Information for speakers, chairs, reviewers and abstract authors


Congress registration Financial contribution in euro (€) Speakers' reception
Chair: All sessions No special discount 0 No
Speaker: Paris based (up to 150 km) Yes 300 Yes
Speaker: Based in Europe Yes 600 Yes
Speaker: Based outside of Europe Yes 1,500 Yes
Abstract reviewer 50% discount to register for any day or the whole Congress*,** 0 No
Author: Abstract in oral presentation, poster discussion and thematic poster session No special discount 0 No
  • Bursary and sponsorship notification will be sent mid-June 2018
  • **Abstract reviewers up to 40 years of age will be offered a free registration

Please note that if you receive external sponsorship or funding to support your attendance at the Congress, you are no longer eligible for ERS financial support. All external funding must be disclosed in your conflict of interest statement. Those whose participation is fully covered by ERS, and have another active role in the programme, will not be entitled to the financial contribution mentioned above.

Note: ALL invited speakers, chairs and presenters will have to plan their own accommodation and travel arrangements, access more information. The privileges are not combined but are based on the highest role/activity of the individual.

Speakers involved in challenging clinical cases, meet the expert sessions, postgraduate courses, skills workshops and professional development workshops are requested to provide educational materials by 30 June, 2018.


Speakers/facilitators Chairs/coordinators

Abstract sessions

  • Oral presentations
  • Poster discussion and keywords
  • Thematic poster

Abstract sessions

  • How to create and present your poster 
  • How to develop and present an oral presentation
  • How to chair thematic poster and poster discussion sessions

General instructions / Abstract authors

Abstracts will be published in the ERJ September 2017 Supplement (available soon).

Abstract reviewer guidelines

  • Abstract reviewer guidelines
  • Late-breaking abstract reviewer guidelines
  • Abstract allocation guidelines
  • Late-breaking abstract allocation guidelines

Patient guidelines

  • Speakers
  • Participants
  • Powerpoint template for challenging clinical cases, meet the expert, postgraduate course, professional development and skills workshop
  • Word template for professional development and skills workshop

Interactive sessions

 For further information please contact 

: 50% discount based on early-bird fee (independently on when the registration is done) and based on the category the faculty belongs to