We hope you can attend our congress. If you have any questions about the registration process, our program or general information, and you can't find an answer in the FAQ below, please do not hesitate to get in touch! (We speak both English and Dutch.)
Antwerpen, 2610 Wilrijk
Tel.: +32 489 34 09 83, or +32 471 22 37 01
IS AMSC 2021 GOING TO TAKE PLACE ONLINE OR IN PERSON?
As vaccination progresses throughout many different countries at many different paces, we are constantly keeping track of how we can best organise the upcoming edition of the AMSC. We would love to welcome you here in Antwerp in person, but at this moment in time unfortunately we are unable to provide a definite answer.
Please do keep an eye out on our website and social media for updates regarding this matter.
WHAT ARE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINES?
Registrations are planned to open mid-May for both active and passive participants.
Registrations for active participants will close on 1 August 2021.
Registrations for passive participants will close on 29 August 2021.
Dates are still subject to change, come back here later for updates. Make sure to register in time.
CAN THE AMSC HELP WITH MY VISA APPLICATION?
Yes, we as the AMSC will support your visa application process as much as we can. Every student attending the AMSC that has to apply for a visa will be sent an invitation letter. In order to receive such a letter, make sure you click the visa application box during registering.
If further documents are required in your embassy, make sure to contact in time.
I HAVE ALLERGIES AND/OR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, CAN YOU HELP ME?
We are able to provide allergy free food upon request. If you have allergies, please make sure to contact email@example.com in time.
At the breakfast and lunch table, we will certainly provide vegetarian and hallal options.
WILL YOU BE CAREFUL WITH MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The AMSC will use any personal data only to the extent necessary for the performance of its services.
HOW CAN I BECOME AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE AMSC?
You can apply for being an ambassador for the AMSC 2021 until 25 April 2021. Please make sure to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including your CV and a letter of motivation.
If you want to become an ambassador for the AMSC when the deadline has passed, please make sure to send an email to email@example.com
WILL I RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE?
We provide certificates for all delegates. Certificates of active participation will only be handed out after actually presenting your abstract at the AMSC. If you do not meet this criteria, you will be handed a certificate of passive participation.
WHAT COMPETITIONS WILL BE HELD?
There are two main competitions: oral presentations and poster presentations. Authors of accepted abstracts can choose to present their study as an oral presentation or during the posterwalk session. The posterwalk sessions are divided in case reports and clinical fundamental studies. Please check our website for further information.
WHEN WILL I KNOW WHEN TO PRESENT?
All oral presentations and poster presentations will be held on 14 and 15 September 2021.
The specific day and time of your presentation will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the start of the congress.
WILL MY ABSTRACT BE PUBLISHED?
Yes, all accepted abstracts will be published in our abstract book. This book will be handed to all participants of the AMSC.
The abstract book will be made with all the information at hand. We are not able to edit anything after publication.
WHAT ARE THE REFUND REGULATIONS?
Normally, the AMSC does not provide in any refunds under any circumstances.
- We are not to be held accountable when your visa application is rejected, as we do our utmost best to provide you with all the necessary information and documents.
WHERE CAN I GET AN INVOICE?
In order to get an invoice, please make sure to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including the following information:
- Full name
- Parent institution
- Order details
COVID REGULATIONS AND SAFETY
WILL I BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL TO ANTWERP/BELGIUM IN SEPTEMBER 2021?
Unfortunately, we don't know yet. International, national and local authorities will likely have protocols in place that will differ significantly from those in use now. Please check your own country's most up-to-date information on traveling to Belgium, as well as up-to-date resources from the government of Belgium (e.g. https:///en/travels/) regularly.
WILL I BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL IN PERSON ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN MY AMSC 2021 TICKET?
This depends on both international travel restrictions and national or local event restrictions. According to the current roadmap of Belgian government, there should be little to no COVID-related restrictions on participating in events like AMSC 2021 in September, but this roadmap is of course subject to change. Among other possible measures, there's a chance that COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test may be mandatory for all in person participants. Please check back later on our website for new information regarding relevant COVID regulations.