How To Use The Virtual Platform

Virtual conferences are new to most of us, so here are some steps to follow, to help you smoothly adapt to this new and exciting experience:

Enter the Virtual Conference platform

  • Go to the Virtual Conference
  • Type in the login credentials you received via email (you must have a valid registration, to get access to the platform)
  • Click on “Sign in”

Click and explore the virtual venue!

  • At the Virtual Conference, clicking on text and display screens will often take you to further information and features
  • All areas marked in yellow are clickable items that will open new screens with information for you

Click on the “Scientific Sessions” screen in the lobby

You will be redirected to the interactive scientific program. In there you can:

  1. Explore sessions by day or session type
  2. Search for specific session names, topics or presenters
  3. Click on session names to open more details

Once you open the specific session, you can:

See who is presenting in this session and the topics they will be discussing

  1. Watch the session recording (if it is a recorded session)
  2. Message the presenter
  3. Download a calendar reminder, so you don’t miss this session (especially for the live ones)
  4. Bookmark the session (add it to the list of bookmarks), if you want to review it later

Please note that all sessions except live sessions can be accessed On Demand from August 24th, regardless of the scheduled time specified in the Scientific Program.

Click on the “Live Sessions” label in the Conference lobby

You will be taken to a new hall.

Click on the screen to see the upcoming live sessions.

You will see the list of ISEE 2020 live sessions

  1. If a session is already live, you will see a button “Join”
    a) Click on this button to access the session.
    b) Click on “Unmute” to hear speakers’ presentations
  2. If a session hasn’t started yet, there will be no “Join” button. You will see a countdown showing you how much time there is until this session instead.
  3. If a session has already finished, you can watch its recording. Click on “Play” to see it.

All pre-recorded sessions can be accessed on-demand from Day 1, regardless of the scheduled time specified in the Scientific Program.

To watch pre-recorded sessions: click on the “Scientific Sessions” screen in the lobby

Find the session you want to watch and click on its title to open and read the details

Click on “Session Webcast” to watch the full recorded session, or on “Webcast” inside specific presentations

When the session recording opens up, you can switch to watching it full screen by:

  • double-clicking on the area of the video
  • or clicking on the dedicated button in the bottom right corner (marked on the image)

Click on the “Scientific Program” screen in the lobby

Find the session you want to watch and click on its title to open and read the details

Click on the message icon next to the presentation name, to contact the author.

A new window will pop up, allowing you to send a comment or question to the presenter via email.

Click on “E-Posters” from the lobby

  • Browse through the list of e-Posters or use the search function
  • Click on the e-poster you want to see, to open it
  • Zoom in and out to comfortably read all the details
  • Send a message to the e-Poster presenter
  • Our abstract presenters are available to answer questions and collaborate with you during the congress dates
  • If you want to chat with another participant, just go to “Who’s Online” tab in the lobby and search the online attendees
  • In “Messages” under your profile picture, you can check the messages you have received.

Look out for the icon in the lobby – on the right side of the screen.

Click on it, and a new screen will pop up.

Type in your question and click on the “enter” keyboard button.

Please note: The “Let’s Chat” feature is available during the official ISEE 2020 scheduled times by EDT (US East Coast Time Zone) / GMT-4

  • Monday, August 24: 07:00-20:00EDT/GMT-4
  • Tuesday, August 25: 07:00-20:00EDT/GMT-4
  • Wednesday, August 26: 07:00-20:00EDT/GMT-4
  • Thursday, August 27: 07:00-20:00EDT/GMT-4

From the Virtual Conference lobby, you can directly access:

  • Watch the videos of ISEE Award Winners
  • Websites of our sponsors by clicking on their logos in the lobby

  • Twitter wall of the ISEE which is listed under #ISEE2020Virtual

Ready to explore the ISEE 2020 Virtual Platform? Click below

(The platform will be accessible from 07:30 am EDT (GMT-4), August 24)


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