​2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting FAQ​

​​​General Questions

What are the dates of the meeting?​

The ​2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting will take place June ​7-9.

Registration Questions

When will registration open for the 2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting?

Registration is now open! Rates and other important registration information are now posted on the meet​ing website. Advance registration ends May 7, 2021, so register today for the best rates!

​What is the cancellation/refund policy for the 2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting?

Cancellations MUST be made in writing and received by ASBC no later than May 14, 2021. Cancellations received by this date are subject to a $50 processi​​ng fee. Registration cancellations received after May 14, 2021, are NOT subject to a refund. You may transfer your registration to another member of your organization.

During registration, all registrants must agree to the terms and conditions set forth in ASBC's Privacy Policy. Read the full terms and conditions here​.​​

Program/Presenter Questions

When will I know if my submitted abstract has been accepted?

The deadline to submit an abstract to the 2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting was March 16, 2021. At this time, all completed submissions are being ​reviewed by the Program Team, with notifications going out to authors around mid-​April.

Do I need to be registered for the meeting to present my abstract?

Yes. All presenters (both oral and ePoster) MUST register in order to present their accepted abstract. The abstract presenter registration deadline is May 7, 2021. Failure to register by this date will result in the abstract being withdrawn from the meeting.

How will posters look in the virtual event?

Posters for the virtual meeting will be ePosters. ​ePoster presenters and registered attendees will have the opportunity to interact with each other directly through our new meeting platform. More information on ePosters (format and upload instructions) will come directly from ASBC Headquarters via email in the coming weeks.

Where can I learn more about the virtual program?

Preliminary program information is posted here. We'll post the full schedule as sessions become more defined and abstracts get slotted. Bookmark this page​ and check back often!

Technology Questions

How will I access the virtual meeting?

ASBC is working hard to deve​lop our new meeting platform and more information will be shared with registrants in the coming months. All registrants will get access to the meeting platform in adv​ance of June 7 to get familiar with the platform, view and add sessions to your schedule, build out your attendee profile, etc.

What video conferencing software will the LIVE meeting content be delivered through?

Through our new meeting platform,​ attendees will access the LIVE meeting content through Zoom. Zoom can be easily accessed on computers/laptops, smartphones, and tablets/iPads.​ Click here to learn more about Zoom. 

Important Note: If your organization blocks Zoom, ASBC recommends using a personal computer, phone, or tablet to view LIVE content from a network that is not connected to your workplace.

Will any LIVE meeting content be recorded to watch at a later time?

Yes, all LIVE meeting content (except networking events) will be recorded. All registrants will be able to watch recorded sessions On Demand through the meeting platform at a time that better suits their needs. Additionally, On Demand access to the virtual meeting content will be available to all registrants for one (1) year, post-meeting.

Will there be a mobile app?

Yes! Our new meeting platform has both desktop and mobile functionality that all registrants will have access through. To download the app: 

  • Download the Eventsential Mobile App on either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Open the app and type "ASBC"​ in the search bar.
  • Select the 2021 Virtual ASBC Meeting event that appears.
  • Select "Continue" when prompted.
  • In the app menu, go to "More."
  • Click on "Account" to start the login process.
  • To log in, enter the email address you registered with. You will receive an email with a link that will log you in when you click on it.

Do you have a question about the virtual meeting we haven't addressed above?

Contact ASBC with your inquiry.