UEG Week Virtual 2020 - FAQs 

General Information

  • When does UEG Week Virtual 2020 take place?
  • Is the Postgraduate Teaching Programme (PGT) held during UEG Week Virtual 2020?
When does UEG Week Virtual 2020 take place?

UEG Week Virtual 2020 will take place from October 11-13, 2020.

Is the Postgraduate Teaching Programme (PGT) held during UEG Week Virtual 2020?

We will host a 2-day live event on November 27 – 28, 2020, on our virtual congress platform. Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week covers the best sessions from the Postgraduate Teaching Course from the past years. This course will require a separate registration.

The PGT 2020 curriculum and programme will be postponed to next year and will take place at UEG Week Vienna from October 2-3, 2021.


Registration

  • Is there a fee to attend to attend UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching?
  • Until when can I register for UEG Week Virtual 2020 or Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
  • How can I update or change my congress registration?
Is there a fee to attend to attend UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching?

Yes, you need to register for both UEG Week Virtual 2020 (October 11-13, 2020) and Best of PGT from UEG Week (November 27-28, 2020).
How to register

Until when can I register for UEG Week Virtual 2020 or Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?

Registration is open until the end of December. You can register during the live events and even afterwards if you wish to access the on-demand content.

How to register

How can I update or change my congress registration?

For any changes or updates .


Accessing the virtual congress platform

  • How can I access the virtual congress platform?
  • When can I access the virtual congress platform?
  • What are the system requirements to access the platform?
  • I have registered for UEG Week Virtual 2020. How long can I access the platform?
  • I have registered for Best of Postgraduate Teaching only. When can I access the platform?
How can I access the virtual congress platform?

You can access the virtual congress platform by following the steps below. 
Attention: If you are registered for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week only, you have access to the platform starting from November 27, 2020!

  1. Log in to your myUEG Dashboard with your email and check your registration status 
  2. In case you are using your myUEG account for the first time or don't remember your password, please reset your password  
  3. Then you can access the platform at virtualweek.ueg.eu

If you experience any issues with your login, please contact us via 

When can I access the virtual congress platform?

The platform officially opens on Saturday, October 10, 10:00 CEST but full functionality is available during the live congress dates Sunday, October 11, 8:00 CEST to Tuesday, October 13, 20:30 CEST and Friday, November 27, 14:00 CEST to Saturday, November 28, 16:30 CEST. All content remains on-demand and accessible for delegates until end of December.

Attention: If you are registered for UEG Week Virtual 2020 only, you won’t be able to access the Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week live programme. If you are registered for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week only, you have access to the platform starting from November 27, 2020!

What are the system requirements to access the platform?

We recommend accessing our platform with the following specifications (or better):

  • Screen: 1280x1024 screen resolution
  • Bandwith: 2 Mbps internet connection, disconnect from a VPN if possible
  • Operating system: Windows 8.1, Android 6.1, Apple OS X 10.13, Apple IOS 9+
  • Internet Browser: Microsoft Edge 80, Google Chrome 80, Safari 12, Firefox 76, iPhone/iPad - Safari/iOs 12+,
  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 or later
  • Media Playback:
    • HTML5 streaming enabled browser
    • Apple iOS: http streaming enabled browser
    • Android: http streaming enabled browser
  • Video Chats: Permit access your webcam and microphone via your browser.
  • Downloads: Allow html downloads via your browser.

We recommend Chrome or Firefox on Windows 10 as the most stable and consistent browser/operating system for accessing our virtual environment.

Perform System Check

I have registered for UEG Week Virtual 2020. How long can I access the platform?

For UEG Week Virtual delegates, the platform is accessible during the live congress days October 11-13, 2020 and on-demand content is available until the end of 2020.

I have registered for Best of Postgraduate Teaching only. When can I access the platform?

The Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week registration gives access to the virtual congress platform for the live days November 27-28, 2020 and until the end of 2020.


Programme information

  • Where can I find the scientific programme for UEG Week Virtual 2020?
  • Where can I find the programme for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
  • What are the official opening hours for UEG Week Virtual 2020?
  • What are the official opening hours for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
  • I live outside of Europe and in a different time zone. Can I access the virtual programme?
  • Do UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week programme remain online after the live event days?
  • Is there the possibility to interact with presenters and chairs during live sessions?
  • Is there the possibility to interact with poster presenters?
  • I am a speaker/chair/abstract presenter at UEG Week Virtual 2020 and I need support with my tasks. Who can I contact?
Where can I find the scientific programme for UEG Week Virtual 2020?
Where can I find the programme for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
What are the official opening hours for UEG Week Virtual 2020?

Live programme and interaction are scheduled from 8:30 - 20:30 CEST daily.

What are the official opening hours for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
I live outside of Europe and in a different time zone. Can I access the virtual programme?

The UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week platform is accessible 24 hours to browse on-demand content. Live sessions are available as on-demand recordings within 3 hours or less.

Do UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week programme remain online after the live event days?

The virtual platform remains accessible after the live events dates and until the end of December. After that, all recordings will be permanently available in the UEG library on our website.

Is there the possibility to interact with presenters and chairs during live sessions?

You can interact with presenters and chairs during the live sessions through the Q&A tool.

Is there the possibility to interact with poster presenters?

You can send the questions to poster presenters via email. Contact functionality is available within the E-Poster Exhibition.

I am a speaker/chair/abstract presenter at UEG Week Virtual 2020 and I need support with my tasks. Who can I contact?

Please contact us at .


Certificates & CME

  • What certificates do I get for attending UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?
  • When are UEG Week Virtual certificates available?
  • Are presenter certificates available online?
What certificates do I get for attending UEG Week Virtual and Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week?

UEG Week Virtual is CME accredited, you can earn up to 24 CME points along with your certificate of attendance.

UEG is seeking accreditation from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) also for Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week. Updates on this matter will be provided on our website.

Find out how to claim your certificates

When are UEG Week Virtual certificates available?

Certificates are available from Tuesday, October 13, 2020, after the conclusion of the live event.

Are presenter certificates available online?

Oral, Poster and Clinical Case Presenters will be able to download their certificates online shortly! For any other presentation type contact .


Industry Exhibition & Symposia

  • Where can I find the Industry Programme?
  • How can I access the virtual industry exhibition?
  • How can I interact with industry representatives?
  • How long can I access the virtual industry exhibition and symposia?
  • I am supporter/exhibitor of UEG Week Virtual 2020 and I need specific information concerning the items I have booked. Who can I contact?
Where can I find the Industry Programme?
How can I access the virtual industry exhibition?

You can access the virtual industry exhibition by going to the Industry Exhibition area on the virtual congress platform.

How can I interact with industry representatives?

You can interact with industry representatives in the Industry Exhibition through chat functions (video, text), via email and exchange virtual business cards.

The live Industry Symposia also offer interaction with presenters and chairs through the Q&A tool.

How long can I access the virtual industry exhibition and symposia?

The virtual industry exhibition and industry symposia are available on-demand until the end of 2020 on the virtual congress platform.

I am supporter/exhibitor of UEG Week Virtual 2020 and I need specific information concerning the items I have booked. Who can I contact?

Here are the main contact persons for supporters/exhibitors:

  • Virtual Exhibition:
  • Industry Symposia:  
  • Advertising Options:

Engagement & Interaction

  • How can I interact with my peers who also attend the virtual congress?
  • How can I disable the 1-to-1 attendee chat function, if I don’t want to use it anymore?
  • What kind of activities are planned for the Young GI community?
  • What kind of activities are planned for the Women in GI community?
  • Are there any fun activities planned for delegates?
How can I interact with my peers who also attend the virtual congress?

Interaction is possible via 1-to-1 attendee chat function and the Video Chat Café in the myUEG Community area on the virtual congress platform.

How can I disable the 1-to-1 attendee chat function, if I don’t want to use it anymore?

In this case, please contact .

What kind of activities are planned for the Young GI community?

Stop by the Young GI Booth in the myUEG Community on the virtual congress platform and participate in special live chats, where you can debate exciting topics and get career advice.

Browse the myUEG Community schedule to find out more.

What kind of activities are planned for the Women in GI community?

Gain professional and personal insights from a female perspective in a career chat on Monday. Network with peers in small groups to establish contacts for future collaborations in the Women in GI Networking chats.

Browse the myUEG Community schedule to find out more.

Are there any fun activities planned for delegates?

Check out the myUEG Community area on the virtual congress platfrom and more specifically the Chill Zone for our cooking programme and yoga sessions. Get some Vienna local tips from the UEG secretariat and make notes for UEG Week Vienna 2021!

Extra Tipp: Look out for our mascot Doc Anus and enter the Treasure Hunt competition!

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Contact

Congress Management
Ana Todorova
  • M: +43 699 1997 16 21
  • T: +43 1 997 16 39