Congress information

ADMISSION
Admission to the scientific sessions is strictly reserved to registered Congress members. In order to be fully compliant with both the EFPIA and MedTech, ERA-EDTA does not extend hospitality in any way to persons other than the registered congress participants.

ERA-EDTA is committed to equality and inclusion. Parents are invited to attend, accepting that any minor must be accompanied, at all times, by a registered adult (1 adult for 1 minor). Adults are fully responsible for the behavior of the minor in their charge. There is a dedicated breastfeeding room available close to the Cloak room. For any assistance on this matter, please contact congress@era-edta.org.

CEPD/Hands-on-Courses (June 5, 2021)
CEPD/Hands-on-Courses are included with the congress membership fee.
In order to attend, it is mandatory to register during the congress membership registration procedure as there is a limited availability (first come first served).

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
The certificate of attendance will be available from June 8 directly on My ERA-EDTA/My Congress/Certificates.
Please note that the information contained in your certificate will be based on your attendance during the actual Congress dates (June 5-6-7-8, 2021).

CONGRESS MEMBERSHIP FEE (both live and virtual) INCLUDES:

  • Access to the scientific sessions and mini oral presentations held on June 5-8, 2021 + exclusive access to the congress e-materials until the end of August.
  • NEW! CEPD and hands-on courses held on June 5, 2021
  • Access to industry symposia and exhibition
  • Live streaming and webcast, including Q&A with speakers
  • Certificates of attendance and EACCME/UEMS credits
  • NEW! Important: all non-members who pay and register to the congress, receive all the ERA-EDTA Membership benefits!

ETHICAL MED TECH – CONFERENCE VETTING SYSTEM
The 58th Congress of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association from 05/06/2021 to 08/06/2021 in Berlin (Germany) is provisionally compliant with the Ethical Med Tech Event – Conference Vetting System with the ID EMT23234. www.ethicalmedtech.eu

INSURANCE/LIABILITY
The ERA-EDTA is only insured against claims arising from incidents caused by the organisers and their equipment.
Participants, exhibitors and visitors are therefore strongly recommended to be properly insured against accidents that could occur when travelling to and from the Congress and during the Congress itself.

LANGUAGE OF THE CONGRESS
The official language of the Congress is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

PRESS CENTRE
For accredited journalists only. Full press working facilities and activities, including press conferences, releases and services will be available at the CityCube Berlin during the Congress. For more information contact the ERA-EDTA Press Office at press@era-edta.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA
The official congress hashtag is #ERAEDTA21. Social Media Guidelines will be available on this website.

UEMS CME CREDITS
An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of the 58th ERA-EDTA Congress. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).
Congress members receiving certificates for ECMEC credits must contact their National Accreditation Authority to have the credits recognised (or converted) in their country of practice.
EACCME credits are recognised by the American Medical Association (AMA) towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, you should contact the AMA directly.
The total number of CME credits given to the ERA-EDTA Berlin 2021 Congress will be posted on this website as soon as they are available.

VENUE
CityCube Berlin
Messedamm 22
D-14055 Berlin – Charlottenburg
Germany
guestevents@messe-berlin.de