Educational Support Opportunities

Medical education plays an important role in the quality of healthcare delivered across the globe. Physicians, researchers, scientists and other healthcare professionals are increasingly challenged to maintain their knowledge, skills and abilities within their respective professions. By providing an educational grant in support of the educational opportunities below, you will make a vital contribution to these efforts and support better patient outcomes.

 

All educational grants are managed in compliance with relevant CME accreditation criteria and industry compliance codes. In order to ensure independence of all CME accredited elements, companies providing grants may not influence the topic, speaker selection, or any other aspect of the content or presentation. No promotional, commercial, or advertising materials may be included in the following opportunities. All support will be disclosed to participants.


All grants are managed in compliance with relevant accreditation and industry compliance criteria.

E​D​​U​CATIONAL GRANT 

  • Independent educational grants, dedicated to the educational mission of the Conference, are appreciated and important to the Conference's success.

    • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program guide, on the event website and application, and with signage during the event.  





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ED​​U​CATIONAL GRANT IN SUPPORT OF EXISTING SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Educational Grant in support of an Existing Official Session accepted or invited by the Scientific Committee and supported by a grant from the industry.

  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program guide, on the event website and application, and with signage during the event.  

NEW!!!ED​​U​CATIONAL PARTICIPATION GRANT

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As a trusted partner, Kenes Group will take on the responsibility for indirect sponsorship for MDS 2019. The industry will entrust the Kenes Group and provide educational grants directly, and Kenes Group will be responsible for participants (HCPs) pre-selection.

Educational Participation Grants of any amount are appreciated and important to the success of MDS 2019.  

Recipients (HCPs) will need to fulfil the criteria specified by MDS 2019  in order to be eligible to apply for an educational participation grant. Accepted grant recipients will be contacted by the MDS 2019 Secretariat.

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  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program guide, on the event website and application, and with signage during the event.  
POSTER BOARDS
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  • ​Support will be recognised with signage at the entrance to the Poster area with ˝Supported by...˝ and a company logo only.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program guide, on the event website and application, and with signage during the event.  


​MOBILE APPLICATION 
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  ​The Congress App engages attendees with personalized planning tools and real-time event updates. The App transforms smartphones, tablets and laptops into a tool for active meeting participation, making it easy for participants to access congress information they need and to connect with speakers and colleagues. The App includes the scientific programme, abstracts, speaker info, participant lists, rating/voting system for sessions/speakers and a personalized scheduler and is easily downloadable from the App Store and Google Play.

  • Congress App sponsorship support includes:

    • Supporter acknowledgement on the splash/pop-up screen of the app: "Supported by: company name/logo" (product logo not permitted)
    • Signage on site with App QR code and "Supported by: company name/logo" (product logo not permitted)
    • 2 "push notifications" are included in the sponsorship package
    • Priority listing in the list of congress exhibitors
    • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website, and on signage during the event ​
​​​CONGRESS APP NOTIFICATIONS 
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  • 1 "push notification" sent to all participants onsite (up to 140 characters) 
  • an effective tool to invite attendees to meet your company in your booth or attend your event!​
NEW!!! BLENDED LEARNING

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Funding support to the development of a blended learning programme. In order to improve physician competencies and ultimately improve patient care, we are offering blended learning opportunities. This interactive and well-received learning method combines face-to-face learning with online learning. Trainings and educational activities can be blended in many ways. Blended learning courses have proven to be a popular choice for learners as it allows learners to take advantage of much of the flexibility and convenience of an online course while retaining the benefits of the face-to-face  experience.

A blended learning programme includes:

  • Online pre/post-test and/or online pre-/post e-learning course/ case-study linked to a Symposium/Educational Session* at the Congress for a face-to-face session.
  • Support will be disclosed in the Industry Support section of the Congress website and Programme Guide.
  • Support will be acknowledged within the online learning activity

*Needs to be requested separately as is not included in the cost above. 

ABSTRACTS ON USB
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​The USB will contain all of the scientific abstracts. Each participant will receive an exchange voucher.  The USB will be distributed to all participants from the Supporter's exhibition booth in exchange for a voucher.

  • Exclusive advertisement on the back of the exchange voucher (optional)
  • ​Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website, and with signage during the event.​​​​