Congress Guide

Please see below the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the online event.

Online Congress and Virtual Platform

The IUMS 2022 Congress will be a fully online event which will be held on July 20-22, 2022.

The IUMS 2022 Virtual platform will open on July 19, 2022, from 08:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST/GMT+2) – Rotterdam time, to give the participants the opportunity to get acquainted with the platform functionalities.

Congress Time Zone

IUMS 2022 Congress time will officially run on Central European Summer Time (CEST/GMT+2) – Rotterdam time To convert the congress times to your local time click here.

When you enter the IUMS virtual platform, you will be asked to choose your time zone. This way, all sessions will show in your local time.

What to Expect:

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Plenary lectures with keynote speakers
  • Bridging Sessions
  • Workshop Sessions
  • Live sessions presented in real-time and Live Q&A with speakers
  • E-Posters on various topics
  • All content available at your fingertips until October 22, 2022

Click here for the detailed scientific program.
*Note the live sessions will be made available on demand within 24 hours of the initial show. 

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will be streamed live on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, from 09:00 to 10:00  CEST. Join us through the Scientific Auditorium, Hall 1 in the virtual platform at the time indicated above.

Live Sessions

Click here to view the overview of the live sessions. To view live sessions in the virtual platform, visit the Live Sessions Auditorium.

All sessions are available to watch live throughout the Congress days and will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for 3 months after the Congress.

If you are a faculty member in a live session, please read this information.


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. 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.

Networking Lounge and Opportunities

Join the different public chat channels available or create your private channel. To do so, visit the Networking Lounge and click on the Chat button, then join the chat channel of your preference. You can easily open and join video or audio calls with your fellow participants within each channel.

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.


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

Data Protection

Our privacy policy has been updated. To view the Privacy Notice, please click here.


There will be 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 welcoming you to IUMS 2022 Congress online!