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All live sessions will take place in Central European Time (CET; GMT +1). Please ensure that you check all the times carefully and convert them to your local time so you will be able to join the sessions live. You can use this interactive time zone map to see the relevant time zone in your area.

Recordings of the sessions will be available for view on-demand shortly after the presentations have taken place and can be viewed by registered participants for up to 30 days following the conclusion of the congress. Our e-poster gallery will be open for up to 12 months following the congress.

All IDF Congress Virtual 2023 sessions will be in English.

The IDF Virtual Congress 2023 has received 17.5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity. Please also note that participants can only claim the hours of credits for content watched during the time of the congress, 4 – 7 December 2023. Participants cannot claim credits for sessions viewed on-demand once the congress has concluded.

To download your CME Certificate of Attendance, you will have to login to the virtual platform and click on “My CME Certificate”. You will be asked to complete an evaluation form, which is mandatory and required by the EACCME®. Once you have completed the form you will be able to download your certificate.

Registered participants who have attended the virtual congress can download their certificate of attendance from the virtual platform once the congress has concluded.

Multiple individual and group rates are available on the registration page.

The registration fee includes access to:

  • All live sessions and View-on-Demand for one month after the end of the congress
  • Live conversations and Q&A sessions
  • Meet-the-expert zoom chats
  • An exciting e-poster gallery with daily poster presentations and multimedia features
  • An advanced networking platform
  • A dedicated industry forum and satellite symposia
  • CME certification based on hours of sessions viewed. The IDF Virtual Congress 2023 has been accredited with 17.5 EACCME credits.

Our registration process requires attendees to register for the entirety of the event, which spans four days , 4 – 7 December. This approach ensures that participants can fully engage with all the sessions, workshops and networking opportunities that the congress offers, providing a comprehensive and enriching experience for all attendees.

All registered participants will be able to view recordings of all Congress sessions on-demand for a period of 30 days following the event.

Registered participants and abstract authors will receive an email shortly before the start of the Congress containing their login credentials to access the virtual platform.

All enquiries concerning registration should be addressed by email to registration@idf.org.

Information about the scientific programme is available on the programme page. The full scientific programme can be browsed by speaker, date and topic.

Enquiries concerning the programme can be addressed by email to romy.meuter@idf.org.

Online abstract submission for the IDF Virtual Congress 2021 is open from 1 June to 31 July 2021. Late-breaking abstracts will also be accepted for research that contains clinical or non-clinical results and data that emerge after the general abstract submission deadline. Late-breaking abstract submission will be open from 1 September to 3 November 2021. More information about abstract submission is available here.

Authors will be notified if their abstract has been submitted by mid-September 2021.

Abstracts accepted for oral presentation will be allocated 5-8 minute slots between 16:45 and 17:15 CET on 7 to 11 December. Accepted oral poster presenters will receive further information after 8 October.

Accepted authors must register for the IDF Virtual Congress 2021 by 27 October. If a presenting author is not registered by this date, their abstract will be removed from the programme.

Our technical partner Morressier will send an email with information on how to access the portal and upload an e-poster. The e-poster technical guidelines are available here.

All accepted e-posters will be indexed and assigned a DOI and Creative Commons license. E-posters can also include a presentation in the form of a pre-recorded video and datasets.

Registered poster presenters will be able to download their poster certificate at the end of the Congress.

Yes, live Q&As and discussions are included in the programme. Participants who miss any live sessions can still ask questions and/or comment on those sessions throughout the duration of the Congress. Private messages can be sent to other participants who have consented to be contacted during the congress. Speakers and panellists will be able to answer questions through the dedicated messaging system.

If you have difficulties accessing the virtual platform during the Congress, please contact congress@idf.org for assistance. A dedicated helpdesk and IT technician will be available to assist participants throughout the event.

The following is recommended to ensure an optimal experience on the virtual platform:

  • A stable internet connection
  • A desktop or laptop computer. Only basic viewing features are supported on mobile devices and tablets.
  • Browsers (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari) updated to the latest versions. The use of third party browsers on Apple devices is not recommended.
  • Cookie and pop-up blocking measures should be disabled
  • Full HD screen resolution 1920×1080 pixels or higher

The following opportunities will be available to interact with participants, speakers or sponsors during the Congress:

  • Text or video chat with participants who have opted in to the messaging system
  • Live Q&As with speakers at the end of each session
  • Meet-the-Expert discussion group sessions
  • Live polling will be available for selected sessions