Q: If I submit an abstract do I have to attend the congress?
A: All accepted abstracts are scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral, Poster or Publication only presentations. It is required that the presenting author of the abstract is registered for the conference. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Programme.
Q: I have submitted an abstract, when will I know if it has been accepted?
A: Only after all abstracts have been reviewed and allocated by the Scientific Committee will notifications be sent to the abstract submitters. Please refer to the Key Dates.
Q: How can I make changes to an abstract I have already submitted?
A: You may enter the Abstract Submission system with your username and password and make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline date. No abstract changes will be accepted after this date.
Q: If my abstract is accepted, where will it be published?
A: Copies of your accepted and registered abstracts will be published on the conference website and can be viewed in the Virtual Meeting Platform.
Q: I am having trouble logging into the abstract submission system – my username/password is not working
A: Please try one of the following options via the abstract submission page:
1. In case you are using “Internet Explorer”, please try other internet browser e.g. “Google Chrome” or “Mozilla”
2. When you copy and paste your user name and password please make sure there is no extra space at the beginning or the end of them
3. In case your password contains the letter “O” please make sure you do not type “0” (Zero) instead of the letter “O”
4. Please note that the username or ID received when registering for the congress is different to the abstract submission. Please use the abstract submission username or “create new account”
Q: How do I register for the conference?
A: In order to register for the conference, please register online.
Q: How can I pay the registration fees?
A: Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer. For full details please click here.
Q: Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring Company/ Hospital’s name?
A: Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, during the registration process you can write their billing details.
Q: Can I register for the conference without paying?
A: Yes, but your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.
Q: Can I register before the early fee deadline and pay later?
A: In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline.
Q: Can I register during the congress?
A: Yes. registration is available during the conference days. Late fees will apply.
Q: What does my registration fees include?
A: For full detailed entitlements, please check the registration page.
Q: Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?
A: Yes. A detailed confirmation letter and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is received and registration is completed.
Q: Is it possible to change the Registration Category:
A: Up to the 1 March 2022 you will be able to change your registration category at no charge. For example, if you registered to attend in person at Barcelona, you will be able to change your registration category to Online and receive a refund of the difference in fees.
Please note that when changing your registration category, the fee that will apply will be based on the registration fee and category applicable at the time the change is made.
As of the 2 March 2022 there will be no refunds for changing your registration category. Should you wish to upgrade your registration from Online to an in-person attendance, you will be required to pay the difference applicable based on the registration fee and category at the time the change is made.
Q: Is the conference CME accredited?
A: Once the Scientific Program has been finalized, an application for CME credits will be made. For details on the CME-CPD Accreditation and how to receive your CME/CPD Certificate, please visit the CME-CPD Accreditation page.
Q: How can I claim my CME-CPD credits after the conference?
A: You may receive your CME Certificate of Attendance after the conference. Please visit the CME-CPD Accreditation page for further details.
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Q: Where is the conference taking place?
A: The conference will take place online, as an entirely virtual meeting.
Q: How can I enter the congress?
A: Registered participants will receive their login data to the AD/PD 2021 virtual conference platform shortly before the meeting.
Q: Do I need a visa or invitation letter?
A: No, since the conference will be held as an entirely virtual meeting, you can attend from wherever you are based and do not need a visa and invitation letter.
- Early Bird Registration Deadline – January 12, 2021
- Regular Registration Deadline – From January 13, 2021
Registration Cancellation Policy:
- 100% refund – cancellations received until January 13, 2021
- 50% refund – cancellations received January 13- February 22, 2021
- No refund – after February 23, 2021