Important information for participants

Important information for participants

Time zone
The time zone of the congress is COT Colombian Standard Time (GMT – 5). You may check the time difference to your local time zone at this link.

How to use the Platform
View our video guide of the virtual platform.

Recorded sessions
Click here to view the overview of the recorded sessions.
Recorded sessions will be available to view from 17 October 2021 at 07:00 COT from the virtual platform. To view them in the virtual platform, visit the Recorded Sessions tab.

Live sessions
Click here to view the overview of the live sessions. To view live sessions in the virtual platform, visit the Live Sessions tab.
All sessions are available on demand throughout the congress days and will be available 3 months after the congress.
If you are a faculty member in a live session please read this information. Please provide a cell phone number that will be with you on the day of the live session in case we need to contact you. Please fill in this form with the number.
The second slide of your PPT should be the disclosure slide. If you have nothing to disclose, please add “No Disclosures”. You can download a template here.

WPA TV Channel
Don’t miss the sessions broadcast from the WPA TV Channel.
Join the channel to view panel discussions, interesting talks and more. To view the channel, visit the WPA TV tab.

The virtual platform is designed to allow participants from all around the world to easily navigate through the hundreds of E-Posters and find your research amongst them. E-Poster presenters have been given the opportunity to record an MP3 audio file. Click on the poster to open the viewing window, then click on the magnifying glass to open the poster in full screen mode (click ESC to close) and then zoom in and out using to the scroll button on your mouse to comfortably read all the details. All delegates can view the E-Posters at any time during and after the congress and contact their authors directly by e-mail by clicking the envelope icon on the E-Poster.

Virtual exhibition
Don’t miss a visit to the virtual exhibition. Check out the latest updates from the exhibitors, explore the videos and documents available at each booth, ask your questions and chat with real industry representatives. Exhibition hours are no longer limited! The virtual exhibition is open around the clock for all time zones. If no booth representatives are present during your visit, you are welcome to use the “Contact Us” button at the booth.

Industry supported sessions
Click here to view the industry sessions that will be taking place during the Congress. Industry sessions are not included in the main event CME/CPD credits. Take advantage of the live Q&A and take part in the discussion.

Prescriber / Non-Prescriber
Support from pharmaceutical partners helps make this event possible.  As such, it is important that we comply with the various codes and directives relating to the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of pharmaceutical products. The European Union directive (2001/83/EC, article 86) provides guidelines relating to medicinal products for human use. Within these guidelines is the restriction that access to pharmaceutical product marketing activities must be limited to only those participants licensed/authorised to prescribe or supply medicinal products. All participants, with the exception of the exhibitors, are asked the following question during registration: Are you licensed/authorised to prescribe or supply prescription only medicines?

Within the virtual event platform healthcare professional authorised to prescribe prescription medicines will be recognized with a letter P (Prescriber) indicated after their names.

Within the virtual event platform, all exhibitors (booth admins)  will be recognized with a letter  E (Exhibitor) indicated after their names.

Networking lounge
Join the chat channels available in the networking lounge or have a taste of the local Colombian culture.

CME accreditation and Certificate of attendance
The certificate of attendance will be available to download after the congress ends. The number of CME credits will be available soon.

Data protection
Our privacy policy has been updated. To view the privacy notice click here.

There will be a live chat support in the virtual platform lobby with real people to chat with you regarding any technical issues and/ or assist you with any general queries that you may have.

We look forward to seeing you online!