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FAQ Answers Annual Meeting Questions, like What Will the Program Be Like?

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Q: “What kind of program can we expect in 2022?”

The answer to this and other current questions can be found on our Annual Meeting FAQ page. Share your questions about the annual meeting at [email protected] to help us build this resource.

A:

As usual, the lion’s share of the program depends on the proposals or presentations and events that are submitted by participants. If there is something you’d like to see, help us make it happen! We encourage session organizers to think creatively about how to adapt panels to make the most of the time and space. Contact us at [email protected] if you’d like to discuss options.

Important note: By default, panels will be scheduled in 90-minute blocks, not two hours. (Why? That’s in the Annual Meeting FAQ, too.)

We are planning a full-scale in-person meeting in Tulsa, but we are investigating options to support a limited virtual program for those who are unable to travel. For instance, we may provide live streaming or asynchronous access to some conference proceedings, including plenary events, professional development sessions, and other sponsored events. We also hope to support some integration of virtual presentations within in-person panels during the conference, though our staff and financial capacity will limit the number of sessions that can be managed in this way.

To keep the option open and to learn more about the scale of the demand in 2022, we will take proposals for virtual paper presentations from those who cannot travel. We are still investigating how exactly to accommodate virtual presentations in a mostly in-person meeting and will release more information as it becomes available.

In the meantime, we will continue to explore how virtual events can complement in-person meetings this year and in the future.

Share your questions about the annual meeting at [email protected], so we can build our Annual Meeting FAQ page.

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