WHERE IS THE ONLINE CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE?
1st International Stroke-Immunology Conference will be available on a virtual conference platform (OnAIR portal by EventsAIR). Click here to go to the login URL page.
WHAT TECHNICAL PARAMETERS DO I NEED TO PARTICIPATE?
To attend the meeting, you will need a good internet connection, your device (PC, laptop, smart phone, iPad, etc.) as well as a valid registration. To enjoy the most of the live stream, we recommend using at least 10-20 Mbit/sec speed. You can check the speed and performance of your connection here: www.speedtest.net. If you face technical difficulties, they may be caused by your internet browser. Please try to open the live session with several browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.). Another reason could be your firewall or internal IT blocking the congress platform.
HOW TO JOIN THE ONLINE CONFERENCE?
Registered participants will receive personal login details via email a few days prior to the congress. Please note that you can log in only from one device at a time, parallel login from two or more devices is not possible. Notification email will be sent from either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, please check your inbox and also your junk mail. To make sure to get the login details, we recommend to add these two e-mail addresses to your mailbox as reliable senders, to avoid it considering them as spam.
WHAT TO DO IF MY LOGIN FAILS?
Checklist to solve login problems:
- Click here to go to the login URL page
- You should use the right email address to login, the one where you received the login information message
- Type in your login email by hand not copy and paste
- Type in your PIN code by hand not copy and paste
- Use all capitals for the PIN code
- Zero and letter O may be mixed in your PIN code
- Check the login on different browsers
- Check the login on different computer
- Check the login on your private computer – corporate computers may block opening some pages
- Check the login on different network – corporate networks may block opening some pages
WHEN WILL THE ONLINE CONFERENCE BE AVAILABLE?
The online platform will be open from February 25 until March 8, 2021 for the registered participants. Plenary sessions and discussions will be scheduled due to the conference program (check here) as live sessions streamed via the platform. If you have missed the live session or would like to watch it again, the recording will be available till March 8 on the congress platform. Your login will be valid until that date. We kindly ask you to login well in advance to familiarize yourself with the event portal. If you have questions, please see the HELP menu by clicking on the question mark in the upper right corner of the platform.
HOW TO USE THE ONLINE PLATFORM AND ITS FUNCTIONS?
When you first sign in to the event portal, the Event Check In window displays, where you can update your profile, capture or add a profile photo and review your privacy settings. Please set in what time zone you are in and we we will adjust your timeline.
Updating Your Profile
When you first sign in to the OnAIR Portal, the Event Check In window displays, where you can update your profile, capture or add a profile photo and review your privacy settings. To edit or change these settings, please click on your profile photo at the top right of the screen and select My Settings.
Using the Timeline & joining live sessions
Sessions and functions that are happening each day are listed in the timeline in chronological order. You can click on any of the items in the timeline to view additional information and join the session or function. Once joined to a session, you can use the discussion forum, live Q&A function and enter your own notes.
Using the Meeting Hub
The Meeting Hub allows you to connect and communicate with other attendees. Once you have located an attendee you want to connect with, click the Connect button. Once the other attendee accepts your request, you can choose to interact with your connection by starting a live chat. You can also schedule to meet at a future time, send messages and take notes. Contact information for all attendees you have connected with be included when you export your contacts (see the Exporting your Notes and Contacts for additional information).
Pre-recorded Poster Webcast Gallery
You can browse and search for on-demand pre-recorded webcast not included in live sessions. You can also use the discussion forum and enter your own notes.
Exporting your Notes and Contacts
Any personal notes that you take throughout the event can be exported by selecting the Export icon in the top right of the screen near your Profile image. In additional, all Meeting Hub connections you have make with other OnAIR participants will save their contact information, that you can export using the Export option as well.
How to watch a recorded session later?
Please choose the day and scroll down on the Timeline. Select the session and click on the Play button at Session Recording field on the right side.
How to join the different Breakout Sessions to meet the speakers?
Please choose the day and scroll down on the Timeline. Select the Breakout Session and click on it, the Session Information will pop up on the right side. Here you will find the links to the different breakout rooms (Zoom) to join by click on them. You can enter and leave any room in the certain time slot it is operating, so you can join multiple breakout room during the 30 minutes breaks.
HOW TO JOIN THE EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAM?
On the first and second day of the conference, we provide a platform to meet and get together in a more informal way. To find the link to join, please choose the day and scroll down on the Timeline. Select the session and click on ‘JOIN’ or click on the link in the Session information on the right side. For the evening socialization, we use Wonder (wonder.me) which runs perfectly under the Chrome browser. If your computer has any other default browser, please open Chrome and copy+paste the link from the Session Information to open the room. Please note: using other browsers might cause dysfunction.
How to use wonder.me?
When you first open the link, you need to set up your cookie preferences and enable the camera & microphone of your device. As the next step, you need to set up your profile by typing in your name and capture a profile photo (you can modify it any time later during the event in settings). We kindly ask you to use full names instead of nicknames to help other attendees to find you. Before entering the room, the program will ask for a soundcheck, too. To finish your setup, a question from organizers will appear (where are you from?).
Once entered the room, you will find avatars (circles) representing fellow attendees, as well as bigger circles representing existing group talks. To move around, click anywhere on the screen and hold, your avatar will follow your cursor. To join someone or a group simply move your avatar to any other circle. You can move around freely between groups. Alternatively, you can invite other people to your circle by clicking on their avatar and choose “invite to my circle”. Wonder provides all basic virtual meeting functions, such as mute & unmute your mic, toggle video, screen share, these buttons are found at the bottom. To watch video chat on a bigger screen, click on the arrow top left. On the right side, you find some other functions: checking participants near and far, chat with your circle or everyone, or start a private chat. Your profile settings can be changed in the Settings menu (gear icon). If you feel lonely on the screen or not seeing too many others around, you might not see the whole picture. Please zoom out by clicking on +/- in the top left corner. Please note: host functions are not available for participants.
If you did not find the answer to your question please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls can be handled). We do our best to reply as soon as possible and thank you for your patience and understanding, as our staff will be very busy during the event.