Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ about:

Registrations
COVID-19
Pre-courses
Scientific Programme
Abstracts
Industry

Will the European Emergency Medicine Congress 2021 be virtual-only?
No, this congress will be on-site as well. You can choose whether you travel to Lisbon or join us virtually.


** REGISTRATIONS **

How do I register for the congress?
Go to www.eusem.org/register and fill in your MyEUSEM login or register. Scroll down to the button 'Congress Registration 2021' and click on it.

I forgot my password. What should I do?
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The fee I get on the registration platform is not the same as I should get.
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What is included in my registration to the European Emergency Medicine Congress 2021 (on-site access)?

- access to onsite sessions
- access to the replay of all sessions after the congress

Complimentary offered:

- access to the exhibition hall
- access to the sponsored symposium
- access to network reception after the opening ceremony

What is included in my registration to the European Emergency Medicine Congress 2021 (Virtual access)?

- access to live sessions
- access to the sponsored symposium
- access to the replay of all sessions after the congress.

Complimentary offered:

- access to the virtual exhibition hall 

What happens to my onsite registration if the onsite congress is canceled?
If the onsite congress is canceled and becomes completely virtual, we will automatically modify your registration to the applicable virtual fee and refund any difference between the onsite and virtual registration.

What happens to my onsite registration if the onsite congress is canceled?
If if the onsite congress is canceled and becomes completely virtual, we will automatically modify your registration to the applicable virtual fee and refund any difference between the onsite and virtual registration.

What happens to my onsite registration if I cannot travel to Portugal at the last moment?
It will not be possible to change or cancel your registration after 1st October, however we will provide you virtual access to the congress.

How can I book a hotel room?
You can book a hotel room on our booking platform. Click here to check the hotels and their availabilities.

**COVID-19**

What are the restrictions in Portugal?
The Covid-19 measures taking in Portugal are constantly changing. For an update on the restrictions please visit this page.

What will be the measures in the venue?
At the venue, measures will be taken depending on the appropriate official local rulings. Listed below are the rulings that currently exist.

Participants are only allowed access to the congress venue if they present one of the below:

  • vaccination certificate* or EU QR code
  • negative PCR test done no more than 48 hours in advance
  • negative antigen test done at the congress center

* Valid as per the ruling of entering Portugal. Please check with your local Portuguese embassy or your government.

Disclaimer: Entry will be refused to any person not compliant with at least one of the above-mentioned certificates. There will be no refund of paid registration.

Measures provided for testing for access venue and return travel
The Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL) offers in partnership with Femédica a medical team activation service at the congress venue that guarantees the performance of antigen test results for entering the congress venue and PCR tests for all who need proof of a negative test for their return travel if appointments are made 48 hours before the required testing time.

Procedure

  • A link will be provided for participants to book an appointment at least 48 hours before the test in the Femédica application. On the day they want to take the test they can present a QR Code they received after making the appointment which allows access to the test location at the CCL.

  • The antigen test costs EUR 12.50 and participants will receive the results 15 to 20 minutes after the test.
    In the case of PCR tests, it will take 24 hours to obtain the result, and the test costs EUR 90.
    Payment can be done by credit card, bank card, or cash.
    The results will be provided by text message and e-mail.

  • All tests that give a positive result for SARS COV 2 must be registered on the SINAVE platform, in order to inform the health teams and health authorities. This registration is carried out and validated by the Femédica doctor.

  • All participants who take the tests must give their prior consent.

Personal protective measures at the Lisbon venue

  1. Mandatory use of mask in all areas of the venue, complemented with visor or acrylic panels in public service stations
  2. One way circulation where necessary
  3. Mandatory distance of 1.5 meters throughout the venue
  4. Mandatory compliance of hand hygiene with an antiseptic solution at all entrances, these measures will be controlled by the security guards posted at these areas
  5. Availability of hygienic means of washing and drying of hands with soap dispensers and paper towels in all the sanitary facilities
  6. Placement of dispensers with an alcohol-based antiseptic solution in all the sanitary facilities and strategic locations in the common areas
  7. Hygienisation and disinfection of all locations in accordance with the defined norms of use with Monitoring and Register
  8. Implementation of the rule of obligatory use of alcoholic based antiseptic solution dispensers in all the exhibition stands

 

** PRE-COURSES **

Will all pre-courses be hybrid?
No, only 2 pre-courses will be hybrid. One pre-course will be virtual-only. The other pre-courses will be on-site.

Which pre-courses will be hybrid?

Young Investigators pre-course on Research
Debriefing in an emergency medicine simulation


Which pre-course will be virtual?

Emergency Department Quality Assurance Workshop

Which will be on-site?

- The European Non-vital Trauma Course
Leadership top tips from the experts: how to become a successful and high achieving leader in your ED
SafeER PSA - Procedural sedation and analgesia for Emergency Physicians
Non-Invasive Respiratory Support in the Pandemic Era
Airway Management Pre-course for inner-clinical Emergency Medicine
- Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Core Competences
Advanced Paediatric Emergency Care (APEC)
- Ultrasound Beginner
- Ultrasound advanced 
- Ultrasound Beginner & Advanced
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Paediatric Emergency Care

** SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME **

Where can I see the program of the congress?
Click here to see the full program of the congress 

**Abstracts**

Is there a possibility of late abstract submission?
No, there is no late abstract submission

My abstract had been accepted, do I need to register?
Registration to the congress is mandatory to validate the abstract acceptance. In the case you cannot come or come only for your presentation, you should register at least for one day.


** INDUSTRY **

I am interested in learning more about possible industry sponsorship of the upcoming EUSEM European Emergency Medicine Congress 2021.
All corporate sponsorship inquiries or companies interested in learning more details on the forthcoming EUSEM European Emergency Medicine Congress 2021 should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.