Session guidelines

In this section, you will find detailed information to help you prepare to present or chair different sessions at the ERS International Congress.

Online guidelines:


Instructions to update presentations

COI Disclosure template - slide


Electronic voting instructions

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 guidelines/Abstract authors

If you would like advice on preparing your contributions for the ERS Congress, then you can sign up for the ERS online course: 'How to prepare your congress contribution'

Note the format of Thematic Poster (horizontal) and Poster Discussion (vertical) boards are different!

Information on printing your poster:

LDI Poster Printing Service
ERS recommends all poster authors to use the Call4Posters® poster printing service. With Call4Posters®, you can have your poster professionally printed, reviewed and shipped directly to the poster hall.
Enjoy the convenience of onsite pick-up at the poster help desk without the hassle of travelling with your poster. Please visit to get started.

Live endoscopy session

Patient guidelines


Powerpoint template (Challenging clinical cases, Educational skills workshop, How to, Meet the expert and Postgraduate course)

Word template (Challenging clinical cases, Educational skills workshop, How to, Meet the expert and Postgraduate course)

Abstract reviewer's guidelines 2016guidelines 2016.

Abstract allocation guidelines.

If you have any specific questions that are not answered here please contact our Educational office or Scientific office.