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The organizing committees decided to organize the 8th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota as Virtual Meeting.

Targeting Microbiota 2020 Congress is not a webinar. All registered attendees will have access to the platform when they wish and at any time.

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Pre-Recorded Contributions:

Due to restriction and time zone difference, a pre-recorded contribution can be separately viewed online from the date of the conference, October 22, 2020, until November 23rd, via the use of access code.

Prior to the Conference:

- All Invited Speakers are being asked to record their 25 minutes talks via the conference platform.
- All Short Oral contributions accepted are being asked to record their 10 minutes talks.
- All Poster contributions accepted are being asked to record their 5 minutes talks and submit the poster in PDF Format.

Conference Platform:

All contributions accepted by the scientific committee will be added to the specific conference platform prior to the conference, as indicated in the session of the program.

How to Access to all Communications (à la Carte):

Upon registration, each pre-recorded contribution can be separately viewed online from the date of the conference, October 22, 2020, until November 23rd, via the use of access code. The "à la carte" presentations can be viewed in the comfort of your place.


As each year, 3 awards will be given: Best scientific contribution, Best short oral presentation and best poster presentation. The best poster will be selected by the vote of all virtual attendees.

Questions, Contact, and Networking:

The conference platform will allow each participant to contact speakers, attendees, and sponsors. If you wish to submit your questions to speakers, you can do it before the meeting.

Chairmen and Round Table Discussion:

The Chairmen of each session will record an overview of all talks of their session. You can send also your questions to chairmen.


We updated the registration fees for this Targeting Microbiota 2020 virtual meeting. If you wish to cancel your registration, please contact us for reimbursement. You will receive a refund for the difference in the cost of registration or keep the difference for Targeting Microbiota 2021 congress.

Frequently Asked Questions


What do you mean by Virtual Meeting?

The event will be recorded, and available on-demand in its entirety after the event (approximately one month after the event) so you may watch it at your convenience, and as many times as you like to refresh your memory or study a particular talk.

As our in-person conferences, these virtual meetings feature a keynote lecture, discussions by the chairmen and short talks and posters presentations showcasing cutting-edge, emerging, and unpublished research.

What is the advantage of a Virtual Meeting?

Covid-19 transformed our life. During this particular hard period, these virtual events democratize the dissemination of science and knowledge, by eliminating travel and minimizing costs to participate in global research meetings. With these digital technologies we able to engage global audiences, giving scientists from limited-resource settings and remote locations the rare opportunity to present their works and networks with global research leaders.

How do I register?

You can register using our online registration platform anytime prior to or after the event. The registration gives you an access code to the whole presentations.
You may watch from the first day the recording of all sessions and posters which will be available anytime thereafter on-demand.

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How to contact the Virtual Exhibitors? 

Each sponsor will have a virtual space and chat group. The digital media platform offers a chat function where you may submit questions before, during, and after the meeting to all exhibitors.  You can also request more information and to be contacted.

How the Sponsors will exhibit their products?

With an advanced platform, sponsors will have dedicated virtual space where they can put their virtual product presentation and also can leave an online webinar link so attendees can connect directly to discuss further. Also using the platform, sponsors can get a list of attendees details who visited their virtual space and chat with them directly from one single platform.

How abstract submission and acceptance will change?

All abstract submission procedures will remain unchanged. All presentations will be submitted using our abstract submission system. if your abstract is accepted, we will send a link to invite you to create a video presentation of 10min and 5min for short oral and poster presentation respectively. For Poster presentations, after acceptation, authors will submit their posters in PDF format to the platform.

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Can I ask questions to the speakers?

Yes, the digital media platform offers a chat function where you may submit questions for the speakers. Speakers will respond to your questions in the pre-recorded video if your questions were submitted in advance or speakers will respond to your questions in chat if you submitted your question after viewing the presentation.
Additionally, each session will have a dedicated Chairman who can comment and answer your questions. 

Can I ask questions to the poster presenters?

You can contact them directly using the chat function via the platform during and after the conference.

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