Virtual Access FAQs
I AM A VIRTUAL ACCESS-ONLY REGISTRANT, WHAT DOES THIS INCLUDE?
For virtual access-only registrants, your sessions occur over two days, October 13-14 . You start on opening day (October 13) with livestreaming of the general session. Twenty concurrent sessions have been pre-selected and will cover both Magnet and Pathway topics. Ten concurrent sessions will be released each day of the two-day virtual access. Pre-selection is not required. Posters will also be available for viewing starting on October 12. You can view the posters and concurrent sessions, on-demand via the virtual access platform, through December 2, 2022.
On day two (October 14), livestreaming includes organizational and individual nurse awards plus the keynote speaker! Access continues for the 20 concurrent sessions and posters, on-demand, through December 2, 2022. Attendees must complete concurrent and poster evaluations by December 19 to obtain CNE credit.
WHAT TIME ZONE IS BEING USED FOR THE VIRTUAL EVENT?
The Conference schedule will run based on Eastern Standard Time.
HOW DO I LOG INTO THE VIRTUAL PLATFORM AND ATTEND THE EVENT?
On Wednesday, October 12, you will receive a welcome email from firstname.lastname@example.org with details on how to set up a password and log into the virtual event site. These instructions will be sent to the email address with which you registered. We recommend you add email@example.com to your Safe Sender list and check your junk, spam, or clutter folders to locate the welcome message, if you do not initially see it. If you have not received this email by 6:00 p.m. on October 12 , please notify ANAE for assistance.
We strongly recommend that you take a few minutes to add your profile photo, build your schedule and familiarize yourself with the event platform prior to the beginning of live sessions.
DO IN-PERSON ATTENDEES HAVE ACCESS TO THE VIRTUAL PLATFORM?
As an in-person attendee, you will have access to the virtual platform beginning on Wednesday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m EST. All in-person attendees are automatically registered for the Virtual Access portion of the conference and should follow the same instructions given above for the virtual attendees.
While onsite you do not need to log in – you can wait until after October 15.
WHAT INTERNET BROWSER SHOULD I USE?
For best performance and compatibility, we recommend using Google Chrome – and please make sure you have the most up to date version. The platform will not perform reliably using other browsers such as Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.
CAN I ATTEND THE EVENT USING MY SMARTPHONE OR TABLET?
While the site is enabled for mobile devices, including smartphone and tablet, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for an optimal user experience.
WHAT INTERNET CAPACITY IS RECOMMENDED?
You should use a strong connection with a dedicated speed of at least 3 Mbps. If your connection is slower, you may still participate but load times may be longer than normal, and live stream sessions may buffer occasionally. To test the speed of your internet, please click on https://www.speedtest.net/ and click “Go”.
Other helpful tips include:
- Connect to the internet using a network cable rather than using a wireless network.
- Disconnect other devices in your household from your wireless network.
- Disconnect from VPN or corporate networks (if possible).
- Close any unnecessary applications.
- Refrain from browsing the internet, streaming media and/or downloading large files while participating in the event.
WILL I NEED SPECIFIC TECHNOLOGY TO ATTEND SESSIONS?
We recommend you download the Zoom Client for Meetings to your laptop or desktop computer, and make sure you’re using the most updated version of the app. All roundtable discussions will be broadcast via Zoom. PLEASE NOTE: if you have any company firewalls that may block the use of Zoom, these need to be disabled in order to participate in conference sessions.
WILL VIRTUAL ACCESS ATTENDEES HAVE ACCESS TO THE CONFERENCE MOBILE APP?
Virtual access attendees will not have access to the Conference Mobile App. If virtual attendees attempt to download the app, they will be able to download it, but once downloaded you will not be able to access features. Only in-person attendees will have access to features downloaded on the Conference Mobile App.
GENERAL SESSIONS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 9:00 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.
Opening General Session: Welcome and Keynote
- Executive Welcome
- 2021 Magnet Prize Report
- 2021 Pathway Award Report
- President’s Awards
- Keynote – Colonel Nicole Malachowski
Thursday, October 13, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® Designation Celebration
Friday, October 14, 3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
- Awards – Pathway to Excellence Award® 2022, Magnet® Prize 2022, MNOY and PNOY Awards 2022, and Princess Muna Award
- Keynote Address – Ben Nemtin
HOW DO I ATTEND THE LIVE GENERAL SESSIONS?
Once a session is live, and once you’ve clicked the “Add to Schedule” button, the link to watch the session will appear in the grey “Access Information” box. Simply click the link to participate in the session.
WILL GENERAL SESSIONS BE RECORDED AND AVAILABLE AFTER THE EVENT?
Yes, all live sessions will be available for on-demand viewing within 2 business days of the live session’s conclusion. You can access these on-demand sessions via the same path you navigated to view the live sessions.
CONCURRENT SESSIONS AND POSTERS
There will be 20 pre-selected, pre-recorded concurrent sessions available, 10 concurrent sessions on each day. During each of the time blocks on Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14, you will choose one session to view. Once the conference has ended, all 20 concurrent sessions will be available for viewing. You will be able to claim CNE for each concurrent session you view. There will also be 85 pre-selected posters available as part of 8 poster groups.
WILL CNE CREDITS BE OFFERED FOR THE VIRTUAL SESSIONS? HOW DO I OBTAIN MY CNE CREDITS?
Yes. Please see CNE Information for details.
MAY I CONNECT DIRECTLY WITH OTHER VIRTUAL ATTENDEES AND SPEAKERS?
Yes. Within your Attendee Dashboard, you can click the “Community” tile to search the Attendee Directory and choose to send a private message to another attendee. All messages will be stored within your Message Center, which you can locate at the top of your Attendee Dashboard.