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ERA-EDTA FLASH is the official ERA-EDTA E-NEWSLETTER

No 175, March 2019

Editor in Chief: María José Soler Romeo
Editorial Secretariat: Valentina Cocchi, Francesca Trebelli
Newsletter Design: Ilaria Martini

ERA-EDTA Headquarters - Via XXIV Maggio, 38 - 43123 Parma - Italy

Education
Research
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Research
Little more than one week left to give your abstract the finishing touch
Late-Breaking Abstract submission closes on March 29
Do not miss the chance to share recent clinical and scientific breakthroughs with participants of the ERA-EDTA Congress 2019 in Budapest!
The ERA-EDTA will consider abstracts related to unpublished clinical trials for a special “Late breaking clinical trials” session. The following trials will be considered for evaluation only if they comply with the following required characteristics: 1. a prospective randomised intervention in renal patients (medication, education, dietetics, physiotherapy, etc…), including at least 100 patients; 2. a prospective observational study, including at least 500 patients; - approved by an institutional ethical committee; 3. not previously reported or published. Abstracts may be accepted as oral communications or posters, after being evaluated by the review committee. The LBCT abstracts must be submitted through the congress website by March 29, 2019 at 23h59 CET. Abstracts that do not meet the criteria above will not be considered for presentation.

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Institutional
Take a look at the Congress membership fees for the 56th ERA-EDTA Congress!
Make the most of our congress membership fee offers including the Early Bird Congress Membership. Register by March 27, 2019 in order to save up to EUR 150. Should you want to register a group of 10 (or more) participants, do take advantage of the blank group congress membership fees by March 27, 2019. Should you be in Budapest for a couple of days only, the one or two days’ registrations (open starting from March 28, 2019) are the best options for you.

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In order to facilitate the registration procedure, the ERA-EDTA created a tutorial.
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Would you like to be part of our @ERAEDTA Social Media Team?

The ERA-EDTA is forming a Social Media Team as part of its communication strategy to help improve our ability to engage with members and disseminate information effectively. We need you to be part of this team to help shape Social Media communication to our members. There is an open call to join our Social Media Team, launched now, for all interested ERA-EDTA Members (category A and B) who are active on Social Media!

During the Annual ERA-EDTA Congress Social Media Team Members will actively participate in the Congress Coverage on Social Media, especially on Twitter.

Read more and download the application form here. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019.

Education
Enjoy the learning experience at the 56th ERA-EDTA Congress

Are you planning to attend the upcoming ERA-EDTA Congress, jointly organised with the Hungarian Society of Nephrology, in Budapest (Hungary) on June 13-16, 2019?

Make the most of keeping up to date with all the latest developments in the scientific programme featuring the Welcome and Plenary lectures given by renowned speakers: Rafael Yuste (New York, USA) speaking about Diseases of emergence, Sanjay Jain (Saint Louis USA) speaking about Single-cell transcriptomics in kidney disease, Katlin Susztak (Philadelphia, USA) presenting on Interface of molecular mechanisms, pathology and genetics of developmental kidney diseases and Csaba P. Kovesdy (Memphis, USA) who will discuss about The pre-dialysis to renal replacement therapy transition.

This year’s great educational offer includes the new Continuous Education & Professional Development (CEPD) courses.


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Association
Get ready for Budapest: read information on Passport and VISA requirements

Depending on your nationality and where you live, travelling to Hungary might take some extra preparation when it comes to passport and VISA requirements.

We would encourage you to take some time to carefully read through the information you will need to know in order to enter Hungary.

 

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Are you looking for an accommodation in Budapest for the 56th ERA-EDTA Congress?

Click here to check out the hotels available and book your room soon!

Hotels are located mostly in the city centre with good connections by public transportation to the venue (Hungexpo).

Enjoy Budapest with the Budapest Card

Create your own unique Budapest experience by easily purchasing the Budapest Card online for your family and companions. Enter the ERAEDTA 2019 coupon code in the webshop to receive a 10% discount. You can also purchase the Budapest Card from the official Budapest info Points found in several locations throughout the city.

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