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PLANNING AND REGISTRATION

What are the registration options for this year’s Annual Meeting?

Answer:

Registration opened in May. To support the needs and preferences of attendees, two registration opportunities are offered:

  • New Orleans with online access includes attendance at non-ticketed, in-person sessions and all Online-only access offerings until Dec. 31.
  • Online-only access includes live-streamed/recorded and on-demand educational sessions until Dec. 31.
When will on-demand content be available?

Answer:

On Sept. 12, all on-demand clinical and practice management courses will be made accessible via the online platform until Dec. 31. In-person recorded content will be added to the online program and accessible to registrants beginning Sept. 26.

Will all in-person sessions be available via live-stream?

Answer:

No, not all sessions will be available via live-stream. Participants can view the online program to see the full list of live-streamed courses. Note: Most sessions will be recorded and provided as archived content on-demand from Sept. 26 to Dec. 31.

When does access to the online platform end?

Answer:

Participants will be able to access the online meeting platform until Dec. 31. Those interested in indefinite access to post-meeting recordings can purchase them at AAOMS.org/Recordings.

What is the ticketing process?

Answer:

 

  • If you registered for a paid course, the ticket is included in your registration packet.
  • Paid tickets are required for the Anesthesia Update, Educators Summit and Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery preconference programs; ACLS and PALS sessions; hands-on workshops, Office-Based Emergency Airway Management (OBEAM) module sessions and Beyond the Basics Coding Workshop. Tickets also are required for the President’s Event on Sept. 16.
  • A paid ticket guarantees a seat in the specified course.
  • Available tickets can be purchased through advance registration. After Sept. 5, tickets (if still available) will be only sold onsite at the AAOMS Attendee Registration Center in the convention center.
  • Didactic clinical courses and practice management sessions do not require tickets. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Access to session recordings will be available online from Sept. 26 to Dec. 31.

 

ONLINE ACCESS INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS

How do I log in to the meeting platform?

Answer:

Each attendee will be sent platform access instructions to the email account used to register for the meeting. On or after Sept. 12, registrants can visit AAOMS.org/AMprogram and log in with their email address and unique eight-digit registration/member ID number. An account may be logged in to only one device at a time. Sharing account access is prohibited.

What equipment do I need to view sessions?

Answer:

The meeting platform is compatible with laptops, desktops, tablets and smartphones. For optimum access, disconnect from a VPN (if possible). With an online meeting, a strong internet connection of 1.4 Mbps is recommended.

AAOMS highly recommends accessing the site through Google Chrome for all meeting platform features. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

How do I fix connection issues in the meeting platform?

Answer:

If you have connection or audio issues while attending a session, check your internet connection, refresh your browser or re-enter the session. Also try checking the speaker audio icon or laptop volume. AAOMS highly recommends accessing the site through Google Chrome for all meeting platform features. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

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What if my schedule prevents me from viewing sessions live?

Answer:

Attendees can access recorded and on-demand sessions from Sept. 26 through Dec. 31.

How will I access on-demand sessions?

Answer:

Attendees can access sessions at AAOMS.org/AMprogram. Starting Sept. 12, on-demand sessions will be available to attendees. Beginning Sept. 26, all recorded and on-demand sessions will be available. Access to the meeting platform ends at 11:59 p.m. CST Dec. 31.

Can I register for the meeting and get immediate access?

Answer:

Online access begins Sept. 12. Those who register after Sept. 12 will gain immediate access.

How do meeting recordings differ from the online access available until Dec. 31?

Answer:

Annual Meeting attendees will be able to watch and refer to specific sessions until 11:59 p.m. CST Dec. 31. If attendees would like to have session recordings for longer-term access, they can purchase recordings at AAOMS.org/Recordings. A complete list of available session recordings will be posted in late August.

Will there be an online Exhibit Hall?

Answer:

Yes. The meeting will include an online Exhibit Hall that will be open 24/7 from Sept. 15 to 17. Attendees can download informative documents, watch videos and exchange messages with exhibitors via the online meeting platform or Annual Meeting Mobile App.

How do I claim CE and evaluate sessions?

Answer:

Visit AAOMS.org/MyCE to claim CE and evaluate sessions by Jan. 31, 2023. You will need your eight-digit registration/member ID number found in the pre-meeting email or your AAOMS.org profile.