Online Event Platform

Online Event
The live talks will be livestreamed onto the Whova Event Platform where you can tune in and view the talks in real-time or at any convenient time for a month after the congress dates. There will be ample opportunity for networking.


All sessions will be recorded and added to the Whova Event Platform. So even if you are unable to tuni in to the sessions in real-time, you can view them at any suitable time (up to one month after the congress dates). The ePosters also remain accessible.


The Whova participant guide is available here.

Can I familiarize myself with the app before the event?
Yes! The event is already available in the event platform. See next steps on how you can access it. 


How can we access the event platform?
Once you have registered, you will receive an email from Whova with instructions for logging into the
Click “Sign up here” if you don’t have an account yet and fill in your email and password. Make sure to use the email address you used when registering for the event. When logging in, you will automatically be taken to the SpA Virtual Meeting main page.
Then Edit your profile. Other attendees will use this to network with you if you choose to be included in the attendee list.


How can we view the sessions?

  1. Find the agenda tab on the side of the screen. You should see a list of sessions for that day. 
  2. You can move through different days by selecting the date you want to view on the calendar at the top of the agenda.
  3. Browse or search for sessions on the top bar.
  4. Once you find the session you want to access, click on it.
  5. If the session is live, it will begin playing immediately upon entering. Otherwise, a message will indicate the scheduled start time.


Who else is attending? How can we virtually meet them?

1. When you sign in for the first time, you will be asked: “Would you like to network with other attendees by listing yourself in the attendee list?”
a. If you answer yes – you will be able to view the Attendees tab and will be included in the attendees list.
b. If you answer no – you will not be able to view the Attendees tab and will not be included in the attendees list.
2. To view other attendees: Click the “Attendees” tab on the left side of the screen under “Main Navigation”.
3. At the top of the page, you can search attendees by keywords such as company, name, or title.
4. To start a conversation, click “Send Message” to begin a chat.


Are there ePosters?
Yes! See tab 'Agenda'.