Generally each speaker has 25 minutes + 1-2 questions.
Each speaker has 15 minutes + 1-2 questions. Please keep within the time limit. The chairperson is responsible for keeping the time and will alert you as you approach your time limit.
The debate is a type of session that has the intention of illustrating the lack of evidence or absolute knowledge in our profession.
- The opponents each have 10 minutes initially to make their case. Then another 5 minutes for rebuttal.
- The chairperson should prepare some questions for opponents – however it is important to invite questions from the audience at this point.
- Please keep within the time limit
- At the end of the session a jury from the junior members of the ERS will deliver the verdict and the victor will be presented.
round table sessions
- The round table is a format where the participants sit at a table in front of the audience. The idea is to encourage interactivity within the group and with the audience.
- The moderators are free to organise the sessions in whatever format they prefer.
- The session should be patient based, preferably based on clinical cases. It is ok to include short lectures (5min) on topics related to the cases.
- The moderator have to contact the participants of the round table to give instructions and relay the organisation of the round table.
- If you feel that you need more information do not hesitate to contact the organisers.
free paper sessions
Free paper sessions - short:
Each speaker has 3 minutes (only 3 slides are allowed) + 1- 2 questions. Total time 5 minutes per speaker. Please keep within the time limit and remember that less is more – try to get y. our main message across.
Free paper sessions – long:
Each speaker has 7 minutes + 1- 2 questions. Total time 9 minutes per speaker. Please keep within the time limit and remember that less is more – try to get y. our main message across.