Educational Support Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​Medical education plays an important role in the quality of healthcare delivered across the globe. By providing an educational grant in support of the educational opportunities below, you are making a vital contribution to these efforts.

All educational grants are managed in compliance with relevant accreditation and industry compliance criteria. In order to ensure independence of all CME accredited elements, companies providing grants may not influence the topic, speaker selection, or any other aspect of the content or presentation. No promotional, commercial, or advertising materials may be included in the following
opportunities. All support will be disclosed to participants.

Medical Education Grant

​​Unrestricted Educational Grant in support of an Existing Official Session accepted or invited by the Scientific Committee and supported by a grant from the industry.
Certain scientific symposia within the main Meeting programme may coincide with the broaden educational objectives of certain supporters. Such sessions are designed by the programme committee of the meeting including choice of topic and speakers. Sponsors are invited to contribute towards the costs of holding one or more of these sessions.

  • Hands off support, no influence over any scientific/education content​
  • Support will be acknowledged in a designated section of the Program and Meeting website.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Program and on the event website as: Session Title “Supported with an Unrestricted Educational Grant from <Company Name>”​

 Travel and Participation GRANT

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​Under this scheme, sponsors can contribute to a fund supporting the cost of attendance at the conference (including registration and allowances for travel and accommodation). Applicants are awarded scores based on ESPID membership status, age, relevant qualifications, previous contributions to ESPID meetings and quality of submission(s) to the present meeting. If fully sponsored, it is estimated that the scheme will bring​ aprox. 120 high quality delegates to the meeting.
• Assessment of applicants is entirely objective and done independently of the sponsor by the meeting organisers
• Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the E-Programme and on the event website​

INDUSTRY SUPPORTED ESPID ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDANCE SCHEME  - Please click here ​for Application process​ and Selection Criteria


e-posters


E-Posters are a unique combination of scientific posters and interactive content. An e-Poster is an electronic version of the traditional paper poster and is shown at dedicated digital stations at the event.
E-Posters create unique networking and engagement opportunities​ and generate ​participants’ interest and good exposure for authors. The highly trafficked e-Poster ​terminals located in prime locations will allow attendees to access the electronic presentations easily and conveniently.​
E-poster  support includes:
  • ​Signage at the entrance to the e-Poster area with “Supported by...” and a company logo only Signage.
  • ​“Supported by...” and a company logo only on each individual e-poster station, on the “sail” as  shown in the image.
  • ​​​Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Programme, on the event website and with signage during the event following all compliance regulations.

webcasting of industry supported symposia


The ability to attend all Meetings, or alternatively, all Meeting sessions, is virtually impossible for the busy medical professional. Therefore there is a growing need to share knowledge and learning opportunities beyond the dates of the actual event and high-quality webcasting helps meet this substantial educational need.
Materials are saved locally, but at the same time, can be distributed over the web to viewers around the world via a robust cloud server. Viewers can access the broadcasts using PCs, tablets or smartphones live (as streamed video) or later, on-demand as a webcast.
Kenes offers two types of webcasting options:
• Video includes a video screen of the speaker/presenter during the session, PowerPoint slides (in sync with the speaker), and audio
• Digital Imaging includes PowerPoint slides with audio​

promotion of WEBCASTed INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SYMPOSIA


Companies can rent a space on the ESPID Society website for period of 12 months (or until the next meeting) and use ESPID Society as a hosting partner to broaden the audience of your Supported Session.
• The webcast will be displayed in the private area of the website
• Webcast will be clearly indicated as: “ webcast of an industry symposium session” on the ESPID Society Website
• The company will need to provide a written agreement with the speakers, which allows the webcast to be public 
• Webcast needs to be provided by the supporting company​.

live streaming


The ability to live stream the session and/or symposium. This new tool will broaden the audience of the session/symposium.​

**For more information please contact the Sponsorship and Exhibition Sales Specialist – Carolina Groenendal at cgroenendal@kenes.com​

E-programme book


An electronic version of the traditional final programme will* be available to participants to access the scientific programme and other meeting information easily and conveniently online and as a download on mobile phones or computer.
  • ​Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Programme, on the event website and with signage during the event following all compliance regulations.
  • Supporter will not have any influence regarding the content.​​


Please note that it is the Exhibitors'/Supporters' responsibility to comply with the local authority's regulations, EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceuticals Industries & Associations) www.efpia.org , Eucomed (represents Medical Technology industry) http://archive.eucomed.org/ and IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations) www.ifpma.org Code of Practice on the promotion of medicines.  Failure to comply with these regulations may not be used as a ground to declare the contract void.  Failure to comply with the rules and regulations will not expose the Organizer to any suits, demands by the Exhibitor/Supporter or any other third party.​


SPECIAL REQUESTS

Tailored packages can be arranged to suit your objectives. Please do not hesitate to contact the Support and Exhibition Sales Specialist - Carolina Groenendal at cgroenendal@kenes.com to discuss your needs. 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Please note that all Supporters will be acknowledged in the Programme, on the onsite Supporters' Acknowledgement Board and on the Meeting website

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