April 25–30, 2021 • Digital


April 25–30, 2021 • Digital

Congress Details


User guide

Zoom background
Use the ESTES VIRTUAL WEEK digital background for your camera settings during active session participation. Here you will find a guide to the background settings:

> Detailed instructions from Zoom

Quick guide
Start Zoom and click on "Settings". You will see the "Virtual Background" tab there.

You will now see pre-installed backgrounds. If you want to use your own image as background, click on "+ Add image". You can now select a photo or graphic of your choice.

If you want to activate the background only during a conference, click on the circumflex, i.e. ^, and then on "Select virtual background".

Tip: To make the background easily visible to the other conference participants, make sure it is evenly lit.

To download the following background image please right click on the image and "Save image as...".

> Zoom background

Technical Requirements

  • To ensure the best possible transmission quality and stability, the use of a direct LAN connection (as opposed to WiFi) is recommended.
  • Before the meeting, make sure that sound and video quality of your computer/notebook is good.
  • Make sure that you are using the latest version of your browser. Using Internet Explorer as your browser is not recommended. Also make sure that you do not have too many tabs open in your browser.

To participate in the scientific programme:
Please check if your browser and operating system support the playback of Vimeo:ür-Anschauen-Browsen-und-Apps

The following ports must be open:

  • Port 443 (https)
  • Port 80 (http)

JavaScript must be enabled in your browser.

The following domains must not be blocked by your firewall:

  • Domain congress platform:
  • Domain programme management:
  • Domain for verification: *
  • Participant chat:
  • Support chat:
  • Live streaming:

As active session participants (chairs, speakers, poster authors)

  • Please check whether your browser and operating system supports the use of Zoom.
  • Please check whether you installed the Zoom client for meetings.
  • Please make sure that your connection speed provides 2 Mbps upload, 4 Mbps download or better. You can test your Internet connection speed here.
  • Please make sure that your audio settings are appropriate. You can check your settings in advance here. You can improve the quality by using a headset.
  • We advise using a laptop or computer in order to guarantee an optimal visualization.

Of course, the use of mobile devices is also supported.

General rules

  • Please use your real name unless your pseudonym is generally known.
  • Please use a profile picture (portrait, face not covered) so that participants can identify you and can get in touch with you more easily.
  • Recording presentations in any form (audio, video, photo) as well as distributing the material is not permitted.

Chat rules

  • Politeness and respect are of highest priority.
  • Please follow the chairs’ instructions.
  • Personal offense, racist and sexist comments are not permitted, and will be deleted accordingly.
  • Spam and ads are not permitted either and will be deleted accordingly.

The organizers retain the right that they will exclude anyone who does not follow the rules listed.

Date privacy protection
Please note that the on-demand material will be available to all registered participants until 31 May 2021 (subject to the authors' consent). Presentations will only be stored and made available for the time agreed to by the authors. Further details can be found in the Data privacy protection.

On demand
All presentations will be available for individual review until 31 May 2021. Please also note that authors are free to decide whether their talks may be available online after the meeting. Therefore, gaps in the programme may occur. Please also note that the study of the contents of the scientific programme after the meeting period is not recognized by the medical chamber and is therefore not certified.