Teun Bousema, Julie Verhoef, theme Infectious diseases and global health and Estel Collado, theme Nanomedicine, published an opinion article in De Volkskrant, about visiting international scientific conferences. They state that it is not contemporary to fly around the world for every congress.
Scientific conferences after Corona times should offer flexi conferences, with a mix of physical and online conferences, allowing scientists to make a more environmentally conscious choice. The Corona crisis made things possible that were thought to be impossible only one year ago.
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