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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.
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 Onsite or at the time of Online Upload You can do this at any time.
A dedicated computer is installed in the lecture room at the Chairperson table and aims to enhance visibility on the ongoing session and assist in the management of the session as well as collect evaluation and comments at the end of the session - Test this service on the Practice Stage, the hostess in the lecture room will be available to assist you to use the Chairperson Interface.
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 who moderate a Voting session: View the specific instructions below
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.
In order to comply with some sessions with specific content and technology requirements – Session briefings will be organised for some special sessions.
Sessions briefings will take place in the Speaker Service Centre.
This is the opportunity for chairpersons and discussants to familiarise themselves with the cases to be presented and coordinate the discussions which should ensue during the dedicated discussion time in the session. An email with instructions and schedule will be sent to the faculty involved in the session
If you are involved in a special format session, please make sure to consult the session instructions shown in your 'Agreement form' which details specific information for the session, additional information will be communicated by email
Review your session instructions: Access your Agreement form – Available in October
If any doubt, please contact the Scientific Programme Department
If your session features VOTING functionality , the faculty have received instructions to include Question to the Audience in their presentation OR a specific question to the audience has been added to be launched by the Chairpersons (Grand Debate Sessions)
The Voting functionality will be explained to the audience with a presentation slideshow at the begininning of the session. Chairpersons should encourage the audience to participate in the votes and can participate themselves via their own mobile device.
A faculty workspace will allow you to relax, meet with colleagues and discuss your presentations. Desk & plugs are also available in the lounge if you need to finalise your presentation before uploading.
We have recreated a lecture room stage for you to test out the Chairperson interface which you will use for the management of your session.
Speaker Service Centre (SSC) Opening Hours:
It is important to remind the audience that the presentations given in the sessions will be available on ESC 365 within a few hours after the presentation. ESC 365 has been recently upgraded with an improved search functionality and features.
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The recording of video or audio during any session of ESC 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.
We advise you to consult the attendance guide webpage for information on Congress Opening hours, Food & Beverages outlets, Policy on Childcare
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