Traditional and Virtual Congress Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Post-COVID-19 Era: Is it Time to Change the Paradigm?
- Author(s): Porpiglia, Francesco
- Checcucci, Enrico
- Autorino, Riccardo
- Amparore, Daniele
- Cooperberg, Matthew R
- Ficarra, Vincenzo
- Novara, Giacomo
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2020.04.018
The speed and reach of the COVID-19 pandemic have forced rapid changes in how we conduct medical practice and research. The rapid evolution in how scientific meetings are conducted may have long-term benefits. A new reality in which technology and sociality are merged may offer a more engaging and adaptable scientific congress experience with more flexible and dynamic use of content modulated to the needs of each attendee.