Q: When will the online conference take place?
The online joint conference of 23rd International Conference Wear of Materials and 5th International Conference on BioTribology will take place as a live-streamed and interactive event 26-29 April 2021. Delegates need to register by 11:59 EDT, 23 April 2021 to attend the live conference.
Access to the online platform will be available to registered delegates from at least one week prior to the event.
Content will be available on-demand (one day after the live conference) to registered delegates until 29 October 2021 so you can re-watch sessions and view other presentations from parallel sessions you may have missed.*
* On-demand access includes recordings of talks and slides, poster pitches and posters from authors that have agreed for post event distribution: the organisers cannot guarantee on-demand access to all presentations
Q: I cannot attend the live event: Can I still access the sessions?
Your registration for the live online event includes recordings of talks and poster presentations available to watch on-demand (one day after the live conference) until 29 October 2021.
Delegates that register after the live event will be able to access the recorded content within 24 hours of registering.
Please note: On-demand access includes recordings of talks and slides, poster pitches and posters from authors that have agreed for post event distribution: the organisers cannot guarantee on-demand access to all presentations given at the live event.
Q: What can I expect from the live online event?
The live online joint conference of 23rd International Conference Wear of Materials and 5th International Conference on BioTribology will offer you a stimulating learning and interactive conference experience direct from your desktop or mobile device:
- Deepen your knowledge: Create a personalised schedule to match your research interests - participate in the interactive live-streams or watch on-demand recordings at your convenience.
- Engage with our inspirational speakers and other attendees during the live-streamed sessions: Ask questions and participate in live chat and polls during the sessions.
- Review the latest research in the ePoster hall and discuss directly with the author in the live poster sessions.
- Network with your peers, meet new contacts and renew relationships: Connect with other delegates, speakers, poster presenters and exhibitors via the online system to chat and arrange meetings.
- Communicate your research to a wider, more-inclusive audience: our lower fees, online delivery and post-event on-demand access will make the event more accessible to all.
- Enjoy more flexibility with on-demand access to recorded sessions for 6 months after the event. For multi-stream events, watch one stream live and catch-up on what you missed after the event.
Q: When will the program be available?
A: Profiles of our invited speakers and the program schedule are available on the conference website. You can build your own personalised schedule by logging into the online event platform which is open one week prior to the event.
Q: How can I network with other delegates?
A: You can contact other delegates, speakers and exhibitors and ask to connect with them directly via the online platform and mobile app and arrange one-on-one video meetings. You can also participate in online conversations during live talks and poster sessions and within the exhibitor booths.
You can continue to message and connect with other attendees for 6 months after the event via the online platform and mobile app.
Q: How can I meet with exhibitors?
A: If the event has an exhibition, exhibitors will be online during the live event: you can visit their ‘booths’ to chat with company representatives and arrange one-to-one video meetings, watch company videos and download materials. After the live event you can continue to connect with exhibitors via the online platform for 6 months.
Companies interested in having a booth should contact Carolina Ulloa Parra (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances).
Q: Which social media channels are you using?
A: Follow #23WOM21 in the run-up and during the meeting. During the event you can post and comment on our private live Social Event Feed on the online platform and conference app.
Q: How will my contact information be used?
A: We will use the contact information provided when you register to send you information regarding your participation at the conference. You can upload your contact information within your profile page on the online platform and you can choose with whom this is shared and opt-in to receive invitations to connect and private messages. No contact information is shared without your consent.
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