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Virtual Conference FAQs

1.     Virtual Conference

Will the virtual conference take place on the same dates as the original conference?

Yes, the virtual conference platform will be open from 12:00 AM on December 14, 2020, US Eastern Standard Time (EST). Four Plenary sessions will be live-streamed followed by live Q&A sessions from December 14 to December 17, 2020. All other sessions (i.e., forums, technical symposiums, IES, YGPF, KOFST YG, and data science workshop) will be hosted using zoom meetings. The platform will be available on-demand for 1 month after the conference until January 17, 2021.


Will all sessions be interactive?

Yes, the live-streamed plenary sessions will have live Q&A, and all other sessions will be hosted using live zoom meetings. Poster presenters can communicate with other attendees using the Q&A chat function assigned to each poster. The platform also offers a live chat feature that enables exhibitors and attendees to interact and engage in real-time.


What do I need to attend the online conference?

To attend the online conference, you need a good internet connection, a computer or laptop, and a headset or headphones as well as valid registration.


Will there be an exhibition?

Yes, there will be a virtual exhibition with ten sponsors.


 2.     Registration

How can I participate in the online conference and do I need to register and pay the registration fee?

We will build a separate webpage for the online conference and only registrants who have paid in full will be able to access the page from December 14, 2020, US EST. We will announce the URL of the webpage to registrants before the conference.


When is the registration deadline?

Conference registration is open until December 17, 2020. To register, please go to the registration page here, https://ukc.ksea.org/ukc2020/registration/.


3.     Oral/Poster

How to present? 

For oral presentations, you can attend the zoom meeting that will use the zoom account provided by UKC 2020. The zoom links will be found in the virtual auditorium of UKC 2020 that will open on December 14, 2020, US EST. For the poster presentations, the presenters with the odd ID (e.g., for U20PHY-11-1, 11 is the odd ID) posters should stay at their ePoster for Q&A between 6:30 PM and 6:50 PM, US EST on December 15 (Day 2) and 16 (Day 3). The poster presenters with the even ID should stay between 8:50 PM and 9:10 PM, US EST on December 15 (Day 2) and 16 (Day 3). Also, the TG chair can schedule any review time and ask for presenters to stay.


I’m a poster presenter. Will I have a Q&A with participants?

Yes, participants can ask you their questions using the Q&A chat function assigned to each poster.

Need technical support?
Please email to ukc2020reg@ksea.org or call (703) 748-1221 (ext 4).