Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

GENERAL QUESTIONS

A ‘fully virtual congress’: what does this mean?

Fully virtual” means that all scientific sessions, questions and answers, e-posters, and the industrial exhibition will be featured online.

Most scientific sessions will be live streaming sessions but some will also be organised as webcasts.

The scientific sessions will be online on the days and hours of the congress timetable.

The Virtual Congress Webcast is now freely available. Please login to your “MY ERA-EDTA” Account with your personal credentials to proceed . If you haven’t got a “MY ERA-EDTA” Account you first need to create it for free in order to proceed. https://www.era-edta.org/en/my-era-edta/#login

Do I need a special connection, tool, or software to attend a virtual congress?

No, you do not need a special connection, tool, or software to view the Virtual Congress Webcast. You can use your personal computer or mobile device. The virtual congress webcast can be viewed in any browser, but we suggest to use Chrome for a better user experience.

I cannot attend the virtual congress from June 6 to 9, 2020. Can I still visit it after these dates?

The Virtual Congress Webcast is now freely available. Please login to your “MY ERA-EDTA” Account with your personal credentials to proceed . If you haven’t got a “MY ERA-EDTA” Account you first need to create it for free in order to proceed. https://www.era-edta.org/en/my-era-edta/#login

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Can I ask questions to speakers?

For our webcast presentations, you have the chance to contact the speaker via a messaging system.

Will the accepted abstracts be published?

Yes, all accepted abstracts have been published in the abstract supplement that appeared with the June 2020 issue of NDT.

CONGRESS CERTIFICATES

Will a certificate of attendance be available?

Yes, after June 9, 2020 participants will be able to download their certificates (congress certificate + CEPD certificate, if registered) based on their actual virtual attendance by entering ‘My ERA-EDTA’.

Will UEMS/EACCME credits be available?

Yes, after June 9, 2020 participants will be able to download UEMS /EACCME certificates (congress + CEPD, if registered) based on their actual virtual attendance by entering ‘My ERA-EDTA’.

I will present a poster/free communication. How can I receive the certificate of presentation?

A special certificate which shows the percentile reached by the abstract(s) will be given, as an exclusive benefit, to the authors of accepted abstracts (either oral or poster) who present their works at the congress.

If you need more information about…

Virtual congress membership, please contact registrations@era-edta.org

Scientific programme, please contact program@era-edta.org

Abstracts, please contact abstracts@era-edta.org

Virtual exhibition/industry symposia, please contact industry@era-edta.org