54th Scientific Conference of the German speaking Mycological Society (DMykG) e. V.
3rd International Symposium of the CRC/Transregio FungiNet

16 – 18 September 2020 • Würzburg

54th Scientific Conference of the German speaking Mycological Society (DMykG) e. V.
3rd International Symposium of the CRC/Transregio FungiNet

16 – 18 September 2020 • Würzburg

FAQ

Until when is registration possible?

You can register until and also during the meeting. Registration is possible as usual via the congress website.

Is there a fee for registering for the digital congress?

Yes, registration for the digital MYK 2020 is subject to a fee. As usual, you can register via the "Registration & Abstracts" tab.

I have already registered for the MYK 2020 in Würzburg - what happens now?

You should already have received a separate email from our registration department. You will be rebooked for the digital meeting according to your previous reistration. Cancellation was possible until July 31 at a processing fee of 25 EUR.

What do I need to attend the digital meeting?

To participate in the digital conference, you will need a good and stable Internet connection, your computer/laptop, tablet or cell phone, speakers/headphones and a microphone. Please also make sure that you are using the latest version of your internet browser. If you are using Internet Explorer below version 11, there might definitely be problems. The use of a camera is optional.

Further information on the technical requirements can also be found in the user manual. You must also be registered for the meeting. Registration is possible as usual via the congress website.

Procedure of Keynote Lectures, scientific sessions and poster sessions

Keynote lectures and scientific sessions:

  • The speakers record their presentations and talks in advance.

  • The session chairs will introduce the speaker and the recorded talk will be played afterwards.

  • The chairs and speakers are connected live via video.

  • Participants can ask questions via chat; the questions are viewed by the chairs and passed on to the speakers, who answer them live in a Q&A at the end of the session.

Poster sessions:

  • Each poster author creates a presentation with a maximum of 3 slides and presents it in 3 minutes. They record their poster presentations and talks in advance.

  • The session chairs will introduce and moderate the session.

  • Three poster presentations are shown consecutively. Afterwards there will be a 3-minute Q&A session about these posters. Then the next three presentations are shown and so on.

  • The chairs and speakers are connected live via video.

  • Participants can ask questions via chat; the questions are viewed by the chairs and passed on to the speakers, who answer them live in the Q&A sessions.

Scientific session live with TED

  • There will be a scientific session, which will be held live with TED voting.

  • The lectures will be prepared and presented live by the speakers, including voting.

  • The speakers and chairpersons are connected live via video.

  • Participants can ask questions. The questions will be answered live by the speakers.

Are the sessions interactive? Will there be a possibility for Q&A?

The speakers and chairs are live for all sessions (even, if the presentations are not live). You can ask questions via chat during the presentations. At the end of each session, the chairs review the questions, read them out and the speakers answer them. The chat area is also available at any time during the virtual congress for further discussions.

Will there be an industrial exhibition?

Yes, the digital MYK 2020 is accompanied by a virtual industrial exhibition, which is not shown as a 3D exhibition. Instead, the companies have the opportunity to present themselves and their products on their detailed pages. Just like at a face-to-face event, you can view the material on display and exchange information with the booth personnel. Our sponsors are looking forward to your visit!

Who can I contact if I have technical problems, a question etc. during the meeting?

Please contact the helpdesk via the chat icon which you will find on all pages of the virtual congress.

Will it be possible to get CME points at the digital MYK 2020?

The certification of the digital MYK 2020 was applied for at the medical chamber of Thuringia. You will find further information here soon.

Is there a digital guide, such as a programme booklet, for the meeting?

As usual, there is a programme booklet. You can download it as a PDF file at any time on the digital congress page. In addition to the programme booklet, there is also an abstract volume. The abstracts of the digital MYK 2020 will be published online in the journal "mycoses" Wiley Publishing.