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2021 Winter AMA Academic Conference FAQs

2021 Winter AMA Academic Conference FAQs

General

What’s the format and timing of the event?

The event will be hosted on the ExOrdo Virtual platform using the Cisco WebEx Webinar Events platform. All sessions will be live, are 75 minutes in length and take place on February 17– 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. central.

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You will need to download the Webex Events app to view the live sessions. You can download this ahead of time if you wish: Download Link

You must access the live event on a Windows or Mac laptop or desktop computer. Otherwise, you will not be able to access the live event.

Do I need to register?

Yes. All presenters and attendees must register to attend live and on-demand sessions. The email you use to register will be the one you use to gain access to the Ex Ordo Virtual platform.

When do I need to send in my presentation materials?

Any uploaded materials, including extended abstracts for the proceedings, are due by January 29, 2021.

Will there still be SIG receptions? 

Yes, on Friday at 6:00 p.m. Central, after sessions end. Details, including a full list of participating SIGS, are still forthcoming.

More Helpful Ex Ordo Links:

Attending an event on a Live Stage

Accessing on demand content (i.e. posters)

Technical Specifications


How to Prepare for Competitive Paper Presentation

During the event:

Each competitive paper session will have 4-5 papers, each presenter will have 12 minutes to present. All presentations and sessions will be given live.

After the event:

Your submission and presentation video will be available for viewing and comment for 2021 AMA Summer Academic attendees for 45 days after the event. 

What is required for participation:

  • Paid registration
  • Notification of who the presenter is (best completed through the Ex Ordo platform)
  • Uploading of your extended abstract or full paper for the proceedings
Optional
  • Uploading of your short author bio and/or headshot
  • Uploading any additional information you would like to be made available to attendees.

How to Prepare for Poster Presentations

Before and During the Event:

The poster session will be hosted online with no live presentations. You will need to prepare a short video recording of your presentation and/or provide an image to be uploaded to the online platform. You will receive feedback through comments and/or emails.

After the Event:

Your submission will be available for viewing and comment for 2021 AMA Winter Academic Conference attendees for 45 days after the event. 

 What is required for participation: 

Optional:
  • Uploading of your extended abstract for the proceedings
  • Uploading of both your 5-minute presentation video or a high-resolution image
  • Uploading of your short author bio and headshot

How to Prepare for Special Session Presentations

During the Event

Each special session is 75 minutes in length. All panelists and presenters are asked to attend and present live.

 What is required for participation: 

  • Paid registration.
  • Notification of who the presenters are (best completed through the Ex Ordo platform)
Optional:
  • Uploading of your extended abstract for the proceedings
  • Uploading of your short author bio and headshot
  • Uploading any additional information you would like to be made available to attendees

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