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Echoing the theme “Beyond All Limits”, our world-class scientific contents will be available at your convenience beyond all time zone and geographical limits.

The APVRS 2021 Virtual is fully compatible with desktop and mobile devices. To help our delegates adjust to our new virtual format, here is a walk-through video tutorial of the APVRS 2021 Virtual space. Be sure to subscribe/turn on the notifications so that you won’t miss any congress updates!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

​We have prepared the below overview with the most frequently asked questions. Simply click on a question to find out more!

Access to the Platform

Delegates can register and enjoy the full access to APVRS 2021 Virtual via the APVRS congress system. You will receive two separate confirmation emails after processing your online registration and settling the registration respectively.

Kindly note that the congress system will be closed on Dec 8 – 9, 2021 for data merging. Registration and payment completed after Dec 10, 2021 (Fri) will take up to 24 hours for account activation.

The APVRS 2021 Virtual will be held on Dec 11 – 12, 2021. To allow delegates get familiarize with the interface (Desktop + Mobile App) earlier, the virtual platform will be open from Oct 18, 2021 (Mon). You can first view all program details and bookmark the symposiums you are most interested in. Be sure to subscribe/turn on the notifications of our virtual platforms (Browser and App) so that you won’t miss any congress updates!

Paid delegates can also participate in the abstract voting from Oct 18 – Nov 14, 2021 on our virtual platform to select your favorite abstract(s)!

Following the congress, all content including the recordings of the live sessions will be available on the virtual platform to watch on-demand till Mar 31, 2022.

On Saturday, Dec 11, 2021, at 12:00 (GMT+8), the APVRS 2021 will officially kick-off with the Opening Ceremony, followed by the Tano Lecture and Plenary Session.

Browser: Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience. However, we do not recommend Internet Explorer as some functions are not fully supported.

Software: Please install Zoom in advance (Free to download) as this is the only way for delegates to participate in live sessions.

Be sure to subscribe/turn on your notifications on your browser and congress app so that you won’t miss any congress updates!

Session Content

The APVRS 2021 Virtual will be a showcase of world-class scientific contents featured with live Q&A and panel discussions, where you will actively interact with some of the world-class vitreoretinal chairs and speakers in real time. Use the Q&A section during the live sessions to interact and ask your questions to the speakers and chairs!

In addition to the invited scientific program, you can have access to 300+ E-posters, video presentation, partner pages available at all times.

The full program can be found on the “Theatre” on the menu bar – where you can find the session time in different time zones and all other details. “Theatre” is also where you can access to the session room(s) during the Congress. If you would like to view the program at-a-glance/search session by speaker name, “Theatre” is also where you can access to the session room(s) during the Congress. If you would like to view the program at-a-glance/search session by keywords, please check “Agenda” under “Scientific Program” at the menu bar.

All times listed are in GMT+8. You can also find the session time in different timezones at “Theatre”.

Yes, all abstracts, e-poster and video presentations, are available on the platform. To find them, click on “Abstracts” in the top menu and then select “Accepted Abstracts”.

Industry Partners

Yes, please visit the “Partners” section on the APVRS 2021 Virtual to find out more about the industry partners who are supporting this congress. Each sponsor/contributor has its own profile page. For package sponsors, you may visit their profile pages to start a chat conversation with them! Don’t hesitate to get in touch with them!

You can find all sponsors and contributor listed on the “Partners” section on the platform. Simply click on the logo of the company you are interested in to find out more about them.

By clicking on any sponsored content or attending the sponsored symposium, you acknowledge and agree that your data (e.g., email, name, country, attendance details) may be shared with that specific sponsor or partner. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact secretariat@apvrs.org.

Technical Information

This platform is designed to be easily accessible for all delegates. To access the platform, you simply need a device with audio (desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) and a stable Internet connection. Kindly note that you can only watch sessions on one device at a time.

For delegates who opt to use mobile device to join the congress, you are strongly encouraged to download our Congress Mobile app for best experience. 

Feel free to email secretariat@apvrs.org or drop us a message at the live chat box on the Support Center during the congress service hour.

Service Hour:

  • Dec 11, 2021 (Sat): 10:00 – 23:00 (GMT+8)
  • Dec 12, 2021 (Sun): 10:00 – 20:00 (GMT+8)

Package Sponsors

By clicking on any sponsored content or attending the sponsored symposium, you acknowledge and agree that your data (e.g., email, name, country, attendance details) may be shared with that specific sponsor or partner. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact secretariat@apvrs.org.

By registering for our congress, you acknowledge and agree that you will be automatically opt-in for the congress e-blasts. You can opt-out of e-blasts at any time.