Questions & Answers

A: ECR 2020 is an online only congress and will be streamed live between July 15-19, 2020. After the online congress, we will stream further highlights from the initial ECR 2020 programme throughout the rest of the year until December 31, 2020. This content is also included in your ECR 2020 ticket. 

A: Yes, you will be able to claim up to 28 CME credits during ECR 2020 Online (July 15-19).

CME credits will be granted if
You have attended the session online via live stream in full length
You have fully completed the electronic questionnaire for each session you attended
You have complete the electronic "Overall Congress Evaluation" questionnaire

Please click here for more details.  

A: All sessions presented either live during ECR 2020 Online or afterwards until December 31, 2020 will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing. This service is included at no extra costs in your ECR 2020 ticket.

A: You are automatically registered for the ECR 2020 Online congress and can access your ticket information in the ESR MyUser area.

In addition, your ECR 2020 onsite ticket is also valid for the following:

  • Live access and the possibility to collect CME credits during ECR 2020 Online
  • Access to the ECR 2020 Virtual Exhibition
  • On-demand access to ECR 2020 Online until December 31, 2020
  • Live and on-demand access to all ECR 2020 Highlight weeks taking place between July 19 - December 31, 2020

A: If you did not register for the ECR 2020 onsite event in March, please register via our platform ESR Connect. For group or institutional registrations please send an email to

A: Preparations for ECR 2021, our next face-to-face congress, are already in full swing and we look forward to meeting all of you in Vienna from March 3-7, 2021.

A: Please see our full programme on ESR Connect  for details about the programme.

A: Yes! We are very pleased to announce, that ECR 2020 Online will also feature a virtual exhibition

Participants can already register for the Virtual Expo. Click here to start your registration. 

Every exhibitor that has booked a booth space at the ECR 2020 originally planned in March is invited to host a virtual booth during our virtual exhibition opening from July 15 - 21, 2020. In case you have not yet been notified, please contact us at and we will be pleased to share detailed information on this opportunity.

In case you are a new exhibitor and interested in our virtual exhibition, please contact us at 

A: Yes, industry symposia are an integral part of the daily programme between July 15-19, 2020. You can find the ECR 2020 Online Industry Programme here.

A: Yes, there are several opportunities available. Please contact us under to discuss details.

A: ECR 2020 Online will be fully web-based and streamed via our platform ESR Connect. We do recommend updating your web browser to its latest version.

A: Yes, please fill out the press registration form here. If you registered as a member of the press for the ECR 2020 onsite event, we have already transferred your registration to the ECR 2020 Online event and will send you further information via email soon.

ECR 2020 Online will be streamed via the ESR Connect platform

If you are already registered and have problems accessing the online meeting please follow this step-by-step guide. We recommend to login once before the congress starts to have your credentials ready and saved in your browser.

If you are not registered yet, you can purchase an ECR 2020 Online ticket directly on ESR Connect

Date & Location

ECR 2020 will be held online July 15 – 19, 2020. 


Further information regarding the online event will be made available in the near future, as we want firstly to ensure that we only deliver useful and unique content.  


ECR 2020 Dignitaries

ESR Honorary Membership

Dante R. Casale Menier
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Yi-Hong Chou
Taipei City, Taiwan/Chinese Taipei
Valerie P. Jackson
Tucson, AZ/USA

ESR Gold Medallists

Richard FitzGerald
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Jim Reekers
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Katrine Riklund
Umeå, Sweden

Plenary Lecturers

Bernd Montag
Erlangen, Germany
Prof. Marie-Pierre Revel
Paris, France
Nenad Šestan
New Haven, CT/US
Valérie Vilgrain
Clichy, France