Why is the registration fee for the General Session the same price for virtual and in-person attendees?
The registration fee for all General Session
attendees (virtual and in-person) are the same as the cost incurred for a
hybrid meeting is equivalent to an in-person event. There are added costs of providing
content both in-person and online. There are fixed costs for the Convention
Center, audio visual providers, labor and a platform to provide content. While
the registration fee is the same for all attendees, virtual attendees will
overall bear a lower cost without travel or hotel fees
How is the
in-person meeting being held?
The IADR is
following CDC and WHO Guidelines and Boston Public Health Authorities for best
practices in safety protocols to hold an in-person event. We will continue to
monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and will update our attendees as the situation
continues to evolve.
happens to in-person registrations if the meeting cannot be held in Boston?
If the in-person meeting cannot be held,
all registrations will be updated for virtual attendance and will not be
eligible for a refund.
Can I change my
registration type from in-person to virtual or virtual to in-person?
to change registration type (virtual or in-person) must be completed through
the required form:
https://www.iadr.org/2021IAGS/Refund-WithdrawForm. In the
event that the in-person components of the meeting cannot be held, all
registrations will be for virtual attendance.
What if I need to request a registration refund?
Please see the 2021 Refund, Cancellation and Substitution Policy.
attendees have access to virtual content?
Yes. All IADR/AADR/CADR
General Session & Exhibition attendees will have access to all content
being presented by in-person and virtual attendees. Attendees will be able to
access to the content through the IADR hybrid meeting platform. Registered attendees
can browse the full program, attend live sessions and view and discuss on
demand content. The IADR hybrid meeting platform will allow attendees to
interact and connect from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
How do in-person
& virtual attendees interact?
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition registered attendees will be
able to interact through the IADR hybrid meeting platform and a special General
Session community within the IADR Community. Within the hybrid platform,
virtual attendees and in-person attendees can interact through session feeds, one
on one chat and video chat. The IADR hybrid meeting platform will allow all
attendees to connect via computer, tablet and mobile device.