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The 5th annual European league against rheumatism congress in Berlin: A personal perspective

Wollheim, Frank LU (2005) In Arthritis Research and Therapy 6(1).
Abstract
The 5th annual European League Against Rheumatism congress, held in Berlin, 9-12 June 2004, was attended by a record number of delegates from all continents and offered a large choice of education, state-of-the-art and original research presentations in up to 15 parallel sessions. Some of these were poorly attended, although featuring top-ranked abstracts. The poster sessions remain a problem child. They were not well attended by viewers and largely neglected by presenters, mainly because of the general structure of the meeting. Ways to improve this could be to provide lunch packages and to appoint poster session chairmen. Other changes would involve moving morning hour satellites to other slots. However, in general it was an enjoyable... (More)
The 5th annual European League Against Rheumatism congress, held in Berlin, 9-12 June 2004, was attended by a record number of delegates from all continents and offered a large choice of education, state-of-the-art and original research presentations in up to 15 parallel sessions. Some of these were poorly attended, although featuring top-ranked abstracts. The poster sessions remain a problem child. They were not well attended by viewers and largely neglected by presenters, mainly because of the general structure of the meeting. Ways to improve this could be to provide lunch packages and to appoint poster session chairmen. Other changes would involve moving morning hour satellites to other slots. However, in general it was an enjoyable meeting showing important progress in various fields of rheumatology and meeting the expectations of most delegates. (Less)
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American College of Rheumatology, poster sessions, European League Against Rheumatism, rheumatology congress, satellite symposia
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Arthritis Research and Therapy
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10.1186/ar1474
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  author       = {Wollheim, Frank},
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  keyword      = {American College of Rheumatology,poster sessions,European League Against Rheumatism,rheumatology congress,satellite symposia},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  publisher    = {BioMed Central},
  series       = {Arthritis Research and Therapy},
  title        = {The 5th annual European league against rheumatism congress in Berlin: A personal perspective},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/ar1474},
  volume       = {6},
  year         = {2005},
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