General call for submissions
Access to the Virtual Congress
What do I need to attend the virtual congress?
- Technical recommendations: A computer/laptop, tablet/mobile, headset/headphones and a good internet is required to access the Virtual Congress Platform. A wired internet connection if available with up to 5Mbit upstream is recommended.
- Mobile App: The Virtual Congress Platform also has a mobile app for participants who wish to access the congress on their mobile or tablet devices.
- Internet browser: All browsers are supported with the exception of Internet Explorer. We recommended the latest version of Chrome for the best results when accessing the Virtual Congress Platform on a laptop or computer.
- Processor: There are no restrictions on processing power, if you can access www.ACSCD.org you’ll be able to access the virtual congress platform.
- Bandwidth: There are no restrictions to access the platform. However, it would be advised to have a 5Mbit upstream. You can check your connection on: www.speedtest.net
- Firewalls: By default no content needs to be accessible via a firewall or VPN. However, we cannot control the default restrictions set by your internet provider or state.
Certificate of attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for the 2nd African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease can be downloaded from this website as of Thursday, 17 June.
A virtual exhibition hub will be a feature of the congress this year. More information can be found here.
The congress will be conducted in English, there will be no translation provided.
Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the Congress. Press registrations have to be made through the online registration system. All media operators must provide their credentials (press card dated 2020/2021 and original assignment letter)
All registrations should be made through the online registration system.
We encourage the usage of social media during our meeting. We invite you to use the following hashtag #acscd2021 on social media.
All communicated times in the Program are West African Time.