Session Тypes

Session Тypes

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Plenary talks of up to 45 minutes in length on a topic that is specific to Paediatric Infectious Diseases topics/breaking news with outstanding speakers​. For more details click here.

50 minute sessions that include 2 senior experts in the field of paediatrics who provide great educational informative value to the participants. The sessions are suggested by the 3 core societies – EAP, ESPNIC and ESPR.

80 minute sessions that include 2 excellent invited speakers selected by the scientific committee and up to 3 short oral presenters chosen from the top scoring abstract submitters. These sessions provide great opportunity for top abstract submitters to speak in the same session as the best invited speakers therefore achieving further impact for the abstract presenters chosen.

Sessions are suggested by the 3 core societies and the collaborating societies.

55 minute sessions that include 1 excellent invited speaker selected by the scientific committee and up to 3 short oral presenters chosen from the top scoring abstract submitters. These sessions provide great opportunity for top abstract submitters to speak in the same session as the best invited speakers therefore achieving further impact for the abstract presenters chosen.

Sessions are suggested by the 3 core societies and the collaborating societies.

60 minute sessions in session halls, showcasing up to 8 oral presentations each of 7 minutes in length (5 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for questions and answers), chosen from abstract submission.

 

60 minute sessions in the Exhibition Hall, by the E-Poster Stations. Each session includes up to 12 presenters each with 5 minutes in total (3 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for questions and answers) to discuss their E-Poster on the E-Poster Screens.

90 minute sessions highlighting 3 invited speakers who discuss topics of an interdisciplinary nature that will appeal to all societies and participants attending the Congress.

Poster viewing sessions: New to EAPS 2020! 3 dedicated sessions of 60 minutes each whereby each poster presenter who has been allocated the presentation type of poster viewing, will be able to stand by their printed poster and have time to discuss the poster with the participants who will mingle and enjoy a casual poster session in the exhibition area.

Session dedicated to the Bengt Robertson Award lecturer and the Bengt Robertson Award Winner of 2020. The Bengt Robertson Award Lecturer is appointed by ESPR. The Bengt Robertson Award Winner lecture can be applied for by abstract presenters. For more information on how to apply click here. 

A competitive session for each of the 3 core societies where abstract presenters who have been shortlisted from the top scoring young investigator applications will present their abstracts. Judges will choose 1 or 2 finalists from each session to be the winners. The winners will be announced during the closing ceremony.

Out of the box sessions, designed to enrich the knowledge of the participant in fields they perhaps will not normally come across but nevertheless have an interest in and can enrich their general knowledge.

Topical courses developed by the three core societies on the pre-congress course days of 15 and 16 October. Additional payment is required.