General Information for attending the EASD Virtual Meeting
The 56th EASD Annual Meeting will take place online as a virtual event from 21-25 September 2020. Registered delegates can access the virtual EASD Annual Meeting by using their email and password from registration or registration number and surname (for group registrations) as login details here: https://www.easd.org/virtualmeeting
All sessions in the scientific programme will take place live and interactive at the time indicated in the programme (all references to a date or deadline mentioned here refer to the Central European Time Zone (CEST). Recordings of all sessions will be available afterwards, access will be limited to registered delegates until 23 October 2020.
Registration fees are € 70 for paid-up EASD members and € 150 for non-members. All registrations have to be made by means of the secured online registration system available under www.easd.org either prior or during the virtual EASD Annual Meeting dates. For more information, please visit: https://www.easd.org/annual-meeting/easd-2020.html
Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to access the EASD 2020 Virtual Meeting.
Delegates must ensure at their own expenses that they meet the technical requirements necessary for participation in the virtual EASD Annual Meeting. In addition to the necessary hardware, the following requirements will be needed:
- A stable internet connection with a minimum of 5 MBITs (data speed)
to follow the online programme,
A browser in an up-to-date version e.g. Chrome©, Firefox© or Safari©.
EASD recommends the participation via PC/Mac Computers and a resolution of Full HD 1920×1080 pixels or higher. Cookie and Pop-Up blocking measures may lead to problems. On smartphone/tablet devices only basic viewing features are being supported. It is recommended to use the Safari© browser for Apple© devices.
For Presenters and Chairpersons it is mandatory to connect through desktop computers or notebooks with plugged in power supply.
EASD is not responsible if delegates are unable to successfully access the virtual EASD Annual Meeting if they do not fulfil the technical requirements.
- Admission to live-streamed and recorded Scientific Programme
- Admission to the virtual Industry Exhibition
- Admission to the virtual EASD Community Plaza with EASD/EFSD booth, Diabetologia and EASD Postgraduate Education booths as well as the Associations’ Village
- Admission to interactive chat/discussion hubs
The virtual EASD Annual Meeting is currently under review process for accreditation with the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). EACCME has recognition agreements with USA and Canada for ECMEC conversion.
EASD will monitor the attendee’s online presence and issue CME
Certificates based on the time spent viewing the programme online from
22 – 25 September 2020. The attendees will need to complete a post event survey to download their CME Certificates.
To get a Certificate of Attendence the delegate needs to login to the EASD system with their registration number and surname to download it. It will be the same process and system for the CME credits.
The link to obtain the CoA will be available on the EASD website only and will only be available once the meeting is over.
This is not something that can be integrated into another website.
For a Certificate of Attendance, the attendees will need to complete a post event survey to download their Certificate.
Press delegates can register online through the press registration system. Registered journalists/media will have access to the EASD 2020 online Press Centre and will receive press releases throughout the meeting. The entire scientific programme during the virtual EASD Annual Meeting is open to registered journalists.
The EASD/EFSD Booth is located in the virtual EASD Community Plaza.
The Associations’ Village is located in the virtual EASD Community Plaza.
Presenters and Chairpersons:
All sessions in the scientific programme will take place live and interactive at the time indicated in the programme schedule. Symposia and OP presenters should present live and participate in follow-up Q&A session.