ECCVID Annual Congress

European Society in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Virtual Congress

Key figures

Up to 7 Virtual Rooms in parallel / Around120 Live sessions (scientific and industry) /  More than 90% Full Live sessions (no pre-rec) / Around 600 E-posters collected and posted on-demand / 20 Exhibitor’s booths / Peak of 1500 Participants connected in parallel.


Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the European Society in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID Society) cancelled the 2020 edition of their annual congress ECCMID.


With COVID-19 main subject, ESCMID decided to organize the first edition of ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID) in September 2020 in a full virtual format. Abstracts submission and Registration were to start beginning of July 2020.


KEY4EVENTS was selected to provide the following solutions: abstract management system, registration platform, virtual platform hosting the 100% virtual congress.


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Technical architecture was sized for 15 000 to 20 000 attendees in parallel.

Virtual platform provided handled the following features:

  • Live sessions, online program and personal agenda
  • Live interactivity (Q&As and MCQs) with speakers
  • On-demand content management and search tool
  • Offline interactivity (evaluation of content, public discussion forum on content, interaction with presenter/speaker)
  • Content access control for participants
  • E-exhibition with 4 different types of booth templates
  • Booth features: PDF, video availability, video meeting link, calendar to manage agenda for appointments, chat module, request form, etc.
  • Sponsorship item management (pop-ups, advertising banners & logos, pre-roll videos, etc.)
  • Chat module between delegates (1 to 1, 1 to group, add friends, etc.)
  • Analytics (engagement, tracking, time of consultation for live content)
  • User assistance during and after e-congress

Interface with ESCMID’s CRM database to ensure SSO, check members and retrieve profile data in registration forms.


The congress went 100%virtual with peaks at 1500 participants connected in parallel.