General Information

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION: 
Due to the current situation with COVID19, 
we strongly advise you not to come to Munich to attend CARS 2020 in person.

Our team and partners have made it possible for you to attend virtually without leaving your home, and
we would like to invite you to join us for the CARS Virtual Congress at cars-virtual.org!

More information regarding registration for virtual attendance can be found at http://www.cars-int.org/cars-2020/registration/ 

We look forward having you join us virtually!
 

 

***Answers to some frequently asked questions about CARS 2020 can be found below.

***Answers to some common TECHNICAL QUESTIONS can also be found
on the CARS Virtual Congress Platform, at 
https://www.cars-virtual.org/general-information/

***TECHNICAL SUPPORT EMAIL: 
If you have technical questions that are not covered on this page or on the newly created Virtual CARS Congress Platform General Info page feel free to send an email with your question to cars2020(@)carsint.de 

 

CARS 2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

VENUE

Klinikum rechts der Isar der TUM
Ismaninger Str. 22
81675 Munich
Germany

Please note that registration for in-person attendance is no longer possible.

We invite you to attend virtually, see details below.

CONGRESS DATES

Tuesday, June 23 – Friday, June 26, 2020

The Virtual CARS 2020 Congress will be starting on
Tuesday, June 23rd at 15.20h CET.

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE English

FINAL PROGRAM

Download a pdf version of the CARS 2020 Final Program as of 19th June, 2020 – Subject to alteration

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Online registration for virtual attendance is possible throughout the week. 

Click here to register and attend CARS 2020 virtually 

Unfortunately, in-person attendance is no longer possible. 

CARS 2020
Opening Ceremony

The CARS 2020 Opening Ceremony 
will be taking place 
on Tuesday, June 23rd at 18h CET.

CARS 2020
Virtual Reception 

CARS 2020 Virtual Reception 
will take place on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 19:30h

CARS 2020
Closing Session
The CARS 2020 Closing Ceremony 
will be taking place 
on Friday, June 26th at 18h CET

CARS Virtual Congress page & Login Details

Please log in to https://www.cars-virtual.org for most up to date information. More details are being added constantly. 

Login details are sent to the email address provided during the registration process, 

If you did not receive an email with login details within one hour during office hours (8-18h CET), please check your SPAM folder and send an email to registration(@)cars-int.org

*** Please note that login details you receive for virtual attendance are personal and only valid for the person who has registered and paid. The login details must not be shared with others.

VIRTUAL SESSIONS

Conference sessions will be taking place via Zoom (IPCAI Sessions are taking place via Online Town).

More information about how to use the platforms can be found at www.zoom.us  and https://theonline.town 

INTERACTION WITH AUTHORS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS

This is possible through the use of an online chat platform.

More detailed information regarding this can be found when logged into www.cars-virtual.org

VIRTUAL POSTER SESSIONS More detailed information about how interaction takes place between authors and participants can be found when logged into the CARS Virtual Platform.

EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS

We would like to gratefully acknowledge the support of our CARS 2020 sponsors and exhibitors!

Virtual booths will be available at www.cars-virtual.org

The Virtual Exhibition is planned to be live Wednesday through Friday, 9.00-17.00h

SUPPORT FOR
CARS 2020 PARTICIPANTS

For general questions, and should you require assistance with the login, 
you can contact the Virtual Registration Desk 
by sending an email to registration(at)cars-int.org.

We will respond as quickly as possible.

Office hours: Monday - Friday, June 22-26 from 8:00h-18:00h (CET)

TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR PRESENTING AUTHORS

 

CARS 2020 "VIRTUAL MEDIA DESK"

Technical Chairs: Assistance for Presenting Authors 
Each presenting author has been assigned a "technical chair" who will assist them in making sure that all is working smoothly. 

Please reach out to the person who has been in contact with you via email, if you have any questions. They will respond as quickly as they can.

For general questions about CARS 2020,
please contact the Virtual Registration Desk 
(details see above). 

 

Special note for presenting authors and session chairs:

We open the Zoom-Webinars 15min before the scheduled time for a training-session. All authors and session chairs will receive a dedicated invitation via email to join the webinar as panelist.

Please make sure to you use this email-address during the login to the zoom webinar.

ZOOM PRESENTER GUIDE FOR AUTHORS  You might find this Presenter Guide document helpful
Click here to view/download the pdf file

Technical tools explanation

Guidelines and explanation of the technical communication tools for the virtual sessions can be found in the CARS 2020 Virtual Congress Platform along with the session access details.

Zoom Online Support 

Click on the following links for useful articles on the Zoom Website:

General FAQ regarding using Zoom

Troubleshooting Guide