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Virtual Access

Registration for the virtual platform will open July 25, 2022.

Virtual sessions will become available only after the conclusion of the in-person event.  

In addition to the in-person International Congress event in Madrid, Spain, there will be a Virtual Platform, which will feature: 

  • On-demand recordings of the scientific sessions, available following the conclusion of the 2022 International Congress
  • A poster hall
  • An exhibition hall

CME is not available on the Virtual Platform. 

Virtual Platform Registration Fees

Category Virtual Platform Cost
All registrants of the in-person International Congress in Madrid FREE
Included in meeting registration
MDS Members not attending the in-person International Congress in Madrid FREE
MDS Member benefit
Virtual registration still required
Non-members not attending the in-person International Congress in Madrid $300 USD

A presenter speaks at the lectern at International Congress

Virtual Platform FAQs

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Is the MDS International Congress a live event?

The MDS International Congress is an in-person meeting. All sessions will be recorded onsite at the meeting and will be added to the Virtual platform after the conclusion of the congress. Registrants will be able to access all content of the MDS International Congress on demand in the platform until April 1, 2023.

Is CME available for the MDS Virtual Congress?

CME is not available for the virtual content; it is only available by participating in the in-person meeting in Madrid. 

How long will content on the MDS Virtual Platform be available for? 

Content on the MDS Virtual Platform will be available on demand until April 1, 2023 for those who have registered for it. 

Can I engage with the faculty during the session?

As the sessions are recorded during the live International Congress in Madrid, faculty will not be present at on the virtual platform. 

Are presentations available to download?

MDS does not have the permission from the faculty to make presentation slides or videos available for download. However, the Teaching Courses offer syllabus materials which will be available for download. 

Where can I find the Faculty Disclosures?

All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months.  You can view these disclosures under the “General Information/FAQ” tab on the platform or on the MDS Website. 

Can I download abstracts or e-posters from the MDS Virtual Platform? 

Abstracts are not downloadable from the MDS Virtual Platform. Please refrain from screen-capturing or photographing any virtual platform abstract content. 

Can I contact abstract authors? 

Abstract contact persons that have selected to share their information can be found in their abstract profile. 

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