The ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress is a virtual congress that is made available to delegates through their ECSS account. Please check below which registration category applies to you.

Registration category

Early Bird Registration 
Before or on 03 August 2020, 11:59 CET1

Registration 
After 03 August 2020, 11:59 CET1

ECSS Member Virtual Pass2 190.00 € 240.00 €
Non-ECSS Member Virtual Pass 270.00 € 300.00 €
Student ECSS Member Virtual Pass3 100.00 € 150.00 €
Student Non-ECSS Member Virtual Pass3 170.00 € 220.00 €


1 Central European Time
2 Save on registration fee by becoming a 2020 ECSS Member before registering for ECSS Sevilla 2020.
3 The student fee only applies to full-time students and a copy of the international student ID-card must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Otherwise, there will be no student registration fee payment possible.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations can be received until 11 September 2020. Thereafter, no refund is possible. Please send an email with your details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virtual presentation: what does it mean for me as a presenter?

The information provided below is for those who have already had an abstract accepted or are a speaker in an Invited Session.
All presenters (i.e. first authors) must be registered for the congress and registration fees must be paid in order to guarantee publication in the eBook of Abstracts for the ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress 2020. The deadline for payment is 11 September 2020, 23:59 CET.
The ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress is a virtual congress that is made available to delegates through their ECSS account. Below is a breakdown of each presentation format and further details can be found beneath:

Type of Session

Format

Session/Video Duration

Video Submission Deadline

Plenary Sessions

Live stream with a discussion board

- 30 minutes per presentation

- 20 minutes discussion

n/a

Invited Sessions

Live stream with a discussion board

- 20 minutes per presentation

- 8 minutes discussion

n/a

Oral Presentations

Video recording

- 10 minutes per video

5th October 2020, 11:59 CET

Conventional Posters

Video recording and PDF poster

- 3 minutes per video

5th October 2020, 11:59 CET

E-Posters

PDF poster

n/a

5th October 2020, 11:59 CET

YIA Oral Sessions

Live stream

- 10 minutes per presentation

- 5 minutes discussion

n/a

YIA Poster Sessions

Video recording and PDF poster

- 3 minutes per video

5th October 2020, 11:59 CET

     

PRESENTER GUIDELINES FOR EACH PRESENTATION FORMAT:

Plenary Symposia

  • Plenary Symposia will be presented in a live stream format during the congress using the Webex platform. We have a technical team in place to provide support before and during the event.
  • On the day, your session will be opened by our technical team.
  • Each session will have a ‘Waiting Room’ which will open 15 minutes before the session begins.
  • A representative from our technical team will contact you to organise a test session and help with any queries you may have.
  • There will be no live Q&A with the audience. Instead, there will be a ‘Chatroom’ where session participants can leave a question or comment.
  • The discussion between the Chair and Speakers should be prepared in advance.

Invited Symposia

  • Invited Symposia will be presented in a live stream format during the congress using the Webex platform. We have a technical team in place to provide support before and during the event.
  • On the day, your session will be opened by our technical team.
  • Each session will have a ‘Waiting Room’ which will open 15 minutes before the session begins.
  • A representative from our technical team will contact you to organise a test session and help with any queries you may have.
  • A chat/discussion board facility will be provided during each session for registered participants to comment on or discuss your presentation.
  • There will be no live Q&A with the audience.
  • The Chair will announce the Chatroom facility at the beginning of each session and may choose to use questions brought forward in the chatroom in the discussion with the presenter. 
  • Invited Sessions are 20 minutes plus 8 minutes of discussion.
  • Your live streamed session will be accessible to all registered participants through their ECSS account until the end of 2020.

Oral Presentations

  • Oral Presentations are to be pre-recorded as a video (MP4) by the speaker.
  • The length of your video should be no more than 10 minutes.
  • You will be able to upload your video from your ECSS account using the upload system of the congress. The platform will open on 15 September and close on 5 October. 
  • Your video should be uploaded to your ECSS account by 5 October 2020, 11:59AM.
  • Your video will be played to the audience during the congress at an allocated time. Unfortunately, there will be no Q&A.
  • Instructions (“how-to-record-a-video”) and tips for creating a video are available here.
  • A ‘Message Board’ will be available for all participants to leave a comment specific to your presentation. 
  • Your video and the ‘Message Board’ will be available to all participants via their ECSS account during the congress and until the end of 2020.
  • Please include your contact information in your presentation.

Conventional Print Posters

  • Conventional Print Poster presentations are to be pre-recorded as a video (MP4) by the speaker and submitted along with a PDF file of the poster.
  • The format is PDF in ‘landscape’ (horizontal) orientation, 16:9.
  • Two options for presenting:
    a. Video recorded presentation of the poster (ie presenter being filmed by a colleague while presenting the poster). Maximum 3 min.
    b. A maximum of 3 slides (no animation) with a voiceover by the author on an MP4 file. Maximum 3 min.
  • You are not required to be visible in your video presentation
  • You may use the same 3 slides in your PDF and video recording
  • Instructions (“how-to-record-a-video”) and tips for creating a video are available here.
  • You will be able to upload your video and PDF file from your ECSS account using the upload system of the congress. The platform will open on 15 September and close on 5 October. 
  • Your video and PDF file poster should be uploaded to your ECSS account by 5 October 2020, 11:59 AM.
  • Please remember to provide your contact information so that spectators can contact you.
  • A ‘Message Board’ will be available for all participants to leave a comment specific to your presentation.
  • Your video and the ‘Message Board’ will be available to all participants via their ECSS account during the congress and until the end of 2020.

E-Posters

  • E-Posters must be pre-uploaded in advance of the congress via your ECSS account.
  • The format is PDF (one slide only) in ‘landscape’ (horizontal) orientation, 16:9
  • Number of pages (slides): one (1)
  • E-poster file size is a max of 2 MB
  • Minimum suggested font size: 24 (20 for references)
  • For embedded images prefer .jpeg or .png file formats in a resolution of 72 or 96 dpi
  • Make sure your text and background have a large contrast
  • Do not use animated effects, “animations” and videos
  • There will be no formal presentation time slot and no formalised discussion time. 
  • A ‘Message Board’ will be available for all participants to leave a comment specific to your E-Poster.
  • Your E-Poster and the ‘Message Board’ will be available to all participants via their ECSS account during the congress and until the end of 2020.
  • Please include your contact information in your submission.
  • Abstracts accepted in this format will be published in the eBook of Abstracts.
  • The platform will open on 15 September and close on 5 October.

YIA Oral Sessions

  • The YIA Oral presentations will be live streamed during the congress using the Webex platform. We have a technical team in place to provide support before and during the event.
  • YIA presentations are 10 minutes maximum plus 5 minutes minimum of questions and answers.
  • On the day, your session will be opened by our technical team.
  • Each session will have a ‘Waiting Room’ which will open 15 minutes before the session begins.
  • A representative from our technical team will contact you to organise a test session and help with any queries you may have.
  • The Chair of your session is a member of the ECSS Scientific Committee or Scientific Board.
  • The chair will open the session, you will give your presentation and then there will be 5 minutes of intensive discussion between the speaker and the appointed opponents.
  • There will be no live Q&A with the audience.
  • When all YIA oral sessions are finished, four finalists will be selected. They should present again via live stream at the end of the congress. The four finalists will be contacted ECSS staff and the names will be displayed on the congress website.
  • The final decision of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th price will be announced shortly afterward during the closing ceremony.
  • Your live streamed session will be accessible to all registered participants through their ECSS account until the end of 2020.

YIA Poster Sessions

  • A presentation of your YIA Poster is to be pre-recorded as a video (MP4) by the speaker and submitted along with a PDF file of the poster.
  • The format is PDF in ‘landscape’ (horizontal) orientation, 16:9.
  • Two options for presenting:
    a. Video recorded presentation of the poster (ie presenter being filmed by a colleague while presenting the poster). Maximum 3 min.
    b. A maximum of 3 slides (no animation) with a voiceover by the author on an MP4 file. Maximum 3 min.
  • You are not required to be visible in your video presentation
  • You may use the same 3 slides in your PDF and video recording
  • Instructions (“how-to-record-a-video”) and tips for creating a video are available here.
  • You will be able to upload your video and PDF file from your ECSS account using the upload system of the congress.
  • The platform will open on 15 September and close on 5 October. 
  • Evaluation will be based on the abstract, video and poster.
  • An announcement will be made on Friday 30 October during the closing ceremony for 1st-4th place.
  • A ‘Message Board’ will be available for all participants to leave a comment specific to your presentation.
  • Your video and the ‘Message Board’ will be available to all participants via their ECSS account during the congress and until the end of 2020.
  • Please remember to provide your contact information so that spectators can contact you. 

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Exchange Symposia

Due to the unforeseen circumstances caused by COVID-19, there will be no Exchanges.

Workshops

Due to the unforeseen circumstances caused by COVID-19, there will be no EWSS Workshops this year.

Registering to attend our virtual congress is a very simple process.

To register for the congress, you will need to have an ECSS account. If you do not have an account, then you will have to create one first. To create an account and join the ECSS community click here.

Registration Process (Virtual Registration Process)

Please follow these steps:

  • Login to your ECSS account here
  • Go to the tab marked myCongress
  • Follow the prompts
  • Pay your congress registration fee
  • You will receive a proof of payment in the form of a receipt
  • Please print out your receipt and store it in a safe place

Congratulations, you are now registered for the congress!

Registration Process (Students)

Only students that study full-time can register as a student. Please follow these steps:

  • Login to your ECSS account here
  • Go to the tab marked myCongress
  • Follow the prompts
  • Record your account number
  • Pay your congress registration fee
  • Send a copy of your international student ID to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting your account number in the email
  • You will receive proof of payment in the form of a receipt
  • Please print out your receipt and store it in a safe place

Congratulations, you are now registered for the congress!

Please note the following:

  • Registration will only be completed once you have paid the registration fee in full
  • You may be able to register onsite
  • If you are registering as a student, please note that we only accept the international student ID. You must provide a copy of your valid international student ID via email and only then can we finalise your registration. An international student ID is available for every student worldwide and it provides you with many discounts, such as on hostels, restaurants, museums, and much more. You can easily obtain your international student ID by visiting https://www.isic.org

Registration fees

The ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress is a virtual congress that is made available to delegates through their ECSS account. Please check below which registration category applies to you.

Registration category

Early Bird Registration
Before or on 03 August 2020, 11:59 CET1

Registration
After 03 August 2020, 11:59 CET1

ECSS Member Virtual Pass2 190.00 € 240.00 €
Non-ECSS Member Virtual Pass 270.00 € 300.00 €
Student ECSS Member Virtual Pass3 100.00 € 150.00 €
Student Non-ECSS Member Virtual Pass3 170.00 € 220.00 €


1 Central European Time
2 Save on registration fee by becoming a 2020 ECSS Member before registering for ECSS 2020.
3 The student fee only applies to full-time students and a copy of the international student ID-card must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Otherwise, there will be no student registration fee payment possible

Cancellation policy

Cancellations can be received until 11 September 2020. Thereafter, no refund is possible. Please send an email with your details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What's included in the registration fee?

If you are attending virtually, your "Virtual Pass" includes virtual access to:

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Invited Sessions
  • Oral Sessions
  • Conventional Posters
  • E-Posters
  • eBook of Abstracts
To register for the 25th annual congress of the ECSS, you will be asked to enter your existing or create a new ECSS account.
Abstract submission closes on 3rd August 2020, 11:59 Central European Time (CET). Please note: there will be no deadline extension. Abstract submission is free of charge.

Congress Office

ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress
Mrs Nantia Patera

Aachener Strasse 1053 - 1055
50858 Cologne - Germany

Contact

ECSS 25th Anniversary Congress
office@ecss-congress.eu

Fon: +4922196262768
Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00
Friday: 14:00 - 16:00 CET
(Central European Time)