start of the virtual conference until 1 month after the conference.

Social Media Guidelines
EHMSG supports the use of social media around the EHMSG 2020 virtual conference to network with your colleagues and friends attending the meeting. Please do however respect the EHMSG 2020 social media guidelines, including the following:

Dos:

  • You may blog or tweet about content of the talks, unless the speaker explicitly asks you not to share either the entire talk or specific details or slides.

  • Communicate in a respectful and considerate way, and show your criticism in a fair, constructive and professional manner.

  • Do remember that people who will read your tweets are not necessarily professionals, but also patients, policymakers, members of the media, and the general public.

Don’ts:

  • The use of photography, video, or other type of recording devices in live, on-demand and poster sessions at the EHMSG 2020 is strictly prohibited. Hence posting pictures or videos of these sessions on any social media platform, blogs, or websites, etc., is also strictly prohibited.

  • Do not capture or re-distribute data presented at the EHMSG 2020 as this may jeopardize the subsequent publication of the data in a scientific journal. Powerpoint presentations must not be photographed under any circumstances. Do respect journal embargo policies and the work of your colleagues!

  • Refrain from engaging in personal attacks or showing rude behaviour.

  • Offensive and disrespectful behaviour, sales-oriented, self-promoting, or otherwise inappropriate comments will not be tolerated.

  • Participants should not post copyrighted or trademarked material or material protected by other intellectual property rights.
     

 

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