Frequently asked questions

EAN virtual congress

Yes, the EAN Congress 2021 will be live streamed from 19 - 22 June 2021.

The Conress Programme can already be reviewed here: https://www.eanvirtualcongress.org/#

The content will be available from 6 July 2021 onwards for all EAN individual members only.

All sessions and lectures will be available on-demand in the EAN Virtual Congress area from 19 June - 6 July 2021 for all registered participants. The content will be available from 6 July 2021 onwards for all EAN individual members only.

To attend the online congress, you need a good internet connection, your computer/laptop and a headset/headphones as well as a valid registration.

EAN is proud to offer interactive features in a dedicated Industry Network Area. You can browse our Sponsors' Areas and find out about the latest innovations of our Industry Partners.

Vist the EAN World where you can chat with our staff or review the latest information provided by EAN.

EAN is organising an online business meeting for every EAN Scientific Panel. Further information and invitations will be provided by the Scientific Department to all Panel members as soon as possible.

Educational activities, abstracts & posters

Yes, you will be able to get CME points when attending live sessions during the congress. As usual, please evaluate the sessions afterwards in order to obtain your CME certificate. Please note that CME points are not available for the on-demand webcasts after the congress. 

If you are watching the congress in a team, please make sure that everybody is still logged in to the session with your personal device and evaluate the session in order to receive your certificate.

Our technical provider will invite you to upload your prerecroded presentation. Details will be posted in due course. Your abstract will be published in the European Journal of Neurology, but you must be registered to the virtual congress.

Yes, you have to be registered for the virtual congress. Deadline for registration for abstract presenters is 31 May 2021.

The ePoster sessions will be recorded in advance and will be available together with a short power point presentation. If the presenter is available, there will be a live Q&A session afterwards. If presenters will not be present during the session, there will be a contact button in the ePoster Area to send questions to the presenters.

The ePresentation sessions will be recorded in advance, and will be available with a brief PowerPoint presentation, followed by a live Q&A session. If presenters will not be present during session, there will be contact button to send questions to the presenters.

Yes, please see here for further information.
There will be no printed abstract book available. The abstracts can be found on the EAN Virtual Congress platform, as online supplement to the European Journal of Neurology.
Please note that the embargo on all abstracts will be lifted officially on Friday, 18 June 2021, 18:30 CEST. This is when the European Journal of Neurology including all Abstracts will be released on the EAN Website.

Hands-on courses have been transferred into Practical Lessons (PL) which will offer practical demonstration (e.g. NCS, EMG, Evoked potentials), where the learning objectives include a specific skill e.g. neurophysiology, neuro-sonology, radiological interpretation, clinical assessment/examination skills.
At the virtual congress, most of these PL are for a limited number of 100 participants only, to ensure interaction and engagement with the audience. Speakers present partly live, and can thus communicate with the audience via the “raise-hand” or “chat-box” function. Recorded sessions will be available after the congress as webcast on demand.

If you would like to withdraw your abstract, please let us know as soon as possible by sending an email to abstracts(at)ean.org.
We can withdraw the abstract from the abstract book until 20 April 2021 at the latest. Withdrawal from the online database is possible at all times.

At the virtual congress, these sessions (IaS) are held live and are open for all participants. The opinions of colleagues will be collected and displayed during the session via pop-up windows, to engage the audience in an interactive way. Speakers present partly live and will engage in your answers via the chat-box function. Recorded sessions will be available after the congress as webcast on demand.


Members of the press should contact press@ean.org to receive further information regarding the Virtual Congress.

Registraion for EAN Congress 2021 is free of charge for members of the press. Please create a MyEAN account and contact press(at)ean.org to request the free registration as a member of press.

Member of the press who have contacted and registered with us by sending their info to press@ean.org, will receive a press pack containing press releases related to the congress in due course.

Travel, Registration & Reimbursements

All bursaries from Paris 2020 will receive a free congress registration to the EAN congress 2021.

EBN Exam participants receive special discounts for the EAN Virtual Congress 2021:
•    Participants with an EAN membership (Full Members, Corresponding Members and RRFS) receive a 20% discount
•    Other participants will receive a 10% discount

The discount codes will be distributed by EBN administration

Please also consult the EBN website.

If you wish to become an EAN Individual Member and benefit from reduced registration fees, please apply for membership first, before or by 17 May 2021, and kindly await approval of your application.

You can do so conveniently within your myEAN account: https://my.ean.org/s/membership-application.

Please note that only those who have submitted their complete membership application before or by 17 May 2021 can benefit from the reduced congress fee for members.Everyone who applies for membership after 18 May has to pay the full congress registration fee.

If you need help with your EAN profile please contact headoffice(at)ean.org or have questions regarding your membership status, please reach out to membership(at)ean.org.  

All sessions take place in Central European Summer Time.

Use the timezone converter to easily convert to your time

Important Deadlines

Abstract Withdrawal: 20 April 2021, 09:00 am CET

Late-Breaking Abstracts: 17 May 2021, 23:59 CET

Membership Applications: 17 May 2021

Presentation Upload: 31 May 2021, 23:59 CET

Presenter Congress Registration: 31 May 2021

Contact Details

Registration: registration(at)ean.org
Abstracts: abstracts(at)ean.org
Membership: membership(at)ean.org