The Conference of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS) has been the central forum in Europe for continuing medical education in the field of cystic fibrosis for over 40 years. In 2020, the 43rd ECFS Conference was planned to take place in Lyon, France, from 3 to 6 June, with around 2,000 participants from academia, research, therapy and industry. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated national measures, however, it quickly became evident that a live conference would not be feasible. What was needed was a virtual solution with which the ECFS could reach its target groups digitally, create an innovative approach to continuing education and sustainably link science and practice.
As a specialist for digital event formats, K.I.T. Group transformed the ECFS 2020 Conference into a virtual event. For this, our team had three months to (a) develop a viable concept for a virtual event, (b) create an efficient digital infrastructure, and (c) provide solutions for optimal communication with all participants, speakers, exhibitors and partners.
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