• Question: Why do I have to pre-register for sessions?
    • Answer: We ask that you pre-register for sessions to allow presenters to have an accurate headcount for their sessions. Many presenters tailor their sessions for the amount of registered attendees. It also ensures that they will have sufficient materials. 
  • Question: Can I switch sessions after I’ve registered?
    • Answer: Yes, you can switch sessions after you have registered. To modify your registration, please click the "Already Registered?" button at the bottom of any conference website page to log in. You will need to enter your email address and password you set up during registration to modify your registration. If you do not remember your registration password, please Reset your password here.
  • Question: I can only attend part of the conference – do I still have to pay for the whole conference?
    • Answer: Yes, you must pay the full registration fee even if you can only attend part of the day.
  • Question: How do I register as a student?
    • Answer: If you are a student registering for the NACTA Meeting and would like the discounted student rate, please email a letter from your dean or department chair on university letterhead stating that you are a student to support@nactateachers.org.
  • Question: What’s the cancellation policy?
    • Answer: Your registration fee, less a $100 US administrative fee, will be refunded when the NACTA Office receives written notification before April 15, 2021. Substitutions can be made. No refunds will be made after May 1, 2021.
  • Question: How do I obtain my receipt?
    • Answer: 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 NACTA office by emailing support@nactateachers.org.
  • Question: Do I need to download anything to access my sessions?
    • Answer: 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.
  • Question: How do I join my sessions?
    • Answer: 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.
  • Question: Will I be on video?
    • Answer: You will not have the ability to turn your camera on or unmute yourself during the main sessions. The annual business meeting will have the ability for you to turn your camera on, however. 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.
  • Question: My friend / colleague / boss wants to join. Can I share my link?
    • Answer: 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
  • Question: There's a session I wanted to attend that's not on my agenda. How do I access it?
  • Question: Will the sessions be recorded?
    • Answer: We'll be recording sessions unless specified otherwise by the presenter. The recordings of the sessions will be available online for 60 days after the conclusion of the virtual conference. Unfortunately, due to limitations within Zoom, we're not able to record workshop sessions at this time.
  • Question: Where can I find out more information about my workshop session/poster presentation/oral presentation requirements?
  • Question: What time zone will the sessions be held in?
    • Answer: Eastern Time US (New York).
  • Question: Where do I find the bylaws amendment packet?

I know that running in an event that is organized as a virtual activity where I run on my own, at a date and time of my choosing, in a location and running route of my choosing, which will not have any support or security measures in place by NACTA is a potentially hazardous activity, which could result in injury or death. I acknowledge that I am participating in the activity outlined by this virtual event by my own free will and at my own personal risk. I will not participate in a virtual event unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. I attest that if my community has a shelter in place order, that I will only participate in the virtual event by using a personal treadmill, and I will not run outside in the community during the duration of a shelter in place order. I agree to follow all pedestrian safety ordinances including running on a sidewalk where available and not in the road. I agree to follow the rules of the road if no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available, and I will run against oncoming traffic and not with traffic. 

I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this virtual event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the virtual race scheduled for June 2021 including the terms in this waiver, the timeline of the virtual event, and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks to me associated with running on my own as part of this virtual activity, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other pedestrians, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road or trail, all such risks being known or unknown and appreciated by me when out running on my own without any type of support from local officials or event organizers.

Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, Cassie Chinn, JulNet Solutions LLC, and the Road Runners Club of America, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this virtual event, and waive my ability to bring any legal action against the entities outlined in this waiver as I am voluntarily electing to run on my own as part of this virtual event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs which I may share online as part of the event, personal data provided during registration and post-event reporting, video or audio recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event.