Access to the virtual conference platform has now been issued. If you have recently registered you will receive your access to the platform within 24 hours of registering.
If you do not receive an email, go to https://samlondon2021.vcd-eventsforce.com/, sign in with the email address you used to register for the conference and select ‘Send link’. You will then receive an activation link by email. Or if you know the password you used to register with, select 'I know my password' and sign in.
You must have paid your delegate fee before access will be issued. Conference sessions will be available to view for 3 months following the event dates. Virtual access will be given to both in-person and virtual attendees.
Getting the most from your virtual experience
Google Chrome. The best internet browser to access the Virtual Platform is Google Chrome.
Your Internet Connection. Your online experience, especially when viewing sessions, is dependent on the speed of internet connection. You may experience issues if your connection speed is less that 10mb per second. Often connection problems can be resolved by turning off other nearby devices that are connected to the internet.
Q. How can I update my Profile?
Q. I want to change my email address and/or password.
Q. I do not want to have a visible profile on the Virtual Conference Platform.
Q. My profile is currently hidden and I would like to have a visible profile on the Virtual Conference Platform.
Q. My account is locked.
Q. I booked my preferred sessions at registration – where can I find these?
Any sessions that you have added from the ‘Programme’ section will appear here. You can remove sessions from ‘My Programme’ by clicking the ‘–‘ button to the right of the session details.
Q. Where can I view the full conference programme?
Q. How do I view a live session?
Q. How do I submit a question to a live session using Slido?
Q. How can I view a recording of a session?
Q. How can I contact other attendees and meet with them on the Virtual Conference Platform?
To message an attendee click the envelope icon below their name. The attendee will receive your message in their Virtual Conference Platform Inbox.
The Virtual Conference Platform allows for you to request a video meeting with other attendees. To request a meeting click on the calendar icon below their name. You can then select a time for the meeting (the Virtual Platform will generate suggested times based on both attendees Schedule) and add a meeting description. You can invite other attendees to join by typing their name into the ‘Invite another person…’ box. The attendee will receive the meeting request to their Virtual Conference platform Inbox and will be asked to confirm.
To start the meeting at the appointed time go to the ‘My Programme’ section and click on the meeting title. On the next page click ‘Join Meeting’ to start.
Note: You will not be able to use the messaging and meeting function if you have chosen to be hidden on the the platform.
Q. Where can I access my messages and meeting requests from other attendees?
Q. Where can I view sponsors’ information and make contact with sponsors?
Once on the sponsor page, to request more information from the company click the + button on the right-hand side.
To send a message to a sponsor click the envelope icon.
To request a meeting with a sponsor click the calendar icon.
Q. How can I leave comments and get involved in discussions?
See what discussions are happening and start your own thread. Select ‘Discussions’ from the top menu bar to see what discussions are happening and click ‘Create’ to start your own discussion.
Note: You will not be able to leave comments or take part in discussions if you have chosen to be hidden on the the platform.
Q. How can I view and search the ePosters?
Once you have arrived at the showcase you can filter the posters by category by clicking on the red topic tags. Use the search box to search by author or key words of interest.
To view an ePoster click on the title. Each ePoster is made up of a series of tiles. Click on each tile to view the content.
Q. How can I message and engage with ePoster authors?
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