Continuing Medical Education-Continuing Professional Development

The European IPF Patient Summit 2020 – Patients Driving Change, Warsaw, Poland, 24/04/2020-26/04/2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

EACCME credits

Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of CME credit that he/she has actually spent in the educational activity (as recorded by the scanning process) and once he/she has completed the evaluation form for each attended session.

EACCME Credit Breakdown for the European IPF Patient Summit 2020

The European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) has granted the European IPF Patient Summit 10 CME credits for the whole duration of the Summit.

Scientific Information

Scientific Sessions

Sessions of different formats will cover the important fields of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and interstitial lung diseases (ILDs).

Subjects will be treated with different approaches, different perspectives and different formats, depending on the focus and structure of the session.

The scientific programme has been divided into three separate information tracks:

  • Research
  • Person-Centred Care
  • Policy & Advocacy

Official Language

English will be the official language of the Summit; however, sessions may be translated into Polish, German, French, Bulgarian, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.


The Summit is aimed at patients, patient organisations and representatives, carers, healthcare professionals, researchers, academics, medical students, early career professionals, ERN representatives, policy makers, government officials and other interested individuals.

Session Halls

All session rooms for the European IPF Patient Summit are located on the ground floor of the DoubleTree Hilton in Warsaw, Poland. Seating is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to safety regulations, the organisers will close the access to the session if all seats are occupied. Delegates are not permitted to stand in the aisles of the session rooms.

Oral Presentations

Computer projection facilities (for PowerPoint presentations) will be available in the meeting rooms. Presenting authors will receive all technical information and instructions prior to the Summit in order to ensure the smooth running of sessions.

MedTech Code of Ethics

The European IPF Patient Summit is compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. For more information, click here.


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