Abstracts:
An abstract is a written short version of a scientific paper. In advance of the conference this must be submitted by the author and approved by the program committee. Abstracts will be presented on site either as an (e-)poster or as a short presentation.

Admission:
The name badge is the admission ticket to the congress.

Some courses and most of the evening events have an extra admission controll. Please read the congress-specific information to get all information regarding your conference. 

Accommodation:
A lot of congresses have contingents in different hotels. Please have a look at the congress-specific information to get more information about that. 

App:
For many congresses aConference-App is available with all information about the exhibitors, program, moderators, speakers, opening hours, etc.
Further information can be found at the congress-specific description.

Certificate of attendance:
Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance or a CME confirmation after the congress. How and when the participants get these can be found in the congress-specific content.

Chair / Moderator:
Chairs (or moderator)  moderate the scientific sessions. They are always sitting in the front / or on stage during a session. They are responsible for time management and coordinate the discussion at the end of each lecture.

CME credits (Continuous Medical Education):
Every doctor in Germany receives a number (EFN) from the responsible medical association. He is required to collect points, so-called EFN points.

Every day the namebadge of the doctor has to be scanned at the provided stations. Often even twice a day.
The points are automatically forwarded by us to the  medical association (if the EFN is deposited with us).

CME Certificates:
On this certificate, the CME points, which the participant has received, are confirmed and listed.

Code of Transparency:
Some industrial companies are members of the FSA (Voluntary Self-Regulation for the Pharmaceutical Industry e.V.). The FSA claims that these companies must disclose the scope of the sponsorship to the participants. This means that the companies that are members of the FSA must publish the sponsored amount.

Congressbags:
At some congresses, there are conference bags, which are equipped with information material and writing material. These bags are distribute to the participants or are available at the delivery desk.

Delegate Service Desk:
The registration desk is the first contact point for the participants. There the participants can register themselves for the conference, make additional bookings or ask their question. 

EFPIA:
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the European pharmaceutical industry.

Due to the direct membership of 36 national associations and 39 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA has set itself the task of creating a collaborative environment. That enables their members to invent, discover, develop and deliver new therapies and vaccines for all Europeans. In addition, they want to contribute to the European economy.

The vision of the EFPIA is a healthier future for Europe. A future that based on prevention, innovation, access to new treatments and a better outcome for patients.

Ethical MedTech:
EthicalMedTech is a platform supported by MedTech Europe that deals with ethics and compliance projects in the medtech industry.

Exhibition Area:
As part of the congresses an industrial exhibition takes place. Industrial companies can present their products and establish contacts.

Hotel:
A lot of congresses have contingents in different hotels. Please have a look at the congress-specific information to check out the contigents on your congress. 

Hostessen:
Hostesses are very important for us on site. They are helping us in the final spurt.
On-site, the hostesses are divided into different positions, such as conference-room service, registration desk, admission control and many more.

Industry Sponsored Symposia:
A symposia is a session in the program organized by a company. The symposia are freely accessible for all participants. Scientific presentations of special products or preparations of this company are provided.

Moderator / Chair:
Chairs (or moderator)  moderate the scientific sessions. They are always sitting in the front / or on stage during a session. They are responsible for time management and coordinate the discussion at the end of each lecture.

Media Check:
At the Media Checkt the speakers submit their presentations. Furthermore, they have the opportunity to adjust and to work on it. From there the talks will be send in the lecutre rooms.

Name Badges:
Alle Teilnehmer erhalten ein Namensschild, welches für den Zutritt zum Kongress berechtigt. Sie erhalten dies entweder im Vorfeld zugeschickt, oder es gibt Selfprint-Stationen, oder die Teilnehmer müssen es am Tagungsbüro abholen. Bitte beachtet die kongressspezifischen Informationen.
Grundsätzlich gilt: Es darf KEIN Teilnehmer OHNE Namensschild in den Kongressbereich. Sollte jemand ohne Namensschild sein, schickt ihn bitte höflich zum Tagungsbüro.

All participants will receive a namebadge which entitles for the admission to the congress. They receive this either in advance, or there are Selfprint stations onsite. Alternative the participants must collect it at the registration desk. Please, check out the congress-specifitc information.
Fundamentally: NO participant is allowed to enter the conference venue without a namebadge. Should somebody hasn´t got a namebadge, please send him politely to the registration desk.

Poster / Posterausstellung:
At many congresses a part of the accepted abstracts will be presented as a poster in the poster area. Please, inform yourself on the conference-specific information if there will be a official poster session or something similar. 

Press:
The press can accredit themselves at the registration desk.

Selfprint station:
Wenn ein Kongress Selfprint Stationen hat, bedeutet dies, dass die Teilnehmer im Vorfeld einen Barcode per E-Mail geschickt bekommen haben, mit diesem Barcode können sie ihre Namensschilder an den dafür vorgesehenen Stationen im Eingangsbereich ausdrucken.

Selfprint stations mean that the participants got a barcode in advance by e-mail.  With this barcode they can print out their namebadge at the stations onsite. 

Social Event:
At each conference taking place evening events or framework program. You will find more information about the social programm in the congress-specific information.

Speaker:
The speakers are the presenter of the scientific sessions.

Symposia:
see Industry Sponsored Symposia