Below we have put together a guide on what you will expect to see throughout the event and some helpful hints on navigating the platform.
We are also very excited to announce that you will be receiving early access to some of the exciting program content through our On-Demand program. The On-Demand presentations are now available to view in the virtual platform. A full list of on-demand presentations can be found on the congress website.
Instructions for Faculty/Chairpersons
Please take a moment to watch this brief presentation on what to expect during your presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S2ZKuTPEsc&feature=youtu.be
IHPBA virtual platform
Faculty login details were emailed on Monday 23rd November. This included a URL link to the virtual platform which allowed you to set your password. Following that you are free to login and roam the platform to your liking. If for any reason you do not receive this link, firstly please check your junk folder then contact us by email [email protected]
The platform menu
|The live Program will display in your local time zone – so no more converting time zones, we will do that for you! The live presentations will also be recorded and available on the program page, 24-48 hours after they go live.|
|The On-Demand program has over 360 oral presentations for you to peruse at your convenience. The presentations can be filtered by topic! So, if it is Liver, Pancreas, Biliary, Transplantation or General HPB you are interested in – take a look at the array of content at your fingertips.|
|Check out the huge selection of ePosters with over 870 at your disposal. Connect with the authors, filter to topics of your speciality and enjoy the assortment of knowledge on offer.|
|There are over 240 eVideo presentations waiting for you to watch. We make it easy for you to find these with the ability to filter and connect with speakers as well.|
|Our Industry Partners are excited to bring you the Industry Program which is made up of 10 presentations that will be presented throughout the three live days. Check out the program on the website to start planning what you will attend.|
|The full list of all our faculty and On Demand speakers are listed here. Click on their profile to chat with them throughout the congress! If you are a speaker, please make sure you update your bio and image when you first login!|
|Be sure to connect with our Industry Partners while you are on the platform. We would not be bringing you this congress without their support!|
|Check out the virtual exhibition and connect with our exhibitors to find out the latest on industry developments. You can book meetings with the industry representatives and schedule video calls! The exhibition will be open during the live program hours from 27 – 29 November. If an exhibitor is not available when you visit their booth – send them a message and they will get back to you ASAP!|
|Well if we told you about this one it wouldn’t be fair…..but there will be instructions here on how to get your hands on a FREE registration to IHPBA 2022 in New York!|
|Are you a speaker, chairperson? Check into the speaker’s prep room if you need any help! Whether this is how your presentation will run, what you need to do before your presentation, or to check your presentation – someone will be online during congress program hours to help.|
|Favourite the sessions you are most interested in by clicking on the star, and this will create a personalised program for you! We recommend doing this from 23rd November so you can be ready to go for the live sessions starting the 27th.|
|And of course, what would an event be without networking. You can chat to other delegates and colleagues through the chat bubble. You can book in meetings with each other and have group video calls and group chats!|
|Don’t forget to edit your profile the first time you enter the platform and update your details. This is the best way for interactivity and networking on the platform.|
An application has been made to EACCME for CME accreditation at this event. Visit www.ihpba2020.org for the latest information.
Certificate of Attendance
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the Congress Survey. The survey will be emailed to your registration email address, one week after the congress. On completion of the survey you will be able to print your certificate.
And finally, if you have any questions or need support during the congress, please contact our support team through the support bubble located on the bottom right-hand side of the platform.
We hope you are looking forward to IHPBA just as much as we are and to get things moving here is a video of what you will expect for IHPBA virtual congress 2020!