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Do you still have questions? See our most frequently asked questions below.

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When can I register?

Standard registration for both virtual is open.

Check out our Important Dates for more info to add to your calendar.

Will I get CME credits for attending the new EA21 format congress?

Euroanaesthesia  has been awarded 17 CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME – Institution of the UEMS).

Virtual delegates who attend the full congress will be able to collect 17 CME credits.You have until 19 March 2022 to claim your credits.

Will I be able to watch OnDemand recordings after the congress has concluded?

If you are a registered delegate, our virtual sessions (5 main session rooms) will be made available and OnDemand directly after they are aired, so these can be reviewed indefinitely and as often as you like.

Please note: Our OnDemand recordings of sessions are only of those presentations with consent to be recorded. Some presentations that are broadcast live may not be part of the OnDemand library if permission was not granted by the presenter.

What is included in my registration fee for the virtual congress?

Everyone receives access to the online scientific sessions, e-Poster’s sessions and *on-demand recordings. You will also receive access to the virtual Industry participating companies and Industry programme, be able to claim CME credits, and review the e-posters.

What is the programme for the virtual congress?

You can access the virtual scientific programme HERE

How do I access the virtual congress?

You can access the virtual congress as of Thursday 16 December. Live sessions begin on Friday 17 December and end on Sunday 19 December.

You can access the virtual platform by logging into your myESAIC account.

Can I cancel my virtual registration?

Yes, you can cancel your virtual participation until 1 December 2021, 25% of the invoiced amount will be retained by the ESAIC as an administrative fee.

As of 2 December 2021, no cancellation will be granted.

Upon illness or  the decease of the delegate, a full refund will be granted when suitable documentary evidence is produced to us in advance of the date of Euroanaesthesia

How many CME Credits will I be able to earn at Euroanaesthesia 2021?

Euroanaesthesia  has been awarded 17 CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME – Institution of the UEMS).

Virtual delegates who attend the full congress will be able to collect 17 CME credits.

  • 6 credits for Friday
  • 6 credits for Saturday
  • 5 credits for Sunday

How do I claim my CME credits?

You can claim your credits by attending the sessions each day and evaluating those sessions. You can access the evaluation platform three ways:

  1. Directly on http://certificates.esaic.org by using either your myESAIC credentials or badge/e-badge number to login.
  2. Via the virtual platform, by clicking on the link “Evaluate” within each session and using either your myESAIC credentials or e-badge number to login.

You must evaluate one session to receive one CME credit in order to get 17 in total, for a maximum of:

  • 6 credits on Friday
  • 6 credits on Saturday
  • 5 credits on Sunday

Who is eligible to earn CME credits?

Online delegates who attend the congress are eligible to earn CME credits. The credit amounts do not change regardless of how you attend the congress.

Until when do I have time to collect my CME credits?

You can begin to evaluate sessions and download credits (corresponding to the number of evaluated sessions) as of Friday 17 December.

You have until end of day – 19 March 2022, to complete your evaluations and claim your certificate. After this date the platform will close and this will no longer be possible.

How can I amend my abstract?

It is still possible to make corrections to an abstract prior to the submission deadline, even if it has already been submitted. The abstract can be saved, edited and revised online as many times as needed until the submission period ends.

After the submission period, corrections are no longer possible. If errors are discovered in the abstract after the deadline, you can either withdraw the abstract or – for minor errors – indicate the correction during a presentation at the congress. Please note, changes will not be included in the published version of the abstract. We, therefore, recommend carefully review your abstract before submitting it on the dedicated submission platform.

Can I change the presenter of an Abstract after the submission deadline?

The abstract submitter can log in to the abstract submission platform through his/her MyESAIC account and select, in the authors’ section, another presenter for the abstract. The new presenter must be selected among the authors of the abstract.

All mandatory information should be filled in as appropriate.

The new presenter must pre-register for the Congress by 13 October 2021.

If a change of presenter is requested after 13 October 2021, the new presenter will have to be registered for the congress before the change is possible. The original presenter is responsible for providing the new presenter with all information previously sent by ESAIC regarding the abstract.

What is the registration process of the Abstract presenter?

If the abstract is accepted, the work must be presented at Euroanaesthesia 2021.

Accepted Abstract Presenters must pre-register for the Congress before 13 October 2021! The Abstract registration fee remains applicable to all abstract presenters until this deadline.

If a presenter fails to register before 13 October:

  • The abstract(s) will not be published in the e-supplement of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology and will be rejected for presentation at Congress.
  • The abstract(s) will be withdrawn by the ESAIC and removed from all Euroanaesthesia-related publications.

View the Congress registration fees applicable to abstract presenters.

What are the Abstract publication details?

All accepted abstracts will be published in their entirety as an e-supplement to the European Journal of Anaesthesiology (EJA). If prior consent is received, posters will also be made available online. Note that publication of the accepted abstract is dependent on pre-registration of the abstract presenter.

If accepted for presentation at the congress, the abstract will be published as entered into the abstract submission programme.

What is the Abstract presentation format?

Abstract presenters will have the opportunity to choose whether they would like to present their work virtually during the e-poster submission period. In both cases, abstract presenters will be required to prepare a virtual presentation of their poster, in order to also make them available to the virtual congress participants.

In addition, a limited number of virtual posters will be selected for presentation in a series of online interactive sessions chaired by international experts. Presenters of selected posters will be invited to participate in these sessions (live attendance required) shortly after poster submission.

What if there are time conflicts when presenting several abstracts?

We usually avoid scheduling several abstract presentations by the same person at the same time. Unfortunately, considering the high number of abstracts presented at the Congress, time conflicts may still occur and presentations cannot be rescheduled. Should this happen, please consider the following options:

  • Ask a co-author attending the congress to present one of the abstracts for you.
  • Ask the chairpersons of the sessions in which your abstracts have been scheduled to be the first to present in one session and the last in the other. This way you can present both abstracts yourself.

I still have an unanswered question. Whom can I contact?

If you have any questions regarding your abstract submission, please contact the ESAIC Secretariat via abstracts@esaic.org.

When contacting the ESAIC Secretariat in relation to an abstract, please always mention the abstract reference (#xxxx) and title.

I am interested in Sponsorship opportunities for Euroanaesthesia

Please consult our our Industry opportunities page for more information. 

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