Still have questions? See our FAQ below.


Saturday, 22 October 07:30 - 18:30
Sunday, 23 October 07:30 - 20:00
Monday, 24 October 07:00 - 18:30
Tuesday, 25 October 07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday, 26 October 07:00 - 15:00


Sunday, 23 October 18:30 - 20:15*
Monday, 24 October 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday, 25 October 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday, 26 October 09:00 - 14:00

*Networking Reception in the Exhibition Hall


Sunday, 23 October 16:00 - 21:00
Monday, 24 October 07:00 - 18:30
Tuesday, 25 October 07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday, 26 October 07:00 - 16:30

The cloakroom is located on the Level 0 of the Palais des Congrès.
2.00 EUR will be charged for each piece of clothing and 5.00 EUR for each bag or suitcase.

To attend the digital congress, you require a valid registration, good internet connection, your computer/laptop and a headset/headphones.

Make sure you test your system and make any necessary adjustments. We recommend you do this test prior to the day of the event.

Many factors could influence live page display, we strongly encourage you to follow these steps:

  • Minimum 720p (1 280 × 720) screen resolution
  • A stable ADSL/Fiber/4G internet connection
  • Do not use a connection via VPN (if possible)
  • We recommend you to use Chrome or Firefox as browsers.
  • The live stream requires your agreement regarding internet cookies. Please make sure cookies are allowed on the congress' website. We also encourage you to deactivate Adblock, antiviruses and similar malware protection for this specific website.
  • To enforce security against malicious intents, your professional computer or and/or network might block specific ports or internet elements. If that is the case, please check the live page with your mobile phone's data.

Adjust your browser zoom for full view of the platform if needed.

The virtual registration fee includes access to the Opening Session, several Thematic Sessions, Interviews, all Debates, Symposia and the Virtual Exhibition on the virtual congress platform only.

No access will be offered to poster sessions and the educational activities (hands-on, workshops, pre-congress courses, congress courses and case-based fundamentals).

Links and all necessary information on how to access LIVES online will be emailed to you right before the start of the congress.  ​

You will be able to review the sessions and visit the virtual exhibition via the link sent to you (i.e., from the virtual platform) throughout the 3 months following the congress.

After that period, the recordings can be accessed via the e-LIVES library on our website.

Access is limited to: 1 email / 1 access / 1 device.

You can only connect on one device.

To get the best experience at this digital event, we strongly encourage you to connect using a laptop/PC.

The webcam is not mandatory to attend the event. It will only be necessary for the Meet the Expert sessions.

At the moment, the preliminary programme is available on our website on the e-Planner. The full programme can be viewed on the event platform soon.

Chat will be available in all live sessions. You will be able to ask a question or make a comment with the speakers during the live sessions.

Industry sponsored sessions and e-booths will be accessible on our platform during 3 months as for the scientific programme.

The official hour of the entire LIVES 2022 is CEST (Central European Summer Time).  You can use this website to convert CEST into your local time.

Yes, if you are a registered delegate you will be able to access all of our sessions and watch them again during 3 months indefinitely and as often as you like.

Yes, those who register for the congress and watch sessions can request a certificate of attendance.

Yes. The ESICM LIVES 2022 Annual Congress, Paris, France, 24/10/2022-26/10/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 22 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

CME credits can be claimed for participation during the 3-day congress (24-26 October) and for the recorded sessions during or after these dates. The EACCME accreditation for recorded sessions will be valid for a period of three months from the starting date of the event. After three months, viewers will not be entitled to receive EACCME credits anymore for viewing the recorded event.

To claim your CME credits you need first to complete a short questionnaire about your LIVES experience, which you will receive by email. The CME certificate will then be available to download and/or print.

The Help Desk can be contacted from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (CET) from 22 - 26 October:

Please note that the platform, Video On Demand, and Exhibition can be accessed at any time. Still, our support and live sessions will only be available at the times indicated below:

Sunday 23 Oct Monday 24 Oct Tuesday 25 Oct Wednesday 26 Oct
Delegate Support 14:00 - 18:30 07:00 - 18:00 08:00 - 18:00 08:00 - 16:00
Live Sessions 17:00 - 18:30 08:00 - 18:15 08:00 - 18:35 08:00 - 15:35