Q: If I submit an abstract do I have to attend the Congress?
A: It is expected that at least one author of the accepted abstract attends the congress to present the work and answer questions. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Programme.
Q: I have submitted an abstract, when will I know if it has been accepted?
A: Only after all abstracts have been reviewed by the Scientific Committee notifications will be sent to the abstract submitters. Every effort is made to conclude this process within one month after the abstract submission deadline or extended abstract submission deadline in case there is extension.
Q: How can I make changes to an abstract I have already submitted?
A: You may enter the Abstract Submission system with your username and password and make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline date. No abstract changes will be accepted after this date, however, you are welcome to bring a more up-to-date abstract to the Congress.
Q: If my abstract is accepted, where will it be published?
A: All accepted abstracts of registered delegates will be published as a supplement in the EJIM (European Journal of Internal Medicine).
Q: I am having trouble logging into the abstract submission system – my username/password is not working.
A: Please try one of the following options via the abstract submission page:
- In case you are using “Internet Explorer”, please try another internet browser, e.g. “Google Chrome” or “Mozilla”.
- When you copy and paste your username and password please make sure there is no extra space at the beginning or the end of them.
- In case your password contains the letter “O” please make sure you do not type “0” (Zero) instead the letter “O”.
- Please note that the username or ID received when registering for the Congress is different to the abstract submission. Please use the abstract submission username or “create new account” option.
Q: I created a new account but did not receive my username?
A: Please note that the username is shown in the “Subject line” in the confirmation email received when setting up a new account.
Q: How do I register for the congress?
A: In order to register for the congress, please register online.
Q: How can I pay the registration fees?
A: Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer. For full details please click here.
Q: Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring Company/ Hospital’s name?
A: Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, during the registration process you can write their billing details.
Q: Can I register for the congress without paying?
A: Yes, but your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.
Q: Can I register during the congress?
A: Yes. Registration is available during the congress days.
Q: What does my registration fees include?
A: For full detailed entitlements, please check the registration page.
Q: Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?
A: Yes. A detailed confirmation letter and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is received and registration is completed.
Q: Is the Congress CME-accredited?
A: Once the Scientific Programme has been finalized, an application for CME credits will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net. Further details will be published on the Congress website as soon as they are available.
Q: How can I claim my CME credits after the Congress?
A: CME Certificate of Attendance will be available for download after completing an online survey. A link to the survey will be published on CME page and sent in the email after the Congress to registered participants. Please approach the Registration Desk onsite in case of questions. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she spent in the educational activity.
Q: Where is the congress taking place?
A: The congress will take place online, as an entirely virtual congress.
Q: How can I enter the congress?
A: Registered participants will receive their login data to the ECIM 2021 virtual congress platform shortly before the congress.