Frequently Asked Questions

Your membership may be listed under a different email address than the one you are trying to use to register. Check and make sure that you are using the same email address for both. If you are still having issues, please contact If you are a new member, please know that our system can take up to three days to update new memberships.

If you are a student member of IAMSE, if you use the same email address that you use for your membership, the student rate should be an option for you during registration. If the student rate does not appear or if you are a student who is not a member of IAMSE, please contact

Yes, you must pay the full registration fee even if you can only attend part of the sessions.

The registration fees in USD are as follows:

Registration Type

Before September 15, 11:59 PM ET

After September 16

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Throughout the forum, there will be three ignite talks. These talks consist of a 20-minute presentation, a 20-minute breakout activity for all attendees, and concludes with a 20-minute large group discussion.

Lightning Talks are short 7-minute live presentations followed by 7-minutes of questions and answers that will provide presenters a chance to share their work, including works in process.

All sessions during the virtual conference will be run via Zoom. If you don't already have the zoom application downloaded, you can get it here. We recommend doing this in advance of the sessions.

You'll need to access the Event Hub to join your sessions each day. Once you're logged in to the Event Hub, you can click the buttons on the schedule to join each session you signed up for. The Zoom links will not be sent out, the Event Hub will automatically take you to the Zoom room once the session begins.

If you are a presenter and you need the link for your session, please reach out to

Your registration fee, less a $100 US administrative fee, will be refunded when the IAMSE Office receives written notification before September 1, 2023. Substitutions can be made. Refunds will be made on a case-by-case basis after September 1, 2023. No refunds will be made after September 15, 2023.

Once you've completed your registration, you can click the "Invoice" button on the final page. If you completed your registration previously, you can click "Modify Registration" at the bottom of this page and click the "Invoice" button on the final page. You can also request one directly from the IAMSE team by contacting

You will have the ability to turn your camera on or off throughout the sessions, but we ask that you keep yourself muted unless otherwise instructed by presenters. That being said, we'll be taking all questions and conversation from the chat box. Leaving your video off may help not only your connection, but make the session run more smoothly for everyone.

Absolutely! If you click here, you can change the preferred time zone for all the schedule listings on the Virtual Forum website.

While we'd love to have them, they will need to register for the event in order to access the session, even if you share the link directly. The virtual conference is open to anyone, so feel free to have them register here

Congratulations! Your abstract will be listed on the forum website starting in October. This is also when the finalized schedule will be available. We will be sending out an email to all attendees once this schedule is online. Further instructions, including connection information for you to join the room prior to your session, will be available soon!

You can schedule a meeting with someone who is participating in the Virtual Forum by clicking here! Your current schedule for the event will be located on this page. Meetings shown in orange are waiting for a response from you - click on the meeting to accept or decline it. Meetings shown in grey are awaiting a response from the people you invited. These meetings are only available to those registered for the Forum.