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EHRA Summit 2021

The summit took place online on 17 June.

17/06/2021 15:00 17/06/2021 18:15 Europe/Paris EHRA Summit 2021

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'New normality', for EHRA after the COVID-19 pandemic: What will change, what will remain?

Time Presentation Speakers
15:00 - 15:20 Introduction  
15:00 - 15:10 Welcome Christophe Leclercq
EHRA President
15:10 - 15:20 Feedback from the EHRA Summit 2020 Hein Heidbuchel
EHRA Past President


Session 1: Europe during the pandemic

Chaired by Chirstophe. Leclercq and Sime Manola

Time Presentation Speakers
15:20-16:20 How to deal with waiting lists, elective cases during this pandemic:
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • UK
  • Israel
  • Kazakhstan
  • Sweden


  • Nuno Cabanelas
  • Roberto De Ponti
  • Alistair Slade
  • Muhammad Suleiman
  • Ayan Abdrakhmanov
  • Frieder Braunschweig
16:20-16:50 Round Table discussion All participants
16:50-17:05 Break
Session 2: The future of congresses 

Chaired by Tom de Potter and Jose Luis Merino

Time Presentation Speakers
17:05-17:15 What we miss from not having face to face meetings: costs/benefits?   Tim Betts
17:15 -17:35:

Industry perspectives


Alphons Vincent
Brian Klee

17:35 -17:55 EHRA perspectives Tom de Potter
17:55 -18:10 Other ideas – Open discussion All participants
18:10 -18:15 Take-home messages and adjourn by the EHRA President Christophe Leclercq


Take a look at previous EHRA Summits

Check out the EHRA Young Summit

This event is the opportunity to strengthen relations among Young EP National Ambassadors as well as to share experiences.

The 6th edition took place online on 16 June 2021.