User manual digital conference

Technical prerequisites

To guarantee the best possible transmission quality and stability, we recommend the use of a direct LAN connection (compared to WiFi).

  • Before the conference, make sure that the sound and video quality of your computer/laptop is sufficient.

  • Please make sure you are using the latest version of your browser. 

  • The use of Internet Explorer as a browser cannot be recommended. Further, make sure that you do not have too many tabs open in your browser. 

  • Please check, if your browser and operating system support the use of Vimeo (here).

In order to ensure a smooth (technical) process at the MC, we kindly ask you – in case you are working with a company device (PC, laptop) in the company network (e.g. clinic, company) or with a rental device to please clarify the following points with your IT department prior to your participation at the conference:

1. The following ports must be open:

  • Port 443 (https)
  • For security reasons, port 80 (http)

2. JavaScript must be activated in your browser.

3. The following domains must not be blocked by your firewall:

  • Domain congress platform:
  • Domain programme management:
  • Domain for verification: *
  • Participant chat:
  • Support chat:
  • Live streaming:

For active session participants (chairs, speakers):

  • Please check here if your browser and operating system support the use of Zoom.

  • Please check that you have installed the Zoom client for meetings. 

  • Please make sure that your internet connection speed provides 2 MB/s upload and 4MB/s download or better. You can test your internet connection here. 

  • Please check that yoursound works well and that you can be heard clearly. You can test your settings in advance here. You can achieve the best quality by using a headset. 

  • We advise using a laptop or desktop computer, as this will ensure the best possible presentation. The use of a mobile device (mobile phone or tablet) is of course also supported by the software. 

Rules of conduct

General rules

  • Use your real name for conference participation, unless your pseudonym is generally known.

  • Feel free to use a profile picture (preferably a portrait picture, without hidden face) to be found by other participants and to enter into conversation with them.

  • The recording of presentations in any form (video, audio, picture) and distributing the material is strictly prohibited.

Chat rules/rules for exchanges

  • Courtesy and respect are of highest priority.

  • Follow the instructions and explanations of the chairs.

  • Personal insults, racist, sexist or offensive comments in chat are forbidden and will be deleted.

  • Spam and advertising are also prohibited and will be deleted.

The organiser reserves the right to exclude participants who break these rules from the congress.

Data privacy protection

Please note that the on demand material will be available to all registered participants until 30 September 2021 (subject to the consent of the authors). Presentations will only be stored and made available for as long as the authors have agreed to it. Further details can be found in the privacy policy.

On demand - conference material on demand

The conference material will be available at after the end of the event. Until 30 September 2021 you can view the corresponding presentations individually. Please note that it is up to the authors whether or not their presentations can be made available online after the conference. Therefore, there may be gaps in the programme.