IGCS 2018 - Educational Support Opportunities

Educational Support Opportunities

​​​​​​​​Medical education plays an important role in the quality of healthcare delivered across the globe.  By providing an educational grant in support of the educational opportunities below, you are making a vital contribution to these efforts and supporting better patient outcomes.

All educational grants are managed in compliance with relevant CME accreditation criteria and industry compliance codes. In order to ensure independence of all CME accredited elements, companies providing grants may not influence the topic, speaker selection, or any other aspect of the content or presentation. No promotional, commercial, or advertising materials may be included in the following opportunities. All support will be disclosed to participants.

​Physicians, researchers, scientists and other healthcare professionals are increasingly challenged to maintain their knowledge, skills and abilities within their respective professions. Medical education therefore plays an important role in the quality of healthcare delivered across the globe. By providing an educational grant in support of the Meeting, you are making a vital contribution to these efforts.

All grants are managed in compliance with relevant accreditation and industry compliance criteria.


​​ED​​U​CATIONAL GRANT 


​​Unrestricted Educational Grant in support of an Existing Official Session accepted or invited by the Scientific Committee and supported by a grant from the industry.
Certain scientific symposia within the main Meeting program may coincide with the broaden educational objectives of certain supporters. Such sessions are designed by the program committee of the meeting including choice of topic and speakers. Sponsors are invited to contribute towards the costs of holding one or more of these sessions.

  • Hands off support, no influence over any scientific/education content​
  • Support will be acknowledged in a designated section of the Program and Meeting website.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Program and on the event website as: Session Title “Supported with an Unrestricted Educational Grant from <Company Name>”​

ED​​U​CATIONAL PARTICIPATION GRANT

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​Under this scheme, sponsors can contribute to a fund supporting the cost of attendance at the meeting (including registration and allowances for travel and accommodation). Applicants are awarded scores based on ESPID membership status, age, relevant qualifications, previous contributions to ESPID meetings and quality of submission(s) to the present meeting. If fully sponsored, it is estimated that the scheme will bring​ aprox. 120 high quality delegates to the meeting.
• Assessment of applicants is entirely objective and done independently of the sponsor by the meeting organisers
• Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the E-Program and on the event website​


POSTER area

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  • Support will be recognised with signage at the entrance to the Poster area with ˝Supported by...˝ and a company logo only
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website,  mobile application and with signage during the event.

E-POSTERS AREA

E-Posters are a unique combination of scientific posters and interactive content. An e-Poster is an electronic version of the traditional paper poster and is shown at dedicated digital stations at the event.
E-Posters create unique networking and engagement opportunities​ and generate ​participants’ interest and good exposure for authors. The highly trafficked e-Poster ​terminals located in prime locations will allow attendees to access the electronic presentations easily and conveniently.​
E-poster  support includes:
  • ​Signage at the entrance to the e-Poster area with “Supported by...” and a company logo only Signage.
  • ​“Supported by...” and a company logo only on each individual e-poster station, on the “sail” as  shown in the image.
  • ​​​Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Program, on the event website and with signage during the event following all compliance regulations.


E- POSTER ONLINE ARCHIEVE

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    The E-Poster Archive increases poster visibility after the event. The archive offers an effective platform for promoting education and extending the meeting lifecycle. The E-Poster Archive is a cutting-edge platform that has been developed to offer the ultimate user interface following feedback from both authors and viewers.​
    • All posters will be kept online on the Congress website platform for one year
    • Supporter acknowledgment on the E-Poster Online Archive platform as: ˝Supported by...˝ and the Company Name only (no logo)
    • Support will be acknowledged in the CME/CPD Accreditation page of the program, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event
    • The supporter will not have any input regarding the content which will be accessed at the E-Posters.

MOBILE APPLIC​ATION

The Congress App engages attendees with personalized planning tools and real-time event updates. The App transforms smartphones, tablets and laptops into a tool for active meeting participation, making it easy for participants to access meeting information they need and to connect with speakers and colleagues. The App includes the scientific program, abstracts, speaker info, participant lists, rating/voting system for sessions/speakers and a personalized scheduler and is easily downloadable from the App Store and Google Play.

Congress App support includes:

  • Supporter acknowledgement on the splash/pop-up screen of the app: "Supported by: company name/logo" (product logo not permitted)
  • Signage on site with App QR code and "Supported by: company name/logo" (product logo not permitted)
  • 2 "push notifications" are included in the sponsorship package
  • Priority listing in the list of meeting exhibitors
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website,  mobile application and with signage during the event.