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Scientific Programme 2019

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Opening- & Closing Ceremony

Scientific Programme

Speaker/Chair Information

25. March 2019 General no comments

If You Are a Chair

Please locate your session room in due time. Please be at your session room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.

We may remind you that speakers need to strictly observe the time schedule.
Panelists should not speak before they are recognised by the chair and must first clearly state their name, institution and country of origin.

If You Are a Speaker in a Session

Please locate your session room in due time. Please be at your session room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.

The average speaking time for invited lectures is 15 minutes plus 3 minutes for discussions. Abstract presentations are 8 minutes plus 2 minutes for discussions.

Speakers should deliver (on USB flash drive) and view/check their PowerPoint presentations at the Speakers’ Preview Centre at least 3 hours prior to the start of the respective session. For sessions starting at 08:30, the PowerPoint presentations should be delivered the previous day. The Speakers’ Preview Centre opens on Saturday at 17:00.

If you wish to use your own laptop, it is crucial to make this known in the Speakers’ Preview Centre 3 hours in advance for organisational reasons.

Speakers are not permitted to take PowerPoint presentations directly to the technical assistant in the session rooms.

You may rest assured that your files will be deleted from the congress server after your presentation.

All speakers are requested to add a disclosure of interest form at the end of their presentation.
A template can be downloaded here.

If You Are Presenting an ePoster in a Poster Walk

The ePoster terminals can be found in the exhibition area. All ePosters are available during the whole duration of the conference at all terminals as well as at the self-study terminals. The ePoster service desk is located in Speakers’ Preview Centre.

Poster Walk: Each poster presentation should not last longer than 3 minutes maximum, allowing an additional discussion time of 2 minutes. Each poster  walk will be guided by a session chair.

Please find more information about how to upload your ePoster file here.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. The regulation will fundamentally reshape the way in which data is handled across every sector, from healthcare to banking and beyond.

All images and videos taken in the EU that are shown in lectures and presentations during the congress must comply with GDPR rules.

Patients’ health and genetic data are considered as a special category of data called “sensitive data”. This encompasses all personal data which are, by their nature, particularly sensitive in relation to fundamental rights and freedoms and merit specific protection as the context of their processing could create significant risks. It is forbidden to share such personal data, including patients’ health and genetic data, unless it is under one of the grounds cited in Article 9 paragraph 2,encompassed in the table below:
If the patient gives explicit and unambiguous consent to the use of their data.
If the patient makes the data manifest himself or herself.
Processing is necessary for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes.

Education

7. January 2019 Sections, Visceral Trauma no comments

RELEVANT EDUCATION IN VISCERAL TRAUMA

As mentioned in the Introduction, surgeons and surgical education in Europe is challenged by predominantly blunt trauma increasingly managed non-operatively, work hour restrictions, and few well developed trauma systems centralizing the most severely injured to well defined and dedicated trauma centres, most surgeons will feel uncomfortable with critically ill trauma patients. Let’s face it, the surgical responsibility for the critically injured trauma patient from the acute phase in the ED through hospital definitive treatment and ICU stay is not adequately covered in our surgical education. Every surgeon is responsible for his/her own competency in this field. With this chapter, the VTS seeks to point out what educational elements are necessary to reach a minimum competency in trauma care, and then provide a list of courses available within each of these areas. The VTS is not aiming at devloping new course concepts where there are relevant, high quality courses available. However, the VTS is open to taking on the challenge of developing educational concepts where deemed necessary.

The four main areas every surgeon should have additional education in order to be able to function in a team or as a trauma team leader and trauma surgeon are:

  • BASIC INDIVIDUAL TRAUMA SKILLS
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support – ATLS

Similar courses for nursing staff like ATCN and TNCC should be promoted

European Trauma Course – ETC

Based on the same ABCDE principles as ATLS but has the teamwork aspect added (CRM)

  • Several local versions exist – they should only be regarded as additions to ATLS/ETC
  • COMMUNICATION – non-technical skills (Crew Resource Management – CRM)
    • ETC – has the team communication aspect as part of the curriculum
    • Many local trauma team communication simulations exist and all hospitals should be training team communication regularly.
  • Advanced trauma surgical technical skills
    • Definitive Surgical Trauma Course – DSTC

DSTC is a 3 day course with practical training as well as interactive discussions and robust training in surgical decision-making based on physiology. DSTC is currently organized in 29 countries; in Europe: France, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Austria.. In several countries the course is being organized as a team course with anaesthesia (DATC)

  • Advanced Surgical Skills ..trauma – ASSET

One day didactic course owned by the ACS. Trains mainly vascular access in cadavers, but with some focus on decision-making. We suggest it as an add-on to DSTC or equivalent.

  • Advanced Trauma Operative Management – ATOM

One-day course focusing on trauma surgical technical skills. We suggest it to be used as refresher course after DSTC or combined with decision-making training.

  • Newcastle
  • Other specific trauma relevant courses
    • MUSEC
    • EVTM
    • MRMI

Guidelines

7. January 2019 Sections, Visceral Trauma no comments

TREATMENT GUIDELINES IN VISECERAL TRAUMA

Trauma care has to be systematic and simple. The treatment of most injuries can be protocolized and is so in well-developed trauma systems. Protocols and guidelines are helpful in stressful situation were quick decisions has to be taken by less experienced physicians.

Development of robust guidelines is a resource-intensive task and relevant and updated guidelines have been developed and cover most existing trauma settings and injuries. No guideline will be of global relevance, since trauma care has to take into account the setting and resources in which the patient is being treated. Even within Europe, the health care systems and resource situations vary. The VTS committee has therefore decided that we don’t need to reinvent the wheel where there is a functional one already existing.  We have therefore decided to provide links to relevant webpages where updated protocols and guidelines can be found for the fields of trauma we aim to cover.

If you, as a member of VTS or interested reader discover fields that are not adequately covered or update is due, we trust you to be active and let us know, so that we can consider the topic for development of a new guideline.

Initial trauma assessment

Specific injury treatment guidelines

Critical care in the trauma patient

Trauma system development and quality improvement programs

Section’s Board Members

7. January 2019 Sections, Visceral Trauma no comments
  • Tina Gaarder (Chair), Department of Traumatology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål, Norway (2017)
  • Ruben Peralta (Vice-chair)
  • Luke Leenen
  • Diego Mariani
  • Shahin Mohseni, Division of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden (2018)
  • Alan Biloslavo
  • Falco Hietbrink, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Paal Aksel Naess, Department of Traumatology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål, Norway (2018)

What is the Visceral Section?

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WHY A VISCERAL TRAUMA SECTION?

First of all, what is visceral trauma? According to MedicineNet, visceral is referring to the viscera, the internal organs of the body, specifically those within the chest (as the heart or lungs) and abdomen (as the liver, pancreas or intestines). In addition to torso organ injuries, we have chosen to include all non-orthopaedic trauma in the scope of the visceral trauma section. This includes initial work-up of any potentially severely injured patient (including prehospital), as well as intracranial injuries and critical care for the trauma patient. The trauma patient has to be managed as potentially severely injured and with limited information.

Why is there a need for a visceral trauma section in ESTES? Following traumatic brain injury, torso trauma and especially the critically injured patients with ongoing bleeding, represent the major cause of preventable deaths. The surgical landscape is changing rapidly worldwide, with better diagnostic tools and advancements in surgical instruments such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery. This has led to increasing sub-specialization in most surgical fields in Europe. These changes have led to a generation of more super-specialized surgeons with specific expertise in a narrower field of surgery. Adding to these changes, work hour regulations, more non-operative management of blunt trauma, few well developed trauma systems directing severely injured patients to dedicated trauma centers, has led to most surgeons are uncomfortable managing critically ill trauma patients.

The Visceral Trauma Section’s aim is to increase the interest and spread the knowledge to improve the care of the critically injured torso trauma patient, including the whole chain of survival.

Imprint/Data Protection Statement

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Data Protection Statement

The following Data Protection Statement applies to the use of our website and informs you, as the data subject in terms of data protection law and users of this website, about the processing of personal data.  Personal data are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person.

The person responsible in terms of GDPR is

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(hereafter referred to as the person responsible)

The Data Controller’s Data Protection Officer is

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If you have any questions or suggestions regarding data protection, please contact our Data Protection Officer directly.

1. General information

When visiting our website, the platform provider (or his web space provider) collects data about each access to the offer. This access data includes:

  • the name of the website accessed
  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • the date and time of the request
  • the amount of data transferred
  • the browser type and version
  • the operating system used by the user
  • the website from which the user visits this website (referrer URL)
  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • the requesting provider.

Such data will be processed by the operator for the following purposes

  • Improving and guaranteeing the connection to the website
  • Improving the potential use of the website
  • Evaluation of system security and stability, as well as
  • administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest of the provider follows from the purposes listed above for data collection. The data is anonymous and is stored separately from any personal data you may have provided. It is not possible to draw conclusions about a specific person.

Your personal data will only be transmitted to third parties for the following purposes.  There is no transmission for other reasons.

The user’s personal data will only be transferred to third parties if:

  • the user has given his express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR to do so
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Cookies, general
We use Cookies on our website. Cookies are small (text) files that are created and stored on your end device (e.g. smartphone, notebook, tablet, PC). Most cookies are so-called “session cookies” which are deleted after the end of the visit. In individual cases, however, these cookies provide information in order to automatically identify the user. By means of a so-called cookie ID, webpages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored.

Cookies serve to improve the user-friendliness of our website and to allow our website to be technically error-free and optimised. If you do not agree with the use of cookies, it is possible to restrict or completely deactivate their use in the browser settings. In the event of restriction or deactivation, use of this website may be restricted. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection.

Google Web Fonts
We use web fonts provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The service is used for the uniform and correct representation of fonts on our page. To do this, your browser connects to Google’s servers and loads the required web fonts into your browser cache as soon as you visit a page of our website.  Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address.

The legal basis for the use of Google Web Fonts is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is the uniform and correct presentation of the fonts on our website.

For more information about Google Web Fonts and data protection at Google in general, please see:

Google Maps
We use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) to show interactive maps and our location.

Regardless of whether or not you have a Google Account or are logged into an account, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transferred to and saved by Google on servers in the USA when you visit a subpage of our website that includes a Google Maps map. If you are logged in to Google when you access a subpage of our website that includes a Google Maps map, your data will be directly assigned to your account. You can prevent Google from associating your information with your profile by logging out of your Google Account before you enter the site. Google saves your data as usage profiles and evaluates them. This is regardless of whether you are logged on or not. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Google has a legitimate interest in displaying personalised advertising, market research and/or the design of its website in line with requirements. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. You must exercise your right to object to Google.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

You can disable the Google Maps web service by turning off JavaScript in your browser. The map display on our website can then no longer be used. No more data will be transmitted to Google Maps.

For more information about privacy on Google Maps, please visit: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Newsletter
The website provider gives information on individual offers using this newsletter.

If users of this website would like to receive the newsletter, your name and an e-mail address are required. The e-mail address will only be used if the user has expressly consented pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. This e-mail address will be checked to see if the user is also the owner/authorised user of the e-mail address. The data will only be used for sending the newsletter and will not be transferred to third parties. No other data is collected.

When registering to receive the newsletter, the IP address and the date of registration are stored. The storage serves exclusively as security in the event that a third party has misused the address and has registered for the newsletter without the knowledge of the owner or authorised person.

The consent to the storage of the data and its use can be revoked at any time via a link in the newsletter itself, in the profile area or by notification to the above-mentioned contact options or by e-mail to direktmarketing@conventus.de.

Registration function for congress and event
You can register for the congress via this page. We use Regasus software for electronic registration by the service provider LambdaLogic Informationssysteme GmbH, Komturstr. 18, 12099 Berlin. Electronic registration is handled via a Regasus web portal. The data entered on the Regasus web portal, such as type of participant, title, first name, surname or address data, are transmitted directly to Regasus. The processing by us, as well as by Regasus, takes place for registration and handling of the congress. Processing for other purposes will only be carried out with your express consent. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the case of registration and execution of the congress. If the processing is done based on your consent, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time.

2. Social-Media-Plug-ins

Social Networks
We use Plug-ins from various social networks. A social network is a platform or app that enables users to communicate with each other, exchange opinions or share content such as images with other users or on the social network itself. Users usually have the possibility to create private or business profiles, to network with each other or to provide private or company-related information.

The respective plug-in provider saves the data collected about you as user profiles. The purpose of the processing is to display (demand-oriented) advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of the website and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. The evaluation also takes place if you are not logged on to the social network. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. To exercise your right of objection, you must contact the respective plug-in provider. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest in the processing results from the processing purposes mentioned above.

AddThis-Bookmarking as Standard-Plug-in
We use Social Plug-ins (“Plug-ins”) by AddThis, a service of AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA (“AddThis”), AddThis is operated as part of Oracle Corporation. With these plug-ins, you can place bookmarks and share interesting content with other users. You can interact with social networks and other users. This gives us the opportunity to improve our offer and make it even more interesting for you as a user.

AddThis plug-ins place cookies on your device and transmit various data to AddThis servers in the USA. This data is saved there. When you call up a page which has an integrated AddThis plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the AddThis servers. AddThis transfers the content of the plug-in directly to your browser and integrates it into the page. AddThis collects:

  • your IP address
  • the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website
  • information about an interaction with the plug-in (for example, clicking).

You can object to the data collection by AddThis for the future by setting a so-called opt-out cookie. You can download the cookie from the following link: www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out.

You can also prevent AddThis plug-ins from loading with Add-Ons for your browser.

The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in making our website even more interesting for our users.

Further information on data collection, processing and use of data by AddThis as well as your rights and setting options can be found at: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy.

3. Web Analysis

We use web tracking and web analysis services. These are services that enable an analysis of the use of our website. We use this data to improve our website and to make our offer more interesting for you. The legal basis for the use of web analysis tools is Art. 6 Par. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in analysing the user behaviour of our website in order to optimise both our offer and our advertising.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses Piwik. Piwik is an open source software for statistical analysis of user access to websites (piwik.org). Piwik uses “Cookies” to evaluate user access.  This information is only stored on our servers in Germany.

By deleting existing cookies and preventing the storage of cookies, you can prevent the evaluation of this data. It is possible to prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser. If you prevent the use of cookies, there may be restrictions on the use of the website. We use Piwik with the extension “AnonymizeIP”. As a result, IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form. Direct personal contact is therefore excluded. The IP address transmitted by your browser using Piwik will not be merged with other data collected by us.

4. Payment service provider

PayPal
We offer payment via PayPal among others. This payment service provider is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereafter referred to as “PayPal”).

If you choose to pay via PayPal, the payment details you entered will be sent to PayPal.

The legal basis for the transmission of your data to PayPal is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the fulfilment of a contract). You can revoke your consent to data processing at any time. A revocation has no effect on the effectiveness of data processing operations in the past.

Instant bank transfer
We offer payment via “Instant bank transfer”, a payment service by Sofort GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich (hereafter referred to as “Sofort GmbH”).

When paying by “Instant bank transfer”, a PIN, a valid TAN, the payment details entered and your personal data (such as first and last name, address, telephone number(s), e-mail and IP address and, if applicable, other data required for payment processing) are transmitted to Sofort GmbH. With the help of PIN and TAN, Sofort GmbH can log into your online banking account and check your account balance. Sofort-GmbH then makes the transfer to us and immediately sends us a payment confirmation. Sofort GmbH also automatically checks your turnover, the credit limit of the overdraft facility and the existence of other accounts.

The transmission of this data is necessary to establish your identity beyond any doubt and to prevent fraud attempts.

The legal basis for the transmission of your data to Sofort GmbH is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the fulfilment of a contract). You can revoke your consent to data processing at any time. A revocation has no effect on the effectiveness of data processing operations in the past.

For more information on payment by instant bank transfer please see: https://www.sofort.de/datenschutz.html and https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.

5. Your rights as the data subject

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to personal data concerning you:

  • Revocation of consent
  • Information
  • Rectification
  • Deletion
  • Restriction of processing
  • Right to transferability of data
  • Complaint to a supervisory authority.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

6. Data security

When you visit this website, the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure is used. This is usually a 256 bit encryption. If the browser used by the user does not support 256-bit encryption, 128-bit v3 technology is reverted to. The encrypted transmission of a page of this website can be recognised by the key or lock symbol in the status bar of the browser.

In addition to SSL encryption, technical and organisational security measures are used to protect the data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. These security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

GTC

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General Terms and Conditions (GTC)

Registration and Confirmation
Registration is subject to capacity limitations. Registration must include the name of any accompanying person to ensure their inclusion into the planning of the social programme. Upon receipt of registration invoice or confirmation, registration is considered official and effectual.  This document is a valid VAT invoice which may be submitted to the local tax and revenue office for tax purposes.

Invoicing and Due Date for Fees
Fees for the scientific programme of the event will be charged in the name and on behalf of the company Conventus inclusive the statutory VAT rate of 21%. Fees for the congress evening and the social programme will be charged in the name and on behalf of the company Conventus inclusive the statutory VAT rate of 21%.

All fees are due upon receipt of the registration invoice or confirmation form. Transfer payments must include the name of the participant and the invoice number, otherwise they will not be accepted. All major credit cards are accepted.

Scope of Services
Event fees and day tickets includes participation in the scientific programme only. Additional fees for the social programme will apply.  Included in this fee are programme book, abstract book, name tags and a certificate of attendance. These items are generally handed out at the venue.

Cancellations, Changes, Refunds
Cancellations can be made in written form only and will only be accepted if received by 7 April 2019.  A cancellation fee of €25.00 will apply. The same terms apply for cancellations of the social programme, however no cancellation fee will be charged.  Any cancellations after this date or no-shows at the event are not eligible for a refund and the full fee in accordance to the registration invoice or confirmation will be due. Any changes in booking, after booking confirmation has been issued, will result in a handling fee of €15.00.  Any requested additions to existing reservations or reservations made during the event on-site will be processed according to availability.

Event Cancellation, Refunds
There is limited capacity for all events.  For certain events a minimum number of participants is required.  If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the organiser reserves the right to cancel all or parts of the event on a short-term notice. In this case, all paid fees will be fully refunded.

Force Majeure, Disclaimer
The organiser is responsible for all changes to individual parts of the event. Claims for damages are excluded if the staging of the event or individual components are hampered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events or generally by force majeure or by the cancellation of speakers or if similar changes are required.

Hotel Reservations, Disclaimer
Conventus acts as an intermediary for hotel reservations and therefore assumes no liability for reservations.  Changes and cancellations have to be addressed to the according hotels directly.  The cancellation terms of the individual hotels apply.

Limitation of Liability
Conventus acts as an intermediary for the programme offered by the organiser and, therefore, assumes no liability whatsoever for the event. Any liability for services and possible problems with the services lies exclusively with the provider of services. Participation in activities of the social programme is exclusively at one’s own risk.

Conventus assumes liability for death or injury to body or health, provided there has been negligence or an intentional breach of duties by the event organiser, its legal representatives, or vicarious agents.

In the event of any other damage, the liability of Conventus, its legal representatives and its vicarious agents is limited to deliberate and gross negligent conduct, provided that no essential contractual obligations have been breached.

Applicable Law, Place of Performance and Jurisdiction
The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply excluding the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

To the extent allowed by law, Jena is the place of performance and jurisdiction for all claims.

Use and Storage of Data
Information provided by you will be solely used for the purposes of contractual performance and/or the sending of event invitations from Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH.  Your information will not be provided to third parties unless you have provided written consent. You have the right to request information at any time about your saved data without giving reason. Information can also be edited, deleted or blocked at any time. You may withdraw your consent to use your personal information by contacting direktmarketing@conventus.de or by postal mail at: Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH, Attn: Marketing, Carl-Pulfrich-Straße 1, 07745 Jena. Our online form is also available at http://www.conventus.de/1/unsubscribe-from-mailing-list/

20 November 2018

Information for Poster Presenter

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Posters need to be prepared and printed in the following format:
Format:               Portrait
Height:                 130 cm
Width:                  90 cm

The poster areas are located on the first and on the second floor:

  • First floor: Clinical Research Poster Area
  • Second floor: Case Studies Poster Area

Posters have to be mounted Saturday, May 5, 2018 between 16:00 and 19:00 or on Sunday, May 6, 2018, between 08:00 and 10:30. Please attach the poster to the board with the corresponding poster placement number and remove it on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 before 12:00; otherwise, the staff will dispose of it. Stripes for mounting the posters will be available in the Poster area. Please note that only these stripes may be used for mounting posters to avoid damaging the panel surface.

Each poster will be displayed for the entire duration of the congress and presented in the dedicated poster walk. The schedule for poster walks can be found in the scientific programme.

Poster Walk:
Each poster should be presented for 3 minutes maximum, allowing an additional discussion time of 1 minute. Each poster walk will be guided by a poster chair. Meeting point for poster walks is the poster service desk in the corresponding poster area.

Out of all submitted abstracts the best posters (Clinical Research & Case Studies) were assigned by the Scientific Committee prior the congress. These selected posters will be evaluated in the poster walk by the poster chair.

The prizes for the three best clinical research and the best case study posters will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony, which takes place on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 13:30. Please note that award winners need to be present at the ceremony to be eligible to receive the prize.

If you have any questions regarding your poster(s), please do not hesitate to contact the staff at the poster service desk

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