61st Annual Spring Meeting - In Person and Virtual
April 15 - 17, 2021

FAQ

For In Person Attendees

What if my state requires a negative PCR test upon returning?
A PCR testing station will be available near registration. Bring your insurance card, the cost without insurance is $105. With the insurance card, there is no cost to you for the test.

How can I find my state's requirements for travel?
Check your state's travel restrictions, rules and quarantine information at Tripsguard.

Social Distancing in Session Rooms and Exhibit Halls
In accordance with local, state and hotel guidelines, all session rooms as well as the Exhibit Hall, will adhere to social distancing guidelines. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the hotel. All in person attendees will be provided with individual PPE kits along with their registration badge. 

Will the sessions be recorded and available after the meeting?
Yes! The recording for each session will be available as a link in the program schedule the week following the live sessions. Registrants will be notified by email when the recordings are available. Additional fees apply for CME credit, see the registration form for details.

How long will the pre-recorded lectures and live session recordings be available?
On Demand content will be made available within 2 weeks after the meeting until July 30, 2021. 

How and where will I claim CME?
The evaluation and CME form will be available on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 a.m. MT in this Mobile Meeting Guide. Attendees are to claim only for the content they view. You will have until July 30, 2021 to view content and claim CME credit. You will be required to complete the General Evaluation questions before you can access the CME credit form. If you selected the option to claim CME for On Demand Content, the CME form will be provided to you if you checked that option with registration.

For Virtual Attendees

How do I access the live sessions if I attend virtually?
First you must log in with the email address you used with registration. Click on the Program tab, then select "View the Livestream" icon. This icon will appear only when that session is live. All times listed are mountain time zone.

From your smartphone, select the "log in" button and enter the email address you used with registration. Once you log in, you will be directed to the Program within this Mobile Guide. Select the Thursday, Friday or Saturday tabs to access the livestream buttons on the program schedule.

Will the sessions be recorded and available after the meeting?
Yes! The recording for each session will be available as a link in the program schedule the week following the live sessions. Registrants will be notified by email when the recordings are available. Additional fees apply for CME credit, see the registration form for details.

How long will the pre-recorded lectures and live session recordings be available?
On Demand content will be made available within 2 weeks after the meeting until July 30, 2021.

How and where will I claim CME?
The evaluation and CME form will be available on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 a.m. MT in this Mobile Meeting Guide. Attendees are to claim only for the content they view. You will have until July 30, 2021 to view content and claim CME credit. You will be required to complete the General Evaluation questions before you can access the CME credit form. If you selected the option to claim CME for On Demand Content, the CME form will be provided to you if you checked that option with registration.

Tips for Successful Meeting Viewing for Virtual Attendees

Get Ready for the Meeting

Before the meeting begins, make sure you are comfortable in your home office space or where you will view the meeting. Consider the following hacks for blocking out distractions and being ready.

  • Login through an updated web browser - For best viewing results, we recommend using Google Chrome.

  • Optimize your audio environment – Use headphones to minimize background noise. Considering investing in a pair of noise-cancelling headphones to stay laser-focused on the meeting.

  • Check your Signal – Test your internet speed using an online testing application like Speedtest.net. A minimum of 15Mbps for download speed is recommended to view the meeting in higher resolution. Use a wired connection for optimum internet signal strength.

  • Minimize other devices using home WIFI – Understand that other devices slow your WIFI performance. Cell phones, tablets, SmartTVs and other computers can be attached the home WIFI.  Online gaming uses a great deal of bandwidth. 

  • Become familiar with the Mobile Meeting Guide(MMG) – Explore the different tabs in the MMG to assist on the meeting day. 

  • Contact the Help line if you are having trouble accessing the MMG or the meeting – Our staff is available with registration help in advance of the meeting and technical assistance will be a click away on meeting days. 

  • Plan your day to maximize your experience – Breaks are part of the meeting schedule, plan ahead for meals and other possible distractions. 

  • Login early on meeting day to avoid missing the start of the meeting.