Virtual Edition

The 69th ESCVS Congress is now transformed into a virtual event.
The Local Organizing Committee has developed a reduced program from the originally planned in-person Congress cancelled for COVID-19.
The Virtual Congress will take place on 26-27 March 2021.
What is different is a unique virtual experience, with innovative formats that allow you to participate, interact, share and experience the programme online.

Target Audience

  • Cardiac surgeons
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • General surgeons
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Researchers
  • Radiologists
  • Clinical residents in-training
  • Medical students with an interest in cardiac and vascular surgery

Registration

All registrations should be made through the congress website. Go to the registration form.

Virtual Platform

All registered delegates will receive a notification with personal link to set enter the virtual Congress platform.
Admission to the virtual scientific sessions is strictly reserved to registered congress members.
Participants should not share their log-in details.

The platform will be open Friday 26th March from 07:30 am

Congress Format

Plenary Sessions
Plenary Sessions are scheduled on March 26, 27 (morning and afternoon).

Abstract Sessions
Abstract Sessions are scheduled on March 26, 27 (morning and afternoon).

E-Poster Sessions
E-Poster Sessions are scheduled on March 26 (afternoon).
Interdisciplinary Sessions
Interdisciplinary Sessions are scheduled on March 26 (afternoon).

General Assembly
General Assembly is scheduled on March 27 (afternoon).
Only ESCVS members can attend.

Anesthesiology Symposium

Anesthesiology Symposium is scheduled on 27 March (afternoon).

Joint Resident Forum
Joint Resident Forum is scheduled on 27 March (afternoon).

Virtual Exhibition

Check out the latest innovations and emerging technologies visiting the exhibitors dedicated booths.
The experts are looking forward to welcoming you.

Accreditation

UEMS/EACCME® ACCREDITATION
The 69th ESCVS Congress has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 14 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
The EACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.eu.

ITALIAN CME ACCREDITATION
The Congress has been accredited with 11,2 CME credits for Italian physicians/surgeons, nurses and technicians.
Provider number: 841

CME Acquisition

In order to acquire CME credits for the 69th ESCVS Online attendance during March 26-27, the following has to be observed:

  • You need to attend the relevant sessions online via live stream in full length
  • You need to consent to your personal data being processed for the purpose of the CME
    acquisition process when downloading the CME Certificate
  • You have to complete the evaluation and assessment questionnaires
  • CME credits can can be obtained only for your attendance at the live Congress event (March
    26-27, 2021).

Attendance Tracking

The attendance of participants will be tracked by login, logout and by completing the evaluation and assessment questionnaires.

Attendance

The certificate of attendance will be available at the end of Congress.

Language

All presentations will be conducted in English only. No translations will be provided.

Time zone

The Congress will launch on 26 March 2021 (09:00 AM Central European Time CET).
All communicated times in the Scientific Programme are Central European Time.

Social media

Use the hashtag #69ESCVS on Twitter and/or follow the ESCVS updates on Facebook.
We encourage open discussions and sharing of experiences on our social media accounts. Join the conversation!

Photographs & videos

FC EVENTI Srl will take virtual screenshots and videos during all virtual Congress sessions. By participating in the virtual Congress and/or other activities, you grant FC EVENTI Srl the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes including, but not limited to, posting or publishing on news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media.
Pictures may be displayed, distributed and used for any purpose.

Access to the online event

The Organizing Secretariat FC EVENTI Srl is not liable or responsible for any delay, disruption or disturbance in the operation of the internet or problems caused by your internet service provider or for any telecommunications failures which are beyond our control.
Access to the online content may be temporarily unavailable during the Virtual Congress for updates and critical maintenance of the virtual platform and systems to ensure optimal user experience.
These times will be kept to a minimum.

Programme changes

The Organizing Secretariat FC EVENTI Srl is not liable or responsible for any delay, disruption or disturbance in the operation of the internet or problems caused by your internet service provider or for any telecommunications failures which are beyond our control.
Access to the online content may be temporarily unavailable during the Virtual Congress for updates and critical maintenance of the virtual platform and systems to ensure optimal user experience.
These times will be kept to a minimum.

Support

The Organiser Secretariat will be available during the virtual Congress to provide support and answer any questions you may have.

Help Desk: +39-340-4213459
Organizing Secretariat: +39-051-236895
E-mail: info@escvs2020.com