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Chairperson Guidelines

EuroEcho 2021

Invited Faculty must accept their role via the online service as indicated in the invitation email

We thank you for your consideration of these Guidelines and the Requirements for special session format.



Chairpersons Guidelines

Chairpersons should ensure the smooth progress of the session, time management as well as encourages discussions and interactions between faculty members and the audience by allowing sufficient time for questions from the audience

We recommend to all chairpersons to liaise with the speakers presenting in their session as early as possible preferably prior to the congress

Chairpersons:

  • Must be available for the entire duration of the session
  • Moderate the session and organise discussions
  • Deliver concluding remarks
  • In order to contact the speakers involved in your session contact the scientific programme department eescientific@escardio.org, who will put you in contact with the faculty involved in your session
  • If you are chairing an Abstract Session, you can consult as of October (when abstracts results are available) the abstracts via your agreement form (click on the session title , then on "view" next to the abstract title) 

 

Discussant Guidelines

Discussant in a session

Please refer to your agreement form for confirmation of the presentation title, date, time of the session and specific instructions with regards to that session.

  • Must be available for the entire duration of the session
  • Intervene in the discussions, challenge the presenters and animate discussions with the audience as moderated by the chairpersons

Special Sessions Instructions

Session Briefing

In order to comply with some sessions with specific content and technology requirements – session briefings will be organised for some special sessions. Arrangements are confirmed in your agreement form.

Review your session instructions: Access your Agreement form

If any doubt, please contact: eescientific@escardio.org 

 

ESC 365 and Social Media

Update your Profile

In order to give you more visibility, we propose that you update your Profile, your information will be available in connection with your presentation(s).

Please access or re-access your Profile, as some mandatory consents have been added to allow us to display the information you shared.

Doing so now, you will save time at the time of Online Upload
You can do this at any time: update your Speaker Profile

Be active on Twitter

Share the science and add your voice to the biggest CV conversation on Twitter!

  • Use #euroecho
  • For tweets you deem pertinent for ESC to retweet, tag @escardio
  • Tweet about the major breakthroughs/conclusions/highlights, and with the most relevant images from the speaker
  • Avoid promotional posts ie 'session xyz starting now’ or content that does not give any scientific value ie 'Great talk from @abc…’ without adding her/his key messages, points etc
  • Quote the speaker, or tag their Twitter profile
  • Double check spelling and grammar
  • If you have a concern/complain don’t use social media to raise it. Talk to a member a staff. We are always at your service
  • Won’t have time to tweet? You can still retweet (RT) @escardio , @ESC_Journals or your network’s tweets; stay engaged and comment to their tweets with your view, or RT with comment (quote)
  • Apply same ethics & etiquette you would in any other context

Video / Audio / Photos

The recording of video or audio during any session of EuroEcho 2021 Congress is strictly prohibited.

It is the responsibility of each presenter or speaker to notify the audience of any restrictions on the photography of the content they are presenting. 
Such an announcement must be made at the beginning of the presentation.