10 - 11 November 2022, virtual, broadcast from Munich, Germany



General Questions


Q: When will the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 take place?

The virtual CVOT Summit 2021 will take place as a live-streamed and interactive event on 18-19 November 2021.
You can find a programme overview here.

Q: Can I participate in the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 for free?

Yes. We are excited to announce that participation in this year’s seventh consecutive CVOT Summit will be free of charge for everyone.

Q: How can I access the virtual CVOT Summit 2021?

To access the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 you need to log in with your account. In case you don’t have an account yet, please create your account first.
If you have already registered, you can enter the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 here.

Q: I will not be able to attend. How can I still access the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 content?

We are sorry you will miss the online event and interaction with your peers. Nevertheless, we are glad to announce that the event will be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing free of charge on diabetes-symposium.org and cardio-symposium.org after the CVOT Summit 2021. However, the recordings will not be accredited.

Q: Will the scientific sessions be interactive?

Yes, interactive question and answer tools will be available during all live sessions. If you wish to ask a question to the speakers please do write it in English.

Q: Who are the organizers of this year’s CVOT Summit?

The CVOT Summit 2021 is organized by Sciarc GmbH. Partners of the event are the Incretin Study Group and the DCVD of the EASD, the PCDE as well as the Working Group ‘Diabetes and Heart’ of the DDG. More about our Partners you can read here.
Moreover, the congress is sponsored by the Industry – for more information click here.




Q: How do I register for the virtual CVOT Summit 2021?

The registration is currently open and we invite you to register here free of charge.
You are required to register to be able to visit the virtual CVOT Summit 2021.

Q: Who is eligible to register for the virtual CVOT Summit 2021?

Registration is reserved to certified healthcare professionals, healthcare industry representatives, and other stakeholders involved in the science, management, and prevention of diabetes and cardiorenal diseases.

Q: What are the registration fees for this year's Summit?

The registration as well as the participation in the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 is free of charge.

Q: What are the registration deadlines?

There is no registration deadline.

Q: What are the general terms and conditions?

General terms and conditions are available here.


Technical Recommendations


Q: Do I need special technical equipment to follow the virtual CVOT Summit 2021?

  • In addition to the necessary hardware and an up-to-date browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, or Safari), speakers and a stable internet connection (min 5 Mbits) are needed to follow the virtual CVOT Summit 2021.
  • We recommend a resolution of FullHD 1920×1080 pixels or higher. Cookie and Pop-Up blocking measures may lead to problems.
  • The virtual CVOT Summit 2021 platform is designed with a responsive interface that is mobile-friendly, but for an optimal experience, we recommend that you access the platform on a desktop computer.

Q: What are your tips for the best virtual experience?

  • To see the full room view zoom out on your web browser.
    • If you are using Google Chrome:
      • To zoom out – Simultaneously press Ctrl and on your keyboard
      • To zoom in – Simultaneously press Ctrl and + on your keyboard
    • On Windows 10: to set screen zoom, right-click on your desktop and select Display settings from the popup menu. Zoom can be adjusted in the popup window.
  • If you can’t hear a presentation ensure the volume on your computer speakers is turned up and that the sound is not muted. Using the button at the bottom left of the video, confirm the volume level.

Q: Can I access the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 simultaneously on multiple devices?

Access to the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 is provided for named individuals with a registered account. Connecting simultaneously with multiple devices is not permitted.


Scientific Programme


Q: When will the scientific programme be available?

A programme overview is already available and can be found here.

Q: My abstract has been accepted. What happens now?

All accepted abstracts will be made available for the audience as an e-Poster in the virtual library. If your abstract was accepted, you will be contacted by the organizers and asked to provide an e-Poster. From all e-Posters, some authors will be selected by the Executive Committee to present their data in a short virtual presentation during the Summit. In addition, the best three posters of all abstract contributions will be awarded.

Q: Will my abstract be published?

All accepted abstracts presented at the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 will be published in the Journal “Diabetes, Metabolism and the Heart”.


CME Credits


Q: Will the virtual CVOT Summit 2021 be accredited?

The CVOT Summit 2021, Munich, Germany, 18/11/2021-19/11/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Q: How can I claim my certificate of attendance?

The certificate of attendance with your CME credits will be available during the event. Certificates will be available for download after the mandatory completion of the congress evaluation survey.

Q: I practice in the United States of America: how can I claim credits?

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.




Q: Whom should I contact in case of any questions or issues during the CVOT Summit?

Contact us by filling the contact form here.
During the Summit, support will be provided at the following times (CEST):

Thursday, 18 Nov 2021  16:00 – 20:00
Friday, 19 Nov 2021  08:00 – 18:00


Please note that the Frequently Asked Question page is regularly updated.
If you have read the above and your question is not answered do not hesitate to contact the congress team. We’re always here to help you.