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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.
Abstract

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.

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